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Juxtapapillary duodenal diverticula (JPD) are observed in around 10-20% of patients undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). They are acquired extraluminal outpouchings of the duodenal wall through 'locus minoris resistance' and their incidence increases with age. They have been studied mainly with regard to their association with(More)
A 68 year-old-male with hepatitis C-positive liver cirrhosis was admitted because of liver abscess. After metronidazole was initiated against the infection, mental disturbance appeared. Hepatic encephalopathy was suspected at first, however, the brain MRI showed hyperintense lesion of the bilateral basal dendric nuclei which indicated(More)
A 90-year-old woman visited to our institute due to postprandial obstructive sensation of the esophagus. She had suffered from ischemic heart disease and diabetes mellitus, and taken low-dose aspirin for prophylaxis. She also had a history of a large ulcer located on the upper gastric body at 81 years-old. Esophago-gastric junction was normal excepting mild(More)
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