A rare presentation of isolated candidal hepatic abscess in a maintenance hemodialysis patient

  • Published on 07/10/2024
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Arunkumar Asokan , Judhajit Maiti , Gerry George Mathew , Varadharajan Jayaprakash

Department of Nephrology SRM Medical College Hospital And Research Centre Chengalpattu Tamil Nadu India


A 61‐year‐old female with diabetes and stage 5 chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis since 3 years via left brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula presented with uncontrolled sugars, weight loss, and dysphagia. On evaluation, she was found to have an oral thrush with leucocytosis. Initial blood and urine cultures were sterile, and ultrasonography revealed hypoechoic lesions in the left lobe of the liver. She had high‐grade fever followed by seizures on...


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