Yasuko Hamamoto

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The relationship between periarticular osteoporosis in the distal forearm and joint destruction or functional impairment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is not sufficiently elucidated. From a single institutional cohort study, we found a strong correlation between periarticular forearm bone mineral density (BMD) and joint destruction or(More)
1) We report 5 cases of aseptic meningitis following vaccination against mumps. Of the 5 cases, 4 cases were diagnosed as mumps meningitis. 2 cases received monovalent mumps vaccine and the other 2 MMR vaccine. They consisted of 2 boys and 2 girls, aged 2 years and 2 months to 4 years and 5 months. The period between vaccination and symptoms ranged from 15(More)
The case history and autopsy findings of an infant with the "bronze baby" syndrome are presented. These findings substantiate that kernicterus occurs in term infants receiving phototherapy for concentrations of serum indirect bilirubin below 20 mg/dl. The findings at autopsy suggest that the photodecomposed pigmented products of bilirubin are unable to pass(More)
17019 Background: With an improvement in treatment outcome in patients with LA-NSCLC undergoing radical chemoradiotherapy, brain metastasis has become a greater problem. We assessed the cumulative incidence of brain metastases and its risk factors in such patients with LA-NSCLC. METHODS Between 1993 and 2003, 85 consecutive patients with stage IIIA or(More)