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Hemorrhagic colitis associated with a rare Escherichia coli serotype.
Development of computerized tomography (CT) that radically changes early diagnosis of ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke.
A hemorrhagic stroke-the more common form of stroke in infants and children under age two-occurs when a weakened blood vessel leaks or bursts, causing bleeding in the brain tissue or near the surface of the brain.
The rate of ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke is similar among children aged one to 14.
In the National Hospital Discharge Survey from 1980-1998, the rate of stroke for infants less than 30 days old (per 100,000 live births per year) was 26.4, with rates of 6.7 for hemorrhagic stroke and 17.8 for ischemic stroke.Advertisement
However, the two tests are comparable when used to evaluate the effects of a hemorrhagic stroke.
For a hemorrhagic stroke, the goal of initial treatment is to control the bleeding.
Children with a hemorrhagic stroke may be transferred to a center with neurosurgical facilities so the proper treatment, such as decompression or hydrocephalus drainage, can be provided by skilled specialists.
Treatment options for hemorrhagic stroke may include surgery, sterotactic radiotherapy, or interventional neuroradiology to treat the underlying aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation.
There are several surgical procedures to repair an aneurysm that may have caused a hemorrhagic stroke.Advertisement
As much as 51 percent of all hemorrhagic cystitis (inflammation of the bladder and of the tubes that carry urine to the bladder from the kidneys) in American and Japanese children can be attributed to adenovirus infection.
A child who has hemorrhagic cystitis has bloody urine for about three days, and invisible traces of blood can be found in the urine a few days longer.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is a condition characterized by abnormal blood vessels which are delicate and prone to bleeding.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu disease.
In hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia these spots occur because the blood vessel is fragile and bleeds easily.Advertisement
Unlike hemophilia, where bleeding is caused by an ineffective clotting mechanism in the blood, bleeding in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is caused by fragile blood vessels.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, an autosomal dominant disorder, occurs in one in 50,000 people.
There is no specific treatment for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Because it is an inherited disorder, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia cannot be prevented.
Parents should be aware that frequent nosebleeds are a common sign of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.Advertisement
Acquired hypoprothrombinemia usually arises from a vitamin K deficiency caused by liver disease, newborn hemorrhagic disease, or other causes.
Hemorrhagic cystitis, which is marked by large quantities of blood in the urine, is caused by an acute bacterial infection of the bladder.
In some cases, hemorrhagic cystitis is a side effect of radiation therapy or treatment with cyclophosphamide.
Hemorrhagic cystitis in children is associated with adenovirus type 11.