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Unusual manifestation of Salmonella enterica serotype enteritidis infection in a case of langerhans cell histiocytosis.
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PMID:  24064654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) are established foodborne pathogens, most commonly reported in cases of gastroenteritis. These pathogens are however, increasingly being implicated in cases of bacteraemia and other extraintestinal manifestations. We report a case of a scalp abscess due to Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis, which is a serotype of NTS, in a child suffering from a haematologic malignancy. The child was on steroid and anticancer chemotherapy and developed the abscess secondary to bacteraemia with Salmonella Enteritidis. The abscess was drained and resolved following a course of intravenous antibiotic treatment.
Authors:
I Praharaj; S Sujatha; S C Parija; S Mahadevan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of medical microbiology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1998-3646     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Med Microbiol     Publication Date:    2013 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700903     Medline TA:  Indian J Med Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  409-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
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