Itsuo Watanabe

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We report a case of 33-year-old man with multiple sclerosis, showing piano playing movement in both hands. His course of multiple sclerosis was remittent/progressive during 2 years and the clinical manifestation suggested the spinal cord involvement. On July 15, 1991, he was admitted with numbness of the right limbs, and then developed piano playing(More)
BACKGROUND Adamantinoma arising in the femur is extremely rare. We report a case of an adamantinoma occurring in the right medial femoral condyle that was diagnosed 5 years after the primary surgery. CASE PRESENTATION A 74-year-old Asian woman first complained of right knee pain without any cause. Radiographs demonstrated a 4×4.5 cm osteolytic lesion in(More)
INTRODUCTION Osteoid osteoma is a benign tumor that usually occurs in the long bones of young adults. Its symptoms can be diverse depending on the location of the tumor and especially difficult to diagnose when occurring in an atypical location. Osteoid osteoma arising in the sacrum is extremely rare, and here, we present a case that was treated(More)
Aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) is a rare benign cystic lesion of the bone that composes 1-2% of the entire bone tumors. Some are idiopathic, and some occur secondary to other tumors such as giant cell tumor and chondroblastoma. In this article, we report the clinical, radiographic, and histological findings of a secondary ABC following chondroblastoma of the(More)
In this report a double mutation was identified in a patient with X-linked myotubular myopathy. The mutations present in the patient were a C-->T substitution of nucleotide 163, which led to an Arg 55 stop codon (nonsense mutation), and an "A" insertion at nucleotide 440, which caused a shift of the reading frame and a premature stop at codon 153(More)
By means of non-invasive continuous blood pressure measurement (Finapres method), coefficient of variation for pulse rate (CV-PR) and coefficient of variation for blood pressure (CV-BP) under various respiratory conditions were calculated simultaneously to examine the interrelation between them. The subjects were 148 healthy normal adults and 75 patients(More)
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