Spontaneous Hemopneumothorax: A Rare Cause of Unexplained Hemodynamic Instability in a Young Patient

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2020; 2020: 5026759. Published online 2020 Jan 23. doi: 10.1155/2020/5026759 PMCID: PMC7003253 PMID: 32047694 Abstract Spontaneous hemopneumothorax is a rare and potentially life-threatening disorder which complicates about 1-12% of patients presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax and has a remarkable predilection for male patients. It may present with signs of hypovolemic shock without apparent cause. […]

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Primary Pleuropulmonary Synovial Sarcoma: A Case

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2018; 2018: 5190271. Published online 2018 Apr 4. doi: 10.1155/2018/5190271 PMCID: PMC5904799 PMID: 29850352 Fatima Zahra Mrabet, 1 , 2 Hafsa El Ouazzani, 2 , 3 Leila El Akkari, 1 , 2 Sanaa Hammi, 1 , 2 Jamal Eddine Bourkadi, 1 , 2 and Fouad Zouaidia 2 , 3 Fatima Zahra Mrabet 1Department […]

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Coexistent Non–Small Cell Carcinoma and Small Cell Carcinoma in a Patient Presenting with Hyponatremia

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2018; 2018: 1718326. Published online 2018 Feb 20. doi: 10.1155/2018/1718326 PMCID: PMC5838497 PMID: 29675281 Mitchell D. Ross, 1 Sreeja Biswas Roy, 1 Pradnya D. Patil, 2 Jasmine L. Huang, 3 Nitika Thawani, 4 Ralph Drosten, 5 and Tanmay S. Panchabhai 3 Mitchell D. Ross 1Department of Internal Medicine, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical […]

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Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Induced by Vaping

Abstract There has been a significant increase in electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use since its introduction in 2007. Ironically, there remains very few published literature on the respiratory complications of e-cigarettes. The use of personalized vaporizers or commonly known as “vaping” has started to overtake standard e-cigarette. Its dynamic vaporizer customization makes it challenging to assess […]

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Robot-Assisted Thoracoscopic Resection of a Posterior Mediastinal Mullerian Cyst

Calvin Chao, 1 Vijay Vanguri, 2 and Karl Uy 1 Abstract First described in 2005, the Mullerian derived cyst in the mediastinum is a rare finding with few subsequent reports. We report a case of Mullerian cyst occurring in the mediastinum of a 49-year-old female that was resected by robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. To our knowledge, this is the first report of […]

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Silicone Breast Implants: A Rare Cause of Pleural Effusion

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 652918. Published online 2015 Nov 26. doi: 10.1155/2015/652918 PMCID: PMC4674589 PMID: 26693375 Abstract Pleural effusions are one of the rarest complications reported in patients with silicone gel filled breast implants. The silicone implants have potential to provoke chronic inflammation of pleura and subsequent pulmonary complications such as pleural effusion. Herein, we […]

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Primary Pulmonary Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 381276. Published online 2015 Mar 8. doi: 10.1155/2015/381276 PMCID: PMC4370101 PMID: 25838959 Abstract Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is one of the most common adult soft tissue sarcomas. MFH is very aggressive and is most often found in the extremities and the retroperitoneum, but it can manifest at other sites. Though the […]

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Giant Right Intrathoracic Myxoid Fusocellular Lipoma

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 302189. Published online 2015 Oct 5. doi: 10.1155/2015/302189 PMCID: PMC4609818 PMID: 26509096 Abstract Intrathoracic lipomas are rare benign tumors; their behavior is not completely clear and their surgical removal may be challenging. We report a case of a giant right intrathoracic myxoid fusocellular lipoma compressing the lung, tracheobronchial tree, and esophagus […]

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A Large Pleural Effusion following Abdominal Aortic Surgery

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 254010. Published online 2015 Nov 9. doi: 10.1155/2015/254010 PMCID: PMC4655280 PMID: 26635989 Abstract Chylous ascites and coexistent chylothorax is a rare but important complication following retroperitoneal abdominal surgery. We report a 70-year-old male who developed gradual abdominal distension, chest tightness, and dyspnea five months after having an uncomplicated aortobifemoral bypass performed. […]

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A Rare Cause of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Resistant to Therapy in The Newborn: Short-Rib Polydactyly Syndrome

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 274639. Published online 2015 May 20. doi: 10.1155/2015/274639 PMCID: PMC4452873 PMID: 26078906 Abstract Short-rib polydactyly syndrome is an autosomal recessively inherited lethal skeletal dysplasia. The syndrome is characterized by marked narrow fetal thorax, short extremities, micromelia, cleft palate/lip, polydactyly, cardiac and renal abnormalities, and genital malformations. In cases with pulmonary hypoplasia, […]

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Lung Cancer with Skin and Breast Metastasis: A Case Report and Literature Review

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 136970. Published online 2015 Mar 16. doi: 10.1155/2015/136970 PMCID: PMC4378697 PMID: 25861506 Abstract Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in America. Frequent sites of metastasis include the Hilar lymph nodes, adrenal glands, liver, brain, and bone. The following case report is of a primary lung cancer with metastases […]

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Cavitary Pneumonia: A Complication of Antibiotic Noncompliance

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2020; 2020: 5971348. Published online 2020 Mar 16. doi: 10.1155/2020/5971348 PMCID: PMC7102419 PMID: 32257494 Jake L. Cotton, 1 Tarig Ali-Dinar, 2 and Aledie Navas-Nazario 2 Jake L. Cotton 1Department of Surgery, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL, USA Find articles by Jake L. Cotton Tarig Ali-Dinar 2Division of Pulmonology and Sleep […]

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Review of Cases of E-Cigarette or Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) and Brief Review of the Literature

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2020; 2020: 1090629. Published online 2020 Jun 14. doi: 10.1155/2020/1090629 PMCID: PMC7313101 PMID: 32607271 Abstract Since the appearance of the E-Cigarette in the early 2000s, its industry, popularity, and prevalence have risen dramatically. In the past, E-Cigarette use with the vaping of nicotine or cannabis products had been associated with a few reported […]

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Streptococcus pneumoniae Coinfection in COVID-19: A Series of Three Cases

Academic Editor: Daniel T. Merrick Abstract Bacterial coinfections are not uncommon with respiratory viral pathogens. These coinfections can add to significant mortality and morbidity. We are currently dealing with the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, which has affected over 15 million people globally with over half a million deaths. Previous respiratory viral pandemics have taught us that bacterial […]

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Asymptomatic Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia with Extensive HRCT Changes Preceding Sjogren’s Syndrome

Hazlyna Baharuddin, 1 , 2 Mohammad Hanafiah, 1 , 3 Syazatul Syakirin Sirol Aflah, 4 Mohd Arif Mohd Zim, 1 , 2 and Shereen Suyin Ch’Ng 2 Abstract Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia (LIP) is a rare condition, commonly associated with Sjogren’s syndrome (SS). We report a 53-year-old woman with an incidental finding of an abnormal chest radiograph. LIP was diagnosed based on high-resolution computed tomography and lung biopsy, but […]

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Croup Is One of the Clinical Manifestations of Novel Coronavirus in Children

Abstract The manifestations of novel coronavirus are diverse and can manifest through respiratory, gastrointestinal, and even nervous symptoms. Respiratory involvement is usually an upper tract infection or pneumonia but can also present as other forms of pulmonary disorders. A 3-year-old boy presented with cough, hoarseness, and stridor. He was treated with dexamethasone and nebulized adrenaline […]

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