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Newly Developed Weakness of Lower Extremities Despite Improved Brain Metastasis of Lung Cancer after Radiotherapy

Yang JH, Jang YJ, Ahn SJ, Kim HR, Kim CH, Koh JS, Choe DH, Lee JC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):574-576.
An intramedullary spinal cord metastasis (ISCM) rarely develops in systemic cancer but is indicative of a poor prognosis. A 56-year-old man was admitted due to weakness of the lower extremities....
A Case of Idiopathic Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Treated with Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) after Partial Response to Whole Lung Lavage

Song JW, Park SH, Kang KW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):569-573.
Idiopathic pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a rare disorder characterized by surfactant component accumulation in the alveolar space. Idiopathic PAP has recently been recognized as a autoimmune disease of impaired...
A Case of Yellow Nail Syndrome Manifesting as Chronic Recurrent Pleural Effusion

Noh SH, Park GM, Chun YH, Kim SY, Roh JH, Park TS, Kim WS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):565-568.
Yellow nail syndrome is a rare cause of pleural effusions. This syndrome is characterized by yellow discoloration of nails, lymphedema, and respiratory disorders, including pleural effusion, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, and...
A Case of Sarcoidosis with Pancytopenia as Resulting from Bone Marrow Involvement

Park TS, Kim DY, Park SJ, Kim YR, Na SY, Park JW, Oh DW, Choi JS, Jo JM, Chang Y, Kim WY, Choi CM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):560-564.
Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease that can involve any organ, although it primarily involves the lungs, intrathoracic lymph nodes, skin, and eyes. We present a case of sarcoidosis with pancytopenia,...
A Case of Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia Associated with Intramuscular Administration of Progesterone Following In Vitro Fertilization

Park SK, Choi BH, Chon SY, Kim YJ, Kyung SY, Lee SP, Jeong SH, Park JW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):556-559.
Acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP) is characterized by idiopathic acute febrile illness, diffuse pulmonary infiltration, severe hypoxemia, and pulmonary eosinophilia. We report a case of AEP associated with intramuscular administration of...
2 Cases of a Benign Pulmonary Metastasizing Leiomyoma

Lee EJ, Jeong HC, Lee SY, Kim JH, Lee SY, Shin C, Shim JJ, In KH, Kang KH, Yoo SH, Lee SH, Kim HK, Oh YW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):551-555.
A benign pulmonary metastasizing leiomyoma is a recognized clinical entity that has been infrequently reported in the medical literature. We report two cases of a benign pulmonary metastasizing leiomyoma. A...
The Usefulness of Endobronchial Ultrasonogram for Peripheral Lung Lesion

Kim SB, Park JH, Kim YN, Oak CH, Jang TW, Jung MH, Chun BK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):545-550.
BACKGROUND: Endobronchial ultrasonogram (EBUS) has increased the diagnostic yield of a bronchoscopic biopsy of peripheral pulmonary lesions (PPL). This study evaluated the diagnostic yield of EBUS-guided transbronchial biopsy (TBB) and...
Comparison for the Effects of Triple Therapy with Salmeterol/Fluticasone Propionate and Tiotropium Bromide versus Individual Components in Patients of Severe COPD Combined with Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness

Sohn JY, Kim SR, Park SJ, Lee HB, Lee YC, Rhee YK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):536-544.
BACKGROUND: A combination of salmeterol and fluticasone propionate (SFC) and tiotropium bromide (TIO) is commonly prescribed for COPD patients but there is little data on their effectiveness, particularly in COPD...
The Effect of Particulate Matter 10 from Asian Dust on the Production of Reactive Oxygen Species, TGF-beta, NF-kappaB, PDGF-alpha and Fibronectin in MRC-5 Fibroblast Cells

Kim AH, Chon S, Yoon JY, Kim YJ, Kyung SY, Lee SP, Park JW, Jeong SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):528-535.
BACKGROUND: Dust clouds blown by the wind from the arid deserts of Mongolia and Northeast China are known as Asian dust storms. Ambient particulate matter with a diameter
Bacteriologic Analysis of Expectorated Sputum in Patient with Bronchiectasis

Seo KW, Hwang SJ, Sung SJ, Kim SJ, Do GW, Hur SJ, Lim KH, Hong SH, Kim DM, Jeon JB, Jegal Y, Choi SW, Kwon WJ, Jeong J, Ahn JJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):517-527.
BACKGROUND: Bronchiectasis (BE) remains a rare respiratory disease in Korea. This retrospective study was done to investigate the potential pathogenic microorganisms (PPMs) that cause in patients with BE, through the...
Bronchoscopic Findings of Pulmonary Paragonimiasis

Jeon K, Song JU, Um SW, Koh WJ, Suh GY, Chung MP, Kwon OJ, Han J, Kim H

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):512-516.
BACKGROUND: Pulmonary paragonimiasis is a subacute to chronic inflammatory disease of the lung caused by lung flukes that result in prolonged inflammation and mechanical injury to the bronchi. However, there...
Clinical Characteristics of Smoking Asthmatics

Ha ES, Kim HO, Lee KJ, Lee EJ, Hur GY, Jung KH, Lee SY, Kim JH, Lee SY, Shin C, Shim JJ, Kang KH, Yoo SH, In KH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):506-511.
BACKGROUND: The smoking prevalence in asthma patients are similar to those in the general population. Asthma and active cigarette smoking can interact to create more severe symptoms, an accelerated decline...
Evaluation of the Selected 12-locus MIRU for Genotyping Beijing Family Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Korea

Kang H, Ryoo S, Park Y, Lew W

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):499-505.
BACKGROUND: Mycobacterial Interspersed Repetitive Units (MIRUs) that are located mainly in intergenic regions dispersed throughout the Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome. The selected MIRU loci, which were composed of a 12-locus set,...
Treatment Guidelines of Sepsis and Septic Shock

Lee HB, Moon H

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Dec;67(6):491-498.
Severe sepsis and septic shock are major healthcare problems with high mortality, ranging from 20% to 60%, affecting millions of individuals around the world each year. The speed and appropriateness...

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