Iranian Journal of Parasitology 2014. 9(1):141-144.

Huge amoebic liver abscess presented with massive right empyema: a case report.
Mostafa El-Shamy, Mohamed Emara, Ahmad Attia, Mohamed Abd-Allah, Sameh Said


Amoebic liver abscess is a complication of amoebiasis that needs early diagnosis and proper treatment before further complications occur. We report a-35 year old female presented by fever and dyspnea due to huge liver abscess complicated by massive right side empyema. The patient was effectively treated by percutaneous drainage for both the right lobe abscess and empyema together with pharmaco-logic agents.


Amoebic liver abscess; Empyema; Percutaneous drainage

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