Kyoichi Sugita

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We report on a germinoma in the suprasellar region, which had multiple large cystic components. A 13-year-old girl with disturbed visual acuity and growth retardation was admitted to our hospital for treatment of an intracranial tumor. The lesion was difficult to diagnose as a germinoma preoperatively, because of its radiographic characteristics.(More)
Four patients presented with familial intracranial aneurysms and familial moyamoya disease, including one patient with both familial intracranial aneurysm and moyamoya disease. Basilar bifurcation aneurysms were present in two patients, moyamoya disease in one, and both basilar bifurcation aneurysm and moyamoya disease in one. These events are most likely(More)
Polycystic kidney is a familial disorder known to be complicated often by liver cyst, pancreas cyst and cerebral aneurysm. While numerous reports have been made on the concurrence polycystic kidney and cerebral aneurysm in foreign countries, there are only several autopsy cases documented so far in Japan. This paper describes a surgically treated case of(More)
A 76-year-old female presented with a rare case of cerebral infarction as a complication of non-traumatic direct carotid-cavernous fistula (CCF). She had left hemiparesis and magnetic resonance imaging revealed cerebral infarction in the right watershed area. Angiography showed a right high-flow direct CCF with total blood steal. Preoperative 123I-IMP SPECT(More)
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Many cases of nontraumatic spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) have been reported, although the etiology of SEH remains unclear. PURPOSE Our purpose was to report a rare case of nontraumatic acute SEH caused by extradural varices and to discuss the etiology of this entity. STUDY DESIGN/SETTING Case report. PATIENT SAMPLE A 27-year-old(More)
The angiographic changes in neck remnants of ruptured cerebral aneurysms treated with Guglielmi detachable coils (GDCs) were evaluated in the acute stage to analyze the important radiological and clinical factors. The clinical and radiological data of 37 patients with a residual neck of a ruptured cerebral aneurysm treated with GDC were reviewed. The(More)
BACKGROUND We describe a case of convexity meningioma en plaque (MEP) invading the skull and scalp with diffuse massive hyperostosis, presenting striking radiological findings. CASE DESCRIPTION A 48-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with headache, general fatigue, diplopia, and blurred vision. A skull X-ray film, computed tomography (CT), and(More)
Intracerebral tension pneumocephalus is a rare disorder. Only five cases of them have been reported since 1985. We report two cases of intracerebral tension pneumocephalus with traumatic rhinorrhea. In the first case, intracerebral tension pneumocephalus was induced by lumbar puncture performed two months after trauma. In the second case, intracerebral(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, several reports have shown embolization to be more beneficial than surgical clipping for the treatment of ANs, because the former is less invasive. In our department, GDCE has been the first choice of treatment for ANs since 1977. In this work, we present our clinical results with GDCE and suggest this approach as an alternative(More)
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