Tetsu Sakamoto

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A 27-year-old man who had a history of bronchial asthma, eosinophilic enteritis, and eosinophilic pneumonia presented with fever, skin eruptions, cervical lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, atypical lymphocytosis, and eosinophilia two weeks after receiving trimethoprim (TMP)-sulfamethoxazole (SMX) treatment. After the withdrawal of TMP-SMX and the(More)
A 69-year-old man who had been followed for pneumoconiosis complained of dyspnea with effort. He was hospitalized because chest roentogenography showed pleural effusion. Further examination of this pleural effusion revealed an eosinophilic cell population and with a varied appearance. First, we suspected tuberculous pleuritis from the characteristics of the(More)
PURPOSE We investigated whether spectral analysis with fast Fourier transform (FFT) of inspiratory lung sounds is useful in the diagnosis and evaluation of the severity of interstitial pneumonia (IP). SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study population included 10 healthy volunteers (healthy group) and 21 patients with IP (IP group). We generated inspiratory(More)
A 42-year-old man was admitted to our hospital, complaining of dyspnea and cough for six months. Chest CT demonstrated thickening of the bronchial walls and some centrilobular nodules. From the laboratory data and the clinical course, he was first suspected to have bronchial asthma. However, it was necessary to rule out bronchiolitis due to other causes,(More)
OBJECTIVES To clarify clinical features of M. kansasii pulmonary disease in women. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of M. kansasii pulmonary disease in women compairing with that in men. We focused on 8 female cases of M. kansasii pulmonary disease during the past 7 years from June 1998 to August 2005. RESULTS The cases of M. kansasii(More)
A clinicopathologic study was made in 28 patients who died after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) treated with coronary intervention (CI: Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) or Stenting). Nineteen patients received PTCA (12 men and 7 women, 42 to 85 years of age, mean 71.4 years), and 9 patients received stenting after PTCA (8 men and 1(More)
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