GASTRIC 'FLU INFLUENZA B CAUSING ABDOMINAL SYMPTOMS IN CHILDREN

@article{Kerr1975GASTRICI,
  title={GASTRIC 'FLU INFLUENZA B CAUSING ABDOMINAL SYMPTOMS IN CHILDREN},
  author={A. Kerr and J. Mcquillin and M. A. Downham and P. Gardner},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1975},
  volume={305},
  pages={291-295}
}
  • A. Kerr, J. Mcquillin, +1 author P. Gardner
  • Published 1975
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Influenza-B virus was identified in 102 children admitted to hospital during two epidemics in 1973 and 1974, enzbling the symptomatology of infection with this virus to be assessed in detail for the first time. Abdominal pain, often severe enough to require differentiation from acute appendicitis, emerged as a dominant symptom, especially in older children. Respiratory symptoms were often insignificant, although the lower respiratory tract was sometimes involved. Other symptoms in some children… CONTINUE READING
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