Case 4:   Abscess (pyogenic)

Diagnostic Category:

Clinical Presentation:

55 year old woman shortly after cholecystectomy.

CT: Ruptured

Imaging Findings:

CT shows ruptured subcapsular pyogenic abscess in segment 7. Note mild perifocal hypervascularity as a reaction to the inflammatory process.

Courtesy Tarun Pandey, MD, Hemendra Shah, MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, AK, USA.