Shu-Hao Wei

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Epilepsy in children is occasionally associated with variable comorbidities although the frequency of such comorbidity is often difficult to determine. They can be divided into three categories: neurological, psychological, and physical comorbidities. The goal of the present review is to discuss the reported comorbidities of epilepsy in children. The(More)
BACKGROUND New-onset migraine headache attacks (MHAs) can occur after atrial septal device implantation in patients without previous migraine. Plasma calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), which plays a crucial role in migraine pathophysiology, has shown to be released from specific cardiac tissues. METHODS AND RESULTS We prospectively collected patients(More)
Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a rare complication after liver transplantation. Infection with cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a frequent complication of organ transplantation and may induce autoimmune diseases, such as ITP. We report a case of ITP after primary CMV infection in a 3-year-old boy recipient of living-related orthotopic liver(More)
Non-ketotic hyperglycinemia is a disorder of glycine metabolism with severe neurologic regression in the infantile stage, while late-onset non-ketotic hyperglycinemia is a rare form characterized by variable clinical, biochemical, and imaging features. This report describes a boy of late-onset non-ketotic hyperglycinemia presenting with an unusual long(More)
BACKGROUND Few clinical studies have assessed the efficacy and safety of oxcarbazepine (OXC) oral suspension in Asian pediatric patients and particularly in infants. The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the efficacy, tolerability, and side effects of OXC oral suspension in Taiwanese infants and children with various types of epilepsy. (More)
Choledochal cysts are not rare in East Asia. The classic symptoms of these cysts are intermittent abdominal pain, jaundice, and a right upper quadrant abdominal mass. The authors report the case of an infant with a choledochal cyst presenting with intracranial hemorrhage. This 2-month-old girl with a partial coma presented at the authors' hospital. A brain(More)
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