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1. Several reports have shown that serotonin (5-HT)2A receptor density and its function are altered after physiological or pharmacological stress. To examine whether an acute administration of lipopolysaccharide (LPS), a bacterial endotoxin, affected 5-HT2A receptor function, wet dog shakes of male Wistar rats were observed after a subcutaneous injection of(More)
Tardive extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS) induced by neuroleptic treatment, and particularly EPS which persist after withdrawal of the drugs, are clinically serious problems. We describe a patient with four types of tardive and persistent EPS such as dystonia, dyskinesia, choreatic movement and myoclonus, induced by haloperidol. These EPS were remarkably(More)
Postoperative angiogram of the right gastroepiploic artery (RGEA) often revealed a complication as a 'string sign' or 'competition phenomenon'. Inadequate evaluation of the string sign or competition phenomenon was encountered in this study. In a 62-year-old male, an angiogram using a low-dose contrast medium showed a string sign of the RGEA, but a(More)
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