Takeshi Fukusako

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A 39-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of atrophy of the right side of the tongue of 6 years' duration. Neurological examination showed atrophy and fasciculations in the right side of the tongue. Magnetic resonance imaging showed atrophy and high signal intensity areas on T1 and T2 weighted images in the right masseter, temporal, lateral and(More)
—A novel circularly polarized antenna with a circular radiating aperture and circular ground plane for broadband characteristics is presented in this paper. The vertical and horizontal components of the L-shaped probe are separated and placed at the front and back sides of the substrate. The antenna is excited by a microstrip line which is connected to the(More)
A 51-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of gait disturbance and dysuria. Neurological examination revealed limb and truncal ataxia, orthostatic hypotension, cogwheel rigidity in all limbs, generalized hyperreflexia without pathological reflex, and horizontal gaze nystagmus. She became progressively worse and bedridden at age 52. Then she(More)
We report a family showing an early-onset benign autosomal dominant limb-girdle myopathy with contractures. The clinical features in our family included; 1) slowly progressive limb-girdle muscle weakness since childhood. 2) contractures of fingers, elbows and ankles, 3) mild motor impairment with preserved activities of daily living. The disease was(More)
In three women with multiple sclerosis, paroxysmal itching occurred. We were able to detect the spinal segment lesions corresponding to the dermatome of paroxysmal itching by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in them. Case 1. A 38-year-old woman was admitted with chief complaints of tingling sensation in the left side of the body, left hemiparesis and(More)