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Takahashi Masashi - - 2008
Computed tomography findings of pathologically proven pulmonary infarction associated with bronchogenic carcinoma are reported for two patients. In one case, the infarction was demonstrated as a well-defined pleura-based large nodule in the peripheral portion of the same lobe of the tumor. The nodule had a smooth, convex border and a ...
Makaryus John N - - 2009
Neurological conditions such as stroke, subarachnoid haemorrhage and seizure activity, amongst others, have been associated with the development of pulmonary oedema. The development of clinically significant pulmonary oedema and severe myocardial dysfunction in the setting of acute multiple sclerosis (MS) exacerbation is very rare and poorly understood. The association between ...
Kamiya Hiroyuki - - 2008
An 83-year-old man with myelodysplastic syndrome was admitted to our hospital due to dyspnea and abnormal shadows on chest X-ray films during corticosteroid therapy for organizing pneumonia. He was diagnosed as having disseminated cryptococcosis with pulmonary lesions after detecting Cryptococcus neoformans. Both bilateral pleural effusion with or without ipsilateral pulmonary ...
Willekes Lourens - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) has become routine and widely accepted for the removal of solitary pulmonary nodules of unknown etiology. Thoracosopic techniques continue to evolve with better instruments, robotic applications, and increased patient acceptance and awareness. Several techniques have been described to localize peripheral pulmonary nodules, including pre-operative CT-guided ...
Khalaf Majid - - 2008
The most common semiquantitative method of evaluation of pulmonary lesions using 18F-FDG PET is FDG standardized uptake value (SUV). An SUV cutoff of 2.5 or greater has been used to differentiate between benign and malignant nodules. The goal of our study was to investigate the correlation between the size of ...
Treasure Tom - - 2008
The practice of pulmonary metastasectomy is widespread. A web-based survey run as part of the ESTS Working Group on pulmonary metastasectomy has provided some insights into similarities and variations in belief and practice [Internullo E, Cassivi S, Van Raemdonck D, Friedel G, Treasure T. Pulmonary metastasectomy: the state of the ...
Nakajima Jun - - 2007
BACKGROUND: The use of thoracoscopic techniques for pulmonary metastasectomy is controversial because small metastatic foci might be missed without thorough finger palpation of the lung. METHODS: We retrospectively examined preoperative findings of helical computed tomography and pathologic findings of pulmonary nodules obtained by open thoracotomy, including median sternotomy or thoracoscopy, ...
Araya J - - 2007
AIMS: To determine whether, in view of the massive inflammatory cell infiltration and the rounded rather than wedge-shaped character of pulmonary lesions in dirofilariasis, the inflammatory response against the worm contributes to the coagulative necrosis, in addition to an ischaemic process. METHODS AND RESULTS: The histopathological features of 13 resected ...
Lin Ming-shian - - 2007
Actinomycosis is an uncommon disease, which is usually manifested as cervicofacial infection and related to poor oral hygiene or compromised immune function. Pulmonary actinomycosis is rare, but its diagnosis is changing due to its variable presentation and the similarity in appearance to other intrapulmonary diseases. Here we report an 80-year-old ...
Crosara S - - 2008
A 12-year-old, male Yorkshire terrier was presented for acute pulmonary oedema. Thoracic radiographs showed a linear metallic foreign body within the cardiac silhouette. Echocardiogram showed a hyperechoic line extending through the left ventricle, the mitral valve, leading into the left atrium. A 4 cm long Kirschner wire was surgically removed ...
Arora R - - 2007
Venous air embolism (VAE) is a well known complication in procedures where the operative field is above the level of the heart. Acute pulmonary oedema after a large air embolus occurring during neurosurgery is also a recognized phenomenon. However, pulmonary oedema following repeated episodes of VAE in sublabial transsphenoidal (SLTS) ...
Song Moo-Kon - - 2007
Pulmonary nodular lymphoid hyperplasia (NLH) is a term first suggested by Kradin and Mark to describe one or more pulmonary nodules or localized lung infiltrates consisting of reactive lymphoid proliferation. To date, there have been only a few cases of pulmonary NLH reported associated with autoimmune disorders. There is no ...
