Complementary findings in clinical and epidemiologic features of mumps and mumps meningoencephalitis in children without mumps vaccination

Kanra G., Isik P., Kara A., Cengiz A., Secmeer G., Ceyhan M.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.46, no.6, pp.663-668, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2004.01968.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.663-668
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


Background: Mumps vaccine has not yet been included in the routine vaccination programme, for this reason mumps is still one of the most common infections for children in Turkey. One of the major complication of mumps is meningoencephalitis, which although Usually heals spontaneously, it may cause neurologic complications.