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  1. Foramen of Winslow hernia (FWH) is a rare but emergent condition caused by an increase in the foramen diameter, visceral mobility, and intra-abdominal pressure. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first ...

    Authors: Shusaku Honma, Takenori Itohara, Seigo Sha and Hirohiko Onoyama

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:77

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  2. Ascertaining the origin of large tumors located in the region of the pancreas head and adjacent mesocolon can pose a challenge preoperatively. En bloc pancreatoduodenectomy with hemicolectomy is often required...

    Authors: Susumu Ohwada, Amika Moro, Nair Amit, Kazunari Sasaki, Shinji Sakurai, Atsuko Takada-Owada, Masaru Izumi, Yuhei Nakano, Yasushige Kashima and Hideki Matsuyama

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:76

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  3. Ehlers–Danlos syndrome (EDS) is an inherited disorder that causes connective tissue fragility. The vascular type of EDS (vEDS) caused by defective collagen type III production accounts for 5%–10% of all EDS ca...

    Authors: Daisuke Kakinuma, Takeshi Yamada, Yoshikazu Kanazawa, Kunihiko Matsuno, Tomoko Sahara and Hiroshi Yoshida

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:74

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  4. Bone marrow transplantation is now an established treatment for some hematopoietic disorders and hematopoietic malignancies, and secondary solid tumors that develop after bone marrow transplantation have begun...

    Authors: Yamato Ninomiya, Soji Ozawa, Kazuo Koyanagi, Miho Yamamoto, Tadashi Higuchi, Kentaro Yatabe and Kohei Tajima

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:73

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  5. Although duodenal neuroendocrine neoplasms (DuNENs) usually have indolent phenotypes, some DuNENs exhibit aggressive clinical manifestations. Tumor size > 1 cm, lymph node metastasis, and high grade have been ...

    Authors: Tomoya Kitada, Toshihiko Masui, Yosuke Kasai, Yuichiro Uchida, Satoshi Ogiso, Takashi Ito, Takamichi Ishii, Satoru Seo, Hiroyuki Katsuragawa and Shinji Uemoto

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:72

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  6. The optimal procedure for recurrent external rectal prolapse remains unclear, particularly in laparoscopic approach. In addition, pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is sometimes concomitant with rectal prolapse. We p...

    Authors: Kosuke Toda, Taro Aoyama, Kenjiro Hirai, Taisuke Uemura, Haruku Fujita, Asami Okabe, Hidenori Ohe, Tsuyoshi Tachibana and Akira Mitsuyoshi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:71

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  7.  Primary neuroendocrine tumors of the gallbladder (GB-NETs) are rare, accounting for 0.5% of all NETs and 2.1% of all gallbladder cancers. Among GB-NETs, mixed neuroendocrine–non-neuroendocrine neoplasms of th...

    Authors: Tatsuki Ishikawa, Katsunori Nakano, Masafumi Osaka, Kenichi Aratani, Kadotani Yayoi, Kiyokazu Akioka, Kuniyuki Tsuchiya and Yohei Hosokawa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:70

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  8. Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a multi-organ disorder predominantly occurring in middle-aged to elderly male patients characterized by multi-organ fibrosis, specific pathological findings of st...

    Authors: Haruaki Hino, Noriyuki Tanaka, Hiroshi Matsui, Takahiro Utsumi, Natsumi Maru, Yohei Taniguchi, Tomohito Saito, Koji Tsuta and Tomohiro Murakawa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:69

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:82

  9. Rectovaginal fistula (RVF) after low anterior resection for rectal cancer is troublesome and refractory. Although various surgical procedures have been previously described, no definitive procedure has shown a...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Ohta, Kyozo Hashimoto, Tomoyuki Mizukuro, Byonggu An, Yumi Zen, Yusuke Nishina, Yoshitaka Terada, Naomi Kitamura, Hiroya Akabori, Mitsuhiro Fujino and Eiji Mekata

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:68

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  10. Iatrogenic ureteral injury (UI) is a potentially serious complication of colorectal cancer surgery. Performing perioperative placement of ureteral stents or intraoperative fluorescence navigation surgery for t...

