Typhoid (Enteric Fever)

Dr Ira Shah
Typhoid (Enteric Fever) - Presentation
Onset: Gradual onset step ladder fever, anorexia, malaise, diarrhea in early stages and then constipation
2nd week: High fever, toxic child, delirium, relative bradycardia, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, diffuse abdominal tenderness. Rose spots may be seen around 7th to 10th day (Maculopapular erythematous rash) on the chest and the abdomen. The fever usually resolves within 2-4 weeks but malaise and lethargy persist for a longer time.

Typhoid (Enteric Fever) Typhoid (Enteric Fever) 02/05/2001
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