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J Med Liban. 2003 Jul-Sep;51(3):143-7.

Rhabdomyolysis and Salmonella typhi infection: case report and review of the literature.

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Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

Abstract

Typhoid fever is endemic in Lebanon. Usual presentation includes fever, headache, abdominal pain and constipation or diarrhea. Extra-intestinal manifestations are not uncommon and involve variety of organ systems. Rhabdomyolysis is rare and has been reported in various Salmonella infections. We present a case of rhabdomyolysis and renal failure that was successfully treated with imipenem/cilastatin and hemodialysis.

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