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We report a 42-year-old woman with severe motor and intellectual disabilities (SMID) who showed partial central diabetes insipidus during severe pneumonia. Serum sodium levels were previously within the upper normal range from 140 to 147 mEq/L. During pneumonia, however, serum sodium rose rapidly to reach 185 mEq/L. The daily urinary volume exceeded the(More)
Paroxysmal kinesigenic choreoathetosis (PKC) is a rare and benign disorder with its onset in childhood. PKC generally improves with age, and its pathophysiology has not been revealed. We recorded both ictal and interictal SPECT in a 14-year-old girl with PKC. Ictal SPECT showed a significant decrease in blood flow in the caudate nucleus contralateral to the(More)
We studied sympathetic skin response (SSR) to visual emotional stimuli in two children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and nine healthy controls, and correlated them with comorbid disorders. They were diagnosed as having conduct disorder at administration. Two years after interventions of medical care, counseling and education, they(More)
We studied sympathetic skin response (SSR) to visual emotional stimuli in 11 normal children and 13 normal adults. The arousal and valence levels of original pictures were previously assessed by 20 normal children and adults. SSR appearance ratio tended to be high for pictures with high arousal and those with either high or low valence, and was higher in(More)
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