Pediatric Candidial Liver Microabscesses

  • Etiology: Candida infection in immune suppressed patient
  • Imaging: hematogenous spread affects liver, spleen, kidneys
  • Clinical: if microabscesses seen in immune competent patient think of Cat-scratch disease due to Bartonella henselae

Radiology Cases of Candidial Liver Microabscesses

US of candidial microabscesses in spleen
Transverse (left) and sagittal (right) US images of the spleen show multiple, round anechoic lesions within the spleen.