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Re: Byung-Do Lee, Wan Lee, Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Moon-Ki Choi, Eun-Joo Choi and Jung-Hoon Yoon. Glandular odontogenic cyst mimicking ameloblastoma in a 78-year-old female: A case report. Imaging Science in Dentistry 2014; 44(3): 249-52

İnci Rana Karaca, Dilara Nur Öztürk, Hacer Ulutürk
2015 Imaging Science in Dentistry  
doi:10.5624/isd.2015.45.2.137 pmid:26125010 pmcid:PMC4483621 fatcat:j6kobp2k4bc7zntsj6opellz7m

Ultrasonography-guided reduction of pediatric radial neck fractures

Jung Eun Lee, Jung Bong Kim, Eun Seok Choi
2017 BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders  
Treatment of displaced and angulated radial neck fractures in children is controversial and challenging. Numerous studies have been conducted regarding treatment algorithms and surgical techniques that use fluoroscopy. However, ultrasonography (US)-guided reduction of pediatric radial neck fractures has not been reported yet. We aimed to determine the safety and efficacy of US-guided reduction and fixation of radial neck fractures in children. Methods: Among 28 cases of radial neck fracture
more » ... 2014 to 2016, 12 were classified as type III or IV according to the Judet classification. All 12 patients underwent US-guided reduction and percutaneous fixation with Kirschner wire and follow-up for more than 6 months. US was used primarily to monitor the angulation and reduction of the radial neck. Fluoroscopy was applied to confirm the fixation with Kirschner wire. Dose area product (DAP; mGy/cm 2 ) was measured to assess per-procedure radiation dose. Radiological and clinical results were evaluated at 6 months after the surgery by using the Metaizeau criteria. Results: Of the patients, 4 were boys and 8 were girls, with a mean age of 7.7 years (range, 5-11 years). Judet type III fractures accounted for 83% of all injuries. The mean preoperative radial angulation was 62.5°(range: 46°-76°). The mean postoperative radial angulation was 5.6°(range: 2°-9°). The mean fluoroscopy time was 31 s (range: 10-73 s), and the mean DAP was 10.7 mGy/cm 2 (range: 7.2-18.7 mGy/cm 2 ). The mean follow-up period was 18.3 months (range, 8-24 months). According to the Metaizeau criteria, 10 cases were excellent and 2 cases were good at the last follow-up. Conclusions: US-guided reduction and percutaneous fixation is safe and reliable option to treat displaced radial neck fractures in children.
doi:10.1186/s12891-017-1891-8 pmid:29216921 pmcid:PMC5721654 fatcat:sgxbb5hzkrbvrc4pxevl3ppt5m

Efficacy of intermittent epidural dexamethasone bolus for zoster-associated pain beyond the acute phase

Eun Mi Choi, Mi Hwa Chung, Joo Hyun Jun, Eun Hee Chun, In-Jung Jun, Jong Hee Park, Eun-ha Choi, Jung Eun Kim
2020 International Journal of Medical Sciences  
Herpes zoster develops when latent varicella zoster virus is reactivated in the trigeminal or dorsal root ganglions. Zoster-associated pain (ZAP) is neuropathic pain caused by the herpes zoster virus. Histological studies of postherpetic neuralgia patients suggest that inflammation is involved in ZAP. The effectiveness of local anesthetic and steroid epidural injections in ZAP patients has been reported. However, most studies included patients with acute herpes zoster, and the safety and
more » ... utic effects of different doses of epidural steroids in ZAP patients remain elusive. In this study, we randomly assigned 42 patients with severe ZAP beyond the acute phase, as determined by a numeric rating scale (NRS) score ≥7, to receive continuous epidural infusion of local anesthetics with either a one-time 5-mg dose or intermittent repeated doses (15 mg total) of dexamethasone. We found that intermittent repeated epidural dexamethasone bolus resulted in reduced NRS scores and an increased likelihood of complete remission in ZAP patients without any adverse effects. Thus, our results suggest that intermittent repeated epidural dexamethasone administration is safe and effective for treatment of ZAP beyond the acute phase.
doi:10.7150/ijms.46038 pmid:32714084 pmcid:PMC7378659 fatcat:xzb3c7ikqvcunhx7wghvfdgrku

