Kazumasa Otani

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The Costello syndrome is characterized by dwarfism, unique cutaneous lesions, distinct facial gestalt, and mental retardation. We present a Japanese patient with the Costello syndrome. She showed high serum IgM level during the early infantile period. Nissen's fundplication was carried out to treat severe gastroesophageal reflux. Endocrinological(More)
PURPOSE We investigated the evolution of epilepsy, seizure types, and effective drugs in Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, which is a malformation syndrome often with refractory seizures and status epilepticus. METHODS We reviewed 11 cases of Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (age range, 2-25 years; SD, 7.2 years) and who were treated in Osaka University or Osaka Medical(More)
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer tends to affect older men and to progress relatively slowly. Since the prevalence of comorbidity increases with advancing age, competing causes of death are important contributors to death rates among prostate cancer patients. Accurate determination of the underlying causes of death in older men dying with prostate cancer may thus(More)
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