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Young Woo Kim 2 Articles
Acute myocardial infarction with a giant left main aneurysm in atypical Kawasaki disease
Min Wook Kim, Hyun Soo Kim, Myung Dong Lee, Hyun Sook Jung, Seong Bo Yoon, Young Woo Kim
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2017;34(1):106-110.   Published online June 30, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2017.34.1.106
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Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute vasculitis of small and medium sized arteries. Even many years after onset, aneurysms and stenosis in coronary arteries may lead to an acute myocardial infarction, which is described as atypical or missed KD in childhood. KD is an underlying disease of young adults with acute myocardial infarction. We report on a rare case involving a total occlusion in the proximal left anterior descending coronary artery combined with a giant left main aneurysm in a young adult patient with acute myocardial infarction ascribed to antecedent KD that is undefined but almost certain.
Giant esophageal schwannoma.
Min Jae Kim, Joon Cheol Song, Il Kim, Jin Tak Yun, Young Woo Kim, Young Choi, Yeon Ho Joo, Chang Hyun Kang
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2016;33(1):21-24.   Published online June 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2016.33.1.21
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Esophageal schwannoma is a very rare submucosal tumor. We report successful management of esophageal schwannoma in a 41-year-old man who complained of progressively worsening dysphagia. A huge submucosal tumor was found via endoscopy and a chest computed tomography scan. Esophagectomy was performed with no post-operative complications. Post-operative immunohistochemistry staining showed a positive result for S-100 and negative results for c-kit and CD34. The post-operative mild dysphagia persisted, and the follow-up endoscopic findings revealed anastomosis site stenosis. Approximately 2 months later, we performed endoscopic balloon dilatation. We report herein a case of esophageal schwannoma with reviews.

JYMS : Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science