Enteric cholestatic hepatitis with ascites: A rare entity

Samarth Virmani, Rama Bhat, Raghavendra Rao, Savio Dsouza, Nitin Bhat

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)OD08-OD09
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-05-2017

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Biochemistry

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