Akira Kurogochi

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We report a 71-year-old man who had undergone pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy (PPPD) using PPPD-IV reconstruction for cholangiocarcinoma. For 6 years thereafter, he had suffered recurrent cholangitis, and also a right liver abscess (S5/8), which required percutaneous drainage at 9 years after PPPD. At 16 years after PPPD, he had been admitted to(More)
CONTEXT Primary pancreatic lymphoma is a rare form of extranodal lymphoma originating in the pancreas. The present report describes a case of follicular lymphoma of the pancreas with unique CT and MRI findings. CASE REPORT A 58-year-old male complained of sudden abdominal pain, and routine ultrasonography detected an 8 cm hypoechoic tumor in the head of(More)
BACKGROUND Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a polypoid lobular capillary hemangioma rarely observed in the gastrointestinal tract. Only a few cases in the small bowel have been described in the literature. CASE PRESENTATION A 58-year-old man had been suffering from general fatigue and severe anemia. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy did not reveal any(More)
Rational treatment for neoplasms of the duodenal papilla (NDPs) is still controversial, especially for early stage lesions. Total papillectomies are indicated in patients expected to have adenomas, adenocarcinoma in an adenoma, or mucosal adenocarcinomas with no lymph node metastases. However, the preoperative pathological evaluation of NDPs is still(More)
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