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Malignant Mesothelioma Presenting as Large Neck Mass

Lee BY, Kim HS, Song KS, Cho SM, Lee KH, Choi JE, Lee SH, Moon HS, Kang JY, Kang HH, Min KO

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):369-373.
Malignant mesothelioma is the most common primary malignant tumor involving pleura, but its diagnosis is difficult to determine by pathology in addition to the fact that it is rare. We...
A Case of Bronchiolitis Interstitial Pneumonitis

Chi SY, Ryu KH, Lim DH, Shin HJ, Ban HJ, Oh IJ, Kwon YS, Kim KS, Lim SC, Kim YC, Choi YD, Song SY, Seon HJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):364-368.
Bronchiolitis interstitial pneumonitis (BIP), an unclassified and newly described interstitial pneumonia, has a combined feature of prominent bronchiolitis, interstitial inflammation, and fibrosis. It is distinct from bronchiolitis obliterans or bronchiolitis...
Two Cases of Pulmonary Involvement of Immunoglobulin G4 Related Autoimmune Disease

Yoo JW, Roh JH, Lim CM, Lee SD, Kim WS, Kim DS, Song JW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):359-363.
Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) related autoimmune diseases are characterized by high serum IgG4 concentrations, sclerosing inflammation of numerous IgG4-positive lymphoplasma cells of varying origin, and a positive response to steroid treatment....
A Case of Oral Tuberculosis Confirmed by Histopathology

Lee J, Park YS, Lim HJ, Kwak MS, Lim WH, Yim JJ, Yang SC, Yoo CG, Kim YW, Han SK, Shim YS, Lee SM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):356-358.
Although tuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease that can occur in any section of the body, oral tuberculosis is rare. Here, we report a case of oral tuberculosis in which...
A Case of Pulmonary Thromboembolism with JAK2 Mutation

Kim JJ, Kwon SS, Lee HJ, Lee HY, Jeong MH, Kim YH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):351-355.
The incidence of pulmonary thromboembolism increases with age. The risk factors of pulmonary thromboembolism include surgery, malignancy, obesity, lupus anticoagulants, and vascular conditions such as deep vein thrombosis. Thromboembolism in...
Erdheim-Chester Disease with Hepatitis, Glomerulonephritis, Aplastic Anemia and Lung Involvement

Park JW, Chung CU, Shin JY, Jung SY, Yoo SJ, Lee JE, Jung SS, Kim JO, Kim SY, Park HS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):345-350.
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a proliferative non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis of multiple organs. This is a rare disease of unknown etiology with a high mortality. We present the case report of...
Usefulness of Photodynamic Therapy in the Management of Early Central Lung Cancer: A Report of Three Cases

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

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):338-344.
In photodynamic therapy, a chemical photosensitizer is activated by light of a specific wavelength., Photodynamic therapy has been combined with bronchoscopy in patients who are ineligible for surgical resection in...
The Usefulness of Whole-blood Interferon-gamma Release Assay for the Diagnosis of Extra-pulmonary Tuberculosis

Lee HM, Cho SG, Kang HK, Park SW, Lee BO, Lee JH, Jeon EJ, Choi JC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):331-337.
BACKGROUND: The whole-blood interferon-gamma release assay (QuantiFERON-TB Gold [QFT-G]: Cellestis, Carnegie, Victoria, Australia) has been studied primarily for the use of diagnosing active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) or latent TB. In...
The Influence of Adverse Drug Reactions on First-line Anti-tuberculosis Chemotherapy in the Elderly Patients

Jeong JI, Jung BH, Kim MH, Lim JM, Ha DC, Cho SW, Rhui DS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):325-330.
BACKGROUND: Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is still common disease among the elderly patients in Korea where the overall incidence of TB is decreasing. Adverse drug reactions (ADR) associated with anti-TB drugs...
Chest Wall Tuberculosis: Clinical Features and Treatment Outcomes

Kim YJ, Jeon HJ, Kim CH, Park JY, Jung TH, Lee EB, Park TI, Jeon KN, Jung CY, Cha SI

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):318-324.
BACKGROUND: A diagnosis and treatment of chest wall tuberculosis (CWTB) is both difficult and controversial. The aim of this study was to collect information on the optimal treatment for CWTB. METHODS:...
Role of Methacholine PC20 in FEF(25-75%) for the Diagnosis of Bronchial Asthma

Son KM, Jang SH, Kang HR, Han B, Kim JH, Kim HS, Park SH, Hwang YI, Kim DG, Jung KS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):311-317.
BACKGROUND: The methacholine bronchial provocation test is a useful tool for evaluating asthma in patients with normal or near normal baseline lung function. However, the sensitivity of this test is...
Relation between Cyclooxygenase-2 and Polo-like Kinase-1 in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lee KH, Yang SC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):303-310.
BACKGROUND: Elevated expression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and Polo-like kinase-1 (PLK-1) is observed in a wide variety of cancers. Augmented expression of COX-2 and enhanced production of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) are...
Treatment Guidelines for Community-acquired Pneumonia in Korea: An Evidence-based Approach to Appropriate Antimicrobial Therapy

Song JH, Jung KS, Kang MW, Kim DJ, Pai H, Suh GY, Shim TS, Ahn JH, Ahn CM, Woo JH, Lee NY, Lee DG, Lee MS, Lee SM, Lee YS, Lee H, Chung DR, A Joint Committee for CAP Treatment Guideline

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):281-302.
The successful treatment of community-acquired pneumonia requires appropriate, empirical antimicrobial therapy. The etiology and antimicrobial susceptibility of major pneumonia pathogens can differ by country. Therefore, the ideal treatment guidelines for...
Clinical Year in Review of Interstitial Lung Diseases: Focused on Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia

Lee WY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Oct;67(4):275-280.
Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a group of diseases characterized by pulmonary interstitial inflammation. Finally the inflammation results in pulmonary fibrosis and impairment of oxygen transportation. The causes of idiopathic...

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