Kayoko Rensha

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A 31-year-old man was referred to our hospital for further investigation of a pulmonary shadow in July, 2004. Chest X-ray and CT films revealed an ill-defined nodule in the right middle lung field. Because the specimens of transbronchial lung biopsy were not diagnostic, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery was performed. The pathologic diagnosis of the(More)
A 73-year-old woman presented at a private clinic because of non productive cough. She was treated with several drugs, but no relief was obtained. She was therefore referred to our hospital for further investigations. Chest CT films revealed a solitary nodule in the right lower lung field and mediastinal and bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy. The FDG-PET CT(More)
A 74-year-old man presented with left chest pain. He had been given a diagnosis of sarcoidosis at age 65. Chest CT films on admission revealed a mass shadow in the left lower lung field and a small nodule in the left upper lung field. Because the specimens of transbronchial biopsy were not diagnostic, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery was performed. The(More)
A 77-year-old man was given emergency admission because of fever and dyspnea in October, 2005. He had been treated with Sai-rei-to, a herbal drug, for tinnitus. Laboratory data showed high values of C-reactive protein and liver dysfunction. Chest X-ray and CT films revealed ground-glass attenuation in both lung fields. Bronchoalveolar lavage showed an(More)
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