Youko Yano

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Alzheimer disease is the most common cause of dementia in adults. Despite recent advances in our understanding of its anatomy and chemistry, we remain largely ignorant of its pathogenesis, physiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Dynamic positron emission tomography using [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) was performed on the Donner 280-crystal ring in 10 subjects(More)
In 1982, Mesulam drew attention to a clinical picture characterized by slowly progressive aphasia without dementia, and since then, there have been many such reports. Recently, there have been 30 reports of slowly progressive apraxia. However, the nature of this apraxia is not uniform. We now report a patient with slowly progressive dressing and(More)
We report on an extremely rare case of a giant solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) of the mesentery in a 65-year-old male who was admitted to our hospital because of lower abdominal pain and abdominal fullness. Computed tomography demonstrated a well-defined solid mass of 25 × 11 cm located in the lower abdomen, which was completely resected during surgery.(More)
We report a 54-year-old woman who revealed right hemiparesis and ataxia in her right extremities due to a lesion which was suggested to be cavernous hemangioma located in the left side of pons in 1971, and showed remarkable crossed cerebellar atrophy (CCA) by computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in 1985 and 1989. Angiography showed no(More)
A case of neuronal intranuclear hyaline inclusion disease (NIHID) is described. The patient was a 26-year-old man who died of a progressive neurologic disorder, the onset of which occurred at the age of 11 years. Clinically, the disease presented as juvenile parkinsonism, and pathologically it was characterized by multiple-system degeneration in conjunction(More)
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