TESTICULAR ABSCESS CAUSED BY SALMONELLA PARA-TYPHI

Authors

  • Nawaz G Nawaz
  • Rehman A Rehman
  • Muhammad S Muhammad
  • Khawaja MA Khawaja
  • Raja N Raja
  • Aan N Aan
  • Hussain I Hussain
  • Akhter S Akhter

Abstract

This case is the first report of a bacteriologically proven testicular abscess in a child caused bySalmonella paratyphi ‘A’ in Pakistan that clinically simulates a testicular tumour. The case alsoemphasises that a course of 2 weeks antibiotic is sufficient for testicular abscess if complete surgicaldebridement is done.Keywords: Salmonella paratyphi ‘A’, Testicular Abscess, Tumour

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Published

2011-09-01