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Evidence Based Medicine Case Report: Two Times Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) Sputum Examination VS Three Times AFB Sputum Examination in The Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Kolanda Maria, Jaswin Dhillon, Linda Apriel Rolobessy, Mulkan Azhary, Vebiyanti Tentua, RR Diah Handayani, Jamal Zaini Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) still rely on the acid-fast bacilli (AFB) sputum smear. Pulmonary TB with three times sputum smear sometimes difficult to obtain […]

Case Report of Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Pott’s Disease with Paraplegia Grade III

Astuti Setyawati1, Yusup Subagio Sutanto1, Harsini1, Ratih Kusumadewi2, Rieva Ermawan3 1Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Negeri Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta 2Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Negeri Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta 3Divisi Bedah Orthopedi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Negeri Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Pott’s disease is […]

Accuracy of Urine LAM TB Antigen Test as an Alternative Method of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Diagnosis; Evidence-based Case Report

Hafizh A Boenjamin,1 Ikrar Syahmar,1 Joseph Prasetyo,1Nadim Marchian,1 Theresia Rini,1 Jamal Zaini2 1Program Pendidikan Dokter Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia 2Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Tuberculosis (TB) cases are found in many developing countries, such as Indonesia. The diagnosis of TB still depends on microscopic examination of sputum […]

The Challenge Of Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment With Complications Of Multiple Giant Bullae and Empyema Necessitans On 38 Years Old Female

Ben Ben Irwandi, Parluhutan Siagian Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik, Medan Abstract Resistance to tuberculosis (TB) drugs is a formidable obstacle to effective TB care and prevention globally. Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis treatment which is exacerbated by multiple giant bullae dan empyema necessitans would add to the […]

Tracheostomy in Post Tuberculosis Tracheal Stenosis with Tracheal Stent Granulation

Nur Janah, Menaldi Rasmin, Boedi Swidarmoko Abstract A 31 years old pregnant woman with 28 weeks gestation age admitted to hospital with chief complaint of worsening dyspnea within 1 week. She has been living well with tracheal stent since 2007 due to post tuberculosis tracheal stenosis and now with acid fast bacilli negative. Bronchoscopy evaluation […]

Management of Thymic Carcinoma Patient with Myasthenia Gravis

Ariani Permatasari, Laksmi Wulandari Abstract Background : Thymoma and thymic carcinoma are a tumor of anterior mediastinum originating from thymus gland. Approximately 30-50% of patients with thymoma have myastenia gravis, only 10-15% of patients with myasthenia gravis have thymoma. The data on patients with myasthenia gravis having thymic carcinoma is rare. Such as thymoma, initial […]