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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 […]