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Table 1 Reported cases of falciform ligament abscesses

From: Falciform ligament abscess with disseminated intrahepatic foci: a case report

Year First author Age, sex Etiology Treatment Microbiology
1956 Hennessey [1] Document unavailable
1976 Charuzi [2] 74, F Cholecystitis FLR Sterile
1980 Doscher [3] 79, M Cholecystitis FLR, cholecystectomy C. perfringens, B. fragilis, E. coli
1981 Sones [4] 71, M Cholecystitis NR NR
1988 Watson [5] 84, F Unclear FLR, cholecystectomy Sterile
1988 Migliaccio [6] NR, F Infarction FLR, cholecystectomy NR
1989 Mori [7] 66, M Hepatic abscess Drainage NR
1989 Mori [7] 59, F Cholecystitis Cholecystectomy NR
1989 Mori [7] 66, F Cholecystitis Conservative NR
1992 Brock [8] 96, F Pancreatitis FLR C. perfringens, S. epidermis, E. faecalis, Enterobacter Klugaria
1996 Ko [9] 60, F Bile stasis FLR, left hepatectomy Bacteroides Streptococcus
2002 Losanoff [10] 18, M Unclear FLR E. coli
2003 de Melo [11] 65, M Cholecystitis Drainage, cholecystectomy NR
2004 Martin [12] 52, F Umbilical injury FLR NR
2008 Tsukuda [13] 70, F Unclear FLR, cholecystectomy S. epidermidis
2009 Arakura [14] 63, M Cholangitis Conservative S. anginosus*
2010 Czymek [15] 44, F Unclear FLR S. epidermidis
2012 Warren [16] 73, M Cholangitis FLR, PD Sterile
2015 Atif [17] 40, M Pancreatitis FLR NR
2016 Sen [18] 40, M Cholangitis FLR, cholecystectomy E. coli
2020 Fujikawa [19] 86, F Idiopathic Conservative S. marcescens
2021 Bhattacharya [20] 69, F NR Conservative NR
2021 Fang [21] 33, M Cholecystitis FLR, cholecystectomy NR
  1. B. fragilis Bacteroides fragilis, C. perfringens Clostridium perfringens, E. coli Escherichia coli, E. faecalis Enterococcus faecalis, F female, FLR falciform ligament resection, M male, NR not reported, PD pancreaticoduodenectomy, S. anginosus Streptococcus anginosus, S. epidermidis Staphylococcus epidermidis, S. marcescens Serratia marcescens
  2. *Bile and bloodstream