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A Case of Primary Pulmonary Lymphoepithelioma-like Carcinoma Misdiagnosed as Adenocarcinoma

Jeong JS, Kim SR, Park SY, Chung MJ, Lee YC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Oct;75(4):170-173.
Primary pulmonary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma (LELC) is rare, with a more favorable prognosis compared with that of other types of non-small cell lung cancers. Herein, we describe an interesting case of...
A Case of Recurrent Pulmonary Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor with Aggressive Metastasis after Complete Resection

Moon CH, Yoon JH, Kang GW, Lee SH, Baek JS, Kim SY, Kim HR, Kim CH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Oct;75(4):165-169.
An inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare disease entity reported to arise in various organs. It is thought to be a neoplastic or reactive inflammatory condition, controversially. The treatment...
Intrapleural Corticosteroid Injection in Eosinophilic Pleural Effusion Associated with Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease

Kim E, Kim C, Yang B, Kim M, Kang J, Lee J

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Oct;75(4):161-164.
Eosinophilic pleural effusion (EPE) is defined as a pleural effusion that contains at least 10% eosinophils. EPE occurs due to a variety of causes such as blood or air in...
A Case of Mycobacterium kansasii Pulmonary Disease Presenting as Endobronchial Lesions in HIV-Infected Patient

Kim MS, Han JW, Jin SS, Lee JM, Hah JH, Kim YJ, Kim SJ, Kang MW, Kang JY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Oct;75(4):157-160.
Incidence of nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) pulmonary disease is increasing with the wider recognition and development of diagnostic technology. Mycobacterium kansasii is the second most common pathogen of NTM pulmonary disease...
Clinical Utility of CT-Based Bronchial Aspirate TB-PCR for the Rapid Diagnosis of Pleural Tuberculosis

Lee J, Lee SY, Choi KJ, Lim JK, Yoo SS, Lee SY, Cha SI, Park JY, Kim CH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Oct;75(4):150-156.
BACKGROUND: Thoracoscopic pleural biopsy is often required for rapid and confirmative diagnosis in patients with suspected pleural tuberculosis (PL-TB). However, this method is more invasive and costly than its alternatives....
Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Type 1 (PAI-1) A15T Gene Polymorphism Is Associated with Prognosis in Patients with EGFR Mutation Positive Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma

Lim JE, Park MS, Kim EY, Jung JY, Kang YA, Kim YS, Kim SK, Shim HS, Cho BC, Chang J

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Oct;75(4):140-149.
BACKGROUND: Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 (PAI-1), an important regulator of plasminogen activator system which controls degradation of extracellular membrane and progression of tumor cells, and PAI-1 gene polymorphic variants...
Technical Aspects of Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration

Kang HJ, Hwangbo B

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2013 Oct;75(4):135-139.
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is becoming a standard method for invasive mediastinal staging and for the diagnosis of paratracheal and peribronchial lesions. It is essential to understand the...

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