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Volume 2014, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Enteric fever is a systemic illness with varying presentation. It is an important infectious disease in developing countries and also in industrialized countries where many migrants reside. Enteric fever can result in complications in different organ systems and delay in identification and prompt treatment can be fatal. The important gastrointestinal complications of enteric fever include hepatitis, intestinal ulcers, bleeding and bowel perforation. We report three relatively uncommon complications of enteric fever in Qatar, a non-endemic country, ileal ulcer presenting with hematochezia; duodenal ulcer with polyserositis, cholestatic hepatitis and bone marrow suppression; enteric fever related peritonitis.

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  • Article Type: Case Report
Keyword(s): cholestatic hepatitis , enteric fever and gastrointestinal bleed
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