Tomoko Ogura Iwasaki

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Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), an oncofetal glycoprotein overexpressed in most gastrointestinal and lung cancers, is a candidate molecule for cancer immunotherapy. Recently, a CEA-derived 9-mer peptide, CEA652 (TYACFVSNL), has been identified as the epitope of cytotoxic T lymphocytes restricted with human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-A24, which is present in(More)
We reported two patients with refractory eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) and provided a systematic review of the literature to determine the clinical variables associated with prognosis of EF. We enrolled 88 cases, whose clinical characteristics were analyzed by separating the patients into two or three groups based on outcome. The incidence of certain clinical(More)
We report here the case of a 55-year-old Japanese man with a one-year history of multiple ulcers on the left crural region. He had had pronounced varicose veins on both legs and the abdominal region for 35 years. Computed tomography images of the thoracic and abdominal regions showed the absence of an inferior vena cava, with pronounced dilatation of(More)
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