Yoshiko Tsuchihashi

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A 14-member macrolide was found to inhibit interleukin-8 (IL-8) synthesis in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated neutrophils but did not accelerate apoptosis in activated neutrophils. These data suggest that 14-member macrolides achieve clinical efficacy for chronic airway diseases partly by suppressing IL-8 production by activated neutrophils, but not by(More)
Neuromuscular hamartoma is a very rare soft tissue tumor, of which only 20 cases have been reported previously. None of these reports has described the relation between hamartomatous skeletal muscle and nerve fibers in the tumor. We experienced a patient with neuromuscular hamartoma arising at the brachial plexus. In this tumor, the localization of(More)
Hereditary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) caused by mutations in CSF2RA or CSF2RB, which encode GM-CSF receptor α and β respectively, is a rare disease. Although some experimental therapeutic strategies have been proposed, no clinical evidence has yet been reported. We herein describe the clinical course and recurrence of hereditary PAP after lung(More)
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