Mamoru Maeda

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The clinical effects of plasma exchange and high dose intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) were evaluated in a 41 year old woman with Isaacs' syndrome. After double filtration plasma exchange, symptoms almost disappeared for two to three weeks and the recorded continuous muscle action potentials were considerably decreased. Symptoms recurred within a few(More)
We reported a case of a 24-year-old man who had frequent sleep attacks beginning 4 years after a head trauma. He showed frequent episodes of excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy which were triggered by emotional excitement. He also complained of sleep paralysis and hypnagogic hallucination. An overnight polysomnography revealed the sleep onset REM(More)
A 72-year-old woman with a history of rectal cancer was admitted to our hospital to undergo thyroidectomy and left adrenalectomy. She had undergone low anterior resection and regional lymph node dissection for rectal cancer 52 months pre-admission (T3 N1 M0, stage IIIb according to International Union Against Cancer tumor-node-metastasis), and she had also(More)
We report a case of mononeuropathy multiplex due to interferon alpha (IFN alpha) therapy for chronic hepatitis C. A 61-year-old man received IFN alpha (natural type 6 x 10(6) IU), every day for two weeks and three times a week for 22 weeks by intramuscular injection. Seventeen weeks after the initiation of IFN alpha therapy, he noticed painful dysesthesia,(More)
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