    Authors: Teppei Kamada, Yuichi Nakaseko, Masashi Yoshida, Wataru Kai, Junji Takahashi, Keigo Nakashima, Norihiko Suzuki, Hironori Ohdaira, Eigoro Yamanouchi and Yutaka Suzuki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:67

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  11. Aneurysm of the left brachiocephalic vein is a very rare clinical disease and only 40 cases have been reported so far.

    Authors: Harushi Ueno, Mari Yazawa, Hideki Tsubouchi, Keita Nakanishi, Tomoshi Sugiyama, Yuka Kadomatsu, Masaki Goto, Naoki Ozeki, Shota Nakamura, Takayuki Fukui, Masato Mutsuga and Toyofumi Fengshi Chen Yoshikawa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:66

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  12. Undescended testes are associated with an increased risk of malignancy and infertility, and surgical treatment in childhood is recommended.

    Authors: Hirotake Gonda, Takuya Saito, Takaaki Osawa, Shintaro Kurahashi, Tatsuki Matsumura, Yasuyuki Fukami, Shunichiro Komatsu, Kenitiro Kaneko, Kazuhiro Hiramatsu, Takehito Kato and Tsuyoshi Sano

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:65

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  13. Pleuroperitoneal communication (PPC) is rarely observed, accounting for 1.6% of all patients who undergo continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Although there have been several reports concerning th...

    Authors: Takehiko Manabe, Kenji Ono, Soichi Oka, Yuichiro Kawamura and Toshihiro Osaki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:64

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  14. Sarcoid-like reaction (SLR) is a histological pattern of granulomatous inflammation that is clinically differentiated from sarcoidosis. Since SLR is known to occur in several neoplasias and occasionally causes...

    Authors: Tomoko Mizota, Masato Suzuoki, Saya Kaku, Kenichi Mizunuma, Kazuto Ohtaka, Ryo Takahashi, Kazuteru Komuro, Nozomu Iwashiro, Masanori Ohara, Noriko Kimura and Satoshi Hirano

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:63

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  15. Patients with stage IV gastric cancer have a poor prognosis despite improvements in intensive treatment regimens, including chemotherapy. Recently, conversion surgery has received much attention as it can prov...

    Authors: Masaki Suzuki, Hisashi Hosaka, Yasuyuki Fukai, Yasushi Mochida, Daigo Ozawa, Norimichi Kogure, Kazunosuke Yamada and Hitoshi Ojima

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:62

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  16. Bronchopleural fistula, which usually accompanies bronchial fistula and empyema, is a severe complication of lung cancer surgery. Negative-pressure wound therapy can enhance drainage and reduce the empyema cav...

    Authors: Masashi Iwasaki, Masanori Shimomura and Tsunehiro Ii

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:61

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  17. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas is a rare tumor in young women, metastasizing in only 5–15% of cases, and most commonly to the liver. Although treatment guidelines have not been established, sur...

    Authors: Atsushi Morito, Kojiro Eto, Kozue Matsuishi, Hirokazu Hamasaki, Keisuke Morita, Satoshi Ikeshima, Kei Horino, Shinya Shimada and Hideo Baba

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:60

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  18. Post-infarction perforation of the ventricular septum is recognized as a major complication of post-myocardial infarction. However, post-infarction ventricle dissection is seldom reported, as the ventricular s...

    Authors: Yuji Kamikawa, Takeki Ohashi, Masao Tadakoshi, Akinori Kojima, Hirotaka Yamauchi, Kaoru Hioki, Takanori Hishikawa and Souichirou Kageyama

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:59

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  19. The presence of a foreign body in the common bile duct (CBD) is a rare phenomenon. Thus, the route and mechanism of its migration remain difficult to fully clarify, especially for cases that occur after gastre...

    Authors: Ken Hirata, Daichi Kawamura and Masahiko Orita

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:58

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  20. Epidermoid cyst arising from the cecum is extremely rare. Single-incision laparoscopic surgery is the latest innovation in minimally invasive surgery, and shortens incisions, improves cosmesis, and reduces pos...

