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A 63-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for further examination because of an incidental finding of early gastric cancer. Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) was successfully performed for complete resection of the tumor. On the first post-ESD day, the patient suddenly complained of abdominal pain after an episode of vomiting. Abdominal computed(More)
PURPOSE This study evaluated the relationship between argyophilic nucleolar organizer regions (AgNORs) and the histologic effects of preoperative chemotherapy or external radiation on oral squamous cell carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-three cases of oral squamous cell carcinoma that were treated with chemotherapy (pepleomycin or 5-FU) or 60Co(More)
We report the case of a 55-year-old woman with a tumor in the greater curvature of the upper gastric body. The tumor was incidentally found on an upper gastrointestinal X-ray series performed during a routine medical examination. Whereas endoscopy revealed a gastric submucosal tumor (SMT), endoscopic ultrasonography demonstrated a heterogeneous tumor with(More)
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