Yukiko Shoda

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Generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) is a rare inflammatory skin disease that can be life-threatening. Recently, it has been reported that familial GPP is caused by homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations of IL36RN. However, the majority of GPP cases are sporadic and it is controversial whether IL36RN mutations are a causative/predisposing factor for(More)
Schnitzler syndrome is a rare condition defined by chronic urticaria, osteosclerotic bone lesions, and monoclonal IgM gammopathy. Schnitzler syndrome can precede the onset of a true lymphoproliferative disorder including Waldenström macroglobulinemia and rarely systemic marginal zone B-cell lymphoma. We describe a case of intractable chronic urticaria(More)
A case of pemphigus vulgaris in a six-year-old Japanese girl is presented. She first developed vesicles and ulcerations in oral and laryngeal mucous membranes, showing a hoarse voice and fits of coughing with excessive slavering. She had skin blisters six months later. Biopsy of the skin lesion demonstrated the intraepidermal blister in a suprabasal(More)
Reports of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans on a toe are extremely rare. It frequently occurs on the trunk and extremities. A Japanese woman presented with a dark-brownish hyperkeratotic plaque on the dorsal skin of her first toe. The initial clinical diagnosis of verruca vulgaris prompted treatment with cryotherapy. After that a glossy milky-white tumor(More)
SUMMARY Four patient (3 males, 1 female) with meningioma treated by preoperative embolization using lipiodol since January 1997 were included in this study. Almost the same procedure was performed on them; superselective catheterization into feeders from the external carotid artery, slow infusion of lipiodol, and proximal occlusion with liquid coils.(More)
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