n South African Journal of Surgery - Salmonella thyroiditis : a case report and review of the literature : case report
|Article Title||Salmonella thyroiditis : a case report and review of the literature : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Affiliations||1 Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, 2 Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, 3 Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, 4 University of Witwatersrand, 5 University of Witwatersrand and 6 University of Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Nov 2013|
|Pages||149 - 150|
Thyroid abscesses are rare, and Staphylococcus aureus is the main causative organism. Abscesses caused by other organisms are even rarer. This report describes a case of Salmonella thyroiditis in an HIV-positive patient. Fine-needle aspiration cytology was performed and Salmonella sp. were cultured. The patient was successfully treated with antibiotics and incision and drainage.
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