Appendicitis-like syndrome owing to mesenteric adenitis caused by Salmonella typhi

Ann Trop Paediatr. 2002 Mar;22(1):97-9. doi: 10.1179/027249302125000247.


We report a 14-year-old girl who presented with signs of appendicitis and had her appendix removed. She subsequently proved to have mesenteric adenitis owing to Salmonella typhi which responded to treatment with ceftriaxone.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Appendicitis / diagnosis*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis / diagnosis*
  • Syndrome
  • Typhoid Fever / diagnosis*