Hepatic Abscess Caused by Salmonella typhi

A. M. Ciraj, D. Reetika, G. K. Bhat, C. G. Pai, P. G. Shivananda

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A 64 years diabetic man presented with recurrent episodes of fever and abdominal pain. Ultrasonography revealed the presence of an abscess in the right lobe of the liver and a distended gall bladder with multiple calculi. Salmonella typhi was grown from the liver aspirate. Cholelithiasis may act as a predisposing factor for hepatic abscess formation in Salmonella carriers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1021-1022
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Association of Physicians of India
Issue numberOCT
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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