Acute Septic Arthritis and Skin Abscess Caused byNeisseria cinerea

Hyo Moon Son, Ko Eun Lee, Soo Kyung Lim, Youn I Choi, Eun Kyo Jung, Miae Lee, Jae Kwang Kim, Hee Jung Choi
2014 The Ewha Medical Journal  
Neisseria 균주는 Neisseria gonorrhea와 Neisseria meningitidis 이외에는, 일반적으로 비 병원성 균으로 알려져 있다. 그러나 드 물게 면역 저하자의 경우 N. gonorrhea와 N. meningitidis 이외의 Neisseria 종에 의해서도 기회 감염을 일으킬 수 있는 것으로 알 려져 있다. 이중 N. cinerea는 일반적으로 비 병원성 균으로 알려 져 있으며 호흡기계, 비뇨 생식기 및 눈에서 주로 동정된다[1]. N. cinerea가 일으키는 질병으로는 신생아 안염, 직장염, 폐렴, 복막투석 환자의 복막염, 심내막염, 뇌수막염 등이 보고 되었으 며 패혈증을 일으키는 경우도 있었다[2-8]. 국내에서는 최근 뇌 수막염이 보고되었고[6], N. cinerea로 인한 화농성 관절염과 피 부 농양은 특별히 보고된 바가 없는 상태로, 균혈증을 동반한 손 가락의 화농성 관절염과 피부 농양을 진단하고 치료하였기에 보 고하는 바이다. 증 례 특이
more » ... 력 없던 27세 남자 환자로 내원 4일 전부터 시작된 왼 쪽 2번째 손가락 근위지절간 관절 부위의 발열, 종창, 발적, 압통 및 내원 당일부터 시작된 발열을 주소로 내원하였다. 특이 기저 질환은 없었으며, 내원 4일 전 홍콩 여행을 다녀온 과거력이 있었 Case Report Ewha Med J 2014;37(Suppl):S24-S27 http://dx.
doi:10.12771/emj.2014.37.s.s24 fatcat:rgwdhv2oczds5fexqjn4uiahz4

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis in an 18-year-old male with prolonged nephrotic syndrome

Da Min Choi, Jung Eun Pyun, Hyung Eun Yim, Kee Hwan Yoo, Jung Ok Shim, Eun Jung Lee, Nam Hee Won
2016 Korean Journal of Pediatrics  
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare disease characterized by prominent eosinophilic tissue infiltration of the gastrointestinal tract. Here, we report a case of eosinophilic gastroenteritis in an 18-yearold patient with prolonged nephrotic syndrome who presented with abdominal pain and peripheral hypereosinophilia. During the previous 2 years, he had visited local Emergency Department several times because of epigastric pain and nausea. He had been treated with steroid-dependent nephrotic
more » ... drome since 3 years of age. Tests ruled out allergic and parasitic disease etiologies. Gastroduodenoscopy with biopsy revealed marked eosinophilic infiltration in the duodenum. Renal biopsy findings indicated minimal change disease spectrum without eosinophilic infiltration. The oral deflazacort dosage was increased, and the patient was discharged after abdominal pain resolved. To our knowledge, this is the first report of eosinophilic gastroenteritis in a patient with minimal change disease.
doi:10.3345/kjp.2016.59.11.s72 pmid:28018451 pmcid:PMC5177718 fatcat:u3p2fi5qdrb3xaplueerrny4me

Adenoviral Pneumonia During Etanercept Treatment in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Min-Jung Kang, Myung-Sin Kim, Eun-Hwa Choi, Kyoung-Eun Lee, You-Kyoung Kim, Hee-Jung Choi
2007 The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine  
Inhibitors of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) have been approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis. As one of the biological response modifiers, etanercept has also been used in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. While etanercept is effective, certain infectious complications, such as tuberculosis, fungus, and cytomegalovirus, have been reported. We report the first Korean case of adenoviral pneumonia in a 55-year-old female who developed disseminated
more » ... iral infection following etanercept treatment, which resolved after anti-TNF-α discontinuation.
doi:10.3904/kjim.2007.22.1.63 pmid:17427651 pmcid:PMC2687603 fatcat:4asybjazizbo5gbp5cwhuc4aki

