Yoshinori Fujishiro

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A 53-year-old man sustained a 50 Hz, 60 kV electrical injury. The current flowed between his right hand and both feet. There was necrosis of the distal portion of the right forearm, and the fourth and fifth toes on the right foot. The skin on the amputated right upper extremity appeared normal except for an ulcer in the antecubital fossa and some blister(More)
The present study attempts to better understand the mechanism of injuries associated with direct lightning strikes. We reviewed the records of 256 individuals struck by lightning between 1965 and 1999, including 56 people who were killed. Basal skull fracture, intracranial haemorrhage, pulmonary haemorrhage, or solid organ rupture was suspected in three men(More)
OBJECTIVES The usefulness of BG as a marker has been reported in patients with pulmonary aspergillosis. However, no data have demonstrated the behavior of BG in sino-orbital IA. We encountered a case of sino-orbital IA and demonstrated changes in the BG level, radiological images, and pathological features. METHOD AND RESULTS A 63-year-old Japanese woman(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify factors determining poor outcome in children with acute otitis media (AOM). MATERIAL AND METHODS We considered the following factors in children with AOM: age; gender; the presence of group nursing; the presence of siblings; the duration of breastfeeding; and the type of bacteria isolated from the middle ear fluid (MEF) or(More)
OBJECTIVES The "organized hematoma" is a non-neoplastic, hemorrhagic lesion, which can develop in the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity. This is the first report on the relationship between the imaging and pathological findings. METHODS We diagnosed organized hematoma, based on three criteria: no existence of neoplastic cells; consistency of hematoma and(More)
CONCLUSIONS The progression of olfactory neuroblastoma showed a biphasic pattern. As well as Hyams' histopathological grading and neck metastasis at presentation, early phase recurrence should be regarded as an important prognosticator. A high local failure rate suggests that craniofacial resection followed by postoperative radiotherapy should still be the(More)
A case of cystadenocarcinoma of the appendix with a large cystic lesion is reported. A 49-year-old man undergoing a routine ultrasonic scan was incidentally found to have an abdominal mass measuring some 30 cm in size. The clinical presentation was asymptomatic, and the patient underwent a laparotomy without ascertaining a diagnosis preoperatively. The(More)