Fumihiro Sawa

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Group A streptococcus-associated severe invasive infection (streptococcal toxic shock syndrome) has been described. Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome occurs when the infecting strain of group A streptococcus produces superantigens. Confusion and combativeness are well known as the common symptoms of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome. We encountered a(More)
An 8 year-old boy, who had been healthy since his birth, presented fever, ecchymosis and nasal bleeding. His peripheral blood picture showed pancytopenia and bone marrow showed erythroblastopenia, but these findings recovered spontaneously in two weeks. The diagnosis of human parvovirus B19 (HPVB19) infection was made by the presence of anti HPVB19 IgM(More)
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