Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1976;19(3):175-179.
Published online March 31, 1976.
A Clinical Study of Mumps Menigoencephalitis
Suk Kyou Cha, Woo Gill Liegh, Joon Tai Kim, Pyung Kil Kim, Duk Jin Yun
Department of Pediatrics,Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea
유행성 이하선염성 뇌막뇌염의 임상적 관찰
차석규, 이우길, 김준태, 김병길, 윤덕진
연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
Fifty six childen with mumps meningoencephalitis were admitted to Pediatric department Severance hospital between March, 1958 and August, 1974. The clinical illness of ^these children were studied and the following results were obtained 1.The incidental ratio to total in-patients was 0.4%. 2.The monthly distribution was highest in summer, and the peak incidence in June(25.9%). 3.The sex incidence was more common in male (M:F=3 : 1). 4.The age incidence was highest in 6 to 8 years (51.8%). 5.The clinical features were fever, vomiting, salivary gland swelling, headache, nuchal rigidity, Kernig’s sign, and abdominal pain, in it’s order of frequency. 6.The symptoms and signs of meningoencephalitis were present in 11(19.6%) before salivary gland enlargment, in 36(64%) after it, and in 9(16.1%) simultaneously. 7.In. C.S.F. findings, the cell count was elevated in all cases, protein was normal or slightly elevated and sugar was normal in all cases. 8.A follow-up study of a number of patients was done, and the absence of serious sequale in this series suggest that a good prognosis may usually be given in mumps eningoence phalitis.




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