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OBJECT The morphological and functional impairments of neurons and their connections caused by hydrocephalus, and their restoration by ventricular shunt placement were investigated in experimental hydrocephalus by the immunostaining of neurofilaments, which constitute the major component of the neuronal cytoskeleton. METHODS Progressive hydrocephalus was(More)
This is an Open Access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License (www.karger.com/OA-license), applicable to the online version of the article only. Distribution for non-commercial purposes only. Abstract An 83-year-old Japanese man was admitted to our hospital for gastric adenocarcinoma mimicking(More)
A 60-year-old female with intravascular lymphoma (IVL) presented with the complaint of urinary dysfunction and gait disturbance. T2 weighted MR imaging of the thoracic spinal cord showed a hyperintense lesion, and brain MR imaging indicated hyperintense lesions in the deep white matter. Multiple sclerosis was assumed, so steroid pulse therapy was(More)
We describe an autopsied case of an 86-year-old woman who presented with acute tetraparesis, bulbar palsy, and respiratory insufficiency. MRI showed a T2 hyperintensity lesion in the medulla oblongata and C1 and C2 level cervical cord, and an unruptured aneurysm in the left posterior inferior cerebellar artery. With an initial diagnosis of Bickerstaffs(More)
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