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  1. Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is increasingly applied for early gastric cancer. ESD is a less invasive procedure and could be a radical treatment. However, in some cases, ESD cannot be completed owing...

    Authors: Hiroshi Saito, Akihiro Nishimura, Yusuke Sakimura, Hiroki Tawara, Kengo Hayashi, Kaichiro Kato, Toshikatsu Tsuji, Daisuke Yamamoto, Hirotaka Kitamura, Shinichi Kadoya and Hiroyuki Bando

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:235

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  2. A Bochdalek hernia (BH) is a congenital defect of the diaphragm that generally presents in the newborn as life-threatening cardiorespiratory distress. In contrast, the diagnosis of a BH in adults is rare. Surg...

    Authors: Toshimitsu Miyasaka, Takeshi Matsutani, Tsutomu Nomura, Nobutoshi Hagiwara, Naoto Chihara, Koichi Takahashi, Keisuke Mishima, Nobuhiko Taniai and Hiroshi Yoshida

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:233

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  3. Regional lymphadenopathy is more commonly noted in gastric schwannomas than in other gastric submucosal tumors. Most of the swollen lymph nodes associated with gastric schwannomas are non-metastatic lymphadeno...

    Authors: Shuichi Fukuda, Taichi Koyama, Tomoko Wakasa, Hitoshi Hanamoto, Tomoyuki Tsujimoto, Atsushi Gakuhara, Hideo Tomihara, Katsuya Ohta, Kotaro Kitani, Kazuhiko Hashimoto, Hajime Ishikawa, Jin-ichi Hida, Masao Yukawa, Yoshio Ohta and Masatoshi Inoue

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:232

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  4. Ciliated muconodular papillary tumor (CMPT) is a rare papillary nodule tumor with benign and malignant characteristics that occurs in the peripheral lung.

    Authors: Kotaro Murakami, Yojiro Yutaka, Naoki Nakajima, Akihiko Yoshizawa and Hiroshi Date

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:231

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  5. Barrett's esophagus (BE) is characterized by presence of columnar epithelium in the lower esophageal mucosa, which originally comprises stratified squamous epithelium. Gastroesophageal reflux disease causes BE...

    Authors: Naoki Kuwayama, Isamu Hoshino, Hisashi Gunji, Toru Tonooka, Hiroaki Soda, Ryotaro Eto, Nobuhiro Takiguchi and Yoshihiro Nabeya

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:230

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  6. Douche injury is a rare consequence of water recreation activities. Generally, this type of trauma occurs when people fall into the water in a sitting position during high-speed activities such as using a pers...

    Authors: Kaoru Katano, Yuichiro Furutani, Chikashi Hiranuma, Masakazu Hattori, Kenji Doden and Yasuo Hashidume

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:226

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  7. An accurate diagnosis of the primary cancer or metastatic tumor is quite important because misdiagnosis may lead to the selection of incorrect adjuvant therapy and worse long-term outcomes after surgery. Here,...

    Authors: Takashi Ofuchi, Hiromitsu Hayashi, Takanobu Yamao, Takaaki Higashi, Toru Takematsu, Yosuke Nakao, Kensuke Yamamura, Katsunori Imai, Yo-ichi Yamashita and Hideo Baba

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:225

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  8. Postoperative recurrence of tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) is a frequent complication in the repair of esophageal atresia (EA). Based on the recent etiologic classification, a TEF that develops in a different...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Takahashi, Yasushi Fuchimoto, Teizaburo Mori, Kiyotomo Abe, Yohei Yamada, Goro Koinuma and Tatsuo Kuroda

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:224

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  9. Malrotation is a congenital anomaly during the development of the embryonic intestine. Although it is generally considered a pediatric surgical condition, it can have significant implications for adult surgery...

    Authors: Yumiko Kageyama, Ryuzo Yamaguchi, Shinya Watanabe, Keiji Aizu, Shinichiro Kobayashi, Fumiya Sato, Hironori Fujieda, Yoshitaka Toyoda and Tsutomu Iwata

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:223

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  10. Pancreatic pleural effusion and ascites are defined as fluid accumulation in the thoracic and abdominal cavity, respectively, due to direct leakage of the pancreatic juice. They usually occur in patients with ...

