Typhoid Fever with Acute Pancreatitis in a Five-Year-Old ChildFunding None.
01 March 2017
22 April 2017
04 July 2017 (eFirst)
Typhoid fever is very common in children, with abdominal pain occurring in 21% of patients. The occurrence of acute pancreatitis in typhoid is a rare complication, especially in preschool children. Knowledge of this condition is necessary for proper management, as well as to avoid unnecessary laparotomy. In this article, we describe the case of a 5-year-old girl who was diagnosed with this condition. She was managed conservatively with ceftriaxone and supportive measures, following which she had a completely recovery.
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