Volume 23, Issue 1 (Spring 1999)                   Research in Medicine 1999, 23(1): 69-72 | Back to browse issues page

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Mahyar A, Daneshi M M, Saghafi H. A Rare Case Report of Anthrax Meningitis in Children. Research in Medicine. 1999; 23 (1) :69-72
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-2368-en.html
Department of Pediatrics, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran.
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Anthrax is an infectious disease in cattle and human beings that is caused by Bacillus anthracis. Primarily it shows itself in the respiratory, cutaneous and digestive systems. The involvement of cental nervous system is rare and is associated with a high rate of mortality. Since its identification is very important, therefore in this study the clinical and paraclinical diagnostic methods in children are to be discussed. The case was a 9 years old child that was admitted to Qhods children hospital in Qazvin for disturbence of consciousness, coma and shock. The Bacillus anthracis was identified in smear and culture of blood and CSP fluid.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/02/26 | Accepted: 2020/02/26 | Published: 2020/02/26

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