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In male Tokara (Japanese native) goats, testis development and the onset of puberty were studied histologically and observing sexual behaviour. Testes weight increased from 36+/-5.4 (S.E.) g (n=5) at 3 months of age to 126+/-6.3 g (n=6) at 12 months. The degree of the testis development differed among kids at 3 months of age and only one of four had(More)
We present the case of a 55-year-old-woman who was diagnosed with left breast cancer, and underwent a left mastectomy and left axillary lymph node resection. The histopathological examination indicated scirrhous carcinoma and lesser papillotubular carcinoma[estrogen receptor-negative (ER-), progesterone receptor-negative(PgR-), and human epidermal growth(More)
A man in his 60s was diagnosed with esophageal cancer (T3, N0, StageII) and treated with 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin as neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC). On day 18 of the second NAC course, the patient developed febrile neutropenia, and a computed tomography (CT) scan showed pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) of the ascending and transverse colon, free(More)
A 56-year-old man with no abnormalmedicalhistory was admitted to our hospitalfor gastric cancer surgery. The preoperative laboratory tests indicated anemia, hyperbilirubinemia, hemagglutinin reaction, and a markedly high cold agglutinin titer; thus, we diagnosed the patient with cold agglutinin disease(CAD). Although perioperative complications caused by(More)
A 9-year-old boy with non-resectable hepatocellular carcinoma was treated with irradiation and intra-hepatic arterial infusion of antitumor agents. His blood was positive for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBs Ag), but negative for hepatitis B e antigen (HBe Ag). Maternal transmission was suspected, because his mother's blood was positive for HBs Ag and his(More)
We present a case of a 63-year-old man who was admitted to another hospital because of abdominal distension and body weight loss. Gastric endoscopy revealed a type III tumor at the posterior wall of the upper gastric body. The tumor had invaded into the esophagogastric junction. On the basis of the pathology of the biopsy specimen, the tumor was diagnosed(More)
The patient was a 57-year-old woman. In October 2011, she underwent distal gastrectomy, D2 lymphadenectomy, and Roux-en-Y reconstruction for gastric cancer (pT4a, pN3b, Stage ⅢC [JCGC 14th Edition]). She then received S-1 plus CDDP combination therapy and S-1 monotherapy as postoperative adjuvant chemotherapies for 1 year, and was followed up as an(More)
A woman in her 70's presented with the predominant complaint of bloody stools. She was diagnosed with rectal cancer, and bilateral lymph node and pulmonary metastases were detected on computed tomography(CT). The patient was diagnosed with cT3N3M1a, cStage IV disease. After undergoing a colostomy, the patient was treated with S-1 plus oxaliplatin (SOX), and(More)
Invasive micropapillary carcinoma (IMPC) was originally described as a distinctive type of invasive carcinoma in the breast, but it has not been recognized as a histological type of the extrahepatic bile duct cancer. The present study demonstrated clinicopathological features and patient prognosis of IMPC. We examined histological reviews of 93 consecutive(More)
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