A case of childhood typhoid fever complicated with acute nephritis

Eun Min Oh, Ji Hyun Sim, Ji Hyen Hwang, Hyung-Eun Yim, Yun Kyung Kim

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Abstract

Typhoid fever can cause serious complications, such as enterobrosia, meningitis, pneumonia, myocarditis, hepatitis, osteomyelitis, and disseminated intravascular coagulation in 10-15% of the patients. Kidney complications are very rare, and a few cases have been reported in children. We are reporting a case of childhood typhoid fever complicated with acute nephritis present with albuminuria, hypertension, and renal failure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-39
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Infection and Vaccine
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Nephritis
  • Renal failure
  • Typhoid fever

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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