Case Report

Salmonella Gastroenteritis Due to Rhabdomyolysis and Acute Renal Failure with Acute Pancreatitis Case Report


  • Şenay Canikli Adıgüzel
  • Asuman Mehel
  • Ercüment Ersözlü

Turk J Intense Care 2017; 15 (3): 130-133 (Accepted Date: 25.04.2016) (Received Date: 20.12.2015)

In this study, we are reporting a case of acute pancreatitis, acute renal failure (ARF) and rhabdomyolysis which are rare serious complications of the Salmonella gastroenteritis. A patient presented as an emergency with fever, abdominal pain, and ARF complexion was operated urgently by ileus pre-diagnosis. There was not surgical pathology detected during the operation. However, Salmonella paratyphi A in feces of patient with high levels of amylase, lipase, and creatinine were reported during intensive care unit (ICU) admission. The patient was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis due to Salmonella infection. During ICU stay, the levels of amylase and lipase were reduced and the kidney functions improved without hemodialysis. On the 7th day, patient was transferred to the general surgical service.

Keywords: Salmonella paratyphi A,acute pancreatitis,acute renal failure,rhabdomyolysis

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