Eculizumab treatment for ischemic enteritis accompanied with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: a case report and literature review

  • Megumi Yasunaga
  • Kazuki Taoka
  • Hayato Nakagawa
  • Atsuo Yamada
  • Hiroyuki Abe
  • Masahiro Jona
  • Masako Nishikawa
  • Kumi Nakazaki
  • Yutaka Yatomi
  • Masashi Fukayama
  • Kazuhiko Koike
  • Mineo Kurokawa
Letter to the Editor

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflicts of interest

Dr. Kurokawa reports grants and personal fees from Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation, and personal fees from Shionogi & Co., Ltd. outside the submitted work. The other authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Informed consent was obtained from the patient for being included in this case report.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Megumi Yasunaga
    • 1
  • Kazuki Taoka
    • 1
  • Hayato Nakagawa
    • 2
  • Atsuo Yamada
    • 2
  • Hiroyuki Abe
    • 3
  • Masahiro Jona
    • 4
  • Masako Nishikawa
    • 5
  • Kumi Nakazaki
    • 1
  • Yutaka Yatomi
    • 5
  • Masashi Fukayama
    • 3
  • Kazuhiko Koike
    • 2
  • Mineo Kurokawa
    • 1
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Hematology and Oncology, Graduate School of MedicineThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of MedicineThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Pathology, Graduate School of MedicineThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  4. 4.Department of Clinical LaboratoryThe University of Tokyo HospitalTokyoJapan
  5. 5.Department of Clinical Laboratory MedicineThe University of Tokyo HospitalTokyoJapan
  6. 6.Department of Cell Therapy and Transplantation MedicineThe University of Tokyo HospitalTokyoJapan

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