Complications of mumps requiring hospitalization in children

  title={Complications of mumps requiring hospitalization in children},
  author={Moshe Nussinovitch and Benjamin Volovitz and Itzhak Varsano},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
During the years 1987-1988, an outbreak of mumps was reported among the paediatric population in Israel. Mumps immunization in Israel was not universal at that time and most of the population had not been immunized. During that period, 66 children with evidence of recent mumps parotitis with several complications, i.e. meningo-encephalitis, cerebellar ataxia, arthritis, orchitis, transverse myelitis, deafness and presternal oedema were treated in our department. All patients had recovered… CONTINUE READING


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