Yoshinori Saita

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sis is late-onset. Phototherapy, particularly using blue light, can be a source of oxidative stress. The wavelength of green light is not lower than that of blue light, and methemoglobinemia was probably present before intensive phototherapy, given the decrease in SpO2 noted before double phototherapy. We thus think that intensive phototherapy contributed(More)
We report a 3-year-old boy with enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) O157-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). His anemia was associated with decreased reticulocyte count and persisted after the recovery from HUS. Superinfection of parvovirus B19 (PVB19) was proven by a transient febrile episode associated with IgM antibodies to the virus and(More)
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare disorder characterized by high grade fever, heaptosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy and cytopenia in association with hypercytokinemia and macrophage activation. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a common cause of HLH particularly in Asian countries. Although EBV usually infects B cells and causes infectious(More)
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