Small bowel (small intestine)
Infectious disorders
Salmonella

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 February 2018, last major update August 2012

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Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Salmonella. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/smallbowelsalmonella.html. Accessed October 16th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Bacterial causing food poisoning and typhoid fever (S. typhi)
  • Typhoid fever: systemic dissemination with bacteremia, fever, chronic infection of joints, biliary tree, bones and meninges
  • From contaminated milk, eggs, beef, poultry
  • Usually affects terminal ileum
Case reports
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Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Ulcers overlying Peyer patches with minimal inflammatory cells, chiefly mononuclear (plasma cells, histiocytes and lymphocytes)
  • Often histiocytes with erythrophagocytosis
  • May lead to perforation or toxic megacolon
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