Typhoid (Enteric) fevers in photos

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Temperature chart.

Photo 1. Temperature chart. The fever is high and accompanied by confusion and severe prostration ('typhoid state'). There is often a dissociation between pulse and temperature, and an accompanying leucopenia.

Rose spots.

Photo 2. Rose spots. The classical rose spots may appear irregularly, usually the abdominal wall, lower thorax, and on the back of the trunk.

Temperature chart in case of Salmonellosis with S. mansoni infection.

Photo 3. Temperature chart in case of Salmonellosis with S. mansoni infection.

An association has been established between chronic Salmonella typhi infection and S. mansoni. Eradication of the helminth infection is needed to eliminate the Salmonella organism.

Ulceration of Peyer's patches.

Photo 4. Ulceration of Peyer's patches. Intestinal haemorrhage and perforation are the two most serious complications of typhoid fever. They are due to ulceration of Peyer's patches.


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