Intentional tremors: a rare complication of enteric fever in a child

Neetu Sharma, Avadhesh Verma


Enteric fever is a common infections disease of the tropical world. Characteristic presenting features include fever, relative bradycardia, diarrhea or constipation and abdominal pain. Complications like clinically significant jaundice, hepatitis, splenic abscess, neurological complications relatively uncommon. However intentional tremors associated with enteric fever never have been reported. Here, we report a 14-year-old boy with enteric fever who presented with acute hepatitis, splenic abscess, acute cerebellar ataxia and intentional tremors. Following treatment with appropriate antibiotics, the patient showed complete recovery over the next 2 weeks.


Enteric fever, Intentional tremors, Splenic abscess

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