Skip Navigation
Skip to contents

JYMS : Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science

Indexed in: ESCI, Scopus, PubMed,
PubMed Central, CAS, DOAJ, KCI
FREE article processing charge
OPEN ACCESS
SEARCH
Search

Author index

Page Path
HOME > Browse Articles > Author index
Search
Seung Min Ryu 2 Articles
A Case of Successful Treatment of Refractory Synovitis Acne Pustulosis Hyperostosis Osteitis (SAPHO) Syndrome with Adalimumab.
Jin Taek Yoo, Young Hwan Kim, Soon Myung Jung, Sang Chang Kwon, Seung Min Ryu, Jun Ouk Ha, Joung Wook Lee
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2013;30(1):55-57.   Published online June 30, 2013
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2013.30.1.55
  • 1,662 View
  • 3 Download
AbstractAbstract PDF
Synovitis acne pustulosis hyperostosis osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome is a rare disease that involves the skin, bones and joints. It is thought to be caused by infection with low-toxicity bacteria and to be the result of reactive infectious osteitis. However, this hypothesis has not yet been clearly established. New SAPHO syndrome treatment methods are needed because the disease does not respond to treatment in many cases. In this paper, a case is reported of SAPHO syndrome with pain in the acromioclavicular joint and with squamous and pustular macules on the palms and soles. First, the patient was treated with aceclofenac, prednisolon and sulfasalazine for two weeks. However, the symptoms were not relieved, so methotrexate and pamidronate were added to the treatment. Since no improvement was seen after four weeks of treatment, adalimumab was prescribed. The skin lesions were relieved two weeks later, and the bone pain and arthralgia, four weeks later. No recurrence or adverse effects were observed at the 22-week follow-up.
Two Cases of Spinal Epidural Abscess in Hemodialysis Patients.
Young Hwan Kim, Jin Taek Yoo, Soon Myung Jung, Sang Chang Kwon, Seung Min Ryu, Mun Jang, Jung Choi
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2013;30(1):36-38.   Published online June 30, 2013
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2013.30.1.36
  • 1,671 View
  • 3 Download
AbstractAbstract PDF
While epidural abscesses are rare in hemodialysis patients, they can cause severe neurological complications that can be fatal because only nonspecific symptoms appear in the early stages of the infection. Their incidence increased recently due to intravenous drug abuse, invasive spinal surgery, percutaneous vertebral procedures, and the development of diagnostic modalities. The increased number of cases is related to the use of dialysis catheters in hemodialysis patients. If a patient has fever and back pain, doctors should eliminate the possibility of other common diseases and consider spinal epidural infection. Early diagnosis and proper treatment are important to prevent neurological complications. In this paper, the symptoms, blood work, magnetic resonanceimaging (MRI) findings, and clinical course of two hemodialysis patients who developed spinal epidural abscesses are described.

JYMS : Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science