[Osteitis as a complication of BCG vaccination].

  title={[Osteitis as a complication of BCG vaccination].},
  author={Akira Koyama and Ichiro Toida and Shizuko Nakata},
  journal={Kekkaku : [Tuberculosis]},
  volume={84 3},
OBJECTIVES To investigate the incidence and increasing tendency of osteitis after BCG vaccination and, in addition, its clinical features, diagnostic methods and results of treatment. SUBJECTS 22 cases of Japanese children who received BCG vaccination between 1998 and 2007 and developed osteitis, and were reported in medical journals or meetings. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION Incidence was very low, 0.2 per 100,000 vaccinations, and an increasing tendency was not seen after 2005, when the… CONTINUE READING

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