Characteristics and features of measles complications in adult patients in the season of 2018-2019 years
Keywords:measles, complications, hepatitis, pneumonia, adults
Background. The purpose was to study the characteristics of the measles course and frequency in adults in the 2018-2019 season. Materials and methods. The studies were conducted in the clinic of infectious diseases of the Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education from September 2018 to March 2019 years. 368 patients with a diagnosis of measles, aged 18 to 65 years, were examined and treated. Results. The article presents current scientific data and the results of our research on the characteristics of the course and frequency of various complications of measles in adults. Conclusions. Complications of measles in adults may develop in any period of the disease. It was established that acute purulent tracheobronchitis was more often recorded in 41.04 % of patients, and non-hospital pneumonia in 24.86 %. In the season 2018-2019 years, an increase in patients with reactive hepatitis was observed, which was observed in patients with measles in 28.29 %.
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