Norio Takayashiki

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Alexander's disease, a leukodystrophy characterized by Rosenthal fibers (RFs) in the brain, is categorized into three subtypes: infantile, juvenile, and adult. Although most are sporadic, occasional familial Alexander's disease cases have been reported for each subtype. Hereditary adult-onset Alexander's disease shows progressive spastic paresis, bulbar or(More)
Cases of ossification and increased bone mineral density (BMD) at sites of bone metastasis following zoledronic acid (ZA) treatment have not been reported. The current study presents the case of a 65-year-old patient with lung adenocarci-noma and bone metastases in the lumbar vertebrae and femurs. Ossification and an increase in BMD at the metastatic sites(More)
A 33-year-old homosexual Japanese man who admitted to having sex with men presented with a two-week history of dyspnea and fever. Chest imaging showed diffuse pulmonary frosted-glass-like shadows. A blood test revealed positive HIV antibodies with a CD4 cell count of 66/μL. Bronchoalveolar lavage identified pneumocystis. Although the patient exhibited a(More)
Certain internal malignancies, including colon cancer, can develop endobronchial metastasis. The present study reports a case of colon cancer with superficial‑type endobronchial metastases in a 76-year-old male. Chest computed tomography revealed small masses and infiltrates in each lung, with bilateral hilar lymph node swelling. Superficial endobronchial(More)
Esophageal submucosal tumors are occasionally detected incidentally during a gastrointestinal survey. In the present study, a case of esophageal leiomyoma is reported, which was incidentally detected by chest radiography during an annual survey of mass-screening for lung cancer. The patient underwent a laparoscopic lower esophagectomy, a proximal(More)
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