Shuji Kuga

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To clarify the cause of deaths associated with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 among children in Japan, we retrospectively studied 41 patients <20 years of age who had died of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 through March 31, 2010. Data were collected through interviews with attending physicians and chart reviews. Median age of patients was 59 months; one third had a preexisting(More)
We report a pediatric case of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome with focal seizures without a thunderclap headache. A 7-year-old girl had a mild acute headache with nausea after swimming. She subsequently developed hemi-convulsions followed by right hemiplegia. Brain magnetic resonance angiography revealed generalized vasoconstriction of the(More)
BACKGROUND Every year, an estimated 200-500 children in Japan develop influenza-associated encephalopathy (IAE), and 10-30% of these children die. OBJECTIVE To clarify the clinical features of a severe form of acute encephalopathy seen with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1). STUDY DESIGN This retrospective survey examined 20 children with acute(More)
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