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Risk Factors of Chang et al for Pulmonary Edema in Patients with Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Caused by Enterovirus 71

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Infectious Diseases
Gastroenterology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Chang et al identified risk factors for development of pulmonary edema and respiratory failure in patients with hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) caused by enterovirus 71. This can help identify a group of children at very high risk for complications. The authors are from Chang Gung University in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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