Tadashi Terai

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A 56-year-old man presented with weakness in his right arm and leg. Throbbing headache occurred several hours prior to his weakness. Brain CT obtained on day 3 demonstrated low density areas in the medial part of the left frontal lobe. Cerebral angiography on day 14 demonstrated dilatation and narrowing of the left anterior cerebral artery (ACA)(More)
A 46-year-old woman presented with weakness in the right arm and leg. She had developed difficulty in moving the right arm and leg while exercising and had noticed headache simultaneously. On admission, she had hemiparesis of the right side. Angiography on day 1 disclosed irregularity of the left anterior cerebral artery (ACA). We started argatroban and(More)
Autonomic disturbance develops commonly in neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS). However, the association of cardiomyopathy is rare. Takotsubo-shaped cardiomyopathy is a unique reversible heart syndrome involving autonomic disturbance and mimicking myocardial infarction. We report a 63-year-old woman who developed Takotsubo-shaped cardiomyopathy during the(More)
We report a 65-year-old man with classic polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) who developed subarachnoid hemorrhage. Polyarteritis nodosa was strongly suspected, however, the biopsy specimens of kidney and sural nerve showed no findings of vasculitis and the serum titer of antimyeloperoxidase-antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody (MPO-ANCA) was negative. Cranial(More)
A 57-year-old woman had noticed occipital headache and neck pain bilaterally 6 weeks before admission. The headache and neck pain persisted for 3 weeks, then disappeared. Cranial magnetic resonance (MR) image obtained 4 weeks after the onset demonstrated intramural hematoma adjacent to intracranial left vertebral artery. MR image did not show any abnormal(More)
A 43-year-old woman presented with weakness in her left arm and leg. She had noticed headache persisting for 2 weeks in her right occipital area 6 weeks prior to the onset of the weakness. Cranial diffusion-weighted MR image demonstrated acute infarction in the right medial part of medulla oblongata. Cerebral angiography revealed pearl and string sign in(More)
We reported a patient who showed agnosia for streets and homes unaccompanied by prosopagnosia of familiar faces following infarction in the right occipital lobe. A 70-years-old right-handed man admitted to our department because of sudden development of visual impairment. He had left hemianopsia, left unilateral spatial neglect and slight visual memory(More)
A 99-year-old woman was admitted to Shizuoka Shimizu Municipal Hospital because of fever and anasarca. Imaging and laboratory tests showed pneumonia, urinary tract infection, and cardiac failure. The patient died 20 days after admission. An autopsy revealed marked diffuse dilations of the biliary tree ranging from the lower common bile duct to intrahepatic(More)
A 23-year-old man presented with disturbance of consciousness and convulsion. Two weeks prior to his admission, he had general arthralgia, retro-orbital pain, and body temperature increase to 40 degrees C. These symptoms persisted for two weeks. He was admitted to the hospital because of general convulsion, followed by disturbance of consciousness. On(More)
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