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A 56-year-old man was admitted to our hospital due to gradually developing consciousness disturbance. He had an 11-year history of sero-negative rheumatoid arthritis (Stage III) maintained by daily administration of 10 mg of prednisolone and 300 mg of actarit. On admission, he showed meningeal irritation and a marked increase in eosinophils in his(More)
Fingolimod is an oral, disease-modifying therapy used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). 1 However, severe viral infections, including disseminated varicella-zoster virus infection, 1 herpes simplex encephalitis, 1,2 varicella-zoster virus encephalitis and vasculopathy, 3 or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, 4 have been reported during fingolimod(More)
BACKGROUND Mucins are implicated in survival in various cancers, but there have been no report addressed on survival in appendiceal carcinoma, an uncommon disease with different clinical and pathological features from those of other colon cancers. We aimed to investigate the clinical implications of expression of mucins in appendiceal carcinoma. METHODS(More)
A 73-year-old male presented with diffuse mixed B cell lymphoma with involvement of the central nervous system (CNS) and testis manifesting as mild disorientation and aphasia. A left frontal cerebral mass and a right testicular tumor were found, and both lesions were surgically resected. Histological examination revealed diffuse mixed B cell type malignant(More)
  • Y Sakai
  • 1988
The stereotyped reflex changes in phrenic discharge, produced by train(s) of electrical shocks to myelinated afferents in the internal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve (SLN), were studied in vagotomized cats and rabbits, mechanically ventilated with the mixture of oxygen and nitrous oxide. Single weak shocks caused a short latency (4-5 msec) phrenic(More)
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