Shigetoshi Naito

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IgG4-related disease has been recognized as a systemic syndrome characterized by mass-forming lesions with lymphoplasmacytic infiltration and sclerosis. This disease has been identified in various sites, including the pancreas, retroperitoneum, lung, head, and neck. Herein we report a case of IgG4-related sclerosing mesenteritis. An 82-year-old woman was(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Various modalities have been employed effectively according to the tumour recurrence status in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) undergoing hepatectomy. Therefore, their overall prognosis depends largely on the pattern of recurrence/treatment. We investigated the patterns of recurrence and prognosis in HCC patients, especially(More)
An 85-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for steroid therapy for relapsing nephrotic syndrome. During hospitalization, she complained of sudden epigastric pain at night. Although there were signs of peritoneal irritation, CT showed a large amount of ascitic fluid, but no free intraperitoneal gas. Gram staining of ascitic fluid obtained by abdominal(More)
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