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Shunsuke Kajikawa, Tomoko Oeda, Kwiyoung Park, Kenji Yamamoto, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Hideyuki Sawada
A 77-year-old man visited our hospital with unstable gait following 2 months of anorexia. Brain MRI showed multiple infarcts; cardiac echocardiography revealed mitral-valve vegetation; and blood culture revealed methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci. The patient was diagnosed with infective endocarditis (IE). Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) developed ten days after antibiotic treatment. Intracranial aneurysm was not found. We speculated that chronic inflammation of the cerebral arterial walls by bacteria of low virulence was associated with SAH complication...
December 27, 2017: Rinshō Shinkeigaku, Clinical Neurology
S Kamei, K Shinohara, E Oeda
Three cases of primary myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) associated with myelofibrosis were initially diagnosed as refractory anemia by the presence of bicytopenia or pancytopenia and having normo- or hypercellular marrow with dysplastic features. The bone marrow aspiration of these patients showed dry tap a few months after admission, or on admission. Their bone marrow biopsy specimens revealed various grades of increased formation of reticulin fibers. One patient entered into complete remission in response to metenolone, while the other two patients died of cerebral hemorrhage several months after admission...
August 1993: Internal Medicine
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