Asako Okawa

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A 48-year-old man was referred to our institute for the evaluation of a concomitant gastric submucosal tumor and right adrenal tumor, incidentally found by ultrasound examination. Computed tomography showed a mass with a diameter of 6 cm adjacent to the stomach and the right adrenal tumor with a diameter of 3 cm. These tumors had similar characteristics in(More)
We have reviewed the cervical spine radiographs of 180 patients with athetoid cerebral palsy and compared them with those of 417 control subjects. Disc degeneration occurred earlier and progressed more rapidly in the patients, with advanced disc degeneration in 51%, eight times the frequency in normal subjects. At the C3/4 and C4/5 levels, there was(More)
With the development of intensive neonatal care, spastic diplegia associated with prematurity has become the most common type of cerebral palsy. The principles of the present authors' treatment for children with the disease are physical therapy (involving neurodevelopmental treatment) and surgical treatment for contractures and deformities. The authors(More)
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