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Typhoid glomerulonephritis in a child: a rare complication of typhoid fever.

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Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. chitsanu.p@chula.ac.th

Abstract

We report a child with typhoid glomerulonephritis who presented with fever, gastrointestinal symptoms, edema, hypertension and abnormal urine findings including microscopic hematuria and proteinuria. Salmonella typhi resistant to ampicillin and cotrimoxazole was isolated from a blood culture. Renal biopsy was not performed. The child successfully treated with ceftriaxone.

PMID:
12041566
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