Takayuki Sanda

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A case of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas was diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology during surgery. The cytologic characteristics of this neoplasm are described. Electron microscopy disclosed numerous zymogen granules in the tumor while histochemistry demonstrated the presence of elastase-1. Serum elastase-1 levels were markedly elevated. The(More)
We have investigated the effectiveness of house dust-mite (HDM) allergen avoidance through clean room (CR) therapy in patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) having high HDM-specific IgE RAST levels. All patients (N = 30) demonstrated marked improvement in symptom, a long-term remission (mean, 8.4 months), and significant decreases in eosinophil count (p less(More)
We present the gray-scale ultrasonography (GSUS), power Doppler ultrasonography (PDUS), abdominal computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings for a case of splenic hamartoma in a 27-year-old man, showing a phi 50 mm homogeneous, iso- and hypo-echoic splenic mass with evidence of a small plural cystic lesion. This splenic(More)
We measured CA19-9 value in feces of 119 cases with malignant disease, 78 cases with benign diseases and 36 healthy volunteers, and studied its usefulness for the diagnosis of digestive tract cancer. Mean value of CA19-9 in feces of healthy volunteer was 276.4 +/- 643.3 U/ml (mean +/- 2S.D.) and cut off value was defined as 1000 U/ml. The positive ratio of(More)
A rare case of breast adenolipoma is presented. A 49-year-old, otherwise healthy woman had a tumor of the left breast for approximately 25 years. Ultrasound mammography demonstrated a well-demarcated, high echoic mass with islands of a low echoic area in the center of the tumor. The well-defined, oval, soft tumor, measuring 7 x 5 x 3.5 cm in size, was(More)
A 52-year-old woman with abdominal pain and a feeling of incomplete evacuation visited a local clinic. Enlargement of the right ovary was detected, and the patient was referred to the gynecological department of our hospital. CT and MRI revealed a round-shaped mass, 8 cm in diameter, with cystic and solid components in the Douglas pouch. The patient(More)
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