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A 77 year-old male mistakenly ingested an estimated 30 g of boric acid as a single oral dose to stop hiccups. On admission, he had vomiting, diarrhea, and hiccups. Laboratory data was diagnostic of acute renal failure. Hemodialysis and charcoal hemoperfusion were performed in series. The serum concentration of boric acid was reduced by the therapy, but the(More)
Verbal recent memory disturbance was observed in a patient with a malignant glioma associated with left hippocampal atrophy. A 25 year-old male was admitted because of seizures. CT scan and MRI showed enhanced mass lesions in the left temporal lobe associated with ipsilateral hippocampal atrophy. Neurological examination disclosed right homonymous(More)
BACKGROUND Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) otorhinorrhea is one of the most common postoperative complications following the suboccipital approach to the cerebellopontine angle and the internal auditory canal. Accurate preoperative detection of the site of CSF leakage is important because inaccuracy may require a more extensive exploratory surgical procedure in(More)
A case is reported of a 55-year-old female with idiopathic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which was accompanied with outflow obstruction in the right ventricle developed during the previous 3 years without lesion of the left ventricle. In 1984, she was admitted to our hospital to be examined for cardiac murmurs and abnormal electrocardiogram including ST(More)
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