Zenju Takeda

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Hereditary ceruloplasmin deficiency with hemosiderosis (aceruloplasminemia) is a new disease characterized by systemic hemosiderosis, diabetes mellitus, neurological abnormalities and pigment degeneration of the retina. Loss of the ferroxidase activity of ceruloplasmin results in systemic iron deposition and tissue damage. Neuroimaging studies reveal iron(More)
In nasal polyps constantly associated with chronic inflammation, a dysregulation of epithelial cell proliferation has been described. Involvement of extracellular matrix accumulation is also suggested in the formation and growth of nasal polyps. In this study, we attempted to evaluate the activity of the proliferation of epithelial cells and fibroblasts and(More)
BACKGROUND Although Helicobacter pylori eradication is effective in treating low-grade gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma, the condition in some patients deteriorates even after the eradication. Therefore, it is important to predict the disease outcome before starting H. pylori eradication. We investigated the usefulness of flow(More)
We encountered a case of tuberculosis of a popliteal cyst in a 76-year-old man. He visited our department for treatment of the left knee pain which had not responded to treatment over the previous ten months. At first examination, local rubor, swelling and tenderness on a popliteal cyst were noted. Therefore, curettage of the lesion, including resection of(More)
A 57-year-old woman suffered from polyarthralgia for 7 years, and was treated by using NSAID with the diagnosis of RA. From Jan. 20th 1987, she complained of back pain and numbness of both hands, and from May 7th 1987, she also complained of dysphagia and dysarthria, and she was not able to button up. Soon afterwards she could eat only one custard pudding a(More)
Distribution of peanut agglutinin binding sites was studied histologically with horseradish peroxidase labelled and fluorescein isothiocyanate labelled peanut agglutinin in terms of cell differentiation in rat lymphatic organs, (thymus, spleen, lymph nodes). In this study, alcohol-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections were used and proved to be useful for(More)