    Authors: Tetsuro Tominaga, Takashi Nonaka, Akiko Fukuda, Masaaki Moriyama, Shosaburo Oyama, Mitsuhisa Ishii, Terumitsu Sawai, Nozomi Ueki and Takeshi Nagayasu

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:57

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  21. Bilateral empyema is rare and can be life-threatening. Few cases have ever been reported about bilateral empyema with fistula on both sides. We herein report a case of bilateral empyema with bilateral fistulae...

    Authors: Junko Okamura, Naohiro Kobayashi, Takahiro Yanagihara, Shinji Kikuchi, Yukinobu Goto and Yukio Sato

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:56

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  22. The mortality of abdominal vena caval injuries is as high as 50–80%. Yet, there were few reports on how to repair injured inferior vena cava (IVC). This report presents a method of vena caval repair in a case ...

    Authors: Reina Hirooka, Kyoji Ito, Nobuyuki Takemura, Fuminori Mihara and Norihiro Kokudo

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:55

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  23. Ischemic colitis is a common disease; however, its pathophysiology remains unclear, especially in ischemic proctitis after sigmoidectomy. We present a rare case of ischemic proctitis 6 months after laparoscopi...

    Authors: Takuto Yoshida, Nobuki Ichikawa, Shigenori Homma, Tadashi Yoshida, Shin Emoto, Yoichi Miyaoka, Hiroki Matsui and Akinobu Taketomi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:54

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  24. Visceral artery aneurysms are rare, but they may cause heavy bleeding and high mortality. In addition, aneurysms originating from the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) account for only 1% of visceral artery ane...

    Authors: Toru Takematsu, Keisuke Kosumi, Takuya Tajiri, Kosuke Kanemitsu, Kosuke Mima, Mitsuhiro Inoue, Takao Mizumoto, Tatsuo Kubota, Nobutomo Miyanari and Hideo Baba

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:53

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  25. Intrapelvic aberrant needles are rare in clinical practice. Long-term foreign bodies in the abdominal cavity may form granulation tissue or an abscess, and may cause organ injury. Therefore, such foreign bodie...

    Authors: Akira Yamamoto, Junichiro Hiro, Yusuke Omura, Takashi Ichikawa, Shozo Ide, Hiroki Imaoka, Hiromi Yasuda, Hiroyuki Fujikawa, Yoshiki Okita, Takeshi Yokoe, Masaki Ohi and Yuji Toiyama

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:51

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  26. In adult patients with primary or recurrent coarctation of the aorta (CoA), extra-anatomic bypass grafting (EABG) has been widely used as a surgical treatment option. However, there have been few reports on ps...

    Authors: Keisuke Shibagaki, Shingo Kunioka, Yuta Kikuchi, Naohiro Wakabayashi, Tomonori Shirasaka, Natsuya Ishikawa and Hiroyuki Kamiya

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:50

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  27. Disseminated carcinomatosis of the bone marrow (DCBM) is often associated with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and a poor prognosis. Moreover, the timing of the diagnosis varies. We presented here...

    Authors: Shunsuke Sato, Yuji Ishibashi, Koichiro Kawasaki, Ryoto Yamazaki, Fumihiko Hatao, Yasuhiro Morita and Kazuhiro Imamura

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:49

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  28. Mediastinal teratomas occasionally rupture into the thoracic cavity, which induces mediastinitis or various other severe complications. Surgical treatment is crucial for ruptured teratomas; however, few litera...

    Authors: Eri Nakajima, Yujin Kudo, Sachio Maehara, Hideyuki Furumoto, Jun Matsubayashi, Yoshihisa Shimada, Masaru Hagiwara, Toshitaka Nagao, Tatsuo Ohira and Norihiko Ikeda

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:48

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  29. Chlamydial infection is a difficult-to-diagnose type of sexually transmitted disease that occurs mainly in young people. We report a case of bowel obstruction caused by intrapelvic adhesions formed by chlamydi...

