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Year : 2017 | Month : May | Volume : 11 | Issue : 5 | Page : OD08 - OD09

Enteric Cholestatic Hepatitis with Ascites: A Rare Entity

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

1. Undergraduate Student, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, (Manipal University), Manipal, Karnataka, India. 2. Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, (Manipal University), Manipal, Karnataka, India. 3. Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, (Manipal University), Manipal, Karnataka, India. 4. Senior Resident, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, (Manipal University), Manipal, Karnataka, India. 5. Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, (Manipal University), Manipal, Karnataka, India.

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Hepatitis, Peritoneal fluid, Salmonella

How to cite this article :

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 May 24 ]; 11:OD08-OD09. Available from
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=May&volume=11&issue=5&page=OD08-OD09&id=9788

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/26707.9788



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


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