DISEASES OF CHILDHOOD : COLITIS (MUCOUS BLOODY DIARRHEA) IN CHILDREN OF EARLY AGE (COLITIS ACUTA) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Infectious disease (Shigella dysenteriae paratifizna coli, Proteus, Streptococcus).
Symptoms. Chair 15 to 20 or more times per day with blood, mucus and tenesmus. The temperature is raised. Often joined by toxic effects (vomiting, sudden weight loss, dizziness).
Over and prediction are very different. In mild cases recover within 7 to 12 days, in severe disease lasts 4 to 5 weeks; sometimes fatal within a few hours. The tendency to relapse, to transition into the chronic form.
Prolapse of the rectum, pyuria, pneumonia.
Recognition is easy. To distinguish from dyspepsia, intussusception, in severe cases - from brain diseases. Not to make the diagnosis only on the basis of coprogram.
To protect children from accidental infection through food, especially in hot weather; to eliminate the possibility of disease transfer from another patient; strict isolation of the patient, pageprotection (10 - 12 g dysenteric phage during the day).