Takashi Miyakura

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We report a 64-year-old man who presented with generalized erythroderma and erosions. The erythroderma improved generally as a result of systemic prednisolone treatment. After treatment, however, the patient developed annular erythema with tiny pustules. Histopathology, ELISA and immunoblot analysis showed the disease to be pemphigus foliaceus (PF) with(More)
Although androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is not a systemic disease, some patients suffer from anxiety about the progression of their condition. This study was conducted in order to ascertain whether treatment by oral finasteride can improve the quality of life (QOL) of these patients. Twenty-seven male AGA patients aged 19-76 years (average, 33.8) answered the(More)
A 56-year-old woman was referred to us with an asymptomatic nodule on the thigh. The nodule was about 11x7 cm in diameter with a well-demarcated, smooth, surface. Magnetic resonance imaging showed the intensity of the nodule to be entirely monotonous or partially heterogeneous. Histological examination revealed a proliferation of adipocytes varying(More)
Leukemia cutis is a localized or disseminated skin infiltration by leukemic cells. A 64-year-old man was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation. During the course of treatment with gabexate mesilate, the substance accidentally leaked from the infusion site in his elbow. One month later, a dark red(More)
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