Mami Komiyama

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Neonatal toxic shock syndrome (TSS)-like exanthematous disease (NTED) is an emerging neonatal infectious disease caused by TSS toxin-1 (TSST-1). Although NTED and TSS are caused by the same superantigenic exotoxin, NTED is less severe than TSS. The mechanism of this reduced severity in NTED has not been elucidated. Thirteen patients with NTED were enrolled(More)
BACKGROUND Very low birth weight (VLBW) infants sometimes develop abdominal distension and poor weight gain. The influence of thyroid function on these symptoms in VLBW infants has not been reported. METHODS In a retrospective study, 18 VLBW infants whose abdominal distension and poor weight gain did not improve with standard treatment were enrolled as(More)
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