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Analysis of Outcome of Intraplueral Streptokinase in Pediatric Empyema Thoracis even in Advanced Stages: A Prospective Study
Background: Empyema thoracis in children causes significant morbidity. Standard treatment of Empyema thoracis includes tube drainage and antibiotics. But the tube drainage often fails. IntrapleuralExpand
Progressive Systemic Sclerosis in a Child
Systemic sclerosis is a clinically heterogeneous systemic disease affecting the connective tissues of skin, walls of blood vessels and internal organs like lung, heart and kidneys. Systemic sclerosisExpand
A Case of Congenital Erythropoietic Porphyria without Hemolysis
Porphyrias are group of disorders caused by deficiency of the enzymes in heme synthetic pathway. Congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP) is an extremely rare disease with mutation in the gene thatExpand
Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Two Novel Species Collected from Soil in Korea
Abstract Two fungal species of ascomycetes were discovered during the screening of soil microflora from the Gangwon Province in Korea: Didymella chlamydospora sp. nov. (YW23-14) and MicrodochiumExpand
Cladophialophora lanosa sp. nov., a New Species Isolated from Soil
Abstract Cladophialophora is characterized by simple hyphomycetes with brown hyphae that give rise to branched chains of pale brown conidia and shows affinities with the Herpotrichiellaceae. A fungalExpand
A New Report on Three Species of Sordariomycetes Class Isolated from Soil in Korea
Three fungal strains belonging to the class Sordariomycetes, namely BH-06, 17-039 and BE12-1, were isolated from soils in Korea and identified as Chaunopycnis alba, Myrothecium cinctum and HumicolaExpand
Evaluation of sustained blood pressure elevation in children.
OBJECTIVES To document the prevalence and etiology of sustained blood pressure elevation in children. METHODS & RESULTS It is a school-based prospective cross-sectional study involving healthyExpand
First Report of Leptosphaerulina saccharicola Isolated from Persimmon (Diospyros kaki ) Tree Bark in Korea
A fungal strain, designated PTT-2, was isolated from the bark of the trunk of a persimmon (Diospyros kaki) tree in Cheongdo, Korea. The isolate showed morphological similarities with LeptosphaerulinaExpand
A New Species of Thelonectria and a New Record of Cephalotrichum hinnuleum from Gunwi and Ulleungdo in Korea
Abstract Three fungal strains belonging to the class Sordariomycetes were isolated from soils collected from Gyeongsangbuk-do in Korea. They were identified as Cephalotrichum hinnuleum (UD CT 1-3-3Expand