Journal of Neurology

, Volume 259, Issue 10, pp 2234–2236

Adult-onset Alexander disease with an R66Q mutation in GFAP presented with severe vocal cord paralysis during sleep

Authors

    • Department of NeurologyNational Center for Global Health and Medicine
    • Department of Neurology, Graduate School of MedicineUniversity of Tokyo
  • Hiroyuki Ishiura
    • Department of Neurology, Graduate School of MedicineUniversity of Tokyo
  • Noritoshi Arai
    • Department of NeurologyNational Center for Global Health and Medicine
  • Hisayo Fukuoka
    • Department of OtorhinolaryngologyNational Center for Global Health and Medicine
  • Kanehiro Hasuo
    • Department of RadiologyNational Center for Global Health and Medicine
  • Jun Goto
    • Department of Neurology, Graduate School of MedicineUniversity of Tokyo
  • Yoshikazu Uesaka
    • Department of NeurologyNational Center for Global Health and Medicine
  • Shoji Tsuji
    • Department of Neurology, Graduate School of MedicineUniversity of Tokyo
  • Sousuke Takeuchi
    • Department of NeurologyNational Center for Global Health and Medicine
Letter to the Editors

DOI: 10.1007/s00415-012-6540-4

Cite this article as:
Hida, A., Ishiura, H., Arai, N. et al. J Neurol (2012) 259: 2234. doi:10.1007/s00415-012-6540-4

Supplementary material

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Awake-laryngofiberscopy showed mild abduction restriction during inspiration and glottic stenosis during expiration. (MP4 3717 kb)

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After intravenous diazepam (5 mg) administration, the bilateral vocal cords were almost fixed in the paramedian position, and only a 1-mm hole remained during inspiration. (MP4 4344 kb)

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