Gemella hepatic abscesses: a case report and review of the literature

  • Rita Wilson Dib University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer center, Houston TX, United States
  • Mireille Matar Lebanese University School of Medical Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Rami Hallak Lebanese American University School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Anna Farra Lebanese American University School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Jacques Mokhbat Lebanese American University School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon

Abstract

Gemella haemolysans is a rare cause of human disease, namely infective endocarditis and brain abscesses. We report herein a case of Gemella haemolysans liver abscess in an immunocompetent adult patient secondary to blunt liver trauma and successfully managed by medical-surgical approach.

Published
2018-02-28
How to Cite
1.
Wilson Dib R, Matar M, Hallak R, Farra A, Mokhbat J (2018) Gemella hepatic abscesses: a case report and review of the literature. J Infect Dev Ctries 12:146-149. doi: https://doi.org/10.3855/jidc.9851
Section
Case Reports