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BACKGROUND Assessment of the musical ability of people with schizophrenia has attracted little interest despite the diverse and substantive findings of impairments in sound perception and processing and the therapeutic effect of music in people with the illness. The present study investigated the musical ability of people with schizophrenia and the(More)
Spontaneous subperiosteal hematoma of the orbit is extremely rare. This is a case of an 81-year-old woman. The presenting symptom was protrusion of the right eye with severe intraorbital pain. Computed tomography scanning showed a high-density area in the upper part of the right orbit, which, at operation, was found to be a subperiosteal hematoma of the(More)
Intracerebral schwannoma is very rare, and only nine cases of solitary intracerebral schwannoma have been reported since the first description by Gibson et al, in 1966. This report is the first case of multiple intracerebral schwannomas in Japan. Intracranial extracerebral schwannomas in von Recklinghausen's disease are sometimes encountered, but(More)
In the past five years, the authors have performed stereotactic evacuation of hypertensive thalamic hematoma using Komai's CT-stereotactic apparatus in 44 cases. Liquefied hematoma was aspirated through a stereotactic cannula, and solid hematoma difficult to aspirate was dissolved by a plasminogen activator (Urokinase) and drained out through a silastic(More)
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