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Heun Ju Lee 2 Articles
Emphysematous pyelonephritis : a case report and review of the literature.
Hyun Dae Yoon, Kyu Chang Won, Chan Woo Lee, In Ho Jo, Hyung Woo Lee, Kyung Woo Yoon, Heun Ju Lee, Hyun Woo Lee, Cheol Kyu Cho
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 1993;10(2):537-543.   Published online December 31, 1993
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Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a necrotizing renal infections characterized by intrarenal and occasional perirenal gas production. Although uncommon (89 cases in the literature), it occurs almost exclusively in diabetic patients (87% of the cases). Prompt and aggressive management is required to sahage these patients. We describe a recent case of a diabetic woman with emphysematous pyelonephritis due to E. Coll, successfully managed with unilateral nephrectomy.
A Human Case of Hepatic Resection for Liver Fascioliasis in Korea.
Hong Jin Kim, Sung Kyun Roh, Min Chul Shim, Koing Bo Kwun, Heun Ju Lee, Jae Chun Chang, Tae Sook Lee
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 1990;7(1):165-171.   Published online June 30, 1990
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Human Fasciola hepatica infection is a rare entity involving infestation of the liver and biliary tree with adult flukes, which can result in hepatitis, cirrhos is and biliary tract inflammation, obstruction and lithiasis. The patient had the typical diagnostic tetrad of fever, eosinophilic leukocytosis, tender hepatomegaly and fluke ova in the stools. Treatment consists of Emetine hydrochloride hydrochloride administration for hepatic involvement and common bile duct exploration for removal of flukes, with cholecystectomy for associated cholelithiasis. The combination of medical and surgical therapy can be expected to produce an arrest of this infection. The removed liver revealed eggs of the fasciola species in the intrahepatic bile duct. The clinical history, pathological findings and treatment of this case were described.


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