Enteric Cholestatic Hepatitis with Ascites: A Rare EntityCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Raghavendra Rao,
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal-576104, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
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.
Hepatitis, Peritoneal fluid, Salmonella
Samarth Virmani, Rama Bhat, Raghavendra Rao, Savio Dsouza, Nitin Bhat. ENTERIC CHOLESTATIC HEPATITIS WITH ASCITES: A RARE ENTITY. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 May [cited: 2017 Jun 28 ]; 11:OD08-OD09. Available from
Date of Submission: Jan 11, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Feb 02, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Feb 21, 2017
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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