Tomoko Hanada

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Central post-stroke pain (CPSP) including thalamic pain is one of the most troublesome sequelae that can occur after a cerebrovascular accident. Although the prevalence of CPSP among stroke patients is relatively low, the persistent, often treatment-refractory, painful sensations can be a major problem and decrease the affected patient's quality of life. To(More)
Two patients presented with metastatic pineal tumors. A 69-year-old man had gait disturbance, dementia, and urinary incontinence but no history of previous malignancy. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain revealed a 23-mm tumor in the pineal region and obstructive hydrocephalus. A 37-year-old man had been treated for thyroid cancer. He presented with(More)
BACKGROUND Primary pineal malignant melanomas are uncommon intracranial tumor. Here we discuss and review a case of primary pineal malignant melanoma over its feature of imaging studies, pathological findings, and management. CASE DESCRIPTION A 49-year-old woman receiving renal dialysis underwent computed tomography due to a 4-month history of tinnitus(More)
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