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Pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma is a rare benign tumor for which surgical excision is curative with an excellent prognosis. It often mimics malignancy, making it a diagnostic and management challenge. We reviewed the clinical, radiological, and histopathological characteristics as well as the surgical management of our patients to assess the potential(More)
A 58-year-old woman with multiple proximal airway stenoses due to sarcoidosis failed to improve with steroid therapy. After bronchoscopic balloon dilation with adjunctive topical mitomycin C, there was symptomatic improvement and preserved patency of the airways one month later. However, the patient's effort tolerance gradually deteriorated subsequently,(More)
A 61-year-old Chinese man with long-standing, stable Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA) and asthma, presented with acute hypoxemia and declining obstructive pulmonary function. Elevated serum IgE levels, positive Aspergillus fumigatus specific IgE and CT findings of central bronchiectasis with small airway mucoid impaction confirmed new(More)
INTRODUCTION Injecting drug abusers are vulnerable to many infectious complications. We describe a case of tetanus in a Singaporean who regularly abused buprenorphine. CLINICAL PICTURE A 49-year-old male was hospitalised for progressive generalised spasms associated with dysarthria and opisthotonus. Tetanus was diagnosed clinically. TREATMENT Supportive(More)
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