Shinji Higuchi

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Shinji Higuchi1, Masaki Takagi1, 2, Satoshi Shimomura3, Gen Nishimura4, and Yukihiro Hasegawa1, 2 1Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tokyo Metropolitan Children’s Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan 2Department of Pediatrics, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan 3Department of Orthopedics, Tokyo Metropolitan Children’s Medical Center, Tokyo,(More)
Mutations in DUOXA2, encoding dual oxidase maturation factor 2, is a rare genetic cause of congenital hypothyroidism. Only four biallelic DUOXA2 mutation carriers have been described to date. This study was conducted to report the clinical and genetic findings of a DUOXA2 mutation-carrying family, and to review the previously reported cases. The proband was(More)
The precision of current source estimation of electroencephalography by referring the shape of the brain acquired as MRI was considered. The location of the candidate current dipoles was limited to on the surface of the cortex, and the orientation was constrained to the vertical to the surface. Electric stimulation of median nerve was executed to confirm(More)
There have been reports of the use of levothyroxine or levothyroxine plus liothyronine for consumptive hypothyroidism caused by hepatic hemangiomas. Administration of levothyroxine without liothyronine can be inadequate to maintain normal levels of both free T3 and free T4 in some patients. However, there is no report of treatment with liothyronine plus(More)
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