J Kuwasawa

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Lateral thoracic meningocele is an uncommon disorder known to occur with high frequency in patients with neurofibromatosis. We report a case not accompanied by neurofibromatosis and describe the operative technique utilizing a posterolateral extradural approach. A 41-year-old man was referred to our cardiologic clinic for severe anterior chest pain. Plain(More)
Thymoma with extrathoracic metastasis is very rare, especially to the central nervous system. As far as we know, this is the 15th reported case of cerebral metastasis from malignant thymoma. The prognosis is very poor and almost all of them die in one to one and half years. We have experienced such a case, who is 56 years old man, presenting Gerstmann's(More)
Three cases with a pituitary cystic mass that spontaneously disappeared were discussed. Common characteristics of these 3 cases were presence of headache, cystic mass, spontaneous disappearance, and no recurrence. Based on clinical course, MRI findings such as cystic mass with ring enhancement, no calcification, and displacement posteriorly of the normal(More)
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