Asami Yamazaki

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A 61-year-old Japanese woman suffered from a small, painful, subcutaneous nodule on the sole of her foot that was 10 mm across in diameter during pegylated interferon (PEG IFN) and ribavirin (RBV) combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C. Skin biopsy revealed multiple non-caseating granulomas composed of epithelioid histiocytes with multinucleate giant(More)
PURPOSE To analyse the main cardiac risk factors responsible for immediate and late outcomes in patients undergoing thoracic surgeries. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of 90 cases of cardiac patients submitted to non-cardiac thoracic surgeries. Surgeries were divided into greater ones and others and the heart diseases into severe and mild(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of carvedilol on serum lipids in patients with mild-to-moderate essential hypertension. Twenty-one patients with blood pressure greater than or equal to 160/95 mm Hg after a 4-week placebo run-in period were initially given 10 mg of carvedilol once daily. The dose was increased to 20 mg after 4 weeks(More)
Primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin: a case of metastasis after 10 years of disease-free interval Abstract Primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin (MCS) is a rare neoplasm. Clinically, it has a high local recurrence rate, but it is known to be a slow-growing benign tumor with a rare incidence of distant metastases. We present a case of primary MCS on the(More)
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