Taichi Hirano

Learn More
Lymphoma-associated hemophagocytic syndrome (LAHS), which is the major subtype of adult-onset secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), has a poor outcome. Although the early diagnosis and treatment of LAHS contributes to a better outcome, the lack of mass formation and the absence of distinct lymph node enlargement often delay the diagnosis of(More)
We report here a 4-month-old male infant with a cerebellar teratoma. After vomiting for 5 days, he had a tonic-clonic seizure on the left showing secondary generalization. Neuroimaging studies showed severe hydrocephalus and a large tumor in the left cerebellar hemisphere, which showed calcification. Postictal scalp electroencephalogram showed right(More)
We experienced a unique case of trapped fourth ventricle after shunting for post-meningitic hydrocephalus. A five-year-old infant was diagnosed as meningitis shortly after his birth, and secondarily suffered from hydrocephalus. He underwent lateral-ventriculo-peritoneal shunting, fourth-ventriculo-cisterna-magna shunting and so on, but bilateral abducens(More)
An autopsy case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with Kuru-like neuropathological changes which revealed clinically extrapyramidal, pyramidal and psychic symptoms is presented in this report. On microscopic examination, status spongiosus, neuronal degeneration, proliferation of hypertrophic astrocytes and numerous plaques were observed in the cerebrum and(More)
  • 1