Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : May | Volume : 11 | Issue : 5 | Page : OD08 - OD09

Enteric Cholestatic Hepatitis with Ascites: A Rare Entity OD08-OD09

Samarth Virmani, Rama Bhat, Raghavendra Rao, Savio Dsouza, Nitin Bhat

Correspondence
Dr. Raghavendra Rao,
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal-576104, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: ragsmanipal1983@gmail.com

Typhoid fever is a very common illness in developing countries. Patients most often present with a history of fever, vomiting, anorexia, abdominal pain, etc. Rarely there is hepatic involvement due to the disease process. This is a case report of a 26-year-old male who had presented with fever, jaundice and ascites. The widal titres were found to be within normal limits (1:80) however the patient was found to have Salmonella typhi on ascitic fluid culture. The patient was treated with the appropriate antibiotics and was later discharged.