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Three Cases of Cough Syncope in Lung Cancer Patients

Kim KY, Cha SA, Kim YW, Yu HK, Lim YJ, You SY, Kim SK, Kim CH, Kim HK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):236-241.
Cough syncope is characterized by the loss of consciousness occurring after vigorous coughings. There are approximately 90 reported cases of cough syncope within the medical literature. Most cases involving middle...
A Case of Spontaneous Remission of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Lee JJ, Lee MJ, Park H, Zeon SJ, Lim YM, Song SH, Na DJ, Kim EJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):232-235.
Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) ranges from asymptomatic to often fatal, incidentally discovered emboli to massive embolism causing immediate death. Acute PE may occur rapidly and unpredictably and may be difficult...
A Case of Bronchobiliary Fistula as a Complication of Radiofrequency Ablation

Lee JH, Kim MS, Lee JG, Kim DS, Yang HJ, Cho DH, Kang KW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):228-231.
Bronchobiliary fistula (BBF), defined as an abnormal communication between the biliary duct and bronchial trees, is a very rare condition. Bilioptysis is a pathognomonic finding for BBF. We studied a...
A Case of Welder's Lung Disease and Concurred Non-Tuberculotic Mycobacterial Infection Confirmed with Thoracoscopic Lung Biopsy

Kim JH, Park YJ, Park KH, Kwon SS, Kim YH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):223-227.
Pulmonary siderosis, or Welder's lung disease is an occupational lung disease caused by iron-inhalation. Diagnosis of pulmonary siderosis is based on occupational history of the patient, radiologic findings, and pathologic...
A Case of Pulmonary Artery Intimal Sarcoma Masquerading as Pulmonary Embolism

Kim JS, Park HK, Lee HR, Kang SD, Bae SC, Kim SY, Chang SH, Chang WI, Kang SH, Lee SS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):218-222.
Pulmonary artery intimal sarcoma is a rare tumor with no characteristic symptoms. It is frequently misdiagnosed as pulmonary embolism. We report a case of pulmonary artery intimal sarcoma in a...
Massive Hemoptysis Cases Intubated with the Univent(R) Bronchial Blocker for Lung Protection

Moon JY, Lee YS, Lyu J, Huh JW, Hong SB, Kim SW, Lim CM, Koh Y

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):212-217.
Massive hemoptysis is a life-threatening condition and sometimes leads to death due to airway obstruction rather than exsanguinations. In a critical hemoptysis, endotracheal intubation may be necessary to maintain adequate...
A Case of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in a Lung Cancer Patient Treated with Gemcitabine

Park YJ, Yang KS, Jung HS, Nam HC, Jung SH, Kim BG, Kim KY, Kim JH, Kim YO, Yun YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):207-211.
Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a rare disorder characterized by the triad of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and acute renal failure. HUS arises from a wide spectrum of conditions, and...
Adenocarcinoma of the Lung Progressing to Multiple Cystic Lesions in a 29-Year-Old Man

Lee HS, Jeon JW, Kim JH, Ju HU, Bae JG, Min YJ, Ahn JJ, Seo KW, Jegal Y, Kwon WJ, Cha HJ, Ra SW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):203-206.
Cystic lesions or progressive cystic changes in adenocarcinoma of the lung have rarely been reported. We report a case of lung adenocarcinoma that progressed from ground-glass opacities (GGOs) and consolidations...
A Case of Microscopic Polyangiitis Presented as Pleural Effusion

Shin JK, Kwon SS, Park KH, Lee HJ, Kim YH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):197-202.
Microscopic polyangiitis is a necrotizing vasculitis, characterized by inflammation of small vessels (capillaries, venules, and arterioles) with few or no immune deposits. The kidneys are the most commonly affected organs...
A Case of Chronic Arthritis Due to Mycobacterium intracellulare after Trauma

