Case Report: An adolescent with multi-organ involvement from typhoid fever

Pui-Ying Iroh Tam – University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi

Keywords: typhoid fever, enteric fever, adolescent, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, anemia, haematological, cardiovascular, neurological.


Typhoid fever is usually a mild clinical disease, but it can have potentially serious complications. Here, we describe a case of an adolescent male who presented with severe illness and multi-organ involvement from typhoid fever. He required follow-up after discharge but eventually recovered. Clinicians should be aware of the spectrum of clinical manifestations as early recognition will improve monitoring and management of typhoid disease.

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eISSN: 1995-7262
print ISSN: 1995-7262

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