Salmonella typhi-infected lung hydatid cyst

Fawad Aslam, Imran Bhaila, Naila Nadeem, Zehra Fadoo

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A 12-year-old girl presented with hemoptysis, fever and weight loss. She was initially diagnosed and treated for presumed tuberculosis and a lung abscess. Salmonella typhi was isolated from the abscess. Hydatid cyst was diagnosed at surgery. This is the first reported case of a pulmonary hydatid cyst infected with S. typhi.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)270-272
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2005


  • Hemoptysis
  • Hydatid
  • Lung cyst
  • Salmonella typhi


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