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Title: Fatal haemoptysis in Salmonella typhimurium septicaemia--a cautionary tale.
Authors: Tan, H.C.
Chan, R.K.
Tan, W.C. 
Issue Date: Oct-1994
Citation: Tan, H.C., Chan, R.K., Tan, W.C. (1994-10). Fatal haemoptysis in Salmonella typhimurium septicaemia--a cautionary tale.. Singapore Medical Journal 35 (5) : 525-526. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Septicaemia and mycotic aneurysm may occur in a patient who is an enteric-carrier of Salmonella typhimurium. We report such a case of an elderly man who presented with chest pain and fatal massive haemoptysis from a likely mycotic thoracic aneurysm. This report underscores the importance of increased awareness of the disease which may allow more frequent and earlier diagnosis.
Source Title: Singapore Medical Journal
ISSN: 00375675
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