Juichiro Nakayama

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BACKGROUND French maritime pine bark extract (PBE) has gained popularity as a dietary supplement in the treatment of various diseases due to its polyphenol-rich ingredients. Oligometric proanthocyanidins (OPCs), a class of bioflavonoid complexes, are enriched in French maritime PBE and have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. Previous studies have(More)
Wasp sting is a relatively common arthropod assault, but is sometimes fatal because of anaphylaxis. Rhabdomyolysis is a serious condition, with destruction of striated muscles, and can be induced by various causes such as drugs, heart attacks, CRASH syndrome, and viper bites. Mass envenomation by multiple wasp stings can also cause rhabdomyolysis followed(More)
A 15-month-old female infant with nystagmus, gait disturbance, diminished reflexes, ophthalmoplegia, and facial paresis was diagnosed as having Fisher syndrome. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a transient, high-signal-intensity lesion on the left side of the cerebellum on T2-weighted images. The ataxia of Fisher syndrome is not compatible with(More)
Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) is a rare chronic inflammatory keratosis that is clinically characterized by gradually developing reddish or orange extending plaques and keratotic follicular papules. In pediatric patients, we frequently hesitate to administer certain medications for treatment of PRP, specifically etretinate, systemic corticosteroids, and(More)
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