Kenichi Shibata

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A 35-year-old woman developed recurrent aseptic meningitis three times over a period of 16 months. Each episode followed swelling of her cervical lymph nodes. During the third episode, microscopic findings of biopsied specimens from a cervical lymph node indicated subacute necrotizing lymphadenitis (SNL). While she responded poorly to NSAIDs, steroids(More)
BACKGROUND In most publications about myasthenia, monitoring neuromuscular blockade during anesthesia is recommended. In healthy patients, the relation of blockade between muscles has been established, but there is little information about the relation in myasthenic patients. Our objective was to investigate whether the relation between the orbicularis(More)
Hemiballism and hemichorea following anesthesia-induced hypotension has rarely been described, but a recent case suggests an association. After experiencing marked hypotension during spinal anesthesia, a 70-year-old woman developed hemiballism and hemichorea. Involuntary ballistic movements with writhing, consisting of repetitive rotation and(More)
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