Mitsuyoshi Suzuki

Toshiaki Shimizu6
Yoshikazu Ohtsuka2
6Toshiaki Shimizu
2Yoshikazu Ohtsuka
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The role of cytomegalovirus infection in triggering systemic lupus erythematosus remains a subject of debate. Here, we present a case of childhood systemic lupus erythematosus with concomitant cytomegalovirus infection, which sheds light on the relationship between these conditions and their treatment in pediatric patients. A 12-year-old Japanese girl with(More)
A 7-year-old Japanese girl who had undergone living-donor liver transplantation (LT) at the age of 10 months for decompensated liver cirrhosis caused by biliary atresia presented with recurrent episodes of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) with anemia. Over the following 6 years, she experienced five episodes of GIB requiring hospitalization.(More)
Here we report a boy with epidermal nevus syndrome associated with brainstem and cerebellar malformations and neonatal medulloblastoma. The patient had epidermal nevi and complicated brain malformations including macrocephaly with polymicrogyria, dysmorphic and enlarged midbrain tectum, enlarged cerebellar hemispheres with small and maloriented folia. The(More)
BACKGROUND The use of L-asparaginase (ASNase) to modify amino acid metabolism is one of the most effective chemotherapeutic means of inducing remission in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). However, severe pancreatitis sometimes occurs in patients receiving ASNase, because of an unknown mechanism. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to(More)
AIM Conventional soybean lipid emulsions contain no docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) or arachidonic acid (AA). We investigated the relationship between blood DHA and AA status in 27 very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants with or without parenteral lipid emulsion. METHODS Sixteen infants received parenteral lipid emulsion, and 11 infants were control group. The(More)
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