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.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2005|
- Lung cyst
- Salmonella typhi