Shigeri Ohba

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A 74-year-old woman presented with anal bleeding and a protuberant mass. A biopsy of the mass revealed the proliferation of spindle-shaped cells with melanin pigments, and an abdominoperineal resection was performed, the histology of which confirmed malignant melanoma. Surgery was absolutely noncurative because massive metastases were encountered in the(More)
The direct causal relationship between dermatomyositis-polymyositis (PM) and malignancy remains controversial. We describe herein the case of a patient who underwent surgical treatment for colon cancer, which had preceded the onset of PM with tumor relapse. The PM markedly improved following the initiation of steroid therapy, and has remained under control,(More)
Primary extranodal malignant lymphoma frequently occurs in the gastrointestinal tract; however, it is rarely encountered in the rectum. We report herein the case of an 85-year-old man who underwent abdominoperineal resection for primary malignant lymphoma of the rectum, and 1 year later, developed hematemesis caused by gastric metastasis. To our knowledge(More)
An extremely unusual case of gastric outlet syndrome, otherwise known as Bouveret’s syndrome, caused by a large gallstone impacted in the duodenum due to a cholecystoduodenal fistula (CDF), is described herein. Another large gallstone impacted in the CDF itself was also detected. As endoscopic extraction of the gallstone from the duodenum proved(More)
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