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BACKGROUND Cyclosporin A (CsA) is an immunosuppressant with side effects including gingival hyperplasia. Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease characterized by granulomas. Here, we report on a rare case of sarcoidosis with gingival hyperplasia to clarify whether clinical observation corresponds to in vitro results. METHODS Gingival fibroblasts (HGFs) were(More)
  • N Suwa
  • 1981
All the supracellular structures of multicellular organisms are subordinate to a single structural principle. It is a particular space division minimizing the potential energy of the constituent units in a field of mechanical force and is specified as equilibrium space division (ESD). Three-dimensional ESD is characterized by the feature that three faces(More)
Two men had acute nonprogressive pandysautonomia. Both of them showed orthostatic hypotension, fainting in upright position, pupillary disturbances, diminished sweating, anacidity, and impotence. Case 1 showed considerable but inadequate improvement within 31 months. Case 2 recovered completely after 11 months. Clinical and pharmacodynamic investigations(More)
Of 14 patients who underwent allogeneic or syngeneic bone marrow transplantation, 6 had a transient appearance of small blastoid cells in the bone marrow after transplantation. Most of these patients (11) had leukemia, although 3 had severe aplastic anemia. The cells were 8-18 micron in diameter and had scant cytoplasm and dense nuclei with smooth,(More)