Incidence of Growing Pain in a General Pediatric Clinic

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Author Details : Mahesh Prasad Mohanta*

Volume : 1, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 52-54

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Objectives: To find out incidence of Growing Pains in a General Pediatric Clinic.
Materials and Methods: All the cases of leg Pains were evaluated for Growing Pains with the help of Peterson criteria from 1st September 2016 to 30th August 2017 for a period of one calendar year. Details of cases with diagnosis of Growing Pain were recorded. Appropriate statistical analysis was done using online statistical applications.
Results: The incidence recorded was 2.5 % for the study year. The mean age of the patients was 6.9 years and mean duration of pain was 10.3 months.
Conclusion: Incidence of Growing Pains in the General Pediatric Clinic was 2.5% per year.

 Keywords: Growing pains, Incidence, Prevalence.

How to cite : Mohanta M P, Incidence of Growing Pain in a General Pediatric Clinic. J Paediatr Nurs Sci 2018;1(3):52-54

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