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It is generally thought that the corticobulbar tract descends through the genu of the internal capsule (IC). There have been several reports that genu lesions cause bulbar symptoms such as facial palsies, dysarthria, and dysphagia. However, the precise location of the corticobulbar tract in the IC remains controversial. The purpose of our study is to assess(More)
OBJECTIVES To define the relationship between body indices of healthy adults and cross-sectional areas of the carpal tunnel and median nerve and to obtain the nerve/tunnel index, which represents a new standard for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome using sonography. METHODS Body indices (height, weight, and body mass index) were analyzed in 60 healthy(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the clinical characteristics and investigate function related aspects of Korean children with Rett syndrome. METHOD A total of 26 patients diagnosed as Rett syndrome were clinically observed until the age of five or over. We surveyed past history, developmental history, and presence of typical clinical features of Rett syndrome.(More)
STUDY DESIGN Case report. OBJECTIVE To present a case of spinal cord injury (SCI)-associated neuropathic pain treated with botulinum toxin A injection. SETTING Outpatient SCI clinic. CASE REPORT Description of a case in the context of relevant literature on the subject. RESULTS A 51-year-old man with C3 AIS B tetraplegia (American Spinal Injury(More)
Horseradish peroxidase (HRP) was stereotaxically injected into the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus (PVH) and visceral noxious stimulation was given by an administration of formalin into the stomach. The brain sections were subjected to HRP histochemistry and immunostained with Fos and serotonin antibodies. The periaqueductal gray (PAG) and(More)
STUDY DESIGN A one-year epidemiological survey. OBJECTIVE To compare bacterial strains and antimicrobial susceptibilities of urinary isolates from hospital and community spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. SETTING A specialized SCI unit in a freestanding rehabilitation hospital. METHODS From June 2012 through May 2013, urine cultures were obtained from(More)
OBJECTIVE To perform an in depth evaluation of children, and thus provide a systematic method of managing children, who after infantile health screening, were categorized as suspected developmental delay. METHOD 78 children referred to the Developmental Delay Clinic of Ilsan Hospital after suspected development delay on infantile health examinations were(More)
Copyright © 2013 The Korean Association of Internal Medicine This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the location of the motor points and the intramuscular branches of the wrist flexors in relation to bony landmarks. DESIGN Sixteen limbs from eight adult cadavers were anatomically dissected. The motor branch points of the flexor carpi radialis and flexor carpi ulnaris muscles and the proximal limit points(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the factors related to urinary tract infection (UTI) occurrence after an urodynamic study (UDS) in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). METHODS We retrospectively investigated the medical records of 387 patients with SCI who underwent UDS with prophylactic antibiotic therapy between January 2012 and December 2012. Among them, 140(More)