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Infectious pseudo-aneurysm of the left ventricle: a case report and a review of the literature.

Amadu E Juliana, Kevin H van 't Kruys, Pieter G Voigt, Nico A Blom,

BACKGROUND:In the workup of a pediatric patient with pericarditis we found evidence of a pseudo-aneurysm of the left ventricle, which is a rare complication of purulent pericarditis. CASE PRESENTATION:We present a case of a six-year-old girl who was diagnosed with pericarditis and a fistula between the pericardial and the intra-luminal ... Read more >>

BMC Cardiovasc Disord (BMC cardiovascular disorders)
[2020, 20(1):28]

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The Treatment of Acute Rheumatic Fever: Novel Use of Hydroxychloroquine.

Nigel J Wilson, Anthony Concannon, John Malcolm, Sarka Davidakova, William John Martin, Rachel Webb, Nicole J Moreland,

Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) suppresses an interleukin-1β-granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor cytokine axis, reported to be dysregulated in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of acute rheumatic fever patients ex vivo. We describe HCQ treatment for 2 patients with rheumatic carditis and a protracted inflammatory course. HCQ was associated with control of inflammatory markers, control of ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2020, :]

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Pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus patients in South Africa have high prevalence and severity of cardiac and vascular manifestations.

Michael J Harrison, Liesl J Zühlke, Laura B Lewandowski, Christiaan Scott,

BACKGROUND:Pediatric onset of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with major organ involvement, and African patients tend to develop more aggressive disease than patients of European descent. Although cardiovascular involvement is common in pediatric SLE, there are few published reports on the subject. This study describes the frequency and characteristics ... Read more >>

Pediatr Rheumatol Online J (Pediatric rheumatology online journal)
[2019, 17(1):76]

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Juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus presenting as pancarditis.

D O'Leary, C O'Connor, L Nertney, E J MacDermott, D Mullane, O Franklin, O G Killeen,

BACKGROUND:Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease with marked variation in its clinical presentation. Juvenile SLE (jSLE) accounts for 15-20% of all cases and is diagnosed when SLE manifests before 18 years of age. Pancarditis is a rare complication of SLE, regardless of age of disease onset. CASE PRESENTATION:We ... Read more >>

Pediatr Rheumatol Online J (Pediatric rheumatology online journal)
[2019, 17(1):71]

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Lyme Endocarditis as an Emerging Infectious Disease: A Review of the Literature.

Aleksandra Nikolić, Darko Boljević, Milovan Bojić, Stefan Veljković, Dragana Vuković, Bianca Paglietti, Jelena Micić, Salvatore Rubino,

Lyme endocarditis is extremely rare manifestation of Lyme disease. The clinical manifestations of Lyme endocarditis are non-specific and can be very challenging diagnosis to make when it is the only manifestation of the disease. Until now, only a few cases where reported. Physicians should keep in mind the possibility of ... Read more >>

Front Microbiol (Frontiers in Microbiology)
[2020, 11:278]

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Mediastinal Histoplasmosis With Esophageal Perforation Presenting as Recurrent Polymicrobial Empyema and Pericarditis in a Previously Healthy Child.

Theresa Madigan, Sayeh Fattahi, Nipunie S Rajapakse, Elizabeth H Ristagno,

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc (Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society)
[2019, :]

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Case report of congenital asplenia presenting with Haemophilus influenzae type a (Hia) sepsis: an emerging pediatric infection in Minnesota.