Factors associated with neurodevelopment in preterm infants with systematic inflammation

Eun Sun Lee, Ee-Kyung Kim, Seung han Shin, Young-Hun Choi, Young Hwa Jung, Sae Yun Kim, Ji Won Koh, Eui Kyung Choi, Jung-Eun Cheon, Han-Suk Kim
2021 BMC Pediatrics  
Background Several studies have suggested that adverse neurodevelopment could be induced by systemic inflammation in preterm infants. We aimed to investigate whether preterm infants with systemic inflammation would have impaired neurodevelopment and which biomarkers and neurophysiologic studies during inflammation are associated with poor neurodevelopment. Methods This prospective cohort study enrolled infants born before 30 weeks of gestation or with birth weight < 1250 g. Infants were grouped
more » ... according to the presence of systemic inflammation: Control (no inflammation, n = 49), I (systemic inflammation, n = 45). Blood and cerebrospinal fluid samples for markers of brain injury and inflammation were collected and amplitude-integrated electroencephalography (aEEG) was performed within 4 h of septic workup. We evaluated aEEG at 35 weeks postmenstrual age (PMA), head circumference at 36 weeks PMA, and brain MRI at discharge. The Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development III (Bayley-III) was performed at a corrected age (CA) of 18 months. Results The I group had more white matter injuries (2 vs. 26.7%, Control vs. I, respectively) at the time of discharge, lower brain functional maturation (9.5 vs. 8), and smaller head size (z-score − 1.45 vs. -2.12) at near-term age and poorer neurodevelopment at a CA of 18 months than the control (p < 0.05). Among the I group, the proportion of immature neutrophils (I/T ratios) and IL-1 beta levels in the CSF were associated with aEEG measures at the day of symptom onset (D0). Seizure spike on aEEG at D0 was significantly correlated with motor and social-emotional domains of Bayley-III (p < 0.05). The I/T ratio and CRP and TNF-α levels of blood at D0, white matter injury on MRI at discharge, head circumference and seizure spikes on aEEG at near-term age were associated with Bayley-III scores at a CA of 18 months. Conclusions Systemic inflammation induced by clinical infection and NEC are associated with neurodevelopmental impairment in preterm infants. The seizure spike on aEEG, elevated I/T ratio, CRP, and plasma TNF-alpha during inflammatory episodes are associated with poor neurodevelopment.
doi:10.1186/s12887-021-02583-6 pmid:33685414 fatcat:rgc7h3iomjfd5fon4u5dbxn4z4

Managing Traumatic Stress Using a Mental Health Care Mobile App: A Pilot Study

Yun-Jung Choi, Eun-jung Ko, Eun-Joo Choi, Youn-Joo Um
2021 International Journal of Mental Health Promotion  
The TLS Mobile App The TLS app was developed by Choi et al. [19] to support people affected by traumatic experiences. Choi et al.  ... 
doi:10.32604/ijmhp.2021.015018 fatcat:pw5l664tx5dvjbqrafc3aqneeq

The Association between Sleep Duration and Body Composition Variables in Korean Adults

Eun Young Kim, Youn Seon Choi, Seon Mee Kim, Sun Young Choi, Eun Hye Kim, Jung Eun Kim, E Yeon Kim, Jae Hoon Jeong, Rosa Jin, Sang Ah Jung
2014 Korean Journal of Clinical Geriatrics  
This is an open access article distributed under the term s of the Creative Com m ons Attribution N on-Com m ercial License (http://creativecom m ons.org/ licenses/by-nc/3.0) w hich perm its unrestricted non-com m ercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any m edium , provided the original w ork is properly cited. Background: Despite the large number of epidemiological studies linking obesity and short sleep duration, there is paucity of data carefully examining the relationship between
more » ... y composition and sleep duration. So, through national undertaking Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (KNHANES), we examined the relationship between sleep duration and BMI, waist circumference, and percent body fat in Korean adults. Methods: From the data of KNHANES in the year of 2008∼2010, over 19 years old 4337 men and 5543 women, relationship between sleep duration and indices of body composition was examined. Anthropometric and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) measures of body composition were used. Sleep duration was measured using information obtained from self-reported questionnaires. Results: The study results revealed a negative association between sleep duration and most of body composition variablesbody mass index, waist circumference, truncal fat percentage, muscle mass -and positive association with truncal lean mass percentage. In men, increasing sleep duration 1 hour, prevalence of obesity (BMI≥25 kg/m 2 ) is decreasing (OR=0.89, CI:0.837-0.939), risk of waist circumference over 90 cm is decreasing (OR=0.90, CI:0.851-0.966), truncal fat percentage (OR=0.93, CI:0.869-0.992) and muscle mass (OR=0.89, CI: 0.835-0.949) are also decreasing. Conclusion: Our results are consistent with previous findings that sleep duration is associated with obesity. However, the relationship between sleep duration and body composition may be stronger in men than in women. Short sleep duration was associated with increased truncal fat. And it supports that short sleep duration may increase prevalence of central obesity in Korean men.
doi:10.15656/kjcg.2014.15.1.27 fatcat:ihymgeud3bhp3j2zczucltvfmi

