Toxic Megacolon in Typhoid Fever

Antonio González, Victor Vargas, Luisa Guarner, Anna Accarino, Jaime Guardia

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A 40-year-old man with bacteriologically documented typhoid fever who was receiving correct antibiotic treatment developed toxic megacolon. Because of progressive clinical deterioration, the patient underwent surgical treatment, with quick postoperative improvement while receiving antibiotics and total parenteral nutrition. © 1985, American Medical Association. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2120
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1985


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