Agaimy Abbas - - 2007
Carney triad is a rare non-hereditary condition affecting young females and characterized by metachronous or synchronous occurrence of epithelioid gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs), pulmonary chondroma and extra-adrenal paraganglioma. The genetic alterations in Carney triad-related GISTs have not been well studied. We evaluated GISTs from three females with incomplete Carney triad ...
Song Dong Eun - - 2007
We describe a case of villotrophoblastic pulmonary nodule with a hitherto unrecognized implantation site intermediate trophoblasts (ISITs) in an asymptomatic 19-year-old woman, who had an induced abortion 1 month before the discovery of a pulmonary nodule. This 8-mm-sized nodule was incidentally identified on chest computed tomography during routine postoperative follow-up ...
Winger David I - - 2007
Pulmonary hyalinizing granulomata are rare, noninfectious, fibrosing lesions of the lung, which can mimic metastatic disease radiographically. Their etiology is unknown, but they may be caused by an exaggerated immune response. We report the radiology, long clinical course, and pathology of a patient with pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma who presented with ...
van Ede Annelies - - 2007
Although nodulosis is a common extraarticular manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis, accelerated pulmonary nodulosis is a rare event. The etiology of rheumatoid nodules is still unknown. Nodulosis is not necessarily associated with active joint inflammation, suggesting different pathogenic mechanisms for nodule formation and synovial tissue inflammation. We describe a patient with ...
Sternberg David I - - 2007
Almost 125 years after the first documented case, pulmonary metastasectomy is still poorly understood. No other organ is subject to the wide histologic variety of metastatic insults, and this fact has complicated a complete exposition of when pulmonary metastasectomy may be beneficial. Many physicians still consider pulmonary metastatic disease to ...
van der Merwe Liesel L - - 2008
Spirocercosis is a disease occurring predominantly in Canidae, caused by the nematode Spirocerca lupi. Typical clinical signs are regurgitation, vomiting and dyspnoea. The life-cycle involves an intermediate (coprophagous beetle) and a variety of paratenic hosts. Larvae follow a specific migratory route, penetrating the gastric mucosa of the host, migrating along ...
Shin Jae Seung - - 2007
Two patients presented with potentially fatal pulmonary oedema after accidental exposure to nitric and hydrofluoric acid fumes during electroplating. Despite aggressive respiratory support, one succumbed to respiratory failure 3.5h after inhalation. The other patient also rapidly progressed to respiratory failure. Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) was started 5h after exposure at ...
Hsu Hsao-Hsun - - 2007
This case report describes the treatment of reperfusion lung oedema after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy using intravenous iloprost infusion in a 52-year-old woman diagnosed with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Khan Aftab A - - 2007
We report a 65-year-old man presenting with recurrent pulmonary metastases 20 years after an appendectomy for mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with pseudomyxomatous peritonei. He underwent bilateral staged metastatectomies for metastases 7 years after the diagnosis and further metastasectomy after a recent recurrence. This is a rare case of recurrent pulmonary metastatic mucinous ...
Schattenberg T - - 2007
Epitheloid hemangioendothelioma is a vascular tumour with an epitheloid appearance, originating from endothelial cells. Although it is a slow growing tumour, extensive pulmonary involvement, intrathoracic spread, and systemic spread have been documented. We present a case of epitheloid hemangioendothelioma of the lung in a patient with an initial diagnosis made ...
Calatayud J - - 2007
We describe a 67-year-old white woman with a long-standing active rheumatoid arthritis who refused treatment. Chest roentgenograms performed in 2000 revealed a pulmonary nodule in the mid-left lung. Progression of the nodule was followed annually by computerized tomography (CT). In the last CT in 2002, we observed multiple nodules in ...
Bastos A L - - 2007
The authors aim to report the chest CT findings of a patient with disseminated cysticercosis, emphasising the pulmonary and cardiac features. The main finding consisted of multiple pulmonary, cardiac and chest wall nodules. The present case demonstrates that cysticercosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of multiple pulmonary nodules, ...
Yonemori K - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: To analyse the clinical features and high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings of solitary pulmonary granulomas caused by the Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare (MAI) complex. METHODS: We retrospectively analysed a series of 73 consecutive patients with solitary pulmonary granuloma and negative sputum smear and culture results, in whom the diagnosis was ...
