What is the difference between a child's mezadenitis
Mesadenitis is a disease in which there is a consistent inflammation of the lymph nodes directly in the abdominal cavity. Most often, this ailment is diagnosed in children between the ages of nine and thirteen. What is the danger of this disease? How is the mezadenitis treated in a child? This is what we will discuss in detail in this article.
The true causes of this disease are still a lot of disagreements among experts. It is believed that the child's mezadenitis occurs in the case when various microorganisms and viruses enter the lymph nodes, which are subsequently transmitted, as if by a chain, from one node to another, thereby provoking inflammatory processes. On the other hand, the disease can occur against the background of previously transferred ailments in the form of influenza or angina.
Children's mezadenitis. Symptoms
According to specialists, this ailment begins very suddenly. Primary symptoms are more like an attack of appendicitis. Small patients initially begin to complain of acute pain in the abdomen, nausea. In some cases, body temperature rises to about 38 degrees, there is pallor of the skin and general lethargy. In addition, the disease of mesadenitis is manifested in the form of a stool disorder (diarrhea or, conversely, constipation).
Once you have found all of the above symptoms, it is recommended to consult a specialist without delay. Diagnosis of this ailment can only be done by a qualified physician through ultrasound. Ultrasound can determine how much the disease has developed. Only after this it is possible to begin a course of therapy.
Of course, treatment should be under the full control of the doctor. So, the earlier the child's mezadenitis is diagnosed, the higher the probability of getting by the usual simple course of therapy, which, in turn, means taking antibiotics and physiotherapy. The most important thing is to stop the current inflammatory process in the lymph nodes. It is recommended to carry out treatment in the hospital, since in this case the child will be under the control of specialists. In some cases, therapy in the home is permitted, but here it will be necessary to provide the small patient with complete peace and the absence of any active activity.
Launched mezadenitis in a child. Treatment
If the experts diagnosed the neglected form of this disease, the conservative therapy described above is unlikely to help. In this case, it is essential to eliminate the main foci of inflammation of the lymph nodes, therefore, one can not do without surgical intervention. That's why doctors strongly recommend not to start an illness, but immediately proceed to eliminate it. It is much easier to pass the course of antibiotics than to expose the young organism to surgical intervention. Be healthy and take care of your children!