Norihito Iwasaki

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BACKGROUND Ligneous conjunctivitis is a rare condition characterized by chronic, recurrent conjunctivitis associated with pseudomembrane, and it may involve other mucous membranes in the mouth, nasopharynx, trachea, and vagina. We examined and treated a case of presumed ligneous conjunctivitis. CASE The patient was a 10-year-old boy. His chief complaints(More)
The patient, a 56-year-old man, presented with dendritic keratitis in the right eye and geographic keratitis in the left, with decreased corneal sensation in both eyes. The virus isolated from both eyes was identified as herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) by the indirect immunofluorescent method using anti-HSV-1 monoclonal antibody. Antibody tests of paired sera(More)
Intraoperative examination of the anterior chamber angle is necessary during several glaucoma procedures, including goniosynechialysis and goniotomy. Many of the available lenses for this purpose are difficult to use because they require oblique illumination and their size interferes with surgical manipulations at the limbus. We have developed a(More)
A 53-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with a 40-mm splenic tumor, which was detected incidentally on abdominal computed tomography during hospitalization for pyelonephritis. The tumor was hypointense on T2-weighted imaging and gradually enhanced on dynamic study. The tumor increased in size over a six-month period. Since we could not exclude(More)
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