Sogabe Osanori - - 2007
A 68-year-old woman with symptoms of dyspnea and peripheral edema was referred to our hospital. Chest computed tomography (CT) scans revealed a huge mass occupying the pulmonary trunk and invading the right main pulmonary artery, with metastatic nodules in the left main and left lower pulmonary artery. She was given ...
Moon Jae Hoon - - 2006
Most hypervascular nodules in a cirrhotic liver are hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs); however, some are benign hypervascular hyperplastic nodules. We report a case of benign hypervascular hyperplastic nodules in a 41-year-old male patient without hepatitis B or C virus infection, with a history of alcohol abuse, and diagnosed with an aortic ...
Vermeijden Wytze J - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: We report two drowning victims with hypothermic circulatory arrest who were resuscitated with the use of extracorporeal circulation (ECC). The first patient developed severe post-bypass pulmonary oedema and inspired us to use a leucocyte-depletion filter in the second patient to attenuate leucocyte-mediated pulmonary reperfusion injury. METHODS: In the first ...
Watanabe Atsushi - - 2007
We sometimes run across difficulty in dissection of the pulmonary arteries due to dense pleural adhesions and bleeding from the pulmonary artery during the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy. In these cases, conversion of the VATS approach to open thoracotomy is a requisite. The presence of an easy and safe ...
Pereda J - - 2006
Pentoxifylline exhibits rheological properties that improve microvascular flow and it is widely used in vascular perfusion disorders. It also exhibits marked anti-inflammatory properties by inhibiting tumour necrosis factor alpha production. Thiopental is one of the most widely used drugs for rapid induction of anaesthesia. During experimental studies on the treatment ...
Tokunaga Toshiteru - - 2006
A 72-year-old woman with a diagnosis of suspected rheumatoid arthritis was admitted with multiple pulmonary nodules in the bilateral lung field. To obtain a diagnosis, a nodule was resected using video-assisted thoracic surgery. Microscopically, amorphous eosinophilic acellular substances were surrounded by inflammatory infiltrates, which were confirmed to be amyloid deposits ...
Bali Harinder K - - 2006
Hypertension and episodic pulmonary oedema are known complications of bilateral renovascular disease. However, significant proteinuria has not been reported in this setting. We describe a patient who presented with recurrent pulmonary oedema and nephrotic syndrome, and was found to have bilateral renal artery stenosis. Percutaneous angioplasty and stenting led to ...
Endara S A - - 2006
Pulmonary myofibroblastic pseudotumors are rare surgical pathologies, of unknown origin, with benign behavior and a good prognosis if completely resected. We present a 21-year-old male with a solitary pulmonary nodule found during a routine chest X-ray with CT scan confirmation. After a 16-month follow-up, the nodule increased in size and ...
Kobashi Yoshihiro - - 2006
A 61-year-old man with a past history of pulmonary emphysema 6 years earlier was admitted to the emergency department at our hospital because of cough and dyspnea. Left pneumothorax was recognized on a chest radiograph. After his admission to the emergency department, chest drainage was inserted and the left lung ...
Maggiorini Marco - - 2006
Almost one mountain trekker or climber out of two develops several symptoms of high altitude illness after a rapid ascent (> 300 m/day) to an altitude above 4000 m. Individual susceptibility is the most important determinant for the occurrence of high altitude pulmonary oedema (HAPE). Symptoms associated with HAPE are ...
Xu Hui-Xiong - - 2006
PURPOSE: To characterize focal liver lesions (FLLs) using real-time contrast-enhancedsonography (CEUS) with a low mechanical index mode and a sulfur hexafluoride-filled microbubble contrast agent. METHODS: CEUS was performed in 190 patients with FLLs, including hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) (n = 107), liver metastasis (n = 21), intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) (n = ...
Ghai Babita - - 2006
Water Intoxication is not a common complication of oxytocin infusion. A 26 years primigravida developed acute onset severe pulmonary oedema in postpartum period to whom oxytocin was infused for the induction of labour and to prevent postpartum haemorrhage. The relative role of oxytocin and of electrolyte-free fluids in the pathogenesis ...
