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Combined Intrathoracic and Intraperitoneal Splenosis after Splenic Injury: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Moon C, Choi YJ, Kim EY, Lee IS, Kim SB, Jung SM, Kim SK, Chang J, Jung JY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Mar;74(3):134-139.
Splenosis is defined as an autotransplantation of the splenic tissue after splenic rupture or splenectomy, and occurs most frequently in the peritoneal cavity. Splenosis is usually asymptomatic and is found...
Repeated Favorable Responses to Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in a Case of Advanced Lung Adenocarcinoma

Kim EY, Kim YH, Ban HJ, Oh IJ, Kwon YS, Kim KS, Kim YI, Lim SC, Kim YC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Mar;74(3):129-133.
The presence of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation is a prognostic and predictive marker for EGFR-tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy. However, inevitably, relapse occurs due to the development of...
Mycobacterium intracellulare Pleurisy Identified on Liquid Cultures of the Pleural Fluid and Pleural Biopsy

Lim JG, O SW, Lee KD, Suk DK, Jung TY, Shim TS, Chon GR

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Mar;74(3):124-128.
Pleural effusion is a rare complication in non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection. We report a case of Mycobacterium intracellulare pleuritis with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in a 69-year-old man presenting with dyspnea. Pleural...
Acute Respiratory Distress Due to Methane Inhalation

Jo JY, Kwon YS, Lee JW, Park JS, Rho BH, Choi WI

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Mar;74(3):120-123.
Inhalation of toxic gases can lead to pneumonitis. It has been known that methane gas intoxication causes loss of consciousness or asphyxia. There is, however, a paucity of information about...
Risk Factors Influencing Rebleeding after Bronchial Artery Embolization on the Management of Hemoptysis Associated with Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Hwang HG, Lee HS, Choi JS, Seo KH, Kim YH, Na JO

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Mar;74(3):111-119.
BACKGROUND: Hemoptysis due to pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) frequently develops in Korea where the prevalence of TB is intermediate. The effect of bronchial artery embolization (BAE) on the control of massive...
Increased Tuberculosis Burden Due to Demographic Transition in Korea from 2001 to 2010

Park YK, Park YS, Na KI, Cho EH, Shin SS, Kim HJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Mar;74(3):104-110.
BACKGROUND: Notified tuberculosis (TB) cases in Korea have not decreased over the last decade (2001-2010). METHODS: To clarify the reasons, we analyzed an annual report on notified tuberculosis patients and age-specific...
Multiple Cystic Lung Disease

Koo HK, Yoo CG

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Mar;74(3):97-103.
A lung cyst is an air-filled lucent structure surrounded by a thin wall. The presence of multiple intrapulmonary cysts is defined as cystic lung disease. Although cystic lung disease is...

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