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A Case of Familial β-thalassemia Minor
Sung Hak Kim, Byung Keun Han, Hyun Tae Kim, Kyung Ho Lee, Cheol Hee Hwang, Moon Ki Cho, Kyeong Ran Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(4):557-560.   Published online April 15, 1995
Thalassemias are a diverse group of inherited anemias that are characterized by defective synthesis of one or more globin chains. The thalassemias are classified according to the globin chain or chains the synthesis of which is deficient : α-, β-, δβ-, δ-, and γδβ- Thalassemia. They are common in the Mediterranean region, The Middle East, India, Burma, and Southeast Asia. Beta-thalassemia minor,...
Original Article
The Clinical Study of 10 Cases of Tsutsugamushi Fever
Dong Gyu Lee, Sung Hak Kim, Byung Keun Han, Kyung Ho Lee, Cheol Hee Hwang, Moon Ki Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(5):689-694.   Published online May 15, 1994
In Korean, there has been an increasing concern on rickettsiosis as a possile common cause of unkonwn febrile illness since Tsutsugamushi fever among koreans was reported first in1986. We experienced 10 cases of Tsutsugamushi fever ocurring in the Mokpo area during the period of 3 months(Oct. to Dec.) in 1990, which were diagnosed clinically and serologically by...
A case of Addison's disease.
Cheol Hee Hwang, Dong Kui Lee, Myung Sug Nam, Mun Ki Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(8):1169-1174.   Published online August 31, 1991
Addison’s disease is a rare disorder resulting from progressive adrenocortical destruction regardless of the nature of underlying process. A 5-year-old boy with Addison’s disease without other endocrine disorder presented with a brief review of the literature. The patient was admitted to out hospital because of poor appetite and generalized darkish brown pigmentation of skin and mucous membrane. On physical examination, skin and mucous membrane were...
A case of Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome.
Cheol Hee Hwang, Dong Gue Lee, Myung Sug Nam, Moon Kee Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(8):1146-1150.   Published online August 31, 1991
Rubinstein-taybi syndrome is characterized by typical skeletal abnormalities such as broad thumb and large first toe, mental and motor retardation, and facial abnormalities. In addition, defects of the cardiovascular system and the urinary tract may be present. We have experienced a case of Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome which a five-year-old boy had broad thumb and large first toe, mental and motor retardation, and facial abnormaiities (palpebral...
Clinical observation of small for gestational age.
Young Zong Oh, Cheol Hee Hwang, Young Youn Choi, Young Joung Woo, Tai Ju Hwang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(1):41-48.   Published online January 31, 1991
Small for gestaional age (SGA) is an entity which we have been slow to recognize in both pediatrics and obstetrics, despite its common occurrence and rather dramatic clinical manifestations. The goal of this study is to be enable all physicians involved in perinatal medical care focus their attention on the fact that infants of the same size but very different gestational ages are...
A Case of Encepahlocele.
Young Zong Oh, Cheol Hee Hwang, Young Ha Kim, Moon Kee Cho, I.H. Kim, S.N. Hong, J.H. Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(10):1423-1428.   Published online October 31, 1990
Encephaloele which generally denotes a cephalic hernia through a congenital defect in the skull is relatively frequent congenital malformation whose incidence has been estimated at one in every 3,000 to 10,000 live births. The great majority of encephaloceles are located in the occipital area. Three- quarters of the childen with occipital encephaloceles are females. We have experienced a one day old girl who had...
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