38. Amoebic and Pyogenic Liver Abscesses

  1. Eugene R. Schiff MD, MACP, FRCP3,
  2. Willis C. Maddrey MD, MACP, FRCP4 and
  3. Michael F. Sorrell MD, FACP5
  1. Marco A. Olivera-Martínez MD1 and
  2. David Kershenobich MD, PhD2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950509.ch38

Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, Eleventh Edition

Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, Eleventh Edition

How to Cite

Olivera-Martínez, M. A. and Kershenobich, D. (2011) Amoebic and Pyogenic Liver Abscesses, in Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, Eleventh Edition (eds E. R. Schiff, W. C. Maddrey and M. F. Sorrell), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950509.ch38

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Center for Liver Diseases and Schiff Liver Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

  3. 5

    University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

  2. 2

    Experimental Research Unit, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Hospital General de México, Mexico City, Mexico

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654682

Online ISBN: 9781119950509



  • Entamoeba histolytica;
  • Entamoeba dispar;
  • liver abscess;
  • LIM domain;
  • Gal-GalNAc;
  • pyogenic live abscess;
  • amoebic liver abscess


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Amoebic liver abscess

  • Pyogenic liver abscess

  • Annotated references

  • References