Unusual presentation of enteric fever: three cases of splenic and liver abscesses due to Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A.

Rama Chaudhry, Rakesh K. Mahajan, Alka Diwan, Shoeb Khan, Ritu Singhal, Dinesh S. Chandel, Charoo Hans

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Abstract

Enteric fever is a multisystem disorder caused mainly by Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A. It continues to be a major public health problem, especially in developing countries. Unusual presentations of Salmonellosis are rare. We report 3 such cases of young adult males, one of splenic abscess due to Salmonella typhi and one each of liver abscess due to Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A. A brief review of the literature pertaining to the cases is also given.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)198-199
Number of pages2
JournalTropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation
Volume24
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2003

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