Computed Tomography Characteristics ofBurkholderia pseudomalleiLiver Abscess


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Abstract

We report 3 cases of Burkholderia pseudomallei liver abscesses that have a characteristic “honeycomb” appearance on computed tomography scans. Such a finding should prompt physicians to include B. pseudomallei infection in the differential diagnoses of liver abscesses and consider initiation of empirical therapy for melioidosis in high-risk patients from areas of endemicity.

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