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In cases of enteric fever recorded in poor nations, splenic abscess is thought to be a relatively uncommon consequence. Splenic abscesses are typically diagnosed as a single lesion rather than a cluster of smaller abscesses, and if untreated, they can be fatal. In clinical practise, a splenectomy may be necessary when several splenic abscesses or thick pus with septations are present. In this instance, we describe a rare incidence of enteric fever in a young, immunocompetent male patient who presented with several splenic abscesses. Antibiotics and the percutaneous pigtail catheter drainage of pus from the biggest cavity in the spleen were effective treatments for him.
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