TESTICULAR ABSCESS CAUSED BY SALMONELLA PARA-TYPHI

Nawaz G Nawaz, Rehman A Rehman, Muhammad S Muhammad, Khawaja MA Khawaja, Raja N Raja, Aan N Aan, Hussain I Hussain, Akhter S Akhter

Abstract


This case is the first report of a bacteriologically proven testicular abscess in a child caused by
Salmonella paratyphi ‘A’ in Pakistan that clinically simulates a testicular tumour. The case also
emphasises that a course of 2 weeks antibiotic is sufficient for testicular abscess if complete surgical
debridement is done.
Keywords: Salmonella paratyphi ‘A’, Testicular Abscess, Tumour

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