Table 1: Characteristics of the 410 patients with pyogenic liver abscess presented at admission.

From: Clinical Charateristics and Outcome of Pyogenic Liver Abscess with Different Size: 15-Year Experience from a Single Center

Clinical charateristicsMedian (range)/n (percentage)
Age (years)57 (1–89)
Gender (male:female)252:158
Diabetes mellitus116 (28.3%)
Prodroma
 Respiratory tract infection82 (20%)
 Enteric infection7 (1.7%)
Surgery history141 (34.4%)
 Liver abscess incision and drainage4 (1.0%)
 Cholecystectomy34 (8.3%)
 Common bile duct exploration19 (4.6%)
 Biliary-enteric anastomosis45 (11.0%)
 Pancreaticoduodenectomy10 (2.0%)
 Liver transplantation7 (1.7%)
 Liver resection10 (2.4%)
 Alimentary tract surgery8 (2.0%)
 Liver cancer radiofrequency ablation3 (0.7%)
 Liver cancer interventional therapy2 (0.5%)
 Other surgery1 (0.2%)
Symptoms
 Fever375 (91.5%)
 Abdominal pain233 (56.8%)
 Jaundice7 (1.7%)