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The following is a case report of acute acalculous cholecystitis in typhoid fever. The emphasis is on the value of sonography in making an accurate diagnosis of cholecystitis with hepatic extension around the gall bladder. The sign of the thickened gall bladder wall is non-specific. In children, acute cholecystitis is an uncommon disease and is often… (More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Familial hypomagnesemia with hypercalciuria and nephrocalcinosis is a rare autosomal recessive renal tubular disease. It is caused by mutations in CLDN16 and CLDN19, encoding claudin-16 and -19, respectively. Familial hypomagnesemia with hypercalciuria and nephrocalcinosis is usually complicated by progressive CKD. The objectives… (More)
Six 17- to 53-month-old diabetic children had marked metabolic instability characterized by chronic hyperglycemia and frequent or severe hypoglycemia with conventional management that included twice daily insulin injections, diet, and home blood glucose monitoring. Because of the metabolic instability, all were given continuous subcutaneous insulin… (More)
AIM Because there are few adoptable children in France, parents, for the last 20 years, have turned to international adoption. Alerted by the generally poor health of these children, we paid particular attention to their health problems and especially to infection by hepatitis B virus (HBV). POPULATION AND METHODS The 60 internationally-adopted children… (More)
BACKGROUND The previously reported cases of giant cell hepatitis with autoimmune hemolytic anemia were improved by prednisone plus azathioprine. CASE REPORT A 14-month-old boy suffered from giant cell hepatitis with auto-immune hemolytic anemia and positive direct Coombs test. Prednisone and azathioprine administration improved the liver disease but… (More)
We report a new complication related to parvovirus B 19: acute lethal myocarditis in the context of a familial epidemic. Serological studies confirmed the existence of a recent infection and the B 19 structural proteins were detected by immunocytochemical techniques on myocardial sections.
We report a case of behavior disorders due to ingestion of two closely spaced oral doses of chloride of oxybutynin in a six-year-old. This drug is not indicated in isolated enuresia. More rigid dosage schedules with longer time intervals between doses are needed.