Shigeaki Hayashi

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We report the case of a 63-year-old woman who suffered from mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) complicated with thymic carcinoma and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Although many systemic syndromes associated with thymoma and thymic carcinoma, i.e., myasthenia gravis, pure red cell aplasia, hypogammaglobulinemia, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis, are known, this is(More)
A 24-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of consciousness disturbance, a stiff neck and various brainstem symptoms including a right one-and-a-half syndrome and right peripheral facial palsy a week after an episode of pharyngitis and right facial herpes simplex. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain on admission showed high-signal(More)
A 45-year-old female was positive for anti-aquaporin-4 antibody with disturbance of consciousness, respiratory failure, and ophthalmoplegia associated with extensive brain stem involvement with intractable hiccup and nausea as an initial manifestation. Her level of consciousness and state of respiration worsened approximately one month later. There was no(More)
A 16-year-old woman with MELAS developed fever and myoclonic epilepsy which improved with conventional anti-epileptic drugs. Since seizures recurred one month after successful treatment, the doses of phenobarbital, clonazepan, and valproate were increased. However, there was no improvement and status epilepticus continued. The addition of lamotrigine(More)
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