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Primary pulmonary B-cell lymphoma diagnosed by kappa-lambda imaging of broncho-alveolar lavage fluid lymphocytes.
A 69-year-old woman was examined due to abnormal pulmonary shadows on her chest roentgenogram. Although small lymphocyte proliferation was revealed in specimens by transbronchial lung biopsy (TBLB),Expand
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Hypermethylation of p16(INK4a) and p15(INK4b) genes in non-small cell lung cancer.
Hypermethylation of CpG island is a common mechanism by which tumor suppressor genes are inactivated. The tumor suppressor genes p16(INK4a) and p15(INK4b) are important components of the cell cycles.Expand
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[A case of spinal sarcoidosis complaining of chest and back pain as a first manifestation and mimicking syringomyelia on MRI].
The patient was a 24-year-old female complaining of bell-shaped chest and back pain with visual disturbance. Chest X-ray showed bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy without the presence of pleuralExpand
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[Pulmonary blood flow measurement by acetylene rebreathing method in subjects without respiratory function disturbance].
Simultaneous measurement of pulmonary blood flow by the acetylene rebreathing method and cardiac output by the thermodilution method was performed in subjects without respiratory function disturbanceExpand
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Hypermethylation of p16INK4a and p15INK4b genes in non-small cell lung cancer
Hypermethylation of CpG island is a common mechanism by which tumor suppressor genes are inactivated. The tumor suppressor genes p16 INK4a and p15 INK4b are important components of the cell cycles.Expand
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Rheumatoid arthritis associated with methotrexate-induced pneumonitis: improvement with i.v. cyclophosphamide therapy.
Pneumonitis is one of the most serious adverse effects associated with low-dose weekly methotrexate (MTX) therapy. Immediate cessation of MTX, and the introduction of oxygen therapy andExpand
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Fat embolism syndrome caused by vegetable oil injection.
We present a case of fat embolism syndrome following vegetable oil injection for augmentation mammaplasty. Although vegetable oil is a stable neutral fat under usual storage conditions, it caused fatExpand
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Interstitial pneumonia possibly due to a novel anticancer drug, TS-1: first case report.
A newly approved oral fluoropyrimidine, TS-1, is a dihydropyrimide dehydrogenase (DPD)-inhibiting fluoropyrimidine (DIF) drug. We describe a case of interstitial pneumonia probably caused by TS-1. AExpand
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Malignant pleural mesothelioma produces functional granulocyte-colony stimulating factor.
We report a patient with diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma showing marked elevation of neutrophils. The level of serum granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) was elevated (138 pg/mL;Expand
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Hilar and mediastinal lymphadenopathy with hypersensitivity pneumonitis induced by penicillin.
A 54-year-old Japanese man demonstrated a sultamicillin-induced hilar and mediastinal lymphadenopathy with hypersensitivity pneumonitis. A positive lymphocyte stimulation test for sultamicillin and aExpand
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