Salmonella ovarian abscess in an adolescent

Aaron S. Miller, David A. Hunstad

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Abstract

Salmonella species are a common cause of enteritis and other focal infections, including osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and abscess. We report a case of ovarian abscess caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella in an adolescent girl. Pediatricians, infectious diseases specialists, and surgical consultants should consider this entity within the differential diagnoses of lower quadrant pain and adnexal mass in adolescent females.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)548-549
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume26
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2007

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Ovarian abscess
  • Salmonella

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