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Archives de pédiatrie
Volume 8, n° S4
pages 673-676 (septembre 2001)
Doi : S0929-693X(01)80181-0
Épidémiologie du purpura fulminans et recommandations thérapeutiques actuelles
Purpura fulminans: epidemiology and early therapeutic recommandations
 

P. Reinert
Service de pédiatrie, centre hospitalier intercommunal de Créteil, 40, avenue de Verdun, 94010 Créteil cedex, France 

Correspondance.
Résumé

Malgré les importants progrès de la réanimation pédiatrique, le taux de mortalité du purpura fulminans n'a pas diminué en France depuis 15 ans. Certaines études ont montré l'intérêt d'une antibiothérapie parentérale immédiate dès que le diagnostic est suspecté, aussi le Conseil supérieur d'hygiène publique de France, recommande à tous les praticiens, l'administration immédiate, de préférence en intraveineux, de ceftriaxone (IM, IV), de céfotaxime (IV) ou d'amoxicilline (IM, IV).

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Abstract

Despite major advances in pediatics intensive care, meningococcemia remains an important cause of mortality en France (10 to 30%). Parenteral antibiotic given immediatly is associated with a substantial reduction in mortality. So the Conseil supérieur d'hygiène publique de France recommend that general practitioners should administrer promptly, preferably intraveinously, whenever purpura fulminans is suspected, ceftriaxone (IM, IV), cefotaxime (IV) or Amoxicillin (IM, IV).

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Mots-clé : épidémiologie / purpura fulminans / traitement

Keywords : child / clinical protocols / epidemiology / meningococcal infections / purpura




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