Yoshiaki Kori

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We present the case of a 70-year-old man diagnosed with Mycobacterium abscessus pulmonary infection complicated with rheumatoid arthritis who was treated with corticosteroids. He died despite treatment according to the recommended regimen of imipenem, clarithromycin, and amikacin. Autopsy revealed granulomatous lesions throughout the bilateral lungs. We(More)
To elucidate the differences between the clinical aspects of Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pn) pneumonia and those of two other atypical pneumonias, Chlamydia psittaci (C. ps) pneumonia and Mycoplasma pneumoniae (M. pn) pneumonia, we analyzed the symptoms and laboratory data on the cases of these three types of pneumonia: 46 cases of C. pn pneumonia, 39 cases of(More)
We report a case of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) that occurred outside the radiation field after radiation therapy for small cell lung cancer. A 74-year-old woman received chemotherapy and a total of 60 Gy of radiation therapy to the right hilum and mediastinum for small cell carcinoma of the suprahilar area of the right lung.(More)
We report three cases of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) that occurred outside the radiation field after radiation therapy using tangential fields for breast carcinoma. All patients complained of a cough between 14 and 20 weeks after completion of radiation therapy. Fever also developed in two of the three. Chest radiography and(More)
Extrathoracic invasions or metastases from thymomas are extremely rare. We describe herein the case of a patient with malignant thymoma which recurred three times during an 8-year period and invaded directly into the peritoneal cavity, involving the gastrointestinal tract. The huge thymoma was completely resected, along with the fornix of the stomach, the(More)
A 43-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of fever and dyspnea. She had facial rash, hair-loss, arthralgia, urinary casts, thrombocytopenia, lymphocytopenia, and deposits of IgG, IgM, C3 in the epidermis. SLE was diagnosed. She also had severe dyspnea, which gradually progressed. In spite of steroid pulse therapy and cyclophosphamide, she(More)