Kiyotaka Kaida

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Several reports have described the seasonal variation of multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks in the European countries and in the US. Some have insisted that attacks occurred more frequently in winter or spring. We investigated the possibility of a seasonal variation in the frequency of MS attacks among patients in Japan. A total of 172 MS exacerbations in 34(More)
A case of large, and multicentric adenomatoid tumors involving the uterus, right ovary and appendix is described. The uterine tumor was exceptionally large, about 15 cm in maximal diameter, and located in the right fundal region of the uterus with a short, thick pedicle as in a subserous pedunculated uterine fibroid.
The purpose of this study is to clarify a correlation between the esophageal dysfunction and suffocation after meals in patients with myotonic dystrophy (MD) and to find how to prevent such accidents. Using imaging methods, we examined eight patients with MD (six of them had difficulty in swallowing), four patients with other neuromuscular diseases(More)
We reported a 63-year-old woman with myotonic dystrophy (MD), who had frequent swallowing disturbances and died from suffocation asphyxia. Her esophagus on CT image 30 minutes after taking semi-solid meal showed dietary remnants in the middle portion of esophagus with entire esophageal dilatation. At autopsy, there was marked atrophy in the striated muscles(More)
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