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Franke M.F.,Harvard University | Franke M.F.,Partners In Health | Del Castillo H.,Instituto Nacional Of Salud Del Nino Lima | Pereda Y.,Socios En Salud Sucursal Peru Lima | And 11 more authors.
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal | Year: 2014

We conducted a case-control study among children in Lima, Peru to identify factors associated with tuberculosis disease. Known close contact with someone with tuberculosis disease, prior hospitalization, and history of anemia were associated with a higher tuberculosis disease rate. Consumption of fruits/vegetables ≥5 days/week was associated with a lower rate. Isoniazid uptake was low among children with a known contact. Copyright © 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.


PubMed | Instituto Nacional Of Salud Del Nino Lima
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Revista de gastroenterologia del Peru : organo oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterologia del Peru | Year: 2015

Acute pancreatitis is a known complication of choledochal cysts. It is associated with changes in the biliopancreatic junction and with intra-cystic gallstones. We describe a case of pancreatitis and biliary obstruction caused by choledochal cyst type IVa complicated with obstruction by biliary stones in a 2 year old infant.

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