Jyunzo Shimizu

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A 49-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of severe headache. She had a 10-month history of migraine with aura-like headache that occurred every 7 to 10 days and was preceded by photopsia. Brain CT showed cerebral infarction of the left occipital lobe. Bilateral carotid angiograms showed vascular occlusions in the supraclinoid portion of the(More)
BACKGROUND Thrombocytosis is commonly associated with malignant disease and has recently been suggested to be a poor prognostic indicator in patients with lung cancer and gynecological cancers. The prevalence of thrombocytosis in patients with gastric cancer was reviewed, and its association with poor prognosis was investigated. METHODS Platelet count(More)
A 30-year-old male had been suffering from left temporalgia of six months duration and then developed left hearing disturbance. Craniogram and bone window CT revealed a well defined osteolytic lesion in the left temporal bone. CT scan showed an expansile heterogenous mass with calcification. Both T1 and T2 weighted MRI demonstrated a well lobulated mixed(More)
Intracranial hemangiopericytomas are hypervascular tumors. Consequently, resection of these tumors must occasionally be stopped owing to profuse bleeding. We report two cases of large intracranial hemangiopericytoma whose resection had to be stopped owing not to bleeding but to brain swelling. These patients were treated with large doses of barbiturate(More)
We present a case of meningioma associated with acute subdural hematoma. This 67-year-old male had a sudden onset of severe headache when he was on the train. He had a CT scan which revealed an acute subdural hematoma at the left parietal convex. Cerebral angiography disclosed a small focus (3 x 4 cm) of vascular stain under the left parietal bone supplied(More)
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