Nippon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi
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Print ISSN : 0446-6586
Volume 113 , Issue 9
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Review article
Monthly report; The differences between intrahepatic and hilar cholangiocarcinoma
Case report
  • Keiichiro NAKAJO, Akimichi CHONAN, Rumiko TSUBOI, Kousuke NIHEI, Tomoy ...
    2016 Volume 113 Issue 9 Pages 1557-1563
    Published: September 05, 2016
    Released: September 05, 2016
    JOURNALS FREE ACCESS

    A 56-year-old woman who was found to have a submucosal tumor (SMT) of the stomach in a medical check-up was admitted to our hospital for a detailed investigation of the SMT. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed an SMT of 20mm at the anterior wall of the antrum of the stomach. Endoscopic ultrasonography showed a hyperechoic tumor in the fourth layer of the stomach wall. CT examination showed a strongly enhancing tumor on arterial phase images and persistent enhancement on portal venous phase images. Laparoscopy endoscopy cooperative surgery was performed with a diagnosis of SMT of the stomach highly suspicious of a glomus tumor. Immunohistochemistry revealed expression of α-SMA but no expression of desmin, c-kit, CD34, or S-100. The tumor was finally diagnosed as a glomus tumor of the stomach.

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  • Kaoru UEDA, Akiyoshi KINOSHITA, Takafumi AKASU, Noriko HAGIWARA, Takeh ...
    2016 Volume 113 Issue 9 Pages 1564-1571
    Published: September 05, 2016
    Released: September 05, 2016
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    A 76-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with anorexia. Computed tomography revealed a tumor lesion measuring 110mm in the liver at S4/5 with calcification and swelling of a paraaortic lymph node. The gallbladder was not visualized. Histological examination of a biopsy specimen from the liver tumor revealed squamous cell and undifferentiated carcinomas, and several tumor markers were elevated. Therefore, we diagnosed the patient with gallbladder adenosquamous cell carcinoma T3N2M0 stage III. Because the serum parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) and granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) levels were significantly elevated, we suspected that PTHrP and G-CSF production occurred because of adenosquamous cell carcinoma in the gallbladder. We initiated chemotherapy with S-1.

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  • Shogo KAIDA, Kyouko ARAHATA, Asako ITOU, Sakiko TAKARABE, Kayoko KIMUR ...
    2016 Volume 113 Issue 9 Pages 1572-1581
    Published: September 05, 2016
    Released: September 05, 2016
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    A cystic artery aneurysm is a rare cause of hemobilia. Herein, we report two cases of acute cholecystitis with a ruptured cystic artery pseudoaneurysm. Two patients (a 69-year-old man and an 83-year-old man) were admitted to our hospital because of acute cholecystitis with gallstone impaction in the neck. Percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage (PTGBD) was performed for both patients. After a few days of PTGBD, gallbladder hemorrhage was observed. Abdominal angiography showed cystic artery aneurysm. A transcatheter arterial embolization was therefore performed, followed by an open cholecystectomy.

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  • Yoshiki HIRAKI, Akira KAWANO, Hirohisa SHIGEMATSU, Koichiro MIKI, Hide ...
    2016 Volume 113 Issue 9 Pages 1582-1587
    Published: September 05, 2016
    Released: September 05, 2016
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    A 63-year-old female and a 63-year-old male with resolved HBV infection suffered a relapse of malignant lymphoma. After bendamustine hydrochloride monotherapy, HBV reactivation occurred. Entecavir treatment was commenced immediately, with tests for HBV DNA negative without development of hepatitis. Regular monitoring of HBV DNA based on the guidelines from the Japan Society of Hepatology was useful.

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