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Uvulitis in three children: etiology and respiratory distress.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1513729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Uvulitis is an uncommonly reported disorder with the potential for significant morbidity. We describe three cases of uvulitis seen within a six month period in our emergency department. In two cases with respiratory distress, but without epiglottitis, Haemophilus influenzae was isolated from throat or blood cultures. The third case was associated with group A streptococcus tonsillitis and no respiratory compromise. Atypical presentations of upper airway infection with H. influenzae may be increasingly common.
V Aquino; T E Terndrup
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric emergency care     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0749-5161     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Publication Date:  1992 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-25     Completed Date:  1992-09-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507560     Medline TA:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  206-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse 13210.
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MeSH Terms
Blood / microbiology
Child, Preschool
Haemophilus Infections* / complications
Haemophilus influenzae / isolation & purification
Pharynx / microbiology
Respiratory Insufficiency / etiology*,  microbiology
Respiratory Tract Infections / microbiology
Stomatitis / complications,  microbiology*
Streptococcal Infections* / complications
Streptococcus pyogenes* / isolation & purification

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