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Health Risks of Children and Adolescents in Short-Term Travel or Temporary Residence in Developing Countries

  • F. Sabate

Abstract

In increasing cooperation between developed and developing countries, as well as the facilities for intercontinental travel, and the attraction for young people of adventure, result in expatriate children and adolescents going more frequently to developing countries and they should be considered as a selected risk group regarding health aspects. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of major pathological conditions in expatriate children and adolescents, as seen in our field day clinic.

Keywords

Rota Virus Parasitic Disease Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Genital Herpes Acute Diarrhea 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

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  • F. Sabate

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