Katsushi Nogami

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We report a case of intramedullary spinal tuberculoma in a girl aged 2 years and 6 months. At the age of 18 months, the patient was hospitalized for 2 months with tuberculous meningitis. Tuberculomas then appeared in the thoracic spinal cord, and the patient developed paraparesis despite continuation of chemotherapy. Spinal magnetic resonance imaging(More)
Surgical intestinal disorders (SID), such as necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), focal intestinal perforation (FIP), and meconium-related ileus (MRI), are serious morbidities in extremely low birth weight (ELBW, birth weight <1000 g) infants. From 2010, we performed enteral antifungal prophylaxis (EAP) in ELBWI to prevent for SID. The aim of this study was to(More)
A 12-month-old girl presented with fever and vomiting. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination revealed an increase of mononuclear cells and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) taken two months after the onset showed cerebral infarction in the left basal ganglia, tuberculoma in the interpeduncular cistern and brain atrophy. The(More)
We report a case of optic glioma with bilateral optic atrophy. A 3-year-old girl presented with vomiting and left hemiparesis. She had hypothalamic dysfunction, right ptosis, right monocular nystagmus, left facial palsy, left hemiparesis, and left pes adductus. Neuroimaging studies showed obstructive hydrocephalus with a large suprasellar calcified tumor(More)
Patients with ischemic heart disease are often complicated with cerebrovascular disease. The purpose of this study is to examine the usefulness of Xe-CT CBF study in patients with cerebral arterial occlusive disease before cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. This study was carried out in 11 patients suffered from ischemic heart disease with(More)
Recent progress in cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques improved the survival rate of patients with acute cardiopulmonary disturbances. However, severe cerebral complications remained frequently in patients who survived the acute stage. Early prediction of cerebral prognosis is important to optimize the management of these patients. We examined the(More)
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