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A Case of Post-Traumatic Pulmonary Pseudocyst Mimicking Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

Lee HJ, Kang JY, Yim SM, Ji EH, Kim JH, Kim SW, Lee SH, Moon HS, Lee BY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):467-470.
A traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst is a rare complication of blunt thoracic trauma. The clinical symptoms and signs are similar to other respiratory diseases, such as pulmonary tuberculosis. Therefore, a trauma...
A Case of Malignant Rhabdoid Tumor in the Anterior Mediastinum

Oh KJ, Lee KB, Hong SW, Jung KT, Choi HK, Kim HJ, Ahn CM, Chang YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):462-466.
Malignant rhabdoid tumors arise primarily from the kidney. Extrarenal malignant rhabdoid tumors are rare, with the liver, central nervous system, and skin reported as the primary sites. Malignant rhabdoid tumors...
A Case of Pseudochylothorax Developed from Chronic Pleural Effusion after Treatment of Tuberculous Pleurisy

Park EK, Chung SH, Bae JH, Ryu SR, Lee JH, Kim SH, Cho YU, Chae JD, Lee BH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):458-461.
A pseudochylothorax, a chyliform pleural effusion, is a rare disease of pleural effusion that contains cholesterol crystals or high lipid content that is not the result of a disrupted thoracic...
A Case of Miliary Tuberculosis in a Patient with Behcet's Disease and Uveitis Receiving Infliximab

Yoo JW, Roh JH, Park JW, Kim YG, Jang JW, Na SY, Shim TS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):454-457.
Infliximab, a TNF-alpha antagonist, has been used to treat refractory rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn's disease and Behcet's disease. Tuberculosis (TB) is a well-known opportunistic infection in patients receiving infliximab....
Intrathoracic Desmoid Tumor Mimicking Pleural Mass: A Case Report

Kim NR, Chung DH, Lee JI, Jeong SH, Ha SY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):449-453.
Desmoid tumor (fibromatosis) is a histologically benign fibrous neoplasm showing locally infiltrating growth. This type of tumor commonly occurs in the abdomen, but intrathoracic desmoid tumor is uncommon. To date,...
Recurrent Erlotinib-Induced Interstitial Lung Disease on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Park SD, Kim A, Park JS, Shin CH, Nam HS, Kim L, Cho JW, Ryu JS, Kwak SM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):445-448.
Erlotinib (Tarceva(R)) has been considered to be a new, promising oral chemotherapy agent for local advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Erlotinib is regarded as relatively safe, but...
Utility of Micro CT in a Murine Model of Bleomycin-Induced Lung Fibrosis

Lee JA, Jin GY, Bok SM, Han YM, Park SJ, Lee YC, Chung MJ, Youn GH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):436-444.
BACKGROUND: Micro computed tomography (CT) is rapidly developing as an imaging tool, especially for mice, which have become the experimental animal of choice for many pulmonary disease studies. We evaluated...
Usefulness of Procalcitonin in the Assessing the Severity of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Patient

Park HP, Lee JS, Jang YS, Kim MS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):430-435.
BACKGROUND: Thus far, research studies on community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) have focused on its clinical severity. Recently, it has been determined that procalcitonin (PCT) level is correlated with severity of CAP....
The Efficacy of Inhaled Corticosteroid on Chronic Idiopathic Cough

Han B, Jang SH, Kim YJ, Park S, Hwang YI, Kim DG, Kim CH, Hyun IG, Jung KS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):422-429.
BACKGROUND: The discomfort caused by chronic cough, that is persistent for more than 3 weeks, causes a number of patients to seek medical attention. However, the underlying disorder often remains...
MicroRNA Expression Profiles in Korean Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Son JW, Kim YJ, Cho HM, Lee SY, Jang JS, Choi JE, Lee JU, Kang MG, Lee YM, Kwon SJ, Choi E, Na MJ, Park JY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):413-421.
BACKGROUND: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play an important role in the regulation of cell proliferation, apoptosis, development and differentiation. Several studies have shown that aberrant expression of miRNAs is involved in cancer...
Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in the Upper Respiratory Tracts of Korean Military Recruits

Choi CM, Kang CI, Kim YK, Heo ST, Kim CH, Song JK, Jung HS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):409-412.
BACKGROUND: Several large outbreaks have demonstrated the threat of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in close-contact environments, such as occurs during training and quartering of military recruits training. In South...
Clinical Utility of Pre-B-Cell Colony-Enhancing Factor in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid of Acute Critical Ill Patients with Lung Infiltrates

Lee K, Hong SB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):402-408.
BACKGROUND: Pre-B-cell colony enhancing factor (PBEF) has been suggested as a novel biomarker in sepsis and acute lung injury. We measured the PBEF in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid of acute...
Respiratory Review of 2009: Nontuberculous Mycobacterium

Park JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Nov;67(5):395-401.
As the prevalence of tuberculosis declines, the proportion of nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease is increasing in Korea. The combined use of liquid and solid media increases the sensitivity of...

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