Akihiko Ikeda

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BACKGROUND The reversed halo sign may sometimes be seen in patients with cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, but is rarely associated with other diseases. CASE PRESENTATION We present a case study of a 32-year-old male patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, who had previously been treated with chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. A chest X-ray(More)
Asymptomatic rupture of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is rare. A fistula following rupture of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm may cause infective endocarditis. Here, we report a case of infective endocarditis of an aorto-right atrial fistula caused by asymptomatic rupture of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm. A 45-year-old male, who was first diagnosed with a heart(More)
Horseshoe kidney is a congenital anomaly characterized by medial fusion of the bilateral kidneys. Treatment for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) with a horseshoe kidney is a technical challenge because of the complex anatomy. We report a successful open surgical repair for a ruptured AAA with a horseshoe kidney. An aortic grafting was performed with(More)
Cardiac myxoma, the most common primary cardiac tumor, usually develops in the left atrium. Right atrial myxomas are rare, especially those accompanied by pulmonary tumor embolism. We describe a case of a right atrial myxoma with a large tumor embolus in the left pulmonary artery. A 74-year-old man was referred to our hospital for the treatment of a right(More)
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