Kyouko Shirai

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Epstein syndrome is a rare disease which is accompanied by nephritis, sensorineural hearing impairment and macrothrombocytopenia. It has been suggested that this syndrome is a hereditary disease associated with mutations in MYH9, which encodes non-muscle myosin heavy chain IIA. We report a case of a patient with Epstein syndrome in whom bilateral profound(More)
The authors were able to diagnose a huge gastric leiomyosarcoma prior to surgery using various diagnostic imaging techniques. The patient was a 68-year-old woman who presented with a large gas-filled mass the size of a child's head in the center of her abdomen. Based on characteristic findings from a gastric barium study, CT, MRI, and angiography, the(More)
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