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Journal of Case Reports
Hepatobronchial Fistula Secondary to Ruptured Liver Abscess in a Covid-19 Positive Patient
Vikram Kala, Atul Mittal, Ankit Chamoli 
Department of General Medicine, Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr Ankit Chamoli
Email: ankitchamoli93@gmail.com
Received: 05-SEP-2021 Accepted: 18-JAN-2022 Published Online: 05-FEB-2022
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2022.0004
Background: Hepatobronchial fistulas are rare entities.Hepatic abscesses can rupture and spread the infection to the thoracic cavity resulting in the formation of the hepatobronchial fistula rarely. Case Report: We present a case of a 22-year-old male, SARS CoV-2 positive patient with liver abscess diagnosed on ultrasonography and clinical symptoms complicated by hepatobronchial fistula confirmed on the CT imaging of thorax and the abdomen. Conclusion: Hepatobronchial fistula is a rare complication of hepatic abscess.
Keywords : Bronchial Fistula, CT scan, Hepatic Abscess, SARS-CoV-2, Thorax.
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