Yumiko Sakiyama

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The clinical diagnosis of corticobasal degeneration (CBD) is often difficult due to varied clinical manifestations. In 4 patients with neuropathologically confirmed CBD, characteristic imaging findings and correlations with neuropathologic features were evaluated. Furthermore, imaging findings in CBD were compared with(More)
The role of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta (PPAR δ) in the development and progression of colorectal cancer (CRC) remains controversial. We investigated the impact of PPAR δ expression in tissues on liver metastasis of CRC. We analyzed samples of primary CRC and matched normal adjacent tissues from 52 patients for the expression of PPAR δ,(More)
This report describes a rare case of metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) presenting a huge mass in the left external auditory canal (EAC). The patient was a 55-year-old man with hepatitis B virus-related HCC. He presented to our department with a three-month history of increasing left otalgia, and hearing loss with recent fresh aural bleeding.(More)
The central cusp, one of morphological anomalies of tooth, is a supernumerary tubercle found principally in the center of the occlusal surface of a molar. Most central cusps reported are observed in the premolar, but very few studies are available on the central cusp in molar, especially in the lower second molar. In the present study, the central cusp on(More)
A 62-year-old man presented with clinical signs of acute abdominal pain and adrenal insufficiency. Computerized tomographic scans revealed bilateral adrenal tumors and the left adrenal tumor was surgically resected. The patient was found to have retroperitoneal mesothelioma presenting as bilateral metastatic adrenal tumors, which were well controlled by(More)
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