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Case Report
A Case of Townes-Brocks Syndrome
Hong Seop So, Hyun Ju Choi, Hye Sun Yoon, Jin Soon Hwang, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2003;46(4):382-384.   Published online April 15, 2003
Townes-Brocks syndrome is an uncommon autosomal dominant condition first described by Townes and Brocks in 1972. We experienced a newborn female who presented with clinical findings of Townes-Brocks syndrome in an otherwise unaffected family. The patient showed the full spectrum of anomalies including anterior placed anus, triphalangeal thumb, preaxial polydactyly, pre-auricular tags, microtia without opening, sensorineural hearing loss and unilateral...
Clinical Lecture
Otitis Media and Sinusitis
Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(11):1501-1507.   Published online November 15, 1997
Original Article
Clinical Studies of Salmonelosis in Childhood
Hong Shin Jeon, Young Jin Hong, Myung Ik Lee, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(2):199-204.   Published online February 15, 1994
During The last 11 years from Jan. 1980 to Dec. 1990, 72 cases of salmonellosis has been admitted to the Department of Pediatrics of National Medical Center and evaluated clinical difference between typhoid fever and salmonella gastroenteritis. The result were as follows: 1) The annual incidence of salmonella gastroenteritis in salmonellosis was increased in the latter half of the eighties. 2) Both...
A Clinical Study of Bronchial Asthma in Children
Seung Hee Park, Myung Ik Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(9):1291-1299.   Published online September 15, 1993
This report is a clinical analysis and comparative study with previous report of bronchial asthma at National Medical Center on bronchial asthma in children who were admitted to the MP dept. of national Medical Center from January 