Massive hemorrhage from colonic ulcers in typhoid fever.

Published on Mar 1, 2001in Indian Journal of Gastroenterology
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AbstractRationale:Massive intestinal bleeding as a complication of typhoid fever has rarely been reported due to the advent of antibiotics. In addition, although several literatures have been issued on the use and success of endoscopic modalities in cases of massive typhoid ulcer bleeding, few have
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Typhoid fever is caused by enteroinvasive Gram-negative organism Salmonella typhi. The well-known complications of typhoid fever are intestinal haemorrhage and perforation. In the pre-antibiotic era, these complications were quite common, but in the current antibiotic era the incidence of these complications is on the decline. We report a case of a patient with typhoid fever who developed haematochezia during the hospital stay and was found to have caecal ulcer with an adherent clot on colonosco...
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A febre tifoide e uma infeccao intestinal causada pela Salmonella typhi, manifestada por quadro septicemico, ocorrendo incidencia elevada de casos em regioes com deficientes condicoes sanitarias, atraves do consumo de agua e alimentos contaminados por fezes de individuos doentes ou portadores assintomaticos. Em paises desenvolvidos os casos verificados sao geralmente “importados”. A observacao endoscopica das ulceracoes da ileocolite tifica tem sido raramente descrita, nao havendo referencias pr...
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