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, cilt.46, ss.663-668, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2004.01968.x
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.663-668


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.