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Characteristics of Children with Measles Hospitalized at dr. R. D. Kandou Hospital Manado in 2014-2016

Rampengan, Novie Homenta and Rondo, Marsino and Santoso, Iren A. and Ottay, Ronald Immanuel and Tatura, Suryadi and Rampengan, T. H. (2017) Characteristics of Children with Measles Hospitalized at dr. R. D. Kandou Hospital Manado in 2014-2016. In: 11th International Congress of Tropical Pediatris ICTP 2017, 4-11 Agustus 2017, Yogyakarta.

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Background : Measles, also known as rubeola or morbilli, is a highly infectious illness caused by the rubeola virus. Complications from measles are fairly common and are more likely to be worse for patients who have weak immune systems. Material: This study was a retrospective descriptive study. Data obtained from medical records of patients with measles who were hospitalized at Prof. Dr. R. D. Kandou Hospital, Manado in the period 2014 to 2016. Results: There were 113 patients who hospitalized, consist of 51 girls (45.1%) and 62 boys (54.9%). The distribution of age was 33 children (29.2%) aged 0-5 years, 62 children (54.9%) aged 5-10 years, 14 children (12.4%) aged 10-15 years and 4 children (3.5%) aged 15-18 years. Complic~tions most frequently encountered was bronchopneumonia in 48 cases (42.5%), diarrhea in 46 cases (40.7%) and febrile seizures in 19 cases (16.8%). Nutritional status in patients who have been especially good nutrition present in 85 cases (75.2%), under nutrition in 23 cases (20.4%) and obesity in 5 cases (4.4%). Length of hospitalization as 7 days was found almost in most cases with total 87 (77%) and the rest for more than 7 days was found in 26 cases (23%). Number of patients with measles immunization were 76 cases (67.3%) ,booster 23 cases and 14 cases without measles immunization (20.3 % VS 12.4%). There was 22 patients with immunization (28.9%) have complications, From cases with booster 4 (17.4%) of them have complications and without immunization 6 (42.9%) of them have complications. Conclusion : Most complications found were bronchopneumonia followed by diarrhea.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran > Fakultas Kedokteran Umum
Depositing User: Mr. Benhard W. Tampangela, ST
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2017 01:56
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 02:09
URI: http://repo.unsrat.ac.id/id/eprint/1691

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