Infectious / inflammatory disorders
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Revised: 11 April 2013, last major update October 2012
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- Due to Salmonella typhi infection
- Causes inflammatory destruction of GI tract mucosa
- Bacteremic phase may cause splenomegaly with destruction of splenic vessels
End of Spleen > Infectious / inflammatory disorders > Typhoid fever
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