Michiko Miyagawa

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Case 1, a 6-year-old boy, had multiple café-au-lait spots, no light perception OS, Lisch nodules OU, pale optic disc OS, enlarged left optic nerve on computed tomographic scan and magnetic resonance imaging, and histopathologically verified pilocytic astrocytoma (glioma). The patient's mother had neurofibromatosis 1 (NF-1). Case 2, a 12-year-old boy, had(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The use of a cap-fitted panendoscope is one method of carrying out endoscopic mucosectomy in the esophagus, stomach, and large intestine. The purpose of this study was to determine the optimal volume of physiological saline for submucosal injection, the rate of mucosal extension after saline injection, the initial size of the(More)
We conducted a retrospective analysis of 7 cases of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage at our hospital, diagnosis of which was made on the presence of bloody bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. There were 3 men and 4 women, with a mean age of 68 years. A rapidly progressiving diffuse infiltrative shadow on chest X-ray film and failing to respond to antibiotic therapy(More)
A 70-year-old man complained of the sensation of having a foreign body in his left eye in June 1992. A papillary tumor was found growing from the palpebral conjunctiva of the left upper eyelid. On June 30, the conjunctival tumor was excised: the histopathologic findings indicated a malignancy. On August 18, full-thickness excision of the upper eyelid,(More)
Two patients gazed at the bright light of a video camera. Both patients had been taking triazolam. Decreased visual acuity and macular lesions were found in the affected eyes of the patients. The maculopathy in 1 patient (case 1) was irreversible, but that in case 2 recovered. Photic maculopathy from the light of a video camera may be rare.
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