Yutaka Oshima

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Since bisphenol F (4,4’-dihydroxydiphenylmethane) has been reported to exhibit estrogen agonistic properties in the uterotrophic assay, we performed a 28-day repeated-dose toxicity study (enhanced OECD test guideline No. 407) on bisphenol F based on the OECD draft protocols to determine whether it has endocrine-mediated properties. Bisphenol F was orally(More)
A 73-year-old woman complained of right chest discomfort. Chest X-ray during the follow-up for rheumatoid arthritis showed a mediastinal tumor. Chest computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a 65-mm tumor in the right anterior mediastinum. A blood test showed high serum levels of CYFRA 21-1(29.8 ng/ml), white blood cells( WBC(More)
Bronchogenic cysts arise from abnormal budding of the ventral diverticulum of the foregut or tracheobronchial tree during embryogenesis, are the most common cystic masses in the mediastinum, and are generally asymptomatic. A spontaneous regression in a mediastinal bronchogenic cyst (MBC) with pneumonia is rare. A 30-year-old male had a tumor shadow in the(More)
The patient, a 65-year-old woman, visited at her local doctor's office with the chief complaint of pharyngeal pain. After being administered antibacterial drugs, hyperthermia persisted and the pharyngeal pain became exacerbated. She was referred to our hospital and diagnosed as a retropharyngeal abscess and descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM). She(More)
BACKGROUND Myelolipoma is an uncommon tumor comprising adipose tissue and normal hematopoietic cells and mainly occurs in the adrenal cortex. Mediastinal myelolipoma is very rare; we report a case of posterior mediastinal myelolipoma that required surgical resection. CASE PRESENTATION A 56-year-old male was diagnosed with a posterior mediastinal tumor by(More)
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