Viral etiology of intussusception in Taiwanese childhood.

@article{Hsu1998ViralEO,
  title={Viral etiology of intussusception in Taiwanese childhood.},
  author={Hong Yu Hsu and Chuan-Liang Kao and Lilleen Minyi Huang and Yen-Hsuan Ni and H. S. Lai and Fay Y Lin and Myung Hee Chang},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={
          893-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Adenovirus infection and lymphoid hyperplasia have been associated with childhood intussusception. However, the extent of other viruses involved in this condition remains unclear. This prospective study investigates the relationship between some lymphotropic viruses and current childhood intussusception. METHODS Patients with intussusception encountered in a pediatric emergency department in a recent 3-year period were studied. Healthy infants and toddlers of comparable age served… CONTINUE READING
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