Hirotsugu Yamanouchi

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A 50-year-old male with left cervical lymphadenopathy visited our hospital. Infectious and lymphomatous diseases were suspected in the patient. Since the patient owned a dog, which often licked the patient's face, Bartonella infection was also suspected. Histopathological examination in the lymph node biopsy revealed the epithelioid granuloma, but B.(More)
We isolated Bartonella henselae from an inguinal lymph node of a 36-year-old male patient with cat-scratch disease. The patient had many areas of erythema on his body, swelling of the left inguinal lymph nodes with pain and slight fever. The diagnosis was made on the basis of polymerase chain reaction for B. henselae DNA from the lymph node biopsies and(More)
A 65-year-old male patient with a history of alcoholism visited our outpatient clinic complaining of nausea and diarrhea followed by dizziness. Erythema and swelling with partial exfoliation on the right forearm to hand and right thigh were noticed. Vibrio vulnificus was isolated from the purulent discharge of the skin. Due to urgent and intensive treatment(More)
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