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An autopsy study of combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema: correlations among clinical, radiological, and pathological features
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This is the first report describing a correlation among clinical, radiological, and whole-lung pathological features in an autopsy cases of patients with combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE), and should be considered an important pathological and radiological feature of CPFE.
Pathological differentiation of chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis/usual interstitial pneumonia
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Histopathology’s pathological differentiation of chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis/usual interstitial pneumonia is distinguished.
Inhibitory effects of lactoferrin on biofilm formation in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
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It is suggested that lactoferrin provides inhibitory effects on biofilm formation in many clinical isolates of P. aeruginosa and that it may also have destructive effects on preformed biofilm, but further research using multiple clinical strains should be undertaken to clarify if those effects are universal.
[A case of eosinophilic bronchiolitis complicated with eosinophilic sinusitis].
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While dyspnea and the eosinophilic nasal polyp improved by treatment with oral steroid therapy, the eosionophilic sinusitis and bronchiolitis relapsed after steroid tapering.
Upper gastrointestinal sarcoidosis: report of three cases.
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The possibility of upper gastrointestinal sarcoidosis should be considered in patients with epigastric symptoms and a history of sarcoIDosis, even in those with stable disease.
[A case of sparganosis with eosinophilic pleural effusion].
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The patient was diagnosed with sparganosis after the detection of a highly positive reaction against Spirometra erinacei-europaei in both serum and pleural effusion.
Disseminated cryptococcosis complicated with bilateral pleural effusion and ascites during corticosteroid therapy for organizing pneumonia with myelodysplastic syndrome.
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
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