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We describe a rare case of multiple, subcutaneous nocardial abscesses. A 67-year-old Japanese male with bullous pemphigoid was admitted to our hospital, and systemic prednisolone and double filtration plasmapheresis were administered. During the combination treatment, he noted a solitary subcutaneous nodule on the right upper arm. The lesions gradually(More)
The histopathologic changes of the left ventricular (LV) conduction system were studied in 11 autopsy cases with marked left-axis deviation (LAD). In all cases the LV conduction system was fanlike and spread broadly over the left septal surface. However, the sizes and sites of the histopathologic lesions varied. In 2 cases the lesions were small and(More)
  • T Hiraga
  • 1991
Right heart overload is one of the most important prognostic factors in patients with chronic lung diseases. To clarify hemodynamic and therapeutic significance of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) in pulmonary circulation, plasma ANP concentrations were measured during right heart catheterization (RHC) in patients with chronic lung diseases under static and(More)
Over a period of 1973 to 1979, a serologic survey of virus infections was conducted on feline sera collected in four universities which located in different prefectures; Obihiro, Saitama, Kanagawa and Tokyo. A significant hemagglutination-inhibition (HI) antibody titer of 1 : 8 or higher to feline panleukopenia virus (FPLV) was detected in 130 (58%) of the(More)