CRC incidence significantly higher among patients with cryptogenic pyogenic liver abscess

Patients diagnosed with cryptogenic pyogenic liver abscess had a “significantly higher incidence” of colorectal cancer up to 3 years from diagnosis compared with matched controls, highlighting the importance of CRC screening, data showed.
“Certain infectious diseases, such as Streptococcus gallolyticus bacteremia, anaerobic bacteremia and pyogenic liver abscess (PLA), are reported to have an association with the incidence of CRC,” Hiroyuki Suzuki, MD, MSCI, of Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and colleagues wrote in JAMA Network Open. “Despite

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