Lege Artis Medicinae

[The importance of tuberculosis in childhood]

ANDRÁSOFSZKY Barna1

SEPTEMBER 25, 1991

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1991;1(15)

[Nowadays tuberculosis has already become a rare disease in childhood in Hungary but the danger of the infection is still present for the several thousand (over 3500) disease manifestations among adults. The main task of the pediatricians is prevention, however the disease should be borne in mind in case of unelucidated chronic cases. In suspicion of meningitis basilaris it is necessary to start the treatment at once. Until now the maintanence of the BCG vaccination by age groups (new-born, 11 and 18 years) was justified, but it needs further restriction due to the advance in epidemic situation.]

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