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A Case Report of IgG4-Related Disease Clinically Mimicking Pleural Mesothelioma

Choi IH, Jang SH, Lee S, Han J, Kim TS, Chung MP

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Jan;76(1):42-45.
An immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease is a recently emerging entity, and a few cases of IgG4-related disease in lung and pleura have been reported. Herein, we report the case of...
A Case of Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease Presenting as a Pleural Mass

Kim DH, Koh KH, Oh HS, Kim SJ, Kang SH, Jung BW, Song JG, Cheon MJ, Yoon SB, Park YW, Ko YM, Lee SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Jan;76(1):38-41.
Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease is a newly recognized condition characterized by fibroinflammatory lesions with dense lymphoplasmacytic infiltration, storiform-type fibrosis and obliterative phlebitis. The pathogenesis is not fully understood but multiple...
Two Cases of Glomus Tumor Arising in Large Airway: Well Organized Radiologic, Macroscopic and Microscopic Findings

Choi IH, Song DH, Kim J, Han J

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Jan;76(1):34-37.
Glomus tumors of the lung are rare benign neoplasm, originating from modified smooth muscle cells. The patients are usually presented with no or non-specific symptoms such as cough, dyspnea or...
The First Korean Case of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease Caused by Mycobacterium abscessus Subspecies bolletii in a Patient with Bronchiectasis

Jeong BH, Kim SY, Jeon K, Huh HJ, Ki CS, Lee NY, Shin SJ, Koh WJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Jan;76(1):30-33.
We report the first Korean case of lung diseases caused by Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. bolletii in a previously healthy male, except for a previous history of pulmonary tuberculosis and bronchiectasis....
Interferon-gamma Enzyme-Linked Immunospot Assay in Patients with Tuberculosis and Healthy Adults

Kim CH, Kim JY, Hwang YI, Lee CY, Choi JH, Park YB, Jang SH, Woo H, Kim DG, Lee MG, Hyun IG, Jung KS, Kim HS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Jan;76(1):23-29.
BACKGROUND: Interferon-gamma assays based on tuberculosis (TB)-specific antigens have been utilized for diagnosing and ruling out latent TB and active TB, but their utility is still limited for TB incidence...
The Significance of Caspase-Cleaved Cytokeratin 18 in Pleural Effusion

Lee KS, Chung JY, Jung YJ, Chung WY, Park JH, Sheen SS, Lee KB, Park KJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Jan;76(1):15-22.
BACKGROUND: Apoptosis plays a role in the development of pleural effusion. Caspase-cleaved cytokeratin 18, a marker for epithelial cell apoptosis, was evaluated in pleural effusion. METHODS: A total of 79 patients...
Long Term Therapeutic Plan for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Harboring EGFR Mutation

Jang SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Jan;76(1):8-14.
Non-small cell lung cancer harboring epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) sensitizing mutations has a distinct disease entity. Patients with this cancer have better prognosis, and frequently achieve long-term survival. EGFR-tyrosine...
Update on the Evidence Regarding Maintenance Therapy

Lee JE, Chung CU

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Jan;76(1):1-7.
Maintenance therapy has emerged as a novel therapeutic paradigm for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Maintenance therapy that aims to sustain a clinically favorable state after first-line chemotherapy has two...

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