What are late sequelae of typhoid fever (enteric fever)?

Updated: Aug 19, 2019
  • Author: John L Brusch, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Late sequelae (rare in untreated patients and exceedingly rare in treated patients) may include the following:

  • Neurologic - Polyneuritis, paranoid psychosis, or catatonia [83]

  • Cardiovascular - Thrombophlebitis of lower-extremity veins

  • Genitourinary -Orchitis

  • Musculoskeletal - Periostitis, often abscesses of the tibia and ribs; spinal abscess (typhoid spine; very rare)


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