[A case of stroke-like episode of MELAS of which progressive spread would be prevented by edaravone].

@article{Maeda2005ACO,
  title={[A case of stroke-like episode of MELAS of which progressive spread would be prevented by edaravone].},
  author={Kengo Maeda and Mariko Tatsumi and Masayuki Tahara and Yoshiko Murata and Hiromichi Kawai and Hitoshi Yasuda},
  journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={416-21}
}
A thirty-two-year-old woman who had been diagnosed MELAS with 3243A > G mutation presented headache, nausea, decreased bilateral visual acuity, and topographical disturbance on January 1 in 2002. Although brain CT showed no fresh lesion, recurrence of stroke-like episode was considered. Immediately, she was treated with ubiquinone (210 mg/day, p.o.) and tocopherol nicotinate (300 mg/day, p.o.). She became confused on the fifth day. Diffusion weighted- and T2 weighted-MRI revealed appearance of… CONTINUE READING

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