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  1. Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome : mortality data from the US national surveillance system.

    Article - En anglais

    Objertive.

    To describe some of the most severe features of eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome (EMS) and identify potential prognostic indicators.

    Methods

    Systematic review of data from initial case reports and from followup supplemental death report forms forwarded to the national surveillance system administered by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

    Results

    As of August 10, 1991 36 deaths related to EMS had been reported to CDC.

    Among all patients fitting the surveillance case definition for EMS, we found that patients who died were older, had higher absolute leukocyte and eosinophil counts, and reported a greater frequency of cough or dyspnea, neuropathy, hepatomegaly, leukocytosis, and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Eosinophilie, Myalgie, Homme, Epidémiologie, Symptomatologie, Mortalité, Etude statistique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Douleur, Intoxication alimentaire, Hémopathie, Muscle strié pathologie, Eosinophilie myalgie syndrome, Syndrome toxique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Eosinophilia, Myalgia, Human, Epidemiology, Symptomatology, Mortality, Statistical study, United States, North America, America, Pain, Food poisoning, Hemopathy, Striated muscle disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0032972

    Code Inist : 002B03H. Création : 199406.