NKX6.3 controls gastric differentiation and tumorigenesis

Jung Hwan Yoon, Won Suk Choi, Olga Kim, Sung Sook Choi, Eun Kyung Lee, Suk Woo Nam, Jung Young Lee, Won Sang Park
2015 OncoTarget  
NKX6.3 transcription factor is known to be an important regulator in gastric mucosal epithelial differentiation. The present study aimed to investigate whether NKX6.3 acts as an essential tumor suppressor in gastric carcinogenesis. Absent or reduced protein expression and decreased DNA copy number and mRNA transcript of the NKX6.3 gene were frequently observed in gastric cancers. Overexpression of NKX6.3 in AGS NKX6.3 and MKN1 NKX6.3 cells markedly arrested cell proliferation by inhibiting cell
more » ... cycle progression and induced apoptosis through both death receptorand mitochondrial-pathways. In addition, stable NKX6.3 transfectants increased the expression of gastric differentiation markers, including SOX2 and Muc5ac, and decreased the expression of intestinal differentiation markers, CDX2 and Muc2. In ChIP-cloning and sequencing analyses, NKX6.3 coordinated a repertoire of target genes, some of which are clearly associated with cell cycle, differentiation and death. In particular, NKX6.3 transcriptional factor was found to bind specifically to the upstream sequences of GKN1, a gastric-specific tumor suppressor, and dramatically increase expression of the latter. Furthermore, there was a positive correlation between NKX6.3 and GKN1 expression in non-cancerous gastric mucosae. Thus, these data suggest that NKX6.3 may control the fate of gastric mucosal cells and function as a gastric tumor suppressor.
doi:10.18632/oncotarget.4952 pmid:26314965 pmcid:PMC4695069 fatcat:kvkhjk63zvfsncviob7iztrzdu

Response to letter to the editors "Re: Byung-Do Lee, Wan Lee, Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Moon-Ki Choi, Eun-Joo Choi and Jung-Hoon Yoon. Glandular odontogenic cyst mimicking ameloblastoma in a 78-year-old female: a case report. Imaging Science in Dentistry 2014; 44(3): 249-52."

Byung-Do Lee
2015 Imaging Science in Dentistry  
, Eun-Joo Choi and Jung-Hoon Yoon.  ...  Or was a frozen-section examination performed during the operation to decide if a more conservative or a more Response to letter to the editors "Re: Byung-Do Lee, Wan Lee, Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Moon-Ki Choi  ... 
doi:10.5624/isd.2015.45.2.139 pmid:26125011 pmcid:PMC4483622 fatcat:2bzobvrt7ff7vcqw7glvdpiuta

Malignant Melanoma of Unknown Primary Origin Presenting as Cardiac Metastasis

Eun Young Lee, Jin-Oh Choi, Ha Na Park, Eun-Jung Park, Gil Sun Lee, Jun Young Park, Jung-Sun Kim, Eun Seok Jeon
2012 Korean Circulation Journal  
In a subcostal view of the heart, a large mass measuring 42×31 mm was visualized in the right atrium. http://dx.doi.org/10.4070/kcj.2012.42.4.278 Eun Young Lee, et al. http://dx.doi.org/10.4070/kcj.2012.42.4.278  ... 
doi:10.4070/kcj.2012.42.4.278 pmid:22563342 pmcid:PMC3341426 fatcat:arw4bhqn6zf33mv2cpzmzqqqaa