Kim JG, Kim DW, Cho YH, Yim SM, Kang JH, Joo YB, Kang HH, Song JS, Yoon HK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):191-196.
While nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infections are recently on the rise, arthritis caused by NTM is hardly reported in Korea. NTM arthritis has no distinctive clinical characteristics from chronic arthritis. Tuberculosis...
A Case of Bilateral Pulmonary Sequestration

Kho BG, Koh MJ, Kim WJ, Kim HW, Huh CW, Chung HM, Kim HJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):187-190.
Pulmonary sequestration is a rare congenital anomaly of the lung in which it is separately supplied from the aorta or one of its branches. Bilateral pulmonary sequestration is very rare,...
A Case of Miliary Brain Metastasis of Lung Cancer Mimicking Neurocysticercosis

Lee HJ, Oh IJ, Park SW, Ban HJ, Kim YC, Kim SO

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):182-186.
Miliary brain metastasis from the lung is uncommon and has a poor therapeutic response. We report a case of pulmonary adenocarcinoma combined with multiple brain cystic lesions that were initially...
A Case of Activated Charcoal Aspiration Treated by Early and Repeated Bronchoalveolar Lavage

Lee HM, Park JS, Kim JY, Lee JY, Ahn BK, Gil HW, Choi JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):177-181.
Activated charcoal is an inert substance and it is used in standard therapy in patients with acute intoxication. Charcoal has some side effects such as pulmonary aspiration, gastrointestinal complications, and...
Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease Caused by Mycobacterium terrae in a Patient with Bronchiectasis

Koh WJ, Choi GE, Lee NY, Shin SJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):173-176.
We report a rare case of lung disease caused by Mycobacterium terrae in a previously healthy woman. A 45-year-old woman was referred to our hospital due to a chronic cough...
A Case of Metastatic Endobronchial Melanoma from an Unknown Primary Site

Lee J, Lee SY, Cha SI, Ahn BC, Park JY, Jung TH, Kim CH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):169-172.
Melanoma can occur as a metastasis within subcutaneous tissue, lymph nodes, or viscera without a detectable primary tumor. Among patients with metastatic melanoma of unknown primary lesion, those with endobronchial...
The Relationship between Serum Ferritin Concentrations, Smoking and Lung Function in Korean

Kim SY, Lee SH, Lee IS, Kim SB, Moon CS, Jung SM, Kim SK, Kim YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):163-168.
BACKGROUND: Cigarette smoke induced release of iron could alter iron metabolism in the lungs of chronic smokers and contribute to the increase in the total oxidative burden on the lungs...
MAGE Gene Expression in Bronchial Washing Fluid in Suspected Parenchymal Lung Cancer

Kim KJ, Choi EY, Shin KC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):156-162.
BACKGROUND: The main goal of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of reverse transcription-nested polymerase chain reaction (RT-nested PCR) in bronchial washing fluid with MAGE A1-6 common primers...
Systemic Corticosteroid Treatment in Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia Requiring Mechanical Ventilation: Impact on Outcomes and Complications

Lee SJ, Lee SH, Kim YE, Cho YJ, Jeong YY, Kim HC, Lee JD, Kim JR, Hwang YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):149-155.
BACKGROUND: This study is to evaluate the effect of systemic corticosteroid on the clinical outcomes and the occurrence of complications in mechanical ventilated patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). METHODS: We...
Prevalence and Risk Factors for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection among Contacts of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients

Park JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):140-148.
BACKGROUND: Detection and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) infection with contact investigation is a key component of TB control program. I evaluated the prevalence and risk factors for TB infection among...
Overexpression of Periostin Protein in Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma is Not Related with Clinical Prognostic Significance

Park WY, Shin DH, Kim JH, Lee MK, Lee HS, Lee CH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Feb;72(2):132-139.
BACKGROUND: Periostin is preferentially expressed in periosteum, indicating a potential role in bone formation. Recently, there have been emerging controversies about its role in invasion and metastasis of human malignancies....

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