Norikazu Hamada

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We report here a case of an unusual spindle cell tumour of the palm with myofibroblastic differentiation, which was surgically excised. Histologically and immunohistochemically, it was a low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma. After 25 months follow-up the patient is well and free of recurrence.
INTRODUCTION Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with abatacept (ABT) are at increased risk for vaccine-preventable infections. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the humoral response to 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide (PPSV23) vaccination in RA patients receiving ABT. METHODS The immunogenicity study was nested within a(More)
Vaccination against Streptococcus pneumoniae is recommended for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients receiving immunosuppressive treatments. The objective of this study was to evaluate the humoral response to 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination (PPSV23) in RA patients receiving methotrexate (MTX) alone or in combination with a tumor necrosis(More)
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