Multiple splenic abscesses caused by Salmonella typhi in a child: case report & brief literature review

Kirti M. NARANJE, Devi DAYAL, Kushaljit S. SODHI, Meenu SINGH
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Abstract


Splenic abscess is a rare entity described in pediatric age group. Only few cases are reported in literature. Enteric splenic abscess is even rarer in children. The clinical presentation of enteric splenic abscess is often insidious with non specific symptoms and signs, thus making diagnosis difficult. We report a 6 yr old girl with typhoid fever who developed multiple splenic abscesses and was successfully managed with conservative approach.

Keywords


spleen, abscesses, multiple, typhoid fever, S. typhi.

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