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Arthralgia Accompanying Typhoid Fever in Children: Single Centre Experience

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.038
Synopsis: 
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.

ABSTRACT

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.

Accepted: 
30 May, 2018
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e-Published: 15 Feb, 2019

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Atropa Belladonna (Deadly Nightshade) Poisoning in Childhood

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.457
Synopsis: 
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.

ABSTRACT

Background: 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.

Accepted: 
08 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 10 Dec, 2015

Disclaimer

Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Assesment of Paediatric Varicella Pneumonia

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.376
Pages: 
450-4
Synopsis: 
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.

ABSTRACT

Background: The objective of the study was to determine the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and respiratory complications of varicella zoster pneumonia (VZP) in children.

Revised: 
17 Jun, 2015
Accepted: 
10 Aug, 2015
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e-Published: 06 Nov, 2015
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