We retrospectively evaluated the records of 100 patients (46 female and 54 male) with a mean age of 8.78 ± 4.66 years (range: 5‒213 months). We determined that, in children with arthralgia accompanying typhoid fever; muscle pain and organomegaly were the most common symptoms accompanying arthralgia while knee joint and ankle were the most commonly affected joints. In treatment 3rd generation cephalosporin should be kept in mind in unresponsive patients.
Aim: To determine the general characteristics of children with arthralgia associated with typhoid fever.
Material and Method: General characteristics of the disease and laboratory of children diagnosed with typhoid fever and accompanying arthralgia were investigated from the hospital records. Arthralgia was determined regarding the patients’ personal reports.
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Atropa belladonna intoxication may seriously progress in the act of late diagnosis and treatment in childhood. It is crucial to realize that in Atropa belladonna poisoning, patients should be evaluated carefully in terms of intensive care needs. Patients with Glasgow Coma Scale < 12 should be observed in the intensive care unit.
Objective: A very small amount of Atropa belladonna (AB) can lead to serious symptoms of poisoning and can cause death in children. In this study, demographic, clinic and laboratory results of AB poisoning were evaluated.
Varicella pneumonia is serious health problem in developing countries. The present study was evaluate the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and respiratory complications of varicella zoster pneumonia in children.
Background: The objective of the study was to determine the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and respiratory complications of varicella zoster pneumonia (VZP) in children.