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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 26

of 'Suppurative thyroiditis in children and adolescents'

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Salmonella thyroiditis: a case report and review of the literature.
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Maraj A, Kiss A, Luvhengo TE
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S Afr J Surg. 2013 Nov;51(4):149-50.
 
Thyroid abscesses are rare, and Staphylococcus aureus is the main causative organism. Abscesses caused by other organisms are even rarer. This report describes a case of salmonella thyroiditis in an HIV-positive patient. Fine-needle aspiration cytology was performed and Salmonella sp. were cultured. The patient was successfully treated with antibiotics and incision and drainage.
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Department of General Surgery, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital and University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. docmish@hotmail.co.uk.
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