    Authors: Yuta Shibasaki, Makoto Sohda, Hiroomi Ogawa, Chika Katayama, Naoya Ozawa, Chika Komine, Kunihiko Suga, Katsuya Osone, Takuhisa Okada, Takuya Shiraishi, Ryuji Katoh, Takehiko Yokobori, Akihiko Sano, Makoto Sakai, Ken Shirabe and Hiroshi Saeki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:47

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  30. Hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) subtypes are considered as risk factors for malignant transformation; thus, an accurate diagnosis is important. We report a case of resected HCA previously diagnosed as unclassifie...

    Authors: Ryo Muranushi, Kenichiro Araki, Norifumi Harimoto, Takehiko Yokobori, Kouki Hoshino, Kei Hagiwara, Norihiro Ishii, Mariko Tsukagoshi, Takamichi Igarashi, Akira Watanabe, Norio Kubo, Shinichi Aishima and Ken Shirabe

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:46

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  31. Cholesterol crystal embolism (CCE) following transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) is rare.

    Authors: Ryoga Hamura, Koichiro Haruki, Ryota Iwase, Kenei Furukawa, Yoshihiro Shirai, Shinji Onda, Takeshi Gocho and Toru Ikegami

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:45

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  32. Hepatic angiomyolipoma (HAML) is a rare liver tumor, and hepatectomy is the only effective treatment. Due to the difficulty of correct diagnosis of HAML before surgery by image studies, more than 36.6% of repo...

    Authors: Yoh Asahi, Toshiya Kamiyama, Tatsuya Orimo, Shingo Shimada, Akihisa Nagatsu, Yuzuru Sakamoto, Chihiro Ishizuka, Kazuya Hamada, Hirofumi Kamachi, Emi Takakuwa, Tomoko Mitsuhashi and Akinobu Taketomi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:44

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  33. Renoportal anastomosis is an option for the portal vein reconstruction of a liver transplantation with grade 4 portal vein thrombosis and a splenorenal shunt. Here, we report the case of gastrointestinal bleed...

    Authors: Wataru Nakanishi, Shigehito Miyagi, Kazuaki Tokodai, Atsushi Fujio, Toshiaki Kashiwadate, Kengo Sasaki, Yoshihiro Shono, Mineto Ohta, Yoshikatsu Saitoh, Michiaki Unno and Takashi Kamei

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:43

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  34. Skeletal muscle metastasis from gastric cancer is rare and has a poor prognosis. We reported a case of gluteal muscle metastasis with peritoneal dissemination from gastric cancer during postoperative adjuvant ...

    Authors: Shotaro Korehisa, Akira Kabashima, Michihiro Ichimanda, Kenji Umeda, Hidenori Koso, Kazuhiro Yada, Motoki Arakane and Hideaki Anai

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:42

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  35. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a CD30-positive T-cell lymphoma, which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. ALCL rarely presents in the gastrointestinal tract, and the esophageal involvement in of ...

    Authors: Yuto Hozaka, Ken Sasaki, Takuro Nishikawa, Shun Onishi, Masahiro Noda, Yusuke Tsuruda, Yasuto Uchikado, Yoshiaki Kita, Takaaki Arigami, Shinichiro Mori, Kosei Maemura, Satoshi Ieiri, Yoshifumi Kawano, Shoji Natsugoe and Takao Ohtsuka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:41

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  36. Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is an immune-mediated inflammatory disorder that can involve multiple organs. It is characterized by IgG4-positive plasma cell-rich storiform fibrosis and obliterati...

    Authors: Masayoshi Obatake, Koichi Sato, Shigehiko Yagi, Hiromi Ohtani and Katsumi Kito

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:40

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  37. Patients with advanced-stage breast cancer often demonstrate pancreatic metastases. However, pancreatic metastases resection from breast cancer has been rarely performed, with only 20 cases having been reporte...

    Authors: Atsuki Nagao, Tamaki Noie, Hajime Horiuch, Haruyasu Yamada, Masashi Momiyama, Kentaro Nakajima, Shouichi Satou, Hitoshi Satodate, Satoshi Nara and Yasushi Harihara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:39

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  38. Right sleeve lower lobectomy is rarely performed because pulmonary function of the middle lobe is not spared to the extent of the other lobes and achieving a proper bronchial anastomosis is technically more di...

