Kazuma Fukuda

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In studies on the mechanism of cell separation during abscission, little attention has been paid to the apoplastic environment. We found that the apoplastic pH surrounding abscission zone cells in detached roots of the water fern Azolla plays a major role in cell separation. Abscission zone cells of detached Azolla roots were separated rapidly in a buffer(More)
Primary subclavian venous thrombosis is more rare than secondary thrombosis. This type of thrombosis is called "effort thrombosis" or Paget-Schroetter syndrome, and develops after a strenuous effort of the superior limb. A day after a 55-year-old man got drunk and slept in the left lateral position in combination with an abducted and elevated position of(More)
Hypercalcemia is a well-known manifestation of paraneoplastic syndromes associated with a variety of malignancies. However, colon cancer has only rarely been associated with hypercalcemia. Here we present the first case of adenosquamous carcinoma of the sigmoid colon in a patient who was found to have hypercalcemia associated with parathyroid(More)
A 22-year-old woman with intellectual impairment, who had been taking valproic acid continuously for 19 years since being diagnosed with epiloia at the age of 3 years, presented to our hospital following the sudden development of epigastric pain. An abdominal computed tomography scan revealed acute exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis. Conservative(More)
Patients with adenosquamous carcinoma of the gallbladder tend to present with a bulky tumor that frequently displays involvement with adjacent organs, and diagnosis is usually made at an advanced stage. This may contribute to the poor prognosis of patients with adenosquamous carcinoma of the gallbladder compared to patients with adenocarcinoma. We present(More)
We encountered a case of effective response to TS-1 of inoperable gastric cancer, in the course of chemotherapy for malignant lymphoma. A 78-year-old man, in the course of chemotherapy for malignant lymphoma, complained of appetite loss. A biopsy from gastric endoscopy indicated gastric carcinoma. This was diagnosed as inoperable gastric cancer, and(More)
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