Journal of Global Infectious Diseases

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 80--81

Salmonella typhi rib osteomyelitis with abscess mimicking a «SQ»cold abscess«SQ»


Alice Mathuram1, Rianne Van Rijn2, George M Varghese1 
1 Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Maastricht, Netherlands

Correspondence Address:
George M Varghese
Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
India

Salmonella enterica serovar typhi (Salmonella typhi) causing typhoid fever is common in many parts of the world particularly in developing countries. Extra-intestinal manifestations such as osteomyelitis are rare in immunocompetent individuals. We report a case of Salmonella typhi osteomyelitis of a rib with overlying abscess mimicking a «SQ»cold abscess«SQ», treatment outcomes and discuss relevant literature.


How to cite this article:
Mathuram A, Rijn RV, Varghese GM. Salmonella typhi rib osteomyelitis with abscess mimicking a 'cold abscess'.J Global Infect Dis 2013;5:80-81


How to cite this URL:
Mathuram A, Rijn RV, Varghese GM. Salmonella typhi rib osteomyelitis with abscess mimicking a 'cold abscess'. J Global Infect Dis [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 Nov 29 ];5:80-81
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