Fumihiro Tuchida

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In this case, a 30-year-old man had been treated for chronic sinusitis and bronchiectasis since 2000, and presented at our outpatient clinic in May 2001 with chief complaints of massive yellow sputum expectoration and dyspnea. After he was admitted by our hospital, Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria were isolated at the rate of 10(8)/ml from his sputum(More)
While Nocardial infections are being diagnosed with increasing frequency, infection with Nocardia otitidiscaviarum remains relatively uncommon. We report a case of pulmonary Nocardia otitidis-caviarum infection in a 35-year-old man with Cushing's disease. This work describes the first case of nocardiosis in Japan caused by Nocardia otitidis-caviarum in(More)
Sarcoidosis is known to be a disease characterized by high familial aggregations. We reported on the genealogy of sarcoidosis in a man and his identical twin sons. The patient we encountered was a 49-year-old man admitted to our hospital because of abnormal chest X-ray findings observed during a medical checkup. Cervical and hilar lymph nodes were swollen(More)
We encountered three cases of suspected semi-invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, occurring in healthy or diabetic patients. Radiographic findings disclosed cavity formation in 2 of the patients, but only nodular lesions in 1. The beta-D glucan level was elevated in 1 patient, but was within the normal range in the other 2. Morphological findings indicated(More)
We report a case of subacute pulmonary hypertension caused by microscopic pulmonary tumor embolism due to the dissemination of gastric cancer cells. The patient, a 61-year-old man with no history of malignant diseases, was admitted to our hospital on October 14 in 1998 because of cough and dyspnea on effort, that had developed since the previous month. On(More)
A 61-year-old woman was admitted for chest discomfort. She had been admitted before, in March 1995, because of a lesion detected on chest roentgenograms. At that time, she was given a diagnosis of mediastinal lipoma based on the findings of chest computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), but was discharged without active intervention(More)
We report on the synchronous detection of sarcoidosis in identical 22-year-old male twins. The patients visited a nearby physician because of fever and cough, were found to have abnormal chest shadows and thus admitted to our hospital. Both had swollen cervical and hilar nodes and lesions in both left and right lung fields, and also presented similar(More)
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