    Authors: Hirokazu Hamasaki, Chika Shirakami, Tatsuya Yamada, Yamato Motooka, Kosuke Fujino, Koei Ikeda and Makoto Suzuki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:38

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  39. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a primary tumor with the highest frequency of pancreatic metastasis. Although surgical resection can improve the prognosis of some patients with pancreatic metastasis of RCC (PM-R...

    Authors: Shinya Sakamoto, Masaru Matsumura, Keigo Tani, Satoshi Nemoto, Kazuhito Tsuchida, Fumitaka Koga and Yasuji Seyama

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:37

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  40. The snorkel technique for a juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (JAAA) is an important treatment option for high-risk patients. We report the lift snorkel technique through the trans-femoral access for a type...

    Authors: Eisaku Ito, Takao Ohki, Naoki Toya, Hikaru Nakagawa, Ryou Nishide, Kohei Okazaki and Tadashi Akiba

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:36

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  41. Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is characterized by the presence of hundreds to thousands of colonic polyps, and extracolonic manifestations are likely to occur. Pancreatic tumors are rare extracolonic ma...

    Authors: Daishi Naoi, Koji Koinuma, Hideki Sasanuma, Yasunaru Sakuma, Hisanaga Horie, Alan Kawarai Lefor, Kokichi Sugano, Mineko Ushiama, Teruhiko Yoshida and Naohiro Sata

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:35

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  42. Cholangiolocellular carcinoma (CoCC) is an extremely rare disease comprising less than 1% of all primary malignant liver tumors. No effective treatment other than resection has been established. Herein, we rep...

    Authors: Yuto Hozaka, Yota Kawasaki, Satoshi Iino, Tetsuya Idichi, Yuki Hirase, Kiyonori Tanoue, Yuko Mataki, Hiroshi Kurahara, Kosei Maemura, Takaaki Arigami, Shinichi Ueno, Shoji Natsugoe and Takao Ohtsuka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:34

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  43. Extramedullary hematopoiesis is a compensatory response occurring secondary to inadequate bone marrow function and is occasionally observed in essential thrombocythemia (ET). This disease usually presents as m...

    Authors: Kiyotaka Hosoda, Akira Shimizu, Koji Kubota, Tsuyoshi Notake, Shinsuke Sugenoya, Koya Yasukawa, Hikaru Hayashi, Ryoichiro Kobayashi and Yuji Soejima

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:33

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  44. No standard treatment for anorectal fistula cancer, such as multidisciplinary therapy, has been established due to the rarity of the disease. Herein, we investigated patients with cancer associated with anorec...

    Authors: Katsuya Osone, Hiroomi Ogawa, Chika Katayama, Yuta Shibasaki, Kunihiko Suga, Chika Komine, Naoya Ozawa, Takuhisa Okada, Takuya Shiraishi, Ryuji Katoh, Makoto Sakai, Akihiko Sano, Takehiko Yokobori, Nozomi Matsumura, Makoto Sohda, Ken Shirabe…

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:32

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  45. Extended excision of the permeation organ neighborhood is often performed in locally invasive colon cancer, and it is reported to have a survival benefit. In addition, some cases of secondary lymph node metast...

    Authors: Seiichiro Eto, Nobuo Omura, Tetsuya Shimada, Teruyuki Takishima, Hideyuki Takeuchi, Wataru Kai, Keita Kodera, Tomo Matsumoto, Tsuyoshi Hirabayashi and Hidejiro Kawahara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:31

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  46. Gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is often caused by Helicobacter pylori and has a good prognosis. Rarely, patients with MALT lymphoma may have gastric cancer and have a poor prognosis.

    Authors: Takashi Yokoyama, Tetsuya Tanaka, Suzuka Harada, Takeshi Ueda, Goki Ejiri, Shoh Sasaki, Maiko Takeda and Atsushi Yoshimura

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:30

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  47. Cyclic neutropenia is a disease that causes a neutropenic decrease in peripheral blood in a cycle of about 21 days. It is a rare hereditary disorder with an estimated incidence of 0.5–1 cases per million popul...

    Authors: Saki Nishikawa, Michinori Hamaoka, Hideki Nakahara and Toshiyuki Itamoto

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2021 7:29

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