Tiffany Albrecht, Kristina Poss, Satja Issaranggoon Na Ayuthaya, Lori Triden, Katherine L Schleiss, Mark R Schleiss,

BACKGROUND:In the pre-vaccine era, invasive disease with Haemophilus influenzae, type b (Hib) commonly presented with osteoarticular involvement. Haemophilus influenzae, type a (Hia) sepsis is a rare but emerging problem in recent years. Here, we report a case of sepsis with concomitant osteoarthritis due to Hia that was the presenting infectious ... Read more >>

BMC Infect. Dis. (BMC infectious diseases)
[2019, 19(1):947]

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Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Prevents Illness and Reduces Healthcare Utilization Across Diverse Geographic Regions During Five Influenza Seasons: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Ghassan Dbaibo, Arshad Amanullah, Carine Claeys, Allen Izu, Varsha K Jain, Pope Kosalaraksa, Luis Rivera, Jyoti Soni, Emad Yanni, Khalequ Zaman, Beatriz Acosta, Miguel Ariza, Maria L Arroba Basanta, Ashish Bavdekar, Alfonso Carmona, Luis Cousin, Jasur Danier, Alfonso Diaz, Javier Diez-Domingo, Ener C Dinleyici, Saul N Faust, Jose Garcia-Sicilia, Grace D Gomez-Go, Maria L A Gonzales, Mustafa Hacimustafaoglu, Stephen M Hughes, Teresa Jackowska, Shashi Kant, Marilla Lucero, Josep Mares Bermudez, Federico Martinón-Torres, May Montellano, Roman Prymula, Thanyawee Puthanakit, Renata Ruzkova, Iwona Sadowska-Krawczenko, Henryk Szymanski, Angels Ulied, Wayne Woo, Anne Schuind, Bruce L Innis, ,

BACKGROUND:We evaluated an inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine (IIV4) in children 6-35 months of age in a phase III, observer-blind trial. METHODS:The aim of this analysis was to estimate vaccine efficacy (VE) in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza in each of 5 independent seasonal cohorts (2011-2014), as well as vaccine impact on healthcare ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2020, 39(1):e1-e10]

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Fatal complications in a patient with severe multi-space infections in the oral and maxillofacial head and neck regions: A case report.

Tian-Guo Dai, Hong-Bing Ran, Yin-Xiu Qiu, Bo Xu, Jin-Qiang Cheng, Ying-Kai Liu,

BACKGROUND:Odontogenic infection is one of the common infectious diseases in oral and maxillofacial head and neck regions. Clinically, if early odontogenic infections such as acute periapical periodontitis, alveolar abscess, and pericoronitis of wisdom teeth are not treated timely, effectively and correctly, the infected tissue may spread up to the skull ... Read more >>

World J Clin Cases (World journal of clinical cases)
[2019, 7(23):4150-4156]

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Trillions and Trillions: Herpes Simplex Virus-1 Hepatitis in an Immunocompetent Adult.

Kevin Ikuta, Pavitra Roychoudhury, Hong Xie, Christopher L Mcclurkan, Magdalena Walkiewicz, Negar Makhsous, Meei-Li Huang, Yodit Beru, Mariam Alam, Amanda Shepherd, Eric D Lamotte, Kevin Patel, Amy Morris, Başak Ҫoruh, Lei Yu, Renuka Bhattacharya, Rex Cheng, Roland B Walter, Ajit P Limaye, Christina M Lockwood, Steven M Holland, Robert M Rakita, David M Koelle, Alexander L Greninger,

We describe a case of acute liver failure and myopericarditis due to herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1) in an immunocompetent adult. We estimate that, at the height of viremia, the patient contained a quantity of HSV-1 virions approaching that of human cells. The patient recovered with acyclovir that was dose-adjusted for ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2019, 6(11):ofz465]

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Cardiac ultrasound in resource-limited settings (CURLS): towards a wider use of basic echo applications in Africa.

Michaëla A M Huson, Dan Kaminstein, Daniel Kahn, Sabine Belard, Prakash Ganesh, Vanessa Kandoole-Kabwere, Claudia Wallrauch, Sam Phiri, Benno Kreuels, Tom Heller,

BACKGROUND:Point-of-care ultrasound is increasingly being used as a diagnostic tool in resource-limited settings. The majority of existing ultrasound protocols have been developed and implemented in high-resource settings. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), patients with heart failure of various etiologies commonly present late in the disease process, with a similar syndrome of ... Read more >>

Ultrasound J (The ultrasound journal)
[2019, 11(1):34]

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Sulfasalazine-induced Pancytopenia Indicating Bone Marrow Suppression: A Rare Pediatric Case Report from Pakistan.

