Masataka Arima

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A case of partial monosomy of the 13p terminal to 13q12, associated with a de novo 13/18 translocation, is reported. The symptoms appeared to be derived from both 18q- and partial monosomy 13, the latter giving rise to: high arched palate, epicanthus, antimongolian slant, small eye fissure, flat nasal bridge, hypoplastic helix, and large clitoris. Serum(More)
Megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts (MLC) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by macrocephaly, deterioration of motor function with ataxia, spasticity and mental decline. It has been revealed that the mutations in the gene, KIAA0027, were responsible for MLC and the gene was renamed subsequently 'MLC1'. A 41-year-old(More)
We report the case of a 4-year-old girl who presented with paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity (PSH), after developing severe hypoxic-ischemic-encephalopathy because of cardiopulmonary arrest. She showed dramatic paroxysmal sympathetic activity with dystonia. She was treated with wide variety of medications against PSH, which were found to be effective in(More)
AIM We have never known any epidemiological study of Arima syndrome since it was first described in 1971. To investigate the number of Arima syndrome patients and clarify the clinical differences between Arima syndrome and Joubert syndrome, we performed the first nationwide survey of Arima syndrome, and herein report its results. Furthermore, we revised the(More)
We administered intramuscular injections of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) in 11 persons with cervical dystonia (CD) and muscular hypertonia (MH). All patients had severe motor and intellectual disabilities (SMID). Furthermore, in 10 patients, SMID was accompanied by respiratory problems and/or dysphagia. Three patients received night nasal intermittent(More)
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