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The present study was performed to elucidate peripheral hemodynamic changes, especially, digital blood flow, caused by an air-cooled cold test. Experiments were carried out by placing the subject's left hand in a box that was kept at a temperature of about 18 degrees C by air-cooling. At the same time, the digital blood flow, digital blood pressure,(More)
A 48-year-old man was admitted for treatment of Cushing's syndrome due to right adrenal adenoma, associated with chronic renal failure (CRF) with a blood urea nitrogen level of 64.2 and serum creatinine level of 3.9 mg/dl. After removal of the adrenal adenoma, the CRF deteriorated with progressive symptoms of anorexia, vomiting and hypertension, and the(More)
A 40-year-old male complained of swelling of the right mandible. It was a hard bone tumor which was 70 x 50 x 45 mm in size without tenderness. In serum, the level of IgG was 5814 mg/dl, IgA 95 mg/dl and IgM 8 mg/dl with monoclonal increasing of gamma and lambda-chain. No Bence Jones protein was detected. In a bone marrow aspirate atypical plasma cells were(More)
A 49-year-old man with hyperthyroidism caused by the syndrome of inappropriate secretion of TSH (SITSH) is reported. A diagnosis of infertility and hypospermatogenesis due to primary hypergonadotropic hypogonadism had been made 10 years ago. Serum TSH levels were inappropriately elevated with thyrotoxic high levels of thyroid hormone in serum, but no(More)
A 25-year-old man was admitted for examination to determine the cause of hypertension. High levels of noradrenaline in plasma and urine were seen, suggesting that the patient had an adrenal or extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma. However, whole-body scintigraphy using the isotope of [131I] meta-iodo-benzylguanidine (131I-MIBG) failed to find the presence of a(More)