Hon-Kwong Ma

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PURPOSE We employed imaginary tasks to investigate the neurophysiology of gait in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). METHODS Cortical activation of gait-related imagery was explored in 13 PD patients, 13 age-matched controls (Old), and 14 young volunteers (Young) using fMRI. The tasks included gait(More)
INTRODUCTION There has been an increasing number of tuberculosis cases worldwide, but tuberculosis of the breast remains rare. In rare cases this is seen with a cutaneous manifestation of erythema nodosum. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a 33-year-old Chinese woman with tuberculosis of the left breast accompanied by erythema nodosum on the(More)
The lung alveolar epithelium consists of type I and type II pneumocytes. In vivo, the type II cell is the progenitor cell from which the type I cell originates. When freshly-isolated type II cells are cultured under conventional conditions they rapidly lose their phenotypic properties and attain characteristics of type I cells. Taking advantage of this(More)
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