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2017 Oct 31

J Infect Dev Ctries



Typhoid perforation in children: an unrelenting plague in developing countries.


Usang U E, Inyang A W, Nwachukwku I E, Emehute J-D C
J Infect Dev Ctries. 2017 Oct 31; 11(10):747-752.
PMID: 31600146.


Despite global scientific development, typhoid fever and subsequent typhoid perforation have continued to be common in developing countries. The aim of this study was to re-evaluate the pattern of presentation and management outcomes as well as morbidity and mortality of typhoid perforation among children.