DISEASES OF CHILDHOOD : PILIT (PYURIA) (PYELITIS) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
The most common pathogen is Escherichia coli. The disease predispose: disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, the decline of power, exudative and lymphatic diathesis, unhygienic living conditions, accidental infection.
Symptoms. Uncertain, often very remitting and even intermittently, fever, lethargy, anorexia, pallor; in urine white blood cells, renal cells, erythrocytes.
For. The disease lasts 2 - 4 weeks with exacerbations.
Pioneros, purulent meningitis, uremia.
To exclude febrile infection.
Prediction in most cases favorable, the tendency to relapse.
Body hygiene, proper nutrition.
Bed rest, drinking plenty of fluids, chernorukova days (10 - 15 g per 1 kg of body weight in 1 l of water with juice), more carbohydrates and vitamins. Alternation Alcaligenes and acidogenic diet. Not to give meat. Hot tubs. Heating pad in the lumbar region. For older children, diathermy on the kidneys. Inside or intravenous methenamine, ditropan (calotropis), systematic course of haemotherapy (intramuscularly). If severe anemia is advisable to start treatment with blood transfusion.