Incidence of intussusception among children 0-5 years of age in Thailand, 2001-2006.

@article{Khumjui2009IncidenceOI,
  title={Incidence of intussusception among children 0-5 years of age in Thailand, 2001-2006.},
  author={Chowalit Khumjui and Pawinee Doung-ngern and Tanit Sermgew and Punnarai Smitsuwan and Chuleeporn Jiraphongsa},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 Suppl 5},
  pages={F116-9}
}
To provide baseline incidence data of intussusception among Thai children under 5 years old, outpatient and inpatient records from 2001 to 2006 from five hospitals were reviewed. 112 cases of intussusception were identified, confirmed by either ultrasonography (65%), radiology procedure (32%) or surgery (3%). Common presenting symptoms were vomiting, mucous bloody stool and fever. 50% of intussusceptions were ileocolic in location and 49% underwent surgery. Male to female ratio was 1.7:1 and 86… CONTINUE READING

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