Masaaki Nishimura

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Spinal muscular atrophy is an entity of neurodegenerative disorders at the anterior horn neuron of the spinal cord caused by telomeric survival motor neuron gene abnormality. There is no definitive treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, but recent reports have indicated the efficacy of intravenous injection, but not oral administration, of(More)
Senile changes in the human olfactory bulb were studied histopathologically in 133 individuals ranging in age from 40 to 91 years with a mean age of 64.3 years. Neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) in the olfactory bulb were observed in 47 subjects aged over 50 years. The frequency of NFTs was 35.3% (47/133) in total and 40.5% (47/116) among subjects 50 years of(More)
A four-year-old, female spayed Domestic Longhaired cat was referred for evaluation with a two month history of initial inability to jump progressing to ambulatory tetraparesis. Magnetic resonance imaging studies demonstrated a cystic lesion arising from the composite occipito-atlanto-axial joint cavity and extending to the region of the occipital bone and(More)
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