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A Case of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage with Glomerulonephritis after Propylthiouracil Treatment

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

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):93-97.
Propylthiouracil (PTU) is one of the most common drugs used in the treatment of Graves' disease. There are a number of side effects found with PTU use including fever, rash,...
A Case of Multi-Organ Macronodular Tuberculosis

Lim KR, Kang MH, Kim TS, Moon KW, Ryu DR, Lee HY, Han SS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):88-92.
A 37 year old female presented with epigastric pain and weight loss over a period of 3 months. Her abdominal CT finding showed a 4.5 cm size hepatic mass and...
First Isolation of Segniliparus rugosus from a Patient with Radiologic Features Similar to Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteriosis

Choi SM, Kang HJ, Jeong YJ, Lim JH, Choe WS, Hwang SH, Park J, Hwangbo B, Lee HS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):82-87.
In 2005, a group of mycolic acid-containing bacteria was characterized as belonging to a novel genus, Segniliparus with species Segniliparus rugosus and S. rotundus. We report a case of the...
A Case of Pulmonary Blastomycosis Mimicking Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Jhun BW, Kim DM, Park JH, Yoo HS, Shim H, Kim JG, Han J, Kwon OJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):77-81.
Blastomyces dermatitidis is a dimorphic fungus that causes the systemic pyogranulomatous disease known as blastomycosis. Blastomycosis most often involves the lungs, skin, and may involve nearly every organ in the...
A Case of Primary Lung Cancer Producing Alpha-fetoprotein

Yu JH, Ahn JH, Chung HH, Kim YW, Yu JS, Kim JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):72-76.
We observed a very rare case of primary lung cancer producing alpha-fetoprotein (AFP). A 70-year-old male with a history of smoking 50 packs per year was diagnosed with large cell...
Treatment of Massive Hemoptysis Occurred from Destroyed Lung: Prevention of Contralateral Aspiration Using Endobronchial Blocker Followed by Pneumonectomy

Kim S, Lee EJ, Park JY, Kim EY, Kang KH, Chung HH, Choi CW, Kim YH, Yoo JH, Kwak YT, Cho SH, Chung JY, Kim DH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):68-71.
Untreated massive hemoptysis, especially in patients with tuberculous-destroyed lung, is a serious complication resulting in considerable morbidity and mortality. We report a case of a patient who had active tuberculosis...
Microvascular Pulmonary Tumor Embolism Detected by Perfusion Images of Dual-Energy Computed Tomography

Ok TJ, Cho MS, Jang SJ, Park HS, Park HS, Park SJ, Yoon SK, Lee HS, Baek CH, Kim GU, Kim D, Hong Y, Seo JB, Oh YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):63-67.
Although advances in multi-detector computed tomography (CT) technique make it possible to evaluate peripheral subsegmental pulmonary arteries, several studies have reported that small peripheral embolisms may still be missed. Recently,...
A Case of Chylothorax after Tube Thoracostomy

Choi KU, Kang GH, Kim SH, Seo HW, Jung BH, Kim SS, Lim J

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):59-62.
Tube thoracostomy is known to cause complications such as bleeding or infection, but the incidence of chylothorax secondary to tube thoracostomy is under-reported, and therefore, we report this case. A...
A Case of Mycobacterium szulgai Lung Disease in Patient with Healed Tuberculosis

Lee EJ, Park JY, Kim EY, Choi J, Kim HS, Chung SW, Yoo JH, Choi CW, Kim GY, Lee JH, Kim YH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):55-58.
Mycobacterium szulgai is a rare nontuberculous mycobacterium found in Korea. It is an opportunistic pathogen and is usually isolated from patients with a history of alcoholism, chronic pulmonary disease, or...
A Case of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Diagnosed through Spontaneous Hemothorax

Kim CW, Park IH, Kwon W, Kim YJ, Jung SH, Lee SN, Lee SJ, Lee JH, Jung S, Jung YR, Kim SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):50-54.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT, Osler-Weber-Rendu disease) is a rare autosomal dominant disease characterized by heterogenous multisystemic dysplasia of the vascular tissue. Prevalence of HHT is 1 in 5,000~8,000. HHT commonly...
Evaluation of Reverse Hybridization Assay for Detecting Fluoroquinolone and Kanamycin Resistance in Multidrug-Resistance Mycobacterium tuberculosis Clinical Isolates

Park C, Sung N, Hwang S, Jeon J, Won Y, Min J, Kim CT, Kang H

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):44-49.
BACKGROUND: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is an increasing public health problem and poses a serious threat to global TB control. Fluoroquinolone (FQ) and aminoglycoside (AG) are essential anti-TB drugs for MDR-TB...
Regression of Large Lung Bullae after Peribullous Pneumonia or Spontaneously

Choi EY, Kim WS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):37-43.
BACKGROUND: A lung bulla may rarely shrink as a result of an inflammation within the bulla or a closing of a bronchus involved in the inflammation process, which is termed...
Role of Microbiologic Culture Results of Specimens Prior to Onset of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in the Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Unit

Kim JH, Yoon SC, Lee YM, Son JW, Choi EG, Na MJ, Kwon SJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):30-36.
BACKGROUND: Patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in intensive care unit (ICU) have a high mortality rate. The routine surveillance cultures obtained previously or an ATS guideline for hospital-acquired pneumonia was...
Annual Change of Peak Expiratory Flow Rate in Asthma and COPD

Hong SC, Lee C, Han JS, Kim WD, Lee KY, Kim SJ, Kim HJ, Ha KW, Chon GR, Yoo KH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):24-29.
BACKGROUND: Measurement of peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) in a follow-up examination for a chronic airway disease is useful because it has the advantages of being a simple measurement and...
Prognostic Factors and Scoring Systems for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Harboring Brain Metastases Treated with Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Eom JS, Cho EJ, Baek DH, Lee KN, Shin K, Kim MH, Lee K, Kim KU, Park HK, Kim YS, Park SK, Cha SH, Lee MK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):15-23.
BACKGROUND: The survival of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with brain metastases is reported to be 3~6 months even with aggressive treatment. Some patients have very short survival after...
Contributors of the Severity of Airflow Limitation in COPD Patients

Hong Y, Chae EJ, Seo JB, Lee JH, Kim EK, Lee YK, Kim TH, Kim WJ, Lee JH, Lee SM, Lee S, Lim SY, Shin TR, Yoon HI, Sheen SS, Ra SW, Lee JS, Huh JW, Lee SD, Oh YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):8-14.
BACKGROUND: Although airway obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is due to pathologic processes in both the airways and the lung parenchyma, the contribution of these processes, as well...
The Treatment of Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Using Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Kim GW, Choi EY, Hong SB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2012 Jan;72(1):1-7.
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) support to tissue oxygenation has been shown to improve survival in patients with life threatening respiratory distress syndrome or cardiac failure. Extracorporeal life support such as...

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