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Three cases of X-linked auto-immune enteropathy with haemolytic anaemia and polyendocrinopathy are described from one related Japanese kindred. Two boys had died due to severe diarrhoea accompanied by total or subtotal intestinal villous atrophy.In contrast, although one patient showed the same symptoms and had circulating IgG antibodies against(More)
To investigate the problem of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (allo-BMT) for advanced stage patients, we retrospectively analyzed 24 consecutive patients who underwent allo-BMT in the non-remission stage. Twenty-four patients (19 males and 5 females) with acute leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia, and malignant lymphoma underwent allo-BMT. The(More)
Secondary vaccine failure (SVF) of measles is generally believed to run a milder course of illness than an ordinary course of infection. Severe complications such as central nervous system involvement have rarely been reported. A 12 year old girl, who had received a live attenuated measles vaccine 10 years earlier, developed an encephalomyelitis in the(More)
A cyclic bisurea derivative 2a has been successfully prepared from the corresponding diamine and diisocyanate in the presence of tetrabutylammonium chloride as a template. A more soluble cyclic bisurea 2b has also been prepared by introduction of sterically bulky tert-butyl groups. X-ray crystal analyses of [2a·Cl](-) and [2b·Cl](-) revealed that overall(More)
Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile disease predominantly seen in young children. We report a case of Kawasaki disease in a 32-year-old pregnant woman. She developed a generalized erythematous skin rash accompanied by high fever. Bilateral conjunctival congestion, tender cervical lymphadenopathy, an edematous lower lip and peripheral edema followed by(More)
A 2-year-old girl with mediastinal cavernous lymphangioma was successfully treated in 1991. She had a cough and an abnormal shadow in the right mediastinum was shown on her chest X-ray. The tumor, which spread from the right upper mediastinum to the pre-aorta, was demonstrated on CT and MRI. On August 8, 1991, the operation was performed through the right(More)
This paper considers the rotor speed and flux estimation for induction motors, which is one of the key problems in speed-sensorless motor drives. Existing approaches, e.g. adaptive, Kalman filter-based, and sliding mode observer, have limitations such as unnecessarily assuming the rotor speed as a constant parameter, failure to ensure convergence of(More)
We describe a case of multilocular thymic cyst with severe acute inflammation. A 23-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with a sudden onset of chest pain and high fever. A computed tomography scan showed multilocular cystic lesion at anterior mediastinum. We resected the tumor with the thymus by median sternotomy. Macroscopically, the mediastinal mass(More)