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A Case of Isolated Congenital Absence of Right Pulmonary Artery

La SS, Kim SM, Kim DH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):430-434.
Unilateral absence of the pulmonary artery (UAPA) is a rare congenital anomaly that occurs in association with other cardiovascular anomalies, such as tetralogy of Fallot or ventricular septal defects. On...
Spontaneous Massive Hemothorax Associated with Solitary Posterior Mediastinal Neurilemmoma

Kim IS, Lee JH, Kim KC, Kim YR, Park JK, Lim SY, Ryu YJ, Chun EM, Chang JH, Kim YK, Shim SS, Sung SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):426-429.
Neurogenic tumors are common in posterior mediastinal tumors and neurilemmoma represents approximately 40% of neurogenic tumors arising in the mediastinum. It is usually asymptomatic, and is generally diagnosed incidentally. In...
A Case of Exogenous Lipoid Pneumonia after Ingestion of Squalene in Patients with Achalasia

Park JC, Jung CY, Lee JK, Lee YJ, Park SC, Seo HJ, Kim YJ, Lee BK, Huh DM, Sohn KR

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):421-425.
Exogenous lipoid pneumonia (ELP) is a chronic inflammatory reaction of the lungs resulting from the aspiration of vegetable, animal or mineral oils. Squalene, is a derivative of shark liver oil...
A Case of Recurrent Pneumonitis Caused by Bojungikgitang(Bu-Zhong-Yi-Qi-Tang)

Kim SG, Kang GH, Kim JJ, Park H, Baek NN, Choi SB, Shin EA, Kim JS, Park IN, Jeung H, Hur JW, Lee SS, Lee HK, Kim JI, Lee YM, Lee HP, Yum HK, Choi SJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):416-420.
Many classes of drug, such as antineoplastic drugs and antiarrhythmic drugs, have potential to induce interstitial lung disease. Herbal medicines are also believed to have the potential to induce pneumonitis....
Improvement of Pulmonary Function after Administration of Azithromycin in a Patient with Bronchiolitis Obliterans: a Case Report

Oh JH, Kim KC, Kim SW, Hyun DS, Lee SC, Bae SH, Jung KJ, Kwon KY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):410-415.
Bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) is a serious noninfectious complication following an allogeneic bone marrow transplant (BMT). A 21-year-old female received an allogeneic BMT as a treatment for myelodyplastic syndrome. Four months...
A Case of Churg-Strauss Syndrome with Multiple Tracheobronchial Mucosal Lesions

Boo SJ, Lee K, Ra SW, Jin YJ, Park GM, Hong SB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):405-409.
Churg-Strauss syndrome is a rare form of systemic necrotizing vasculitis that occurs exclusively in patients with asthma, and is associated with blood and tissue eosinophilia. The classic pathology findings in...
Pseudomembranous Aspergillus Tracheobronchitis in an Immunocompetent Patient

Cha SI, Shin KM, Yoo SS, Jeong JY, Yoon GS, Lee SY, Kim CH, Park JY, Jung TH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):400-404.
Aspergillus tracheobronchitis (ATB), a variant of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, is characterized by extensive tracheobronchitis and pseudomembrane formation. ATB usually occurs in immunocompromised patients with a high fatality rate. We report...
A Case of Factitious Hemoptysis

Kim YI, Chi SY, Ban HJ, Ju JY, Kwon YS, Oh IJ, Kim KS, Kim YI, Kim YC, Lim SC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):396-399.
Factitious hemoptysis is the bleeding type of Munchausen's syndrome, and this describes a group of patients who intentionally produce symptoms. Because factitious hemoptysis is a very rare manifestation of hemoptysis,...
Efficacy of Long-term Interferon-alpha Therapy in Adult Patients with Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis

Nam HS, Koh WJ, Suh GY, Chung MP, Kwon OJ, Kim H

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):390-395.
BACKGROUND: Since the early 1980s, interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) has been used as adjuvant therapy in pediatric patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). However, its efficacy in adults needs to be validated....
Correlation between Caloric Intake and Lung Function Parameters in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Yoon HI, Park YM, Choue R, Kang YA, Kwon SY, Lee JH, Lee CT

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):385-389.
BACKGROUND: There are reports that food deprivation causes emphysematous changes in the lungs of rats and humans. However, the meaning of this phenomenon in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
Comparison of Smear and Culture Positivity using NaOH Method and NALC-NaOH Method for Sputum Treatment

Kang H, Sung N, Lee S, Kim D, Jeon D, Hwang S, Min J, Kim J, Won Y, Park S

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):379-384.
BACKGROUND: Sputum decontamination with NALC-NaOH (N-acetyl-L-cysteine-sodium hydroxide) is known to better detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tb) by culture than that with using NaOH, which is widely used in Korean hospitals....
Knowledge and Attitudes toward Tuberculosis among High School Students in Busan

Cheong CO, Kim SS, Kang MK, Cho EH, Lee EY, Chang CL

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Nov;65(5):369-378.
BACKGROUND: The mortality rate from tuberculosis in Korea is the highest among OECD countries. However, general public's knowledge of tuberculosis is limited. Currently, exposure to tuberculosis in high school students...

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