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Clinical Observation of Aseptic Meningitis Associated with Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1993;36(6):805-809.
Published online June 15, 1993.
Clinical Observation of Aseptic Meningitis Associated with Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Jae Hee Han, Seon Jin Ji, Mee Kyung Namgoong, Hae Yong Lee, Jae Seung Yang, Baek Keun Lim
Department of Pediatrics, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, Korea
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome(MCLS)의 문균성 뇌막염에 관한 임상적 고찰
한재희, 지선진, 남궁미경, 이해용, 양재승, 임백근
연세대학교 원주의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
Clinical observation was carried out for 147 patients with mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome(MCLS) who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Wonju Cristian Hospital during the period from June, 1983 to June, 1992. A spinal tap was performed on 114 of these patients and the following results were obtained. 1) The incidence of aspetic meningitis in patients with MCLS was 52.6%.(60 cases of the 114 cases who had spinal taps(52.6%).) 2) The perdominent age group for aseptic meningitis was 6 months to 1 year of age(35%) 3) For the majortiy, the value of glucose and protein in the CSF were within normal limit or only mildly elevated. 4) The neurologic manifestations associated with asptic meningitis in patients with MCLS were irritability(78.3%), vomiting(25.0%), nuchal rigidity(11.7%), convulsion(5.0%) and facial nerve palsy(1.7%) in that order.
Key Words: MCLS, Aseptic meningitis


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