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OBJECTIVE To determine if cortical responses evoked by a cochlear implant in children who are deaf differ from normal and to characterize these differences in children who achieve good versus fair speech perception outcomes post-implantation. METHODS Late latency-evoked potential responses were recorded at 28 scalp locations in 16 children who were deaf… (More)
Cortical infarction presenting with pure dysarthria is rarely reported. Previous studies have reported pure dysarthria due to cortical stroke at the precentral gyrus or middle frontal gyrus. We report a 72-year-old man who developed pure dysarthria caused by an acute cortical infarction in the insular cortex. The role of the insula in language has been… (More)
OBJECTIVE Auditory development is disrupted without normal hearing but might proceed to some extent depending on the type and onset of deafness. We therefore hypothesized that activity in the auditory cortex would be highly variable in children who are deaf. METHODS To answer this, activity in the deaf brain was evoked by electrical pulses from newly… (More)
This paper describes a rare case of bilateral completely erupted supernumerary teeth found in the incisor region of the mandible of a 19-year-old Japanese female.
Pure monoparesis of the leg due to cerebral infarction is rare compared to that of the hand. The anterior cerebral artery (ACA) territory is the most common lesion site in leg monoparesis, but diffusion-weighted (DW) MRI has not commonly been used for lesion detection. The purpose of this study was to use DW MRI to evaluate the radiological correlation with… (More)