DISEASES OF CHILDHOOD : DIATHESIS, LYMPHATICO-GIPOPLASTICHESKAYA (DIATHESIS LYMPHATICO-HYPOPLASTICA. STATUS THYMICO-LYMPHATI - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Etiology and pathogenesis has not been established; it is possible to assume congenital damage to the mesenchyme. Irrational regime, adverse living conditions, poor nutrition favor the detection.
Symptoms. Pasty appearance, hypotension muscle hyperplasia of the lymphatic system, increase thymus; often some of hypogenitalism, hypoplasia of the adrenal glands, drip heart, relative lymphocytosis, a decrease of eosinophils and neutrophils.
For. Children easily get catarray respiratory tract, otitis, septicopyemia, polyarthritis, cardiomyopathy. Tuberculosis occurs in the form of scrofula (scrofula).
Sudden death (Mors thymica).
To eliminate malnutrition endocrine nature, obesity and systemic damage to the lymphatic system.
Limit carbohydrates (powdery food), salt and water. Calorie intake by 10 to 15% less than normal. Not to abuse fats and proteins. To protect against accidental infections.
Physiotherapy (bathing, sun and air baths, physical therapy). Fish oil, iron, thyroidin.