Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoma
Spleen-infectious / inflammatory disorders
Typhoid fever


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Minor changes: 14 August 2020

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PubMed Search: Typhoid fever[TI] spleen

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Mansouri J. Typhoid fever. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/spleentyphoidfever.html. Accessed November 30th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Due to Salmonella typhi infection
  • Causes inflammatory destruction of GI tract mucosa
  • Bacteremic phase may cause splenomegaly with destruction of splenic vessels
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