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Molecular Epidemiology and Clinical Manifestations of Viral Gastroenteritis in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients in Northern Taiwan
ABSTRACT By reverse transcription-PCR or PCR, among 257 children with nonbacterial acute gastroenteritis (AGE), rotavirus, norovirus, astrovirus, enteric adenovirus, and multiple viruses wereExpand
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Intra-abdominal cystic lymphangiomas in infancy and childhood.
BACKGROUND Cystic lymphangiomas (CL) rarely present as intra-abdominal masses. Abdominal CL is often discussed in conjunction with mesenteric cysts; however, their histology, location and age ofExpand
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Different Articular Outcomes of Still’s Disease in Chinese Children and Adults
Abstract: The clinical manifestations, treatment and course, and articular outcomes of 24 children with juvenile-onset Still’s disease (JOSD) and 21 adults with adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD)Expand
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Severe Viral Gastroenteritis in Children After Suboptimal Rotavirus Immunization in Taiwan
Background: The study aimed to investigate the molecular epidemiology of severe viral gastroenteritis (AGE) in children in Taiwan after the implementation of the rotavirus vaccine in the privateExpand
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Adnexal Torsion in Children
Objectives: Adnexal torsion is an acute abdominal condition often confused with other diseases in children. The objective of this study is to evaluate the diagnosis and characteristics of adnexalExpand
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Investigation of Interleukin-10 Promoter Polymorphisms and Interleukin-10 Levels in Children with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Background/Aims The aim of this study was to investigate whether genetic variations at positions -1082, -819, and -592 in the interleukin (IL)-10 promoter affect IL-10 production in children withExpand
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Ileal perforation induced by a wire from a metal scouring pad in an infant.
Foreign body ingestion is a common occurrence in the pediatric population. We present the case of a 1-year-old infant boy who presented with abdominal distention and shock. At laparotomy, he wasExpand
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CLASSIFICATION OF CHINESE DRAGONFLIES OF THE FAMILY GOMPHIDAE(ODONATA).PART II
The original intent of this study was to report on gomphid dragonflies foundin Fukien province. It was later realized that this investigation would suffer ifknowledge of the systematic status ofExpand
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Misdiagnosed acute appendicitis in children in the emergency department.
BACKGROUND To identify clinical features that distinguish children with appendicitis who visited the emergency department twice or more from those diagnosed on the first visit to the emergencyExpand
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Clinical analysis of disc battery ingestion in children.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the characteristics, management, and outcomes of disc battery ingestion in children. METHODS We reviewed the medical records of children agedExpand
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