Solitary sterile neonatal liver abscess in an infant


  • Minhajuddin Ahmed Department of Pediatrics, Holy Family Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Sona Chowdhary Department of Pediatrics, Holy Family Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Abhay Kumar Department of Pediatrics, Holy Family Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Manal Ashraf Ali Department of Pathology, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi, India


Liver, Abscess, Neonate


Neonatal liver abscess is rare clinical entity. There should be strong index of suspicion in preterm and term neonates with indwelling catheters and unidentifiable focus. A differential diagnosis should be kept in mind in these patients. Surgical and antimicrobial led to a favorable outcome.


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