Amniotic Fluid Embolism: Maternal Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Cardiovascular Collapse, and Acute Hypoxic Cases Shortly after Delivery

Eun Ae Jo, Su Keong Jung, Jung Hoon Lee, Jeong Ok Kim, Heaong Eun Choi, Hae Sun Joo, Hoa Yeon Choi, Shin A Jang, Sung Ook Hwang, Soo Ran Choi
2018 Perinatology  
Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a fatal disease in only pregnant woman during labor and delivery. The pathologic findings that have demonstrated fetal squamous cells in the pulmonary circulation are no more specific. Then, clinically characteristic signs and symptoms, such as cardiovascular collapse, acute hypoxia, disseminated intravascular coagulation, mental change and laboratory findings are the key points for diagnosis. Having a doubt on those sign and symptoms is the beginning of
more » ... s and promptly multidisciplinary management is required. Korean National Registry for AFE must be established and we have to find out the diagnostic criteria, possible etiology, pathophysiology, management and treatment for AFE.
doi:10.14734/pn.2018.29.2.89 fatcat:du2upday6zdr7j5py7y4avwxam

Adult Multisystem Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Presenting with Central Diabetes Insipidus Successfully Treated with Chemotherapy

Jung-Eun Choi, Hae Ri Lee, Jung Hun Ohn, Min Kyong Moon, Juri Park, Seong Jin Lee, Moon-Gi Choi, Hyung Joon Yoo, Jung Han Kim, Eun-Gyoung Hong
2014 Endocrinology and Metabolism  
We report the rare case of an adult who was diagnosed with recurrent multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) involving the pituitary stalk and lung who present with central diabetes insipidus and was successfully treated with systemic steroids and chemotherapy. A 49-year-old man visited our hospital due to symptoms of polydipsia and polyuria that started 1 month prior. Two years prior to presentation, he underwent excision of right 6th and 7th rib lesions for the osteolytic lesion and
more » ... est pain, which were later confirmed to be LCH on pathology. After admission, the water deprivation test was done and the result indicated that he had central diabetes insipidus. Sella magnetic resonance imaging showed a mass on the pituitary stalk with loss of normal bright spot at the posterior lobe of the pituitary. Multiple patchy infiltrations were detected in both lung fields by computed tomography (CT). He was diagnosed with recurrent LCH and was subsequently treated with inhaled desmopressin, systemic steroids, vinblastine, and mercaptopurine. The pituitary mass disappeared after two months and both lungs were clear on chest CT after 11 months. Although clinical remission in multisystem LCH in adults is reportedly rare, our case of adult-onset multisystem LCH was treated successfully with systemic chemotherapy using prednisolone, vinblastine, and 6-mercaptopurine, which was well tolerated.
doi:10.3803/enm.2014.29.3.394 pmid:25309800 pmcid:PMC4192804 fatcat:joecgq43e5eubioaotyjcyo73e

Airway Compression in Children With Congenital Heart Disease Evaluated Using Computed Tomography

Hyo Soon An, Eun Young Choi, Bo Sang Kwon, Gi Beom Kim, Eun Jung Bae, Chung Il Noh, Jung Yun Choi, Woong Han Kim, Jeong Ryul Lee, Yong Jin Kim, Eun-Ah Park, Whal Lee
2013 Annals of Thoracic Surgery  
Background. Extrinsic airway compression often complicates the course of congenital heart disease (CHD) repair. This study investigated the risk factors and outcome of airway compression evaluated using computed tomography (CT) in CHD patients. Methods. Of the 2,729 patients who underwent heart surgery for CHD between 1999 and 2007, airway compression was confirmed using CT in 58 (2.1%) patients. The patients were divided into groups according to the underlying CHD, and their medical records
more » ... CT scans were reviewed retrospectively. Results. Airway compression was found more frequently in the vascular ring or absent pulmonary valve syndrome (8 of 11) and repaired aortic arch (22 of 213) groups than in the other groups (28 of 2,505) (p < 0.001). Patients with more severe respiratory manifestations showed greater airway compression on CT (p < 0.001) and
doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.07.016 pmid:24070697 fatcat:4kvdfpxjy5cnbldleuoi4ieala
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