Aiko Imanaka

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Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a disorder characterized by neoplastic proliferation of Langerhans cells that rarely involves the skin in adults. A 74-year-old woman presented with a fourteen year history of eosinophilic granuloma and bone involvement caused by LCH. She had received three combination therapy courses of curettage and radiation since(More)
BACKGROUND There is no well-known indicator that can assist with a precise intranasal incision during open rhinoplasty on the caudal border of the lower lateral cartilage. However, the vibrissae-bearing area is clinically known as a good landmark for cartilage. The aim of this study was to investigate the features of the vibrissae-bearing area in relation(More)
Two kindreds of phosphofructokinase (PFK) deficiency associated with congenital nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia and mild myopathy were found in Japan. Both probands had jaundice, gallstones, and slight to moderate degree of exercise intolerance. They showed decreased level of red cell PFK activity and no increase of blood lactate in forearm ischemic(More)
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