Po-Chang Wu

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Disseminated Mycobacterium abscessus Infection and Showerheads, Taiwan To the Editor: Diseases caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in patients with Sjögren syndrome have rarely been reported (1,2). In addition, showerheads in residential bathrooms as a source of Mycobacterium abscessus–induced disseminated disease have never been reported (3–5). A(More)
This large-scale survey aimed to evaluate frequencies and patterns of Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) used for Sjögren's syndrome (SS) in Taiwan by analyzing the National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD) for cases in which CHM was used as an alternative therapy to Western medicine for improving patients' discomforts. We analyzed cases of SS(More)
OBJECTIVE Neuropsychiatric symptoms may be the main manifestations and very early symptoms of developing autoimmune diseases. Early detection and treatment could reverse psychotic symptoms and restore cognitive function. CASE REPORT A 24-year-old woman presented with acute psychotic symptoms. Routine physical examinations revealed only mild fever. Due to(More)