Mikio Toyoshima

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BACKGROUND Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a common manifestation of polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM), and clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM); however, little is known about the factors influencing the prognosis for PM/DM/CADM-associated ILD. (PM/DM/CADM-ILD). The aim of the present study is to assess prognostic factors for(More)
The forced oscillation technique (FOT) can measure respiratory mechanics and has attracted attention in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We aimed to evaluate the effects of only indacaterol and tiotropium monotherapies on airflow limitation and respiratory impedance. Pulmonary function tests, COPD assessment test (CAT), and multifrequency FOT(More)
A 37-year-old man (Case 1) and a 65-year-old man (Case 2) were referred to our hospital complaining of cough, dysp-nea, arthralgia, and high fever in October and December 2009, respectively. Chest high-resolution computed tomogra-phy (HRCT) revealed centrilobular micronodules, tree-in-bud appearance, and bronchial wall thickening in both lung fields(More)
An autopsied case of jargon aphasia by multiple cerebral infarction was reported. A 75-year-old right-handed woman developed a Wernicke's aphasia with the first attack of cerebral infarction in the left hemisphere in July 1980. With the second attack of infarction in October 1980, she developed a neologistic and semantic jargon aphasia, in which her speech(More)
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