Multiple Skin and Brain Abscess Caused by Salmonella Typhi, First Reported Case in Bangladesh

  • Mahmudur Rahman Siddiqui Assistant Professor of Medicine, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College, Dhaka
  • Quazi Tarikul Islam Professor of Medicine, Popular Medical College, Dhaka
  • Yousuf Ur Rahman Registrar, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Tamanna Yasmin Shena Postgraduate Resident, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
Keywords: Salmonella Typhi, brain abscess, skin abscess

Abstract

Focal Brain and skin abscesses due to Salmonella are rarely reported. They tend to occur in patients who are immunosuppressed and in those with other predisposing factors like; sickle cell disease. We presented a case of a 28-year-old female of multiple skin and brain abscesses caused by Salmonella Typhi with no predisposing factor. After starting treatment according to culture and sensitivity report, she completely recovered without any residual disability.

Bangladesh J Medicine Jul 2015; 26 (2) : 83-85

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Author Biography

Mahmudur Rahman Siddiqui, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College, Dhaka


Published
2015-11-10
How to Cite
Siddiqui, M., Islam, Q., Rahman, Y., & Shena, T. (2015). Multiple Skin and Brain Abscess Caused by Salmonella Typhi, First Reported Case in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 26(2), 83-85. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjmed.v26i2.25454
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Case Reports