Seishi Shimakawa

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Lidocaine was administered intravenously as a substitute for diazepam, to 12 patients with status epilepticus or clustering seizures aged 26 days to 11 years. The medication was very effective in 3 cases with acute convulsions, which disappeared immediately after infusion of lidocaine without relapse. The medication was effective only temporarily in 4(More)
We report a 21-year-old male patient with dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (DRPLA) showing progressive myoclonus epilepsy (PME), who responded to levetiracetam (LEV) at an initial dose of 1,000 mg/day. The patient developed epilepsy at the age of 10 years, and also showed intellectual regression. Various antiepileptic drugs showed no effects on(More)
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