Jun Matsubayashi

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This report concerns two rare autopsy cases of methotrexate (MTX)-related leukoencephalopathy without radiation therapy. In the first case, there were widespread necrotic foci with prominent spheroids, that is, disseminated necrotizing leukoencephalopathy (DNL), mainly in the cerebral white matter. In contrast, in the second case, there were widespread(More)
Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare mass-forming soft tissue tumor that occurs most commonly in the pleura, but has been described in various extrathoracic sites. Extrapleural manifestation of SFT, particularly in the head and neck region, is rare. The most common extrapleural site is the oral cavity; these tumors have also been described in the orbit,(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Accurate discrimination of orbital lymphoma from benign orbital lymphoproliferative disorders is crucial for treatment planning. We evaluated MR imaging including DWI and contrast-enhanced MR imaging for differentiating orbital lymphoma from benign orbital lymphoproliferative disorders. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-seven(More)
PURPOSE Highly invasive and metastatic cancer cells, such as adenocarcinoma of the lung cells, form irregular protrusions by assembling a branched network of actin filaments. In mammalian cells, the actin-related protein 2 and 3 (Arp2/3) complex initiates actin assembly to form lamellipodial protrusions by binding to Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WASP)/WASP(More)
OBJECTIVES The detection rate of small pulmonary nodules has recently increased and new techniques have been developed to improve diagnostic yield. The IASLC/ATS/ERS classification demonstrated a difference in prognosis depending on the histological subtypes of lung adenocarcinoma. We evaluated the association between high-resolution computed tomography(More)
Salivary gland tumors are relatively uncommon and there exists a considerable diagnostic difficulty owing to their diverse histological features in individual lesions and the presence of a number of types and variants, in addition to overlapping histological patterns similar to those observed in different tumor entities. The classification is complex, but(More)
Although nevus sebaceus is known to develop various types of secondary neoplasms, it rarely causes carcinoma and only 14 cases of secondary sebaceous carcinoma have been reported. In this study, 10 cases of sebaceous carcinoma arising in nevus sebaceus were collected. The clinicopathological features and results of immunohistochemical examinations with(More)
A 70-year-old female underwent follow-up colonoscopy after colonic polypectomy. The colonoscopy revealed the presence of a 7-mm submucosal tumor in the sigmoid colon. The tumor surface was smooth and covered with normal mucosa. It was diagnosed as a submucosal tumor, and polypectomy was performed. Histopathological examination of the resected specimen(More)
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) originates from primitive mesenchymal cells and has the capacity for dual histiocytic and fibroblastic differentiation. We report on an MFH of the left maxilla that developed in a 79-year old woman 20 years after surgery and radiation for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Postoperative radiotherapy with 70 Gy was(More)
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) of the oral cavity is an extremely rare clinical and pathological disease entity. It was originally described in the lung but has recently been reported in various anatomic sites. We report such a case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the mandible in a 14-year-old girl. The patient presented with an(More)