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Yun Jung Choi 2 Articles
A Case of Acute Renal Failure Associated with Non-fulminant Acute Hepatitis A.
Ji Hoon Na, Jong Won Park, Kyu Hwan Park, Myong Jin Oh, Yun Jung Choi, Jung Min Park, Woo Jin Chang
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2010;27(2):127-132.   Published online December 31, 2010
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2010.27.2.127
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Acute hepatitis A is a generally self-limiting disease of the liver. Acute renal failure is rare in patients with acute non-fulminant hepatitis A. Acute tubular necrosis is the most common form of renal injury found in such patients. The 36 years old male patient visited our hospital with complaint of general weakness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting and myalgia. He was diagnosed with acute renal failure associated with acute non-fulminant hepatitis A. We report here on a case of acute renal failure associated with non-fulminant hepatitis A, and we include a review of the literature.
A Case of Pneumatosis Intestinalis in Peritoneal Dialysis Peritonitis.
Sun Young Jung, Ji Hun Na, Yun Jung Choi, Sung Ae Koh, Ku Hyang Choi, Jong Won Park, Jun Young Do, Kyeng Woo Yun
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2009;26(1):49-55.   Published online June 30, 2009
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2009.26.1.49
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Peritonitis is a serious problem in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis. Rarely pneumatosis intestinalis can occur as a complication of this infectious process. Pneumatosis intestinalis is a potential life threatening condition with a challenging management. The mortality of peritoneal dialysis patients with pneumatosis intestinalis secondary to mesenteric ischemia is almost 100%. We describe a rare case of pneumatosis intestinalis in a peritoneal dialysis patient who developed Staphylococcus aureus peritonitis which was initially treated with appropriate antibiotics. Since initial response to therapy was not achieved, an abdominal computerized tomography was done which revealed a pneumatosis intestinalis. A laparotomy was performed and small bowel necrosis was seen. A segmental resection with ileostomy, jejunostomy was done. Though surgical treatment was performed, the patient died in 2 weeks after admission. Pneumocystitis intestinalis in peritoneal dialysis peritonitis is a uncommon complication which requires prompt evaluation to rule out mesenteric ischemia as it carries a high mortality and its management will be surgical.

JYMS : Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science