Tomomi Sekigami

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A 59-year-old man was referred to our hospital due to nephrotic syndrome with IgM paraproteinemia. Physical examination demonstrated marked hepatomegaly and anasarca. Serum M-protein was 0.94 g/dl and urinary analysis detected the presence of Bence Jones protein. Bone marrow plasma cell count was 11.2%. Histological examination demonstrated AL-type amyloid(More)
X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA) is a humoral immunodeficiency caused by mutations in Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK). Patients typically become symptomatic during infancy or early childhood and develop recurrent bacterial infections. We report a Japanese case of XLA diagnosed in a patient who was 27 years of age and who had no history of severe infection.(More)
Herein, we report a patient with polycythemia vera (PV) who exhibited Philadelphia chromosome (Ph) positive CML-like clinical features after 13 years of hydroxycarbamide administration and successful treatment with a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI). She was 64 years old when initially diagnosed with PV and was confirmed to be negative for BCR-ABL(More)
A 65-year-old male with IgG-kappa multiple myeloma was treated with melphalan-prednisolone (MP) and obtained a minimal response. Five months after the initiation of MP, he developed back pain, renal failure, hypercalcemia and increased plasma cells in the bone marrow. He was treated with bortezomib. After 2 cycles, he developed a peripheral neuropathy, and(More)
Ten years after being diagnosed with polycythemia vera, a 55-year-old woman required frequent blood transfusion due to secondary myelofibrosis. She underwent reduced-intensity stem cell transplantation (RIST) from an HLA-identical sibling donor. Since mixed chimerae were identified in the peripheral blood at day 35, cyclosporine was withdrawn. At day 73,(More)
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