Susumu Miyake

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PURPOSE Our aim was to develop a screening test to predict Dravet syndrome before the first birthday based on the clinical characteristics of infants and the SCN1A mutation analysis. METHODS Ninety-six patients who experienced febrile seizures before the age of one were enrolled. The patients were divided into two groups-the Dravet syndrome group (n = 46)(More)
A questionnaire about convulsions and other adverse events after vaccination was sent to doctors who administered a diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT) vaccine (the first dose) or a measles vaccine between April 1, 1995 and December 31, 1997 in Takamatsu City to children with convulsions. DPT and measles vaccines were administered to 300 and 339 such(More)
We report a 3-year-old girl with idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome. She was admitted to our hospital because of fever, cough, significant eosinophilia (16,500/microliter) and an elevated serum IgE level (114,685 u/ml). After wheezes continued for several days, paraplegia, dysuria and dyschezia developed. CSF, chest roentgenogram and spinal MRI were(More)
We report a case of a 5-year-old girl with herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) who was treated with adenine arabinoside (ara-A). The characteristic symptoms consisted of headache and vomiting followed by progressive disturbance of consciousness. CT scan revealed a translucent area in the left temporal lobe. Seven days after the onset vigorous treatment(More)
We report the mutation analysis of a Japanese patient diagnosed with infantile-type Alexander disease. The genetic analysis revealed a new missense mutation, an A to G transition at nucleotide position 1026 in exon 6, leading to the substitution of glycine for glutamic acid at amino acid position 371(E371G). This mutation was not detected in 50 Japanese(More)
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