Shayan Marsia, Samar Mahmood, Mohammad Raza, Khushboo Nusrat, Ayesha Saleem,

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common chronic rheumatic condition in children. The treatment of JIA is mainly by drug therapy, which includes non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Sulfasalazine is a DMARD that is used as the second-line of therapy. Although believed to have ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2019, 11(4):e4462]

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Need for active cardiovascular screening in HIV-infected children under antiretroviral therapy in Africa.

Naisa Manafe, Agito Ngale, Neuza Biquiza, Inês Zimba, Nurjah Majid, Ana Olga Mocumbi,

Unacceptably high incidence of pediatric HIV despite worldwide increased access to antiretroviral therapy. The routine management of these children includes provision of antiretroviral therapy, and periodic assessment of its results and complications. However, no systematic assessment of the nutritional status, lipid profile or screening for cardiovascular disease is done. Our ... Read more >>

Cardiovasc Diagn Ther (Cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy)
[2019, 9(1):68-72]

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Child-onset systemic lupus erythematosus is associated with a higher incidence of myopericardial manifestations compared to adult-onset disease.

J C Chang, R Xiao, L Mercer-Rosa, A M Knight, P F Weiss,

OBJECTIVES:There are no population-based estimates of the incidence or risk factors for acute cardiac manifestations in children with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) to guide screening and diagnostic imaging practices. We estimated the incidence and prevalence of acute cardiac manifestations of child-onset SLE compared to adult-onset SLE and identified factors associated ... Read more >>

Lupus (Lupus)
[2018, 27(13):2146-2154]

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Host Inflammatory Biomarkers of Disease Severity in Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Catarina D Fernandes, María B Arriaga, Maria Carolina M Costa, Maria Clara M Costa, Maria Heloina M Costa, Caian L Vinhaes, Paulo S Silveira-Mattos, Kiyoshi F Fukutani, Bruno B Andrade,

Background:Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is the leading cause of death in children. Identification of reliable biomarkers offers the potential to develop a severity quantitative score to assist in clinical decision-making and improve outcomes. Methods:A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed in PubMed and EMBASE on November 13, 2018, to examine the ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2019, 6(12):ofz520]

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Recurrent Kawasaki Disease Presenting to Dentists: "Think Beyond Dentition".

Leena Verma, Sidhi Passi, Gagandeep Kaur, Jyoti Gupta, Mitul Joshi,

Aim:To create awareness of Kawasaki disease in the dental community as it is a rare disease and some cases might go unnoticed due to lack of knowledge of the treating dentist. Thus proper knowledge helps in the timely diagnosis of the disease and decrease the mortality rate in these patients. ... Read more >>

Int J Clin Pediatr Dent (International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry)
[2018, 11(6):532-535]

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Electrocardiographic disturbances in children with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Mohammed AlTwajery, Waleed AlMane, Sulaiman M Al-Mayouf,

Background:Conduction disturbances other than heart block related to neonatal lupus are rarely explored and reported in children with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Objective:To report the electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities in children with SLE and assess whether anti-Ro/SSA antibodies and hydroxychloroquine are associated with the rhythm disturbances. Methods:This cross-sectional retrospective study comprised ... Read more >>

Int J Pediatr Adolesc Med (International journal of pediatrics & adolescent medicine)
[2018, 5(4):127-130]

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Initial Experience of Transthoracic Echocardiography at a Newly Operational Satellite Center in Hyderabad, Pakistan.

Iram J Balouch, Nadeem Qamar, Lubna Baqai, Mariam Naz, Sumyia Gurmani, Musa Karim,

Introduction Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is the primary noninvasive imaging modality for quantitative and qualitative evaluation of cardiac anatomy and function. The Hyderabad satellite center of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Pakistan has recently started its operations, including TTE; therefore, it is imperative to assess the initial experience for the ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2019, 11(9):e5735]

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Case report: Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis in 2 premature newborns.

