Pradip Kumar Das*, Uttam Sarkar **
From the Department of Paediatric Medicine,
Dr. V C Roy Memorial Hospital for Children, Kolkata*, From the Department of Paediatric Medicine,
Dr. V C Roy Memorial Hospital for Children, Kolkata**
|To determine the |
distribution of pediatric rheumatic diseases, its pattern and outcome.
|In a busiest pediatric Referral Hospital cum Post Graduate Teaching institution in Kolkata. |
retrospective study was conducted in our Hospital for all rheumatic diseases during the year 2003-2004. After verification of all bed head tickets. All rheumatic diseases were enrolled in the study. Diagnosis was made by the senior physicians as per standard guideline in the text.
|Among total 15,692 cases, there were 87 cases of rheumatic diseases were detected during this period. This gives the proportional case rate 0.55%. Out of these cases rheumatic fever contributed bulk of cases, i.e. 31 cases (35.6%). This was followed by JRA 29 cases (33.3%) and HSP 19 cases (21.87%). |
Kawasaki diseases (5 cases) and
Juvenile dermatomyositis (3 cases) had insignificant contribution. Among 31 rheumatic fever cases, 21 developed carditis (67.7%) with one death. In rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular JRA cases predominated the picture (17 cases) with mean age of on set at 8.17 year with a male preponderance of 12:5 ratios. Two systemic JRA patients expired.
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