    Authors: Yuta Yoshida, Ippei Matsumoto, Tomonori Tanaka, Kentaro Yamao, Akihiro Hayashi, Keiko Kamei, Shumpei Satoi, Atsushi Takebe, Takuya Nakai, Mamoru Takenaka and Yoshifumi Takeyama

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:222

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  11. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a well-established surgical procedure and is one of the most commonly performed gastroenterological surgeries. Therefore, strategy for the management of rare anomalous cystic du...

    Authors: Hiroki Hirao, HiroHisa Okabe, Daisuke Ogawa, Daisuke Kuroda, Katsunobu Taki, Shinjiro Tomiyasu, Masahiko Hirota, Taizo Hibi, Hideo Baba and Hiroki Sugita

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:221

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  12. Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) is an acute neuropsychiatric disorder resulting from thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency, frequently associated with chronic alcoholism and total parenteral nutrition without thiamine....

    Authors: Chikanori Tsutsumi, Toshiya Abe, Tomohiko Shinkawa, Hideyuki Watanabe, Kazuyoshi Nishihara and Toru Nakano

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:220

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  13. Since the ToGA trial, trastuzumab-based chemotherapy is the standard treatment for HER2 positive stage IV gastric cancer. However, it is not yet clear whether surgical resection after trastuzumab-based chemoth...

    Authors: Koichi Hayano, Hiroki Watanabe, Takahiro Ryuzaki, Naoto Sawada, Gaku Ohira, Masayuki Kano, Masaya Uesato and Hisahiro Matsubara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:219

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  14. Pouch volvulus after proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis is a very rare postoperative complication. The common site of pouch volvulus has been reported to be the ileal pouch–anal anastomosis and the middle ...

    Authors: Michio Itabashi, Yoshiko Bamba, Hisako Aihara, Kimitaka Tani, Ryousuke Nakagawa, Kurodo Koshino, Takeshi Ohki, Shinpei Ogawa, Yuji Inoue and Masakazu Yamamoto

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:218

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  15. Neuromuscular and vascular hamartoma is a rare lesion of the small intestine, with only 26 cases reported since its initial description in 1982. No occurrence of hamartoma in the appendix has been reported unt...

    Authors: Takahiro Sasaki, Tomohisa Furuhata, Masashige Nishimura, Tatsunori Ono, Akiyoshi Noda, Hirotaka Koizumi, Nobuyoshi Miyajima and Takehito Otsubo

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:216

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  16. When diagnosing patients with bilateral breast cancer, it is challenging to determine the relationship between multiple breast cancer lesions at the individual patient level with certainty.

    Authors: Yoshiaki Shinden, Hazuki Saho, Yuki Nomoto, Ayako Nagata, Koji Minami, Akihiro Nakajo, Toshiaki Akahane, Tsubasa Hiraki, Akihide Tanimoto, Tetsuhiro Owaki, Yuko Kijima and Shoji Natsugoe

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:215

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  17. Anastomotic leakage is a serious, sometimes critical complication of upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. The cavity and target drainage tubes are difficult to reach; therefore, a nasogastric tube (NGT) and fa...

    Authors: Yutaka Tamamori, Katsunobu Sakurai, Naoshi Kubo, Ken Yonemitsu, Yasuhiro Fukui, Junya Nishimura, Kiyoshi Maeda and Yukio Nishiguchi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:214

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  18. Esophagostomy is important in the treatment of esophageal cancer. However, esophagectomy has a higher risk of postoperative complications. Treatment for complications is often difficult, and in some cases, ora...

    Authors: Tetsuro Isozaki, Kentaro Murakami, Eigoro Yamanouchi, Masaya Uesato, Takeshi Toyozumi, Yoshio Koide, Soichiro Tsukamoto, Haruhito Sakata, Koichi Hayano, Masayuki Kano, Hideki Hayashi and Hisahiro Matsubara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:213

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  19. Endobronchial lipoma is a rare benign tumor. The standard treatment is bronchoscopic intervention or surgical resection. Here, we present a case of endobronchial lipoma treated by right basal segmentectomy via...

    Authors: Tomohiro Yazawa, Hitoshi Igai, Natsumi Matsuura, Fumi Ohsawa and Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:212

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  20. Rectal endometriosis is a rare disease. A definitive diagnosis prior to surgery is often difficult. We encountered a patient with rectal sub-obstructive endometriosis that was treated by robot-assisted laparos...