Marie Duperril, Stéphanie Rapin, Cécilia Vuillard, Isabelle Rayet, Hugues Patural,

RATIONALE:Neonatal infectious endocarditis (IE) in a healthy heart is rare. The infectious agents most frequently found in newborns are Staphylococcus aureus and fungi. Infection at the site of central intravenous catheter is generally thought to be the cause of this pathology. PATIENT CONCERNS:We present 2 cases of premature newborns whose ... Read more >>

Medicine (Baltimore) (Medicine)
[2019, 98(1):e13549]

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Corticosteroids and Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Pediatric Myocarditis: A Meta-Analysis.

Yining Li, Yuqing Yu, Selena Chen, Ying Liao, Junbao Du,

Background: The efficacy of corticosteroids and intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in pediatric myocarditis remains controversial. Objectives: The authors performed a meta-analysis to assess the therapeutic efficacy of corticosteroids and IVIG in children with myocarditis. Methods: We retrieved the trials on corticosteroids and IVIG therapy, respectively, in pediatric myocarditis from nine databases ... Read more >>

Front Pediatr (Frontiers in Pediatrics)
[2019, 7:342]

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Heart Failure in Ethiopian Children: Mirroring the Unmet Cardiac Services.

Bezaye Nigussie, Henok Tadele,

Background:HeartFailure (HF) is a progressive clinical and pathophysiological syndrome caused by cardiovascular and noncardiovascular abnormalities. Childhood HF has not been well studied in Sub-Sharan Africa, particularly in Ethiopia. Hence, this study aimed at describing the pattern and outcome of pediatrics HF at a referral-teaching hospital. Methods:Medical records of 216 HF ... Read more >>

Ethiop J Health Sci (Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences)
[2019, 29(1):811-818]

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Pediatric pneumonia: An analysis of cost & outcome influencers in the United States.

Saanie Sulley, Memory Ndanga,

Background:Pediatric pneumonia is a significant cause of inpatient care in the United States. Significant resource utilization and the high cost of care necessitate careful evaluation, especially with continuously decreasing financial resources. Several studies have evaluated subsets and regional impact of these diagnoses, but only a few have evaluated these on ... Read more >>

Int J Pediatr Adolesc Med (International journal of pediatrics & adolescent medicine)
[2019, 6(3):79-86]

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Isolation and Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing of Haemophilus influenzae from Nasopharynx of Children under Five Years Attending Maternal and Child Health Clinic in Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.

Daniel Omoding, Joel Bazira,

Background. H. influenzae remains an organism of a major public health challenge worldwide despite the availability of the Hib vaccine, particularly among children under 5 years. Information on the current carriage status and antibiotic susceptibility is key on proper health-care provision. Therefore, we conducted a study to determine H. influenzae carriage ... Read more >>

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol (The Canadian journal of infectious diseases & medical microbiology = Journal canadien des maladies infectieuses et de la microbiologie medicale)
[2019, 2019:6542919]

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Unique Characteristics of Prepubertal Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

R Abdwani, E Abdalla, I Al-Zakwani,

Objectives:The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of age at disease onset on disease expression and outcomes of pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus SLE (pSLE). Methods:A total of 103 patients with pSLE from Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman, were retrospectively studied. Epidemiological, clinical phenotype, disease severity, serology, treatment, ... Read more >>

Int J Pediatr (International journal of pediatrics)
[2019, 2019:9537065]

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Cocoon devices for transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus in children: Single center experience.

Hyam Mahmoud, Alin Nicolescu, Cristina Filip, Gabriela Duica, Georgiana Nicolae, Eliza Elena Cinteza,

Closure of the atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) are among the most frequent cardiac interventional procedures. This was a prospective study, which started together with the implementation of a national program of pediatric interventional cardiology in Romania. We used Cocoon devices in 83 consecutive cases from ... Read more >>

Medicine (Baltimore) (Medicine)
[2019, 98(10):e14684]

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