2023, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B
Splenic infarct secondary to salmonella typhi infection
Dr. Anbalagan Malaichamy, Dr. Karthik Krishna Ramakrishnan and Dr. Sneha Yarlagadda
Ultrasonography and Contrast enhanced CT done in a 12 year old female, which shows wedge shaped hypo echoic lesions extending from periphery to hilum with no evidence of vascularity within. On follow-up plain CT these lesion appear hypo dense wedge shaped areas with non-enhancement in post contrasting. Patient presented with complaints of fever and pain in left hypochondria. Antibiotic course of Ceftriaxone was given following which patient symptomatically improved and resulted in recovery. Rapid diagnosis and management of extra intestinal manifestations of salmonella typhoid and salmonella para typhoid group of organisms can be aided by imaging techniques.
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Dr. Anbalagan Malaichamy, Dr. Karthik Krishna Ramakrishnan, Dr. Sneha Yarlagadda. Splenic infarct secondary to salmonella typhi infection. Int J Radiol Diagn Imaging 2023;6(1):99-101. DOI: 10.33545/26644436.2023.v6.i1b.312