Taichi Hirano

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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)
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