Castellano M C - - 2006
A 10-year-old male Briard dog was presented because of listlessness, abnormal gait, fever, inappetence, and seizures. A non-pigmented growth was observed in the ventral quadrant of the left iris. Thoracic radiographs revealed multiple pulmonary metastases and the owner opted for killing. On necropsy, lung masses and nodules in left iris, ...
Malvy D - - 2006
Paragonimiasis is a helminthic disease that affect accidentally man after consumption of raw or poorly cooked crustacean dishes. The clinical feature is represented mainly by pulmonary signs. Extra-pulmonary manifestations including arthritic and skin attempt remain less frequent. The case is described of a young white French woman who become infected ...
Papakonstantinou Dimitrios K - - 2007
Re-expansion pulmonary oedema represents a rare complication of treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax with only a few cases documented in the current literature. We present the case of a 47-year-old male who presented a right-sided spontaneous pneumothorax and developed respiratory failure after chest tube drainage. The diagnosis of re-expansion pulmonary oedema ...
Ogawa Sadanobu - - 2006
Features of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) observed by contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) were compared to pathological features of corresponding resected HCC specimens, to evaluate the ability of CEUS to depict the pathological features of HCC. We investigated 50 HCC nodules that were treated by surgical resection. All nodules had been examined by ...
Yonemori Kan - - 2006
Unilateral solitary pulmonary hilar node adenopathy is a rare presentation of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. In this report, the authors present a case with a solitary pulmonary hilar lymph node infarction caused by diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Enhanced CT examinations revealed a well-defined round mass with homogenous low attenuation in ...
Miyoshi Takanori - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To localize small and deeply situated pulmonary nodules during thoracoscopy with roentgenographic fluoroscopy, we developed a marking procedure that uses a metallic coil. METHODS: Nine patients underwent video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the removal of 11 pulmonary lesions. Fluoroscopy-assisted thoracoscopic surgery after computed tomography-guided bronchoscopic metallic coil marking was performed ...
Sawai Toyomitsu - - 2006
Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum is generally considered nonpathogenic. However, M. nonchromogenicum rarely causes human disease; particularly, pulmonary disease is extremely rare. The common finding of M. nonchromogenicum pulmonary infection on chest X-ray is a solitary cavity. The present report describes an unusual case of M. nonchromogenicum primary pulmonary infection showing multiple nodular ...
Demir Adalet - - 2006
Lobar torsion is a rare complication after pulmonary resection. We report a case of right middle lobe torsion following a right upper lobectomy, and left lower lobe torsion following a left upper lobectomy. Careful postoperative clinical observation, chest radiography, fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB), and computed tomography (CT) are crucial for precise ...
Yadav Sumit - - 2006
Positron emission tomography (PET) has come to play an increasingly important role in the evaluation of pulmonary lesions, which are suspicious of malignancy. As is true for other techniques, PET gives false positive and negative results. We report a case of pulmonary amyloidosis with multiple pulmonary nodules showing different uptake ...
Piyavisetpat Nitra - - 2005
Pulmonary cryptococcosis may occur in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent hosts. The purpose of the present study was to review the radiologic findings of pulmonary cryptococcosis in King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. The radiographs and computed tomography of the chests of the patients who had a diagnosis of pulmonary cryptococcosis, between 1998-2001, ...
Moissidis Ioannis - - 2005
Heiner syndrome (HS) is a food hypersensitivity pulmonary disease that affects primarily infants, and is mostly caused by cow's milk (CM). Only a few reports have been published, which may be due to its misdiagnosis. We review here a series of eight cases. When first diagnosed they were 4-29 months ...
Saito Takashi - - 2005
A 25-year-old woman received oral salazosulfapyridine, 4 g/day, for treatment of ulcerative colitis. At 10 days later, she presented with fever and respiratory symptoms. Based on physical, laboratory and radiological findings, bacterial pneumonia and non-cardiogenic pulmonary oedema was suspected. Salazosulfapyridine was immediately halted and antibiotic therapy started. Two days later, ...
Fox Danial L - - 2005
The aim of our study was to review the CT findings of pulmonary cryptococcosis in 12 immunocompetent patients. The CT manifestations of pulmonary cryptococcosis consist of pulmonary nodules or masses measuring 5-52 mm in diameter and focal areas of consolidation. The nodules and masses have a predominantly peripheral distribution in ...
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