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GANGRENOUS CHOLECYSTITIS: A SURGICAL COMPLICATION OF TYPHOID FEVER IN A CHILD.
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  • Vivian Akello,
  • Denis Bitamazire,
  • Joel Wandabwa,
  • Robinson Ssebuufu
Vivian Akello
Kampala International University - Western Campus
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Denis Bitamazire
Hoima Regional Referral Hospital
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Joel Wandabwa
Hoima Regional Referral Hospital
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Robinson Ssebuufu
Kampala International University - Western Campus
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Abstract

The occurrence of gangrenous cholecystitis as a complication of typhoid fever is rare. This is a case study of a 7 year old that presented with fever and abdominal pain and later developed abdominal distension. She was later diagnosed with a gangrenous cholecystitis and gall bladder empyema.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

04 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
07 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
07 May 2020Assigned to Editor
15 May 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
19 May 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
31 May 20201st Revision Received
01 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
01 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
03 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Jun 2020Editorial Decision: Accept