Background: Liver is an important and vital organ of the body. This organ is subjected to numerous systemic infections viral, bacterial and parasitic and lies at the distal end of the portal circulation; it is therefore bathed with portal blood containing viruses, bacteria parasites, ova, products of digestion and other antigens.
Methods: This study was a cross sectional study of patients attending surgery department in J L N Medical College, Ajmer Rajasthan. The study was conducted over a period of 1 year on 100 patients of liver abscess.
Results: 3 mortalities were found in amoebic liver abscess patients who had ruptured liver abscess and was undertaken for surgical intervention
Conclusion: We suggest early recognition of clinical features and prompt abdominal USG as cost-effective means for treatment initiation and reducing complications.
Keywords: Amoebic liver abscess, Pyogenic liver abscess, Treatment.