To study the pleuropulmonary
involvement in SLE patients by clinical examinations and investigations including chest Xray, High Resolution Computerised Tomography (HRCT) and Pulmonary Function Test (PFT).
Utility of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of pleuropulmonary
and mediastinal cancers: a review and update.
The following exclusion criteria were used: a history of ACS or vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC) in the last 4 weeks, a report of having received a blood transfusion in the last 3 months, a history of upper respiratory tract infection in the last 3 weeks, a history of smoking >10 packs per year, a report of previous pleuropulmonary
disease not related to ACS, and any physical impairment that would impair the performance of the 6-min walk test (6MWT).
Most (10) of the cases were extrapulmonary presentations, and two were pleuropulmonary
Features of pleuropulmonary
disease may point to a specific aetiology, e.
manifestations of actinomycosis and nocardiosis.
It was recognized that patients with connective tissue diseases (CTDs) have associated pleuropulmonary
Campylobacter gracilis is a newly recognized species (2) that is commonly found in the oral flora and that has been associated with periodontal diseases and pleuropulmonary
Amoebic liver abscess is the most common manifestation of invasive amebiasis, but other organs can also be involved, including pleuropulmonary
, cardiac, cerebral, renal, genitourinary, peritoneal, and cutaneous sites.
Syndromic presentation of a pleuropulmonary
blastoma associated with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation: a case report.
complications of Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive community acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: importance of treatment with antimicrobials inhibiting exotoxin production.
paragonimiasis: Radiologic findings in 71 patients.