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A 65-year-old man was referred to our hospital with a primary complaint of unintentional weight loss. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showed a large duodenal tumor, and computed tomography (CT) showed tumor invasion of the pancreatic head, associated with lymph node swelling around the tumor an...
A 70-year-old man with liver cirrhosis presented to us with abdominal distention. Computed tomography revealed a giant retroperitoneal tumor. Examination of a biopsy specimen led to a diagnosis of primary inflammatory fibrosarcoma of the retroperitoneum. However, disease progression was rapid, a...
A 72-year-old man underwent transverse colostomy for sigmoid colon cancer with multiple liver metastases. Subsequent chemotherapy effectively reduced liver metastases, and sigmoidectomy was performed. However, the liver metastases recurred and the patient developed stomal varices due to portal h...
A 55-year-old man presented with general malaise in May 2012. On reviewing his clinical records in 1989, we found that he had a hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the left lobe, for which he had undergone left lobectomy in November 1989. However, there was no record of any follow-up examination f...
A woman in her 80s was admitted to our hospital on account of jaundice, abnormal liver function tests, and leukocytosis. She was diagnosed with adult T-cell leukemia on the basis of the presence of anti-human T-cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-I) and the results of flow cytometric analysis of pe...
We report abdominal bleeding caused by an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) of the gastroepiploic artery. A 20-year-old man visited our hospital with epigastric pain and hypovolemic shock. Contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography revealed a high-density region within a huge low-density mass. An...