Kazuo Okimoto

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Cerebellar disorders characterized by degeneration or loss of Purkinje cells have been reported in many In the dog, they have occurred in Airedales,' Gordon setters,*z4 rough coated collies,6 border collie^,^ beagle^,^ Sam~yeds,~ and Irish setters.'O An 18-month-old female and a 9-month-old male were mated in our beagle colony. The female was purchased from(More)
A male ferret, which was purchased from abroad at 9 months of age, had shown significant weight loss starting at 13 months of age. The ferret subsequently showed decreasing motor activity and recumbency and was euthanized at 14 months of age. At necropsy, a white, quail egg-sized mass was found in the mesentery. Histopathologically, multifocal granulomas(More)
A female congenic rat produced by repeated backcrossing of Nihon rats, a model for hereditary renal cell carcinoma, to Brown Norway rats was necropsied at 24 months of age. At necropsy, a white mass about 1 centimeter in size was observed in the thoracic cavity, and the mass partly adhered to the esophagus and the diaphragm. Histologically, the mass was(More)
It has been shown that a test capsule originally designed as a simple and reliable aid to evaluate masticatory ability could help to identify the characteristics of chewing loops between individuals in evaluation of masticatory movement, and detect even a slight disorder in the stomatognathic system. In this study, the Sirognathograph(R) Analysing System(More)
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