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Jang Hyuk Cho 3 Articles
Crowned dens syndrome as a rare cause of anterior neck pain after transurethral resection of the prostate: a case report
Myeong Geun Jeong, Bum Soon Park, Eun-Seok Son, Jang Hyuk Cho
J Yeungnam Med Sci. 2023;40(3):289-292.   Published online August 5, 2022
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/jyms.2022.00388
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We describe the case of a 79-year-old man who presented with progressive aggravation of severe axial neck pain and fever 3 days after transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), despite maintaining neutral neck posture during surgery. Laboratory examination revealed markedly elevated C-reactive protein levels and erythrocyte sedimentation rates. Computed tomography revealed crown-like calcifications surrounding the odontoid process. We diagnosed crowned dens syndrome (CDS) as the cause of acute-onset neck pain after TURP. The patient was treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for 5 days, and his symptoms resolved completely. CDS is a rare disease characterized by calcific deposits around the odontoid process with acute onset of severe neck pain and restricted motion. Evidence of inflammation on serological testing and fever are typical of CDS. However, the prevalence and pathophysiology of CDS remain unclear. We hypothesized that systemic inflammation after prostate surgery may have induced a local inflammatory response involving calcification around the odontoid process.
Sciatic nerve neurolymphomatosis as the initial presentation of primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a rare cause of leg weakness
Kyoung Tae Kim, Se Il Kim, Young Rok Do, Hye Ra Jung, Jang Hyuk Cho
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2021;38(3):258-263.   Published online April 15, 2021
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2021.00983
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Neurolymphomatosis (NL) is defined as the involvement of the peripheral nervous system in lymphocytic invasion. It is a very rare form of lymphoma that may occur as an initial presentation or recurrence. It affects various peripheral nervous structures and can therefore mimic disc-related nerve root pathology or compressive mononeuropathy. NL often occurs in malignant B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Notwithstanding its aggressiveness or intractability, NL should be discriminated from other neurologic complications of lymphoma. Herein, we present a case of primary NL as the initial presentation of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) of the sciatic nerve. The patient presented with weakness and pain in his left leg but had no obvious lesion explaining the neurologic deficit on initial lumbosacral and knee magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). NL of the left sciatic nerve at the greater sciatic foramen was diagnosed based on subsequent hip MRI, electrodiagnostic test, positron emission tomography/computed tomography, and nerve biopsy findings. Leg weakness slightly improved after chemotherapy and radiotherapy. We report a case wherein NL, a rare cause of leg weakness, manifested as the initial presentation of primary DLBCL involving the sciatic nerve at the greater sciatic foramen.

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    Di Wu, Hui Liu, Lingyu Hao, Xu Han, Sihan Wang, Yijia Xiang, Shizhu Yu, Yi Wang
    Neurological Sciences.2024; 45(4): 1447.     CrossRef
  • A case report of surgical management of a solitary Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) arising from the proximal sciatic nerve
    Sivakumaran Gobinath, Ganeshamoorthy Sritharan, Subramaniam Bakeerathan, Paramanathan Shathana, Umesh Jayarajah
    International Journal of Surgery Case Reports.2023; 111: 108817.     CrossRef
Updates on the treatment of adhesive capsulitis with hydraulic distension
Jang Hyuk Cho
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2021;38(1):19-26.   Published online August 31, 2020
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2020.00535
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Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder joint is a common disease characterized by pain at the insertional area of the deltoid muscle and decreased range of motion. The pathophysiological process involves fibrous inflammation of the capsule and intraarticular adhesion of synovial folds leading to capsular thickening and contracture. Regarding the multidirectional limitation of motion, a limitation in external rotation is especially prominent, which is related to not only global fibrosis but also to a localized tightness of the anterior capsule. Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging studies can be applied to rule out other structural lesions in the diagnosis of adhesive capsulitis. Hydraulic distension of the shoulder joint capsule provides pain relief and an immediate improvement in range of motion by directly expanding the capsule along with the infusion of steroids. However, the optimal technique for hydraulic distension is still a matter of controversy, with regards to the infusion volume and rupture of the capsule. By monitoring the real-time pressure-volume profile during hydraulic distension, the largest possible fluid volume can be infused without rupturing the capsule. The improvement in clinical outcomes is shown to be greater in capsule-preserved hydraulic distension than in capsule-ruptured distension. Moreover, repeated distension is possible, which provides additional clinical improvement. Capsule-preserved hydraulic distension with maximal volume is suggested to be an efficacious treatment option for persistent adhesive capsulitis.

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    Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.2022; 35(5): 1153.     CrossRef
  • Impact of capsular preservation on patient-reported outcomes and complication rates in total hip arthroplasty using the direct anterior approach
    Vincent A. Stadelmann, Hannes A. Rüdiger, Selina Nauer, Michael Leunig
    The Bone & Joint Journal.2022; 104-B(7): 826.     CrossRef
  • Management of Patients with Adhesive Capsulitis via Ultrasound-Guided Hydrodilatation without Concomitant Intra-Articular Lidocaine Infusion: A Single-Center Experience
    Yung-Chieh Chen, Shu-Huei Shen, Hong-Jen Chiou, Yung-Liang Wan
    Life.2022; 12(9): 1293.     CrossRef
  • Role of Platelet-Rich Plasma in the Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis: A Prospective Cohort Study
    Syed Imran Haider, Muhammad Zarak Awais, Muhammad Tahir Iqbal
    Cureus.2022;[Epub]     CrossRef
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    Jong Han Choi, Hae-Rim Kim, Kee-Ho Song
    The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine.2022; 37(6): 1099.     CrossRef
  • Comparison of the spread pattern of medial-to-lateral and lateral-to-medial rotator interval injections: A cadaveric study
    Benjamin J. Kozlowski, John Tran, Philip W.H. Peng, Anne M.R. Agur, Nimish Mittal
    Interventional Pain Medicine.2022; 1(4): 100164.     CrossRef
  • Updates on Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injection for the Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis
    Ju Heon Oh, In Ho Jung, Eun Woo Park, Jang Hyuk Cho
    Keimyung Medical Journal.2022; 41(2): 51.     CrossRef

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