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Commentary on a study on the role of antibiotics for patients with a drained skin abscess, published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Medscape General Surgery
CT scanning in children with peritonsillar abscess is linked to "clinically significant" treatment delays, new findings show. Reuters Health Information
Medical Mysteries: Why Your Teeth Could Be the Cause of Those Non-Stop Headaches Did you know those chronic headaches could be because of a bad tooth? It’s true. Here’s what dentists want you to k...
How did patients fare after undergoing a second glaucoma drainage implant surgery in terms of IOP reduction and visual acuity? Journal of Glaucoma
Fibrosis is a gradual scarring of the liver that puts people at risk for progressive liver disease and liver failure.
(Wiley) Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a potentially serious liver condition characterized by excess fat in the liver associated with inflammation and scarring. NASH may progress to cirrhosis...
Liver disease is often referred to as a "silent" condition, as its various forms can have no symptoms at all. In the most serious cases, liver disease can lead to cirrhosis and cancer. Li
Liver disease researchers have demonstrated in a mouse model that it may be feasible to treat some types of liver...
Pyogenic liver abscess is a rare cause of hospitalization, related to a mortality rate ranging between 15% and 19%. Treatment of choice is represented by image-guided percutaneous drainage in combinat...
Liver abscess is a rare and severe infection. Incidence increases because of aging of population, advances in liver and biliary surgery including liver transplantation, and immunodeficiency factors. D...
To investigate the clinical features, risk factors, and bacterial spectrum of liver abscess following transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and evaluate the therapeutic effect of percutaneous cathete...
Case Presentation. This is a case of a 44-year-old male, farmer, known to be diabetic, presenting with two-week history of vague abdominal pain associated with high grade fever. Abdominal CT scan show...
Pilonidal disease in the sacrococcygeal region usually presents as abscesses, recurrent inflammation, cellulitis or fistula tracks. However, few reports on actinomycosis affecting pilonidal sinuses ha...