Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) lymphadenitis-changing trends and management.

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BACKGROUND Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination is performed as a part of expanded Programme of Immunization (EPI). Suppurative lymphadenitis is the common complication of BCG vaccination. The optimum treatment for this complication is debated. METHODS All cases of BCG lymphadenitis presenting to pediatric surgical service over a 17-year study… (More)

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