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Editorial comment on “epilepsy and frequent nocturnal enuresis among children in shanghai, China”

Published:December 08, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2022.11.029
      Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is frequently seen in clinical practice, but its etiology and pathogenesis remain unclear [
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      • Wen Y.B.
      • Shang X.P.
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      • et al.
      The influence of delay elimination communication on the prevalence of primary nocturnal enuresis-a survey from Mainland China.
      ]. It is generally considered a multifactorial disease associated with a complex interaction of somatic, psychosocial, and environmental factors [
      • Dang J.
      • Tang Z.
      Pathogenesis and brain functional imaging in nocturnal enuresis: a review.
      ].
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          Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is a common elimination problem that affects physical and psychological health of children older than 5 years, and more than 80% of them are primary. Frequent nocturnal enuresis (FNE) usually refers to involuntary urination more than 4 times a week during sleep. Children who frequently wet the bed are more likely to become adults with NE. The arousal dysfunction in response to micturition desire is the main pathogenesis of NE. Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder, which essentially reflects various diseases of brain dysfunction.
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