Teruhito Takakuwa

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We describe a case of post-polycythemic myelofibrosis harboring der(Y)t(Y;1)(q12;q12). The patient was a 69-year-old man and was initially diagnosed with polycythemia vera. During the clinical course of his condition, the polycythemia developed into myelofibrosis. Chromosome analysis detected der(Y)t(Y;1)(q12;q12). We discuss the association between(More)
A previous study of cases of myelodysplastic syndrome harboring der(5;19)(p10;q10) found that they displayed common characteristics including predominance in elderly men, dysplasia involving three hematopoietic lineages and CD7 expression in blasts. However, the whole-arm translocation der(5;19)(p10;q10) has not been fully analyzed because of its rarity. In(More)
AIM Small-scale clinical studies have reported on drug interactions between caspofungin (CPFG) and calcineurin inhibitors in healthy subjects; however, little is known about these interactions in allogeneic haematopoietic cell transplantation (allo-HCT) patients. METHODS We retrospectively assessed the drug interactions and safety profiles in allo-HCT(More)
A 7 1-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with leukocytosis and anemia. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML)harboring del(20q)was diagnosed by peripheral blood examination and bone marrow aspiration. The patient was subsequently treated with azacitidine, which resulted in rapid disappearance of monocytosis and resolved his dependency on red cell(More)
We report a case of therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia (t-AML), which developed following chemotherapy involving cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil for esophageal carcinoma. A 70-year-old man with past history of esophageal carcinoma, which was treated with subtotal esophagectomy 32 months earlier followed by 2 courses of chemotherapy involving cisplatin and(More)
Here we report a case of a 59-year-old man who developed neutropenic enterocolitis(NE)after autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in his second complete remission.Four days after transplantation, the patient suffered from diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, and paralytic ileus.Abdominal computerized tomography scan(More)
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