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Localized Fibrosing Mediastinitis with Superior Vena Caval(SVC) Syndrome

Shin SY, Kim BK, Park BH, Park SC, Park JC, Soon MK, Lee SY, Im E, Jeon HH, Jung KS, Jeong JH, Choi YR, Kang KH, Choi YJ, Hong YK, Kim CJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):387-391.
Fibrosing mediastinitis is a rare disease that is characterized by the proliferation of dense fibrous tissue of the mediastinum. The pathogenesis of fibrosing mediastinitis is unknown in most cases. However,...
A Case of Paraneoplastic Limbic Encephalitis Associated with Primary Adenocarcinoma of Lung

Shin HJ, Kim HS, Lim KN, Noh US, Choi JH, Kim IS, Lee YY, Park BB, Park DW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):382-386.
Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis is a rare disorder that is characterized by personality changes, irritability, depression, seizures, memory loss and dementia, and is commonly associated with small cell lung cancer. The...
A Case of Concomitant Scrub Typhus and Leptospirosis

Lee SP, Shin HJ, Lee HK, Kwak HJ, Kim SH, Kim TH, Sohn JW, Yoon HJ, Shin DH, Park SS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):378-381.
Tsutsugamushi disease (Scrub typhus) is an acute, febrile illness caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, which is transmitted to humans through chigger bites. Leptospirosis, a febrile disease caused by various pathogenic Leptospira,...
A Case of Upper Thoracic Spinal Tuberculosis(T2-8) with T5,6 Compression Fracture in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patient

Kim CK, Song HD, Cho DI, Yoo NS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):372-377.
Tuberculous spondylitis is the most common manifestation of musculoskeletal tuberculosis (TB). The progression of the disease is usually slow and insidious. The main symptom, back pain, is not specific, which...
A Case of Chronic Necrotizing Pulmonary Aspergillosis Obscured by Cavitary Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Min JW, Yoon YS, Park JS, Kim HR, Rhee JY, Yoo CG, Kim YW, Han SK, Shim YS, Yim JJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):368-371.
Pulmonary cavities are caused by bacterial pneumonia, fungal diseases, lung cancer, and tuberculosis (TB). However, in Korea, patients with cavitary lung lesions are generally considered to have pulmonary TB, where...
Pulmonary Thromboembolism after Post-menopause Hormonal Replacement Therapy

Kim SY, Park JH, Lee HK, Lee HP, Lee HK, Choi SJ, Yum HK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):362-367.
Hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) has been proven for treatment of postmenopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats and urologic symptoms. HRT became very popular in the 1990's, when there...
Diagnostic Value of Procalcitonin and C-Reactive Protein in Differentiation of Pleural Effusions

Kim SH, Park JY, Park HS, Seo HS, Kim ST, Kim CW, Lee BG, Lee SJ, Lee SN, Noh JK, Lee MS, Lee WY, Yong SJ, Shin KC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):353-361.
BACKGROUND: Malignancies are a common and important causes of exudative pleural effusions. Several tumor markers have been studied because the pleural fluid cytology and pleural biopsy specimens do not provide...
Correlation Between NT-proBNP and Pulmonary Arterial Pressure in COPD Patients

Hwang YI, Park GM, Kwon SY, Yoon HI, Lee CT, Han SK, Shim YS, Lee JH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):346-352.
BACKGROUND: Pulmonary hypertension is one of the cardiovascular complications of in COPD. However, a diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension requires an invasive test, such as right heart catheterization. NT-proBNP is a...
The Efficacy of Added Montelukast in Persistent Asthmatics Who Were Not Completely Controlled on Inhaled Corticosteroids and Inhaled Long-acting beta2-agonists

Choi JH, Park HS, Lee KH, Shim JJ, Uh ST, Lee SP, Lee YC, Choi WI, Kim JI, Lee JH, Lee MG, Jung KS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):337-345.
BACKGROUNDS: Although glucocorticoids are one of the most potent anti-inflammatory agents, they have limited effect on cysteinyl leukotriene biosynthesis. In addition, the response to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and inhaled long-acting...
Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA by PCR in Peripheral Blood of Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Hong YK, Jo KU, Lee H, Kim MN, Sung H, Oh YM, Lee SD, Kim WS, Kim DS, Kim WD, Shim TS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):331-336.
BACKGROUND: Although pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a respiratory disease, the presence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) DNA or Mtb itself has been reported in the peripheral blood (PB) of several patients...
The Effect of Smoking on Lung Function

Lee KH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2007 Oct;63(4):323-330.
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