An unusual presentation of brucellosis: hepatic microabscesses

Erdem I., Ali R. , Elbasan S., Ozcaglayan O., Degirmenci P. O. , Sedef S., ...More

CLINICAL CASE REPORTS, vol.5, no.3, pp.229-231, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/ccr3.810
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL CASE REPORTS
  • Page Numbers: pp.229-231


Hepatic abscess due to Brucella species is an extremely rare complication especially in acute illness. Here, we report a case of hepatic microabscesses probably caused by Brucella in a 33-year-old woman with acute infection who was successfully treated with a combination of doxycycline and rifampicin for 3 months.