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BACKGROUND Shwachman syndrome has been recognized as the second most frequent cause of pancreatic insufficiency in children and its is related to hematological and bony abnormalities. AIMS To know the main clinical symptoms, analytical data, radiological and sonographic findings in the Shwachman syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS We present a 1 year 4… (More)
We studied 26 children with congenital hepatic fibrosis during the period 1971-1993. About half of the children were about the 6 years old. Only two had brothers with same disease. The chief clinical manifestation was hematemesis associated or not with liver enlargement, predominantly of left lobe. Only one case showed fever and cholangitis. Liver function… (More)
BACKGROUND Prehepatic portal hypertension in children can be asymptomatic for many years. Once diagnosed, the therapeutic measures (pharmacologic, endoscopic, and surgical) are conditioned by the specific characteristics of each patient. In Mexico, there are no recorded data on the incidence of the disease and patient characteristics. AIMS To determine… (More)
We studied 5 children with intestinal malakoplakia who were seen during a period of 10 years. Four were male and one female. The main clinical manifestations were: chronic bloody and mucous diarrhea, abdominal pain and polypoid masses detected by rectal maneuver. Either the radiological study as well as endoscopy showed the presence of stenosis and polypoid… (More)
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is an autonomic dominant disease characterized by hamartomatous polyps and mucocutaneous hyperpigmentation. We present 16 cases; females were more affected. The most common presenting complaints were of gastrointestinal tract. All polyps found were hamartomatous with general distribution through gastrointestinal tract. Endoscopic… (More)
UNLABELLED Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is a common disease in children less one year old. It is present around 10% of unselected infant population. 40-50% have abnormal 24 h pH monitoring. An early diagnosis and treatment should be done in order to avoid complications. AIM To establish the consensus for the diagnosis and treatment of children with GER,… (More)
BACKGROUND Meckel's diverticulum is a well known disease in children. The main clinical presentations are rectal bleeding and intestinal occlusion. OBJECTIVE To investigate the frequency, main clinical symptoms, signs, complications, localization, histology and diagnosis in a population of mexican children. METHOD We studied 61 children who were seen at… (More)
We present the case of a four-year-old boy with a history of repeated upper respiratory tract infections and pyoderma. He presented fever, seizures, inability to talk, loss of swallowing, fine tremor in the upper extremities; positive bilateral Babinski reflex and quadriparesis. The diagnosis of Bruton's disease and generalized microporidiosis was based on… (More)
Four children with arteriovenous malformation were studied during a two year period (1989-1991). The main localization of these arteriovenous malformations were: sigmoid rectum, ascending colon, terminal ileum and apoendix. The diagnosis was made with colonoscopy and arteriography. The surgical resection was the procedure of choice.
We studied a child with peptic acid disease which was associated with H. pylori. The identification of H. pylori was done by biopsy and for antibody test. Clinical improvement was observed only with the use of amoxocilin and Bismuth subsalycilate.