International Journal of Infection

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Typhoid Splenic Abscess: A Case Report and Literature Review

Fahmi Yousef Khan 1 , *
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1 Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
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  • International Journal of Infection: 6 (1); e87136
  • Published Online: January 22, 2019
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 6, 2018
  • Revised: December 26, 2018
  • Accepted: December 29, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/iji.87136

To Cite: Khan F Y. Typhoid Splenic Abscess: A Case Report and Literature Review, Int J Infect. Online ahead of Print ; 6(1):e87136. doi: 10.5812/iji.87136.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
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