Typhoid Perforation of the Appendix: a Rare Clinical Entity
Mahmood Hussein, Theophilus Bhushan, Ammer Irhuma
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Bleeding and perforation of the intestine are the most major complications of typhoid fever. Perforation usually occurs in the 2nd or 3rd week of the illness. Common sites of perforations are ileum, jejunum and caecum in order of frequency but perforation can occur in any part of the gut at any time during the illness.
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