    Authors: Naotaka Kuriyama, Koji Ando, Qingjiang Hu, Yu Miyashita, Yoshiaki Fujimoto, Tomoko Jogo, Kentaro Hokonohara, Ryota Nakanishi, Yuichi Hisamatsu, Yasue Kimura, Daisuke Tsurumaru, Kenichi Kohashi, Yoshinao Oda, Eiji Oki, Masataka Nishimura and Masaki Mori

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:211

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  21. Intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm (ITPN) is a rare and newly described entity defined as an intraductal, grossly visible, tubule-forming epithelial neoplasm with high-grade dysplasia and ductal differentiat...

    Authors: Yuji Shimizu, Ryo Ashida, Teiichi Sugiura, Yukiyasu Okamura, Takaaki Ito, Yusuke Yamamoto, Katsuhisa Ohgi, Keiko Sasaki and Katsuhiko Uesaka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:210

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  22. Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a common postoperative complication of ulcerative colitis (UC). There have been a few recent reports of afferent limb syndrome (ALS) as a rare occurrence in cases of SBO. We pr...

    Authors: Keiji Matsuda, Yojiro Hashiguchi, Kentaro Asako, Yuka Okada, Kohei Ohno, Mitsuo Tsukamoto, Yoshihisa Fukushima, Ryu Shimada, Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Tamuro Hayama, Keijiro Nozawa, Takeo Fukagawa and Yuko Sasajima

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:209

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  23. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is the most frequent submucosal tumor, and with advancements of diagnostic modalities, the incidence of GIST cases diagnosed have increased. Similarly, prevalence of morbi...

    Authors: Kenkichi Hashimoto, Yoshihisa Sakaguchi, Sho Nambara, Kensuke Kudou, Eiji Kusumoto, Keiji Yoshinaga, Tetsuya Kusumoto and Koji Ikejiri

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:208

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  24. Appendectomy for acute appendicitis (AA) is considered one of the most common emergency surgeries. However, emergency appendectomy accompanied with complex lesions such as extensive abscess formation is not re...

    Authors: Yuta Kasagi, Keita Natsugoe, Takehiko Aoyagi, Yoshinari Nobutou, Eiji Tsujita, Mayumi Ishida, Sosei Kuma, Katsumi Takizawa and Hideaki Uchiyama

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:207

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  25. Sebaceous gland carcinoma (SGC) of the eyelid is an aggressive malignant eyelid tumor, and it can metastasize to the regional lymph nodes and distant organs. There have been only a few reported cases of patien...

    Authors: Sachi Kawagishi, Ryu Kanzaki, Seiji Taniguchi, Kenji Kimura, Toru Kimura, Hiroyuki Takabatake, Eiichi Morii, Masayoshi Inoue and Yasushi Shintani

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:206

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  26. Pharyngoesophageal dysphagia sometimes develops after esophagectomy. However, severe dysphagia after esophagectomy due to cricopharyngeus muscle dysfunction is a rare complication. There are no recommended cli...

    Authors: Shinichiro Kobayashi, Ken Taniguchi, Fujinobu Tanaka, Shigeto Maeda, Takanori Hirayama, Takayuki Tokunaga, Hiroaki Takeshita, Shiro Miura and Tamotsu Kuroki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:205

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  27. Primary neuroendocrine tumor (NET) originating from the extrahepatic bile duct is rare, although liver metastasis from gastroenteropancreatic NET is frequently observed. We herein report a case who successfull...

    Authors: Mamiko Miyashita, Yoshihiro Ono, Manabu Takamatsu, Yosuke Inoue, Takafumi Sato, Hiromichi Ito, Yu Takahashi and Akio Saiura

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:204

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  28. Nipple-areola complex (NAC) reconstruction is a technique used in breast reconstructive surgery, which is performed during the final stage of breast reconstruction after total mastectomy of primary breast canc...

    Authors: Mariko Kimura, Kazutaka Narui, Hidetaka Shima, Shizune Ikejima, Mayu Muto, Toshihiko Satake, Mikiko Tanabe, Yoshiaki Inayama, Shoko Adachi, Akimitsu Yamada, Kazuhiro Shimada, Sadatoshi Sugae, Yasushi Ichikawa, Takashi Ishikawa and Itaru Endo

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:203

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  29. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) of the pancreas is an extremely rare neoplasm with a favorable prognosis. On the other hand, pancreatic invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) is known to be an aggressive maligna...

    Authors: Chikanori Tsutsumi, Toshiya Abe, Yusuke Sawatsubashi, Sadafumi Tamiya, Daisuke Kakihara, Kazuyoshi Nishihara and Toru Nakano

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:202

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  30. Although the first-line therapy for early-stage gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma is the eradication of Helicobacter pylori, the effect of eradication in Helicobacter pylori-negative cases is unc...

    Authors: Fumiaki Shiratori, Isamu Hoshino, Hisashi Gunji, Nobuhiro Takiguchi, Yoshihiro Nabeya and Hideaki Shimada

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:201

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  31. Gastric hamartomatous inverted polyp (GHIP) is a pathological condition where enlarged gastric glands with cystic dilatation grow in the submucosa. It is difficult to excise the tissue due to its location. In ...

    Authors: Suguru Hayase, Mei Sakuma, Shun Chida, Masaru Saito, Hirofumi Ami, Yoshihisa Koyama, Shinji Ohki and Koji Kono

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:200

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  32. Solitary pulmonary metastasis from esophageal basaloid squamous cell carcinoma (BSCC) components is an extremely rare recurrence of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

    Authors: Kumiko Sekiguchi, Takeshi Matsutani, Tsutomu Nomura, Nobutoshi Hagiwara, Akihisa Matsuda, Hidetsugu Hanawa, Keisuke Mishima, Nobuhiko Taniai, Ryuji Ohashi and Hiroshi Yoshida

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:199

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  33. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Mohamed Elshawy, Takeo Toshima, Yoshiki Asayama, Yuichiro Kubo, Shinichiro Ikeda, Toru Ikegami, Shingo Arakaki, Tomoharu Yoshizumi and Masaki Mori

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:198

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    The original article was published in Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:164

  34. Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a novel disease concept of unknown cause that is characterized by abundant infiltration of IgG4-positive cells, mass-forming lesions, and elevated serum IgG4 leve...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Ueki, Toru Miyake, Mitsuhiro Narita, Masatsugu Kojima, Sachiko Kaida, Hiroya Iida, Tomoharu Shimizu and Masaji Tani

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:197

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  35. Undifferentiated carcinoma of the colon is rare, and its prognosis is very poor. We report a case of undifferentiated carcinoma of the colon with rhabdoid features developed during treatment of non-small lung ...

    Authors: Yuya Ashitomi, Mitsuhiro Yano, Michihisa Kono, Takefumi Suzuki, Ichiro Kawamura, Shinji Okazaki, Yukinori Kamio, Osamu Hachiya, Yuka Urano and Fuyuhiko Motoi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:196

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  36. There are no previous reports of debulking of giant liver hemangioma. This report describes our experience with debulking surgery for a patient with bilateral giant liver hemangiomas with severe symptoms.

    Authors: Shun-ichi Ariizumi, Yoshihito Kotera, Shingo Yamashita, Akiko Omori, Takaaki Kato, Go Shibuya, Hiroto Egawa and Masakazu Yamamoto

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:195

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  37. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma is a highly aggressive form of thyroid cancer associated with a very poor prognosis. Anaplastic transformation most commonly occurs in the thyroid itself or within regional lymph n...

    Authors: Kiyotaka Hosoda, Kei Kusama, Naoe Yanagisawa, Taiichi Machida, Akihito Nishio, Shinji Nakata, Ichiro Ito, Masahide Watanabe and Harutsugu Sodeyama

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:194

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  38. Multiple gallbladders represent a rare congenital disorder, and coexistence with carcinoma is extremely rare, leading to a high possibility of misdiagnosis and surgical complications. In this study, a case was...

    Authors: Takashi Furuhashi, Toshihiko Abe, Koichiro Sakata, Mayaka Noda, Tadafumi Fuchikami, Nobuhisa Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Fujito, Norihiro Onari and Tetsuo Hamada

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:193

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  39. Killian–Jamieson diverticulum is a rare pharyngoesophageal diverticulum that arises below the cricopharyngeus muscle. Unlike the most common Zenker’s diverticulum, which requires cricopharyngeal and esophageal...

    Authors: Yasunori Kurahashi, Yudai Hojo, Tatsuro Nakamura, Tsutomu Kumamoto, Yasutaka Nakanishi, Yoshinori Ishida and Hisashi Shinohara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:192

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  40. Neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) originating from the extrahepatic bile duct (EHBD) is very rare but is known for its aggressiveness and poor prognosis. We herein report a case of rapidly progressed NEC in the e...

    Authors: Mariko Kamiya, Naoto Yamamoto, Yuto Kamioka, Hirohide Inoue, Hirokazu Yotsumoto, Masaaki Murakawa, Toru Aoyama, Kota Washimi, Kae Kawachi, Takashi Oshima, Makoto Ueno, Norio Yukawa, Yasushi Rino, Munetaka Masuda and Soichiro Morinaga

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:191

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  41. Liver cirrhosis occurs in approximately 80–90% of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and hepatic resection may be dangerous because of well-documented liver cirrhosis, which may be accompanied by po...

    Authors: Norifumi Harimoto, Kenichiro Araki, Ryo Muranushi, Kouki Hoshino, Kei Hagiwara, Norihiro Ishii, Mariko Tsukagoshi, Takamichi Igarashi, Akira Watanabe, Norio Kubo, Kei Shibuya, Masaya Miyazaki, Hirofumi Kawanaka and Ken Shirabe

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:190

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  42. We experienced a case of early stage lung cancer involving a morbidly obese patient. Obesity is associated with a higher incidence of surgical complications. We examined the effectiveness of laparoscopic sleev...

    Authors: Shingo Iwata, Akeo Hagiwara and Yutaka Harima

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:189

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  43. Choroidal malignant melanoma is the most common primary malignant tumor of the eye in adults. Prognosis after recurrence of this disease has been dismal because of the absence of an effective therapy. However,...

    Authors: Ryuta Muraki, Yoshifumi Morita, Shinya Ida, Ryo Kitajima, Satoru Furuhashi, Ryota Kiuchi, Makoto Takeda, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu, Takanori Sakaguchi, Akira Kasuya, Yoshihiro Hotta and Hiroya Takeuchi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:187

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  44. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour (MPNST) is a very rare disease, and its pathogenesis is unknown. There are few reports of MPNST of the oesophagus. We report a case of an MPNST that was diagnosed and r...

    Authors: Kento Tomizawa, Tatsuya Miyazaki, Arisa Yamaguchi, Ryoya Honda, Marie Hoshino, Mitsuhiro Yanai, Yohei Miyamae, Ryo Kurosaki, Hisashi Shimizu, Kazuhisa Arakawa and Munenori Ide

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:186

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  45. The occurrence of sarcoid reactions has been recognized in various cancers. The common location for observing these granulomas is mainly the lymph nodes, but a rare occurrence in the spleen has been reported.

    Authors: Haruhiko Okada, Kazutomo Ouchi, Tetsuya Saito, Yuka Takahashi, Masaki Yamada, Naoki Negami, Yasunori Ishido, Sanae Yamazaki and Masahiko Sato

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:185

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  46. Outcome of the liver transplantation (LT) is worse in hepatitis C virus (HCV)/human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-coinfected patients compared to patients infected with HCV alone. We report the world’s first ca...

    Authors: Hidekazu Yamamoto, Yasuhiko Sugawara, Yuzuru Sambommatsu, Keita Shimata, Daiki Yoshii, Kaori Isono, Masaki Honda, Taro Yamashita, Shuzo Matsushita, Yukihiro Inomata and Taizo Hibi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:184

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  47. Post-esophagectomy bronchopleural fistulas can be life-threatening in patients who are exhausted, for example, by surgical stress and pleural infection; therefore, establishment of a reliable surgical procedur...

    Authors: Yohei Honda, Akihiro Taira, Ayako Hirai, Koji Kuroda, Yoshinobu Ichiki and Fumihiro Tanaka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:183

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  48. Cholesterol granuloma in the mediastinum is rarely observed, accounting for 1% of all mediastinum tumors. There have been only a few reports of multifocal cholesterol granulomas of the thymus. We herein report...

    Authors: Takehiko Manabe, Soichi Oka and Kenji Ono

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:182

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