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Brucellar arthritis in children and its successful treatment with trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole (co-trimoxazole).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3485409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The clinical characteristics and the response to treatment with high doses of co-trimoxazole in 12 children with brucellar arthritis were analysed retrospectively. The children lived in an urban area and all but two had a history of unprocessed milk or cheese ingestion. Fever and oligoarthritis of the lower extremities were the most common clinical findings. Control of the disease was achieved by three months of treatment. Compliance with the medication was excellent, and no significant side effects occurred.
F J Gómez-Reino; I Mateo; A Fuertes; J J Gómez-Reino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the rheumatic diseases     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0003-4967     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Rheum. Dis.     Publication Date:  1986 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-04-24     Completed Date:  1986-04-24     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372355     Medline TA:  Ann Rheum Dis     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  256-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Infectious / drug therapy*,  etiology
Brucellosis / drug therapy*
Child, Preschool
Drug Administration Schedule
Drug Combinations / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Food Contamination
Retrospective Studies
Sulfamethoxazole / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Trimethoprim / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Drug Combinations; 723-46-6/Sulfamethoxazole; 738-70-5/Trimethoprim; 8064-90-2/Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination

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