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Varicella arthritis. Report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3721894     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A rare case of varicella with bilateral acute arthritis of the knee is described. Clinical features and laboratory results of the patient are briefly compared with those of other sixteen cases previously published. The study of immune response shows a decrease of helper T cells (OKT4+) and an increase of suppressor/cytotoxic T cells (OKT8+) with a normal response of lymphocytes to PHA.
A Stabile; O Ranno; S Miceli Sopo; M A Pesaresi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Helvetica paediatrica acta     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0018-022X     ISO Abbreviation:  Helv Paediatr Acta     Publication Date:  1986 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-08-04     Completed Date:  1986-08-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373005     Medline TA:  Helv Paediatr Acta     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Infectious / etiology*
Autoantibodies / analysis
Chickenpox* / immunology
Complement System Proteins / analysis
Immunoglobulins / analysis
Knee Joint
Lymphocytes / immunology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Autoantibodies; 0/Immunoglobulins; 9007-36-7/Complement System Proteins

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