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Acute hepatitis at the Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of North Sumatra/Dr. Pirngadi Hospital Medan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1896196     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A retrospective study was done during 1984-1988 in the pediatric ward of Dr. Pirngadi Hospital revealing 41 cases of acute hepatitis, consisted of 61.0% boys and 39.0% girls. The majority of patients were below five years of age (68.3%). There were 37.1% cases with malnutrition. The common symptoms were fever, jaundice, vomiting and dark urine. On laboratory examination there were 10 cases with positive HBs Ag. Accompanying diseases were malnutrition, bronchopneumonia, anemia, bronchitis and pulmonary tuberculosis. A total of 63.4% of patients were healed, 29.3% discharged against medical advice and 7.3% died because of bronchopneumonia and hepatic coma.
Mahadi; S Pasaribu; M Lubis; C P Lubis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatrica Indonesiana     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0030-9311     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Indones     Publication Date:    1991 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-24     Completed Date:  1991-10-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376416     Medline TA:  Paediatr Indones     Country:  INDONESIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of North Sumatera/Dr. Pirngadi Hospital, Medan.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Child, Preschool
Hepatitis / complications,  diagnosis,  epidemiology*
Indonesia / epidemiology
Infant, Newborn
Nutrition Disorders / complications,  epidemiology
Retrospective Studies

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