Ching Shiang Chi

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The purpose of this project is to investigate the clinical and brain MR characteristics of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) encephalitis and encephalomyelitis. Clinical and 30 MR findings of 29 patients with EBV encephalitis or encephalomyelitis were retrospectively reviewed. Patients included 24 with encephalitis, 3 with encephalomyelitis, and 2 with brain-stem(More)
  • Y J Wang, C S Chi, W T Chang, H C Chen, W J Shian
  • Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal…
  • 1982
BACKGROUND The management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) remains a subject of controversy. With the objective to achieve a better future survival rate, clinical analysis of 14 cases during a 10-year period was done. METHODS From 1983 to 1992, 14 cases with CDH were treated at Taichung Veterans General Hospital. The medical records of these(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemics of enterovirus 71 infection have caused the death of many children throughout the world. Rhombencephalitis, brain stem encephalitis, and heart failure were present in all of the fatal cases. However, no evidence of myocarditis was noted in the heart specimens, and the mechanism of heart failure remains unknown. AIMS To characterise(More)
BACKGROUND Childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) is a relatively rare form of idiopathic generalized epilepsy, occurring in previously normal children with a strong genetic predisposition. The annual incidence of CAE has been estimated at 6.3/100,000 to 8/100,000 children aged 0-15 years. METHODS Medical and electroencephalographic records of 50 Chinese(More)
  • L S Fu, C S Chi
  • Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue…
  • 2000
The study is to evaluate the effect of levamisole on steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome (SSNS) children with multiple relapses, from October 1996 through December 1998, we prospectively recruited 27 SSNS children. Eight children had minimal change nephrotic syndrome and nine had mesangial nephropathy proven by renal biopsy. The other 10 children had(More)
BACKGROUND Primary intracranial germ-cell tumors (GCTs) account for about 11.1% of all primary brain tumors of children in Taiwan. Because these tumors commonly involve the hypothalamus-pituitary gland regions and their biochemical secreting character, patients frequently display neuroendocrinological symptoms and signs. Endocrinopathy, if present, often(More)
Lesch-Nyhan syndrome is an X-linked recessive disorder involving the purine metabolism, with resultant hyperuricemia, choreoathetosis, self-mutilation, and profound neurologic dysfunction. A deficiency of the enzyme hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyl-transferase is responsible for the disease. The human HPRT gene is located at Xq26-27 and consists of 57(More)
BACKGROUND Kawasaki disease is a common acquired heart disease in children. Only a few reports have been published concerning Kawasaki disease in infants. This study was performed to assess the clinical spectrum of Kawasaki disease in infants. METHODS Between January 1989 and December 1998, a total of 48 consecutive Kawasaki patients less than one year of(More)
PURPOSE To assess the role of regional cerebral blood flow measured by technetium-99m hexamethyl propyleneamine oxime (HMPAO) brain single-photon emission CT (SPECT) in viral encephalitis of children. METHODS Eighteen children diagnosed as having viral encephalitis (12 Epstein-Barr virus, 4 herpes simplex virus, and 2 Japanese B virus) underwent Tc-99m(More)