Enteric cholestatic hepatitis with ascites: A rare entity

Virmani, Samarth and Bhat, Rama and Rao, Raghavendra and DSouza, Savio and Bhat, Nitin (2017) Enteric cholestatic hepatitis with ascites: A rare entity. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 11 (5). OD08-OD09. ISSN 0973-709X

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Typhoid fever is a very common illness in developing countries. Patients most often present with a history of fever, vomiting, anorexia, abdominal pain, etc. Rarely there is hepatic involvement due to the disease process. This is a case report of a 26-year-old male who had presented with fever, jaundice and ascites. The widal titres were found to be within normal limits (1:80) however the patient was found to have Salmonella typhi on ascitic fluid culture. The patient was treated with the appropriate antibiotics and was later discharged.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hepatitis; peritoneal fluid; salmonella.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 19 May 2017 04:09
Last Modified: 19 May 2017 04:09
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/148908

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