Leptospirosis and liver abscess: an unusual association
  • Pedro Ribeirinho Soares
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Center of São João, E.P.E., Porto, Portugal
  • Miguel Souto
    Cinical Pharmacology Unit, University Hospital Center of São João, E.P.E, Porto, Portugal
  • Jorge Almeida
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Center of São João, E.P.E, Porto, Portugal


Leptospirosis, zoonosis, liver abscess


Leptospirosis is a zoonotic infection infrequently reported in non-tropical regions. Although classically described as a biphasic illness, unusual clinical manifestations have been reported, including a previous case of a lung abscess associated with this causative agent. We present the case of a 49-year-old man with a new diagnosis of two liver abscesses associated with leptospirosis.



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    Published: 2023-03-18
    Issue: 2023: Vol 10 No 3 (view)

    How to cite:
    Ribeirinho Soares P, Souto M, Almeida J. Leptospirosis and liver abscess: an unusual association. EJCRIM 2023;10 doi:10.12890/2023_003783.

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