Kwang Hyuk Park

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BACKGROUND Inadequate bowel preparation is important because it can result in missed lesions, cancelled procedures, increased procedural time, and a potential increase in complication rates. This prospective study was designed to look at the quality of colon preparation using polyethylene glycol solution and evaluate potential associations between specific(More)
PURPOSE Patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus may be at increased colorectal adenoma and cancer risk. Moreover, chronic insulin therapy may increase the risk of colorectal cancer among patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. We investigated to determine whether insulin therapy might increase the risk of colorectal adenoma among clinically confirmed(More)
Groove pancreatitis is a rare form of chronic pancreatitis in which scarring is found mainly in the groove between the head of the pancreas, duodenum, and common bile duct. The pathogenesis of groove pancreatitis is still unclear but seems to be caused by the disturbance of pancreatic outflow through Santorini duct. It is often difficult to differentiate(More)
Lymphangiomas are rare, benign tumors of the lymphatic system, usually present in children aged 5 years and younger. Because they are asymptomatic until the mass enlarges to cause symptoms, most lymphangiomas are diagnosed at adulthood incidentally. We experienced a case of a 60-year-old man diagnosed with a cystic lymphangioma of the gallbladder, which was(More)
The association between aplastic crisis and human parvovirus (HPV) B19 infection is well described in patients with sickle cell anemia. This association has also been described, although much less frequently, in patients with hereditary spherocytosis (HS). However, most cases of aplastic crises in patients with HS and induced by HPV B19 have been reported(More)
Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is a disease characterized by an early appearance of severe photosensitivity with an increase in urinary uroporphyrin excretion and other porphyrins, high isocoproporphyrin fecal levels and an accumulation of protoporphyrin in erythrocyte. This disease has been known to be caused by a dramatic decrease in the activity of the(More)
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