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The Importance of the Simple Chest X-ray Tend to Make Careless Interpretation: with a Case of Mediastinal Tumor

Kim EY, Lim JE, Park BH, Yoon JY, Jung JY, Son JY, Lee KJ, Yoon YW, Kang YA, Moon JW, Park MS, Kim YS, Chang J, Shin SK, Kim SK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):482-485.
The middle mediastinum contains several important organs and pluripotent cells. It is difficult to make a definitive diagnosis in patients with middle mediastinal tumors due to a wide range of...
A Case of Interstitial Pneumonitis in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Leflunomide

Shin AY, Kim SS, Kim KH, Ju IN, Ko HJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):477-481.
Leflunomide, a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has been available in Korea since 2003. Leflunomide-associated interstitial pneumonitis has been appearing recently. A 25-year-old woman with...
A Case of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Following Placenta Extract Injection

Lee SS, Choo YK, Bang CS, Kim YS, Park JS, Jee YK, Kim DH, Myong NH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):471-476.
Human placenta contains various kinds of nutritional elements essential for embryonic development. Currently, human placenta extracts are widely overused in Korea to improve certain health conditions (postmenopausal syndrome, liver function,...
A Case of Bronchiectasis with Elevated Serum CA 125 Level

Shin BC, Koo TH, Kim SO, Ter HC, Um SJ, Lee SK, Son C, Kim KN, Lee KN, Roh MS, Choi PJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):467-470.
Serum CA 125 is the most useful marker for monitoring patients with epithelial ovarian cancer. However, it can be elevated above normal level in a variety of conditions other than...
A Case of Empyema Caused by Streptococcus Constellatus

Ryu YS, Lee JH, Lee BH, Kim SH, Yang DJ, Ryu SR, Yu YH, Cheong MY, Chae JD

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):463-466.
Streptococcus constellatus (S. constellatus) is a commensal microorganism belonging to the "Streptococcus milleri" group, but may cause infections in different locations in immunocompromised patients. The infection of S. constellatus has...
A Case Report of Tuberculous Brain Abscess and Tuberculous Peritonitis Developing Due to Paradoxical Reactions

Ahn TH, Park MB, Lee KJ, Jung EH, Kim JW, Suh SY, Kang SW, Kim EN, Han YJ, Cho SK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):457-462.
While receiving appropriate treatment, patients with tuberculosis occasionally have unusual, paradoxical reactions, with transient worsening of lesions or the development of new lesions. This report is a case of tuberculosis...
A Case of Pulmonary Paragonimiasis with Recurrent Pleural Effusion and Cured by Four Cycles of Chemotherapy

Cho GJ, Lim JH, Chae DR, Chi SY, Ban HJ, Yoon BK, Kwon YS, Oh IJ, Kim KS, Kim YI, Lim SC, Kim YC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):451-456.
Paragonimiasis is a parasitic infection that occurs following the ingestion of infectious Paragonimus metacercariae, which occurs as a result of eating raw or undercooked freshwater crabs or crayfish. Pulmonary paragonimiasis...
The Role and Significance of Biomarker for Plasma G-CSF in Patients with Primary Lung Cancer

Song JS, Kim SY, Jo HJ, Lee KK, Shin JH, Shin SN, Kim D, Park SH, Lee YJ, Ko CB, Lee MK, Choi SH, Jeong JH, Park JH, Kim HJ, Kim HR, Jeong ET, Yang SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):444-450.
BACKGROUND: Biomarkers for cancer have several potential clinical uses, including the following: early cancer detection, monitoring for recurrence prognostication, and risk stratification. However, no biomarker has been shown to have...
Usefulness of the Pleural Fluid Adenosine Deaminase with Lymphocyte/Neutrophil Ratio in the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Pleurisy for a Region of Intermediate Prevalence of Tuberculosis

Kim CH, Mo EK, Park SH, Hwang YI, Jang SH, Park YB, Kim CH, Kim DG, Lee MG, Hyun IG, Jung KS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):437-443.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to consider the significance of pleural fluid adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity combined with lymphocyte/neutrophil (L/N) ratio in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleurisy (TBpl)...
The Role of Ballooning in Patients with Post-tuberculosis Bronchial Stenosis

Kwon YS, Kim H, Kang KW, Koh WJ, Suh GY, Chung MP, Kwon OJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):431-436.
BACKGROUND: In order to access the role of ballooning in patients with post-tuberculosis bronchial stenosis (PTBS), medical records of patients who underwent the procedure were reviewed. METHODS: Twenty-nine PTBS patients underwent...
Surgical Management of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Rhee CS, Han DH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Jun;66(6):417-430.
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