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Study of Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Children of Telangana


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1 Department of Pediatrics, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences Ghanpur, Medchal, Telangana State, India
     

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83 school going children aged between 6-15 years of both sexes were studied for Recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) the height of 49 (59%) children was the 148 to 150 cm, 34(40.9) children was 151 to 157 cms. The weight of the 47(56.6%) of children was 42 to 44 kg and 36(43.3%) children had 45 to 48 kg weight BMI of 46 (55.4%) children has 18.2 to 19.2, 37 (44.5%) had 19.3 to 20.2.The dietary habit of children 16(19.2%) were purely vegetarian, 18 (21.6%) were non vegetarian, 49(59%) were both vegetarian and non-vegetarians. The clinical manifestation were 16(19.2%) had constipation, 19(22.8%) had mesenteric lymphadenopathy, 14(16.8%)had urinary tract infection, 24(28.9%) had pallor, 6(7.22%) had hapotomegaly, 4(4.81%) had splenomegaly.

This pragmatic approach to children having various clinical manifestation will be quite helpful to pediatrician, Radiologists physician to treat such patients efficiently and to avoid morbidity and mortality because, there is always over protection and over caring towards children health.


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Recurrent Abdominal Pain, Mesenteric Lyphadenopathy, UTI, Pallor.
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M. Pradeep Reddy
Department of Pediatrics, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences Ghanpur, Medchal, Telangana State, India
Surayanarayana Regidi
Department of Pediatrics, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences Ghanpur, Medchal, Telangana State, India

Abstract


83 school going children aged between 6-15 years of both sexes were studied for Recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) the height of 49 (59%) children was the 148 to 150 cm, 34(40.9) children was 151 to 157 cms. The weight of the 47(56.6%) of children was 42 to 44 kg and 36(43.3%) children had 45 to 48 kg weight BMI of 46 (55.4%) children has 18.2 to 19.2, 37 (44.5%) had 19.3 to 20.2.The dietary habit of children 16(19.2%) were purely vegetarian, 18 (21.6%) were non vegetarian, 49(59%) were both vegetarian and non-vegetarians. The clinical manifestation were 16(19.2%) had constipation, 19(22.8%) had mesenteric lymphadenopathy, 14(16.8%)had urinary tract infection, 24(28.9%) had pallor, 6(7.22%) had hapotomegaly, 4(4.81%) had splenomegaly.

This pragmatic approach to children having various clinical manifestation will be quite helpful to pediatrician, Radiologists physician to treat such patients efficiently and to avoid morbidity and mortality because, there is always over protection and over caring towards children health.


Keywords


Recurrent Abdominal Pain, Mesenteric Lyphadenopathy, UTI, Pallor.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v10%2Fi12%2F2019%2Fijphrd%2F191951