Yoshihiro Kasamatsu

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INTRODUCTION The molecular bases and clinical features of hereditary angioedema (HAE) have not been systematically documented in Japan or in other Asian countries. Thus, the authors researched the genetic and clinical characteristics of Japanese patients with HAE. METHODS The authors analyzed the CIINH gene for mutations in 13 unrelated Japanese patients(More)
Lung cancer with hereditary angioedema was diagnosed in a 69-year-old man. Laboratory examinations revealed depletion of the fourth component of complement and C1 inhibitor activity. A bone metastasis was present. After the first chemotherapy, acute attacks of edema in the upper chest and the laryngeal mucosa occurred and dyspnea progressed, but these(More)
A 60-year-old man was treated with rifampicin, isoniazid, ethambutol and pyrazinamide for pulmonary tuberculosis. Acute renal failure developed 1 month after re-administration of rifampicin following 1 month's interruption of treatment. A renal biopsy showed crescentic lesions characteristic of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis. This is, to our(More)
A 44-year-old Japanese woman was diagnosed with type 1 hereditary angioedema (HAE) at the age of 30. In March 2007, she began suffering from severe abdominal pain due to intestinal edema. After treatment with C1-INH concentrate, her symptoms disappeared. However, during the subsequent three years, the frequency of the attacks increased continuously, and(More)
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