Tomoko Henzan

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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare disorder characterized by fever, pancytopenia, hepatosplenomegaly, liver dysfunction, and hemophagocytosis. A 29-year-old woman, diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus in 1996, developed HLH in early June 2002. HLH remained refractory during 1.5 months of treatment including corticosteroid,(More)
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of donor lymphocyte infusion (DLI), we retrospectively analyzed 414 recipients who received unrelated DLI (UDLI) for the treatment of relapsed hematological malignancy after unrelated bone marrow transplantation (BMT). UDLI was administered for acute myelogenous leukemia (n = 184), myelodysplastic syndrome (n = 69), acute(More)
A high dose of melphalan followed by autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) is considered as the standard therapy for multiple myeloma. For induction therapy, 78 patients received conventional regimens (control group) and 32 patients received bortezomib-containing regimens (bortezomib group). We retrospectively compared the yield of harvested CD34+(More)
We report a 45-year-old woman with iron deficient anemia (IDA) who underwent a collection of allogeneic peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs) induced by granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) after a rapid improvement of IDA by iron replacement. Her peripheral red blood cells (RBCs) after iron therapy were composed of two different-sized(More)
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