Satoshi Nakao

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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) has rarely been reported as a manifestation of giant cell arteritis (GCA). We herein report a unique case of GCA in a 76-year-old woman who presented with ILD as an initial manifestation of GCA. Ten years before admission, she had been diagnosed with granulomatous ILD of unknown etiology. Corticosteroid therapy induced(More)
Choroidal metastasis is rare in cancer patients and it may cause visual disturbances that reduce their quality of life. In non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), targeted therapy against actionable driver mutations has gradually replaced radiotherapy as the treatment of choice for choroidal metastasis. Recently, there have been several case reports of(More)
Lung lesions often appear in patients with sarcoidosis; however, miliary opacities are rare. We herein report the case of a 40-year-old woman with pulmonary sarcoidosis who presented with dyspnea on exertion. Subsequent computed tomography showed miliary opacities, and the presence of granulomas was confirmed by a transbronchial lung biopsy. Glucocorticoid(More)
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection does not always provide lifelong immunity. A reinfection with VZV occurs more commonly than previously thought. Varicella infection spreads through the blood-stream, causing pneumonia. Varicella pneumonia results in bilateral pulmonary nodular infiltrations. We herein report a case of varicella reinfection with(More)
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