Actinomycotic hepatic abscess in woman with longstanding intrauterine contraceptive device

  • Dragan Basaric Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Nebojsa Lekic Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Vladimir Djordjevic Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Miljan Ceranic Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Aleksandra Barac University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Goran Stevanovic University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Ivana Milosevic University of Belgrade, Serbia
Keywords: actinomycosis, intrauterine contraceptive device, hepatic abscess

Abstract

We present a case of a 50 year-old female bearing an intrauterine contraceptive device for 20 years who was diagnosed with abdominopelvic actinomycosis with liver dissemination. The patient was successfully treated by a combination of surgical resection and a 3-month course of amoxicillin.

Author Biography

Ivana Milosevic, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Gastroenterology

Published
2018-08-31
How to Cite
1.
Basaric D, Lekic N, Djordjevic V, Ceranic M, Barac A, Stevanovic G, Milosevic I (2018) Actinomycotic hepatic abscess in woman with longstanding intrauterine contraceptive device. J Infect Dev Ctries 12:683-686. doi: https://doi.org/10.3855/jidc.10419
Section
Case Reports