Salmonella paratyphi A infection presenting as breast abscess


Akshay Deshpande, Lona Dash, Jayashri Sanjay Pandya and Mayuri Zende


Salmonella in a breast abscess is uncommon, and Salmonella paratyphi A causing breast abscess is a rare entity. It has been reported post immunosuppression. We report here a 35-year-old woman with breast abscess caused by S. paratyphi A without obvious enteric fever-like symptoms. The case was managed with combined surgical and medical approach to treat the aetiology and focal infection.

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