pea soup stool


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A descriptive term for the slimy, khaki-green stools typically seen in the third week of typhoid fever, at which point the patients are in a ‘toxic state’ and at greatest risk for intestinal perforation and haemorrhage; similar stools occur in enteropathic Escherichia coli infections of infants

pea soup stool

A descriptor for the khaki-green, slimy stools typically in the 3rd wk of typhoid fever, at which point the Pts are in a 'toxic state' and at greatest risk for intestinal perforation and hemorrhage; similar stools occur in enteropathic E coli infections of infants. See Stool.

pea soup stool

Liquid stools characteristic of typhoid.
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