Unusual complications of typhoid fever
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Typhoid fever is endemic in most of tropical Africa. The common complications encountered include perforation, hemorrhage, acute renal failure, cholecystitis, pyelonephritis and pneumonia. Typhoid meningitis and endocarditis are quite rare. We report here a case of proven meningitis and a case of endocarditis.
Full Text LinksChikanza,I. C., Kiire, C. F., Latif, A. S., Mason, P., Neill, P. & Okwanga, P. N. (1986). Unusual complications of typhoid fever. Central African Journal of Medicine, 32 (2), 31-34.
University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences