publication . Article . 2019

Tularemia in Children

Solmaz Celebi; Mustafa Hacimustafaoglu; Suna Gedikoglu;
Open Access
  • Published: 03 Jul 2019 Journal: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, volume 40, pages e170-e170 (issn: 0891-3668, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Abstract
Among patients with tularemia in Russia, children make up 15%. In the available literature, the description of tularemia in children is practically not found. The article provides two clinical examples of tularemia in children of different ages. A child aged 2 years with an ulcero-glandular form had a primary affect, febrile fever for a week, regional lymphadenitis, inflammatory changes in the general blood test. The second child at the age of 8 years with a glandular form had a painful increase in the inguinal lymph node to the right, up to 4 cm without primary affect, febrile fever during the week. The diagnosis of tularemia was confirmed in both cases serolog...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: bacterial infections and mycoses
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