A Rare Manifestation of Typhoid Fever Hepatitis and Acute Kidney Injury: Case Report


Authors : Arnab Choudhury, Biju R, Yegade Walmik Shrihari

Volume/Issue : Volume 5 - 2020, Issue 4 - April

Google Scholar : https://goo.gl/DF9R4u

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Typhoid fever is an essential universal public health concern, although its occurrence is abundant in developing nations. In developing nations, typhoid is associated mainly with poor hygiene and sanitation, crowding and population overburden. Hepatitis is relatively common, especially anicteric hepatitis in typhoid, but both hepatic & renal participation in a single patient is an infrequent occurrence in typhoid fever. As stated an unusual case of typhoid showing hepatitis & acute kidney injury in the same patient. A 22–year old young male presented with pain abdomen, fever, and diarrhoea and found to have increased bilirubin, liver enzymes ,blood urea, & creatinine. Widal and Typhidot test were +ve in the patient. Patient symptoms subsided and disturbed parameters resolved by treatment for typhoid fever.

Keywords : Typhoid fever, Acute kidney injury, hepatitis, Widal test, Typhi Dot

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