Nippon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi
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A 72-year-old man visited our hospital because of dysphagia and weight loss. He was diagnosed by endoscopy with advanced (stage IV) basaloid squamous carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus. CT and CT-guided tumor biopsy revealed two lung metastases in the right upper and lower lobes, with diameters...
We experienced two cases of acute hepatitis E in Miyazaki Prefecture in the same period. The patients were unknown to each other and did not have any clear causes or common risk factors of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection. Nucleotide sequences of the HEV isolates revealed that the two isolates ...
A 70-year-old woman with jaundice was referred to our hospital. Obstructive jaundice caused by common bile duct (CBD) stones was diagnosed based on the results of blood tests, abdominal computed tomography, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. We attempted to remove the CBD stones...
A 74-year-old man was referred to our hospital because of a high fever. He had undergone a dental extraction about 1 month prior to admission because of apical periodontitis. Imaging study revealed liver abscess lesions. Infection with Streptococcus anginosus was confirmed using both stab and bl...
In the ABC classification for gastric cancer risk screening, group A (Helicobacter pylori infection-negative, pepsinogen [PG]-negative) patients are assumed to be at low risk, but some patients do have atrophic gastritis and H. pylori infection. This study aimed to identify the characteristics o...
A 69-year-old man with a malignant tumor of the stomach underwent distal gastrectomy with partial resection of the abdominal wall, transverse colon, and lateral segment of the liver. Based on a detailed pathological examination of the resected specimen, a diagnosis of undifferentiated gastric ca...