Yutaka Tajima

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Granulocytic sarcomas are rare tumors that occur primarily in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia or other myeloproliferative disorders, are seldom seen in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), and have never been reported to occur in the cerebellum. The authors describe the case of a patient with APL who harbored a hemorrhagic granulocytic(More)
Aplastic or twig-like middle cerebral artery (Ap/T-MCA) is a rare anatomical anomaly, which can be associated with intracranial hemorrhage and cerebral ischemia. A 52-year-old woman who presented with sudden headache was admitted to our hospital. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging showed no abnormality; however, magnetic resonance(More)
Double origin of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (DOPICA) is a rare anatomical variation, and can be associated with intracranial aneurysm formation. We describe a 66-year-old woman case of a ruptured aneurysm involved in a DOPICA. We performed aneurysmal coil embolization for the ruptured aneurysm involved in the cranial channel of DOPICA, but the(More)
INTRODUCTION Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is an attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis. Usually, systemic complications due to BCG vaccination are quite rare. However, since BCG is a live vaccine, there is still a possibility that it may cause an infection. CASE PRESENTATION Hepatic granuloma was found incidentally in an asymptomatic 5-month-old(More)
We report a case of recurrent craniopharyngioma in the third ventricle with obstructive hydrocephalus, which was successfully treated by placement of the Ommaya reservoir by neuroendoscopic procedure. A 72-year-old male with disorientation and gait disturbance was admitted to our hospital. He had been suffering chronic heart failure and arrhythmia due to(More)
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