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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 551-552

Co-existence of typhoid fever and hepatitis A


Department of Pediatrics, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Syed Ahmed Zaki
Room no. 509, New RMO Quarters, Sion, Mumbai - 400 022, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.105163

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Typhoid fever and viral hepatitis are endemic in many developing countries. Both are transmitted by the feco-oral route and are associated with poor sanitation. Co-existence of both the infection is possible posing a diagnostic dilemma for the treating physician. We report a 7-year-old boy, who had co-existent typhoid fever and hepatitis A infection and was managed successfully. An aim of this report is to discuss the clinical scenario and presentation when typhoid fever and hepatitis A occur concurrently in a patient.


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