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The goal was to determine how the facial nerve path forms normally through the ear region. Five three-dimensional computer reconstructions and eight wax plate-graphic, two-dimensional reconstructions were made from a group of 47 serially sectioned human embryos that were in the blastemal period of ear development, when most of the definitive arrangement is(More)
A 43-year-old Japanese man presented with a history of bacterial meningitis (BM). He was admitted to our department with a one-day history of headache and was diagnosed with relapse of BM based on the cerebrospinal fluid findings. The conventional imaging studies showed serial findings suggesting left otitis media, a temporal cephalocele, and meningitis.(More)
Our objective is to study the neurological characteristics of medial area infarction in the caudal cerebellum. Medial area of the caudal cerebellum is supplied with 2 branches of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA). The medial hemispheric branch of the PICA distributes to the medial area of the caudal cerebellar hemisphere. The medial branch of(More)
CONCLUSIONS A lengthy alteration of gravity direction produced different effects on the intrinsic horizontal and vertical optokinetic oculomotor systems. OBJECTIVE To examine both optokinetic nystagmus (OKN) and optokinetic after-nystagmus (OKAN) in a 6 h 6 degrees head-down bedrest study, in which the subjects were kept lying under simulated(More)
This paper describes the use of computer imaging technology to study in three dimensions the dynamics of differentiations in human embryos. Three-dimensional computer reconstruction technology was used to build a series of models of the brain/face and the ear region from fixed, serially sectioned embryos at representative stages. When certain principles are(More)
The present experiment was designed to determine which neurotransmitter influences the burst pattern in the firing of the inhibitory burst neurons (IBN) during vestibular nystagmus. Cats were anesthetized with ether and mounted in a stereotaxic apparatus on a turntable, implanted stimulation electrodes, removed occipital bone and aspirated the vermal part(More)
A neuro-otological examination was given to 22 patients with paroxysmal positional vertigo within 1 week of head injury. In all cases, reverse rotatory positional nystagmus accompanied by a vertiginous sensation was observed in the positional nystagmus test. No relationship between the affected side and the direction of eye movement in the head-hanging(More)