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Subphrenic abscess
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Perforated cholecystitis with subphrenic abscess. Patient is an elderly female with a 2 month history of abdominal pain with a recent hospital admission for septicemia and ARDS. Large subphrenic abscess with also subhepatic abscesses likely the result of perforated complicated cholecystitis.
Image courtesy of Professor Peter Anderson DVM PhD and published with permission © PEIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology

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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Subphrenic Abscess from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Chest X Ray | CT | MRI | Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

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