Genichi Kato

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A 42 year-old man with lumbago and fever had hydronephrosis due to a mass surrounding the abdominal aorta, associated with pachymeningitis and a suprasellar tumor. He was given a diagnosis of multifocal fibrosclerosis, involving both retroperitoneal and intracranial fibrosis. He responded to treatment with corticosteroid and cyclophosphamide. The(More)
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) is a rare auto­ somal recessive disease characterised by abnormal susceptibility to disease-specific human papillomaviruses (HPVs), possibly due to suppressed cellular innate im­ munity. EVER1/TMC6 or EVER2/TMC8 gene mutations are often found in EV (1). All patients with EV usually have similar skin lesions from their(More)
When activated carbon particles are injected into the tissues, they are absorbed into the lymphatic capillary and reach to the regional lymph nodes. Utilising this property of the activated carbon, we injected small sized carbon particles (CH-44) around the gastric cancer using endoscope to examine para-aortic lymph node metastasis. Sixty eight patients(More)
Human parvovirus B19 (PVB19) infection sometimes shows systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)-like symptoms. We present an SLE patient showing pericarditis and pleuritis with a fever and an acute swelling of extremities 2 months after the fist consultation. Initially, a diagnosis of SLE exacerbation was made. Additional laboratory examination showed positive(More)
Although giant cell arteritis (GCA), clinically designated as temporal arteritis, is recognized as a systemic disease, the breast may be the primary organ in which it is manifested. GCA of the breast is a rare disease that mainly occurs in postmenoposal elderly women. It manifests as nodules or pain in the breast, with or without tenderness, and is(More)
Herpesviral haematopoietic necrosis (HVHN), caused by cyprinid herpesvirus-2 (CyHV-2), has affected the commercial production of the goldfish Carassius auratus and gibelio carp Carassius auratus gibelio. High water temperature treatments are reported to reduce the mortality rate of infected goldfish and elicit immunity in the survivors. To define the(More)
Thirty patients with resectable breast cancer were treated with transarterial one shot infusion of 20 mg of adriamycin as a preoperative adjuvant chemotherapy. After breast angiography by Seldinger's method, adriamycin at a dose of 20 mg was administered through the feeding artery with one shot injection. Anticancer effect of adriamycin was evaluated(More)
A 68-year-old man with chest pain was treated under a diagnosis of angina pectoris based on coronary angiography by percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty including stent implantation performed by the femoral approach. About 1 month after intervention, his renal function deteriorated and purpura appeared on both feet, especially at the toe tips. He(More)