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Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis after pertussis prophylaxis with erythromcyin: a case review and cohort study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Lancet
0140-6736
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
354
Issue
9196
Pages
2101–2105
Identifiers
PMID: 10609814
Source
Medline

Abstract

Neonates receiving oral erythromycin may have an increased risk of IHPS. The risks and benefits of erythromycin for neonatal pertussis prophylaxis should be re-evaluated, and caution should be used in defining risk groups for prophylaxis.

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