Shigeaki Mitsuhashi

Learn More
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Mutations in the valosin-containing protein (VCP) gene are known to cause inclusion body myopathy with Paget's disease of bone and frontotemporal dementia (IBMPFD) and familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Despite an increasing number of clinical reports, only one Asian family with IBMPFD has been described. METHODS To(More)
Hashimoto's encephalopathy (HE) is thought to be caused by disorders of immune mechanisms. Although immunologically mediated central nervous system vasculitis or unidentified anti-neuronal autoantibodies have been suspected of causing HE, its pathogenesis is still unclear. For the study presented here, two patients with typical clinical and(More)
We report a patient with Isaacs' syndrome associated with myasthenia gravis and pleural recurrence of thymoma, who showed severe limb pain attributed to hyperexcitability of sensory nerves. Myokymia and severe pain were successfully treated with cytoreductive surgery and intraoperative hyperthermic intrathoracic perfusion chemotherapy, but neither(More)
We report a characteristic finding in gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance images (MRIs) of the central nervous system (CNS) in a 61-year-old man with a homozygous transthyretin (TTR) Val30Met mutation. Although he presented with polyneuropathy accompanied by autonomic dysfunction and vitreous opacities in both eyes, he has shown no overt signs or(More)
  • 1