Yune Sung Lim

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INTRODUCTION Primary tracheal tumors are rare, and composed of various benign and malignant pathologies. Although nationwide epidemiologic studies were reported in western population, study about the oriental population is lacking. The aims of this study were to establish the clinical manifestations and treatment outcomes of primary tracheal tumors and(More)
BACKGROUND Although many studies regarding airway remodeling in asthma have been reported, only a few studies have investigated airway remodeling in allergic rhinitis. OBJECTIVES To determine whether repetitive allergen challenge could induce airway remodeling in the nose and evaluate the effect of steroids using a murine model of allergic rhinitis. (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the influence of allergic rhinitis (AR) on the expression of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9, MMP-2, and tissue inhibitor-1 of metalloproteinase (TIMP-1) in nasal polyposis. STUDY DESIGN A case-control study. SETTING A tertiary referral center. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The expression of MMP-9, MMP-2, and TIMP-1 was investigated in(More)
Heterotopic gastric mucosa tissue is also called gastric choristoma, and this type of lesion can be found anywhere in the alimentary tract. However, gastric choristoma in the pharynx is very rare; only 10 cases of pharyngeal gastric choristoma have been reported in the English medical literature. A 32-yr-old woman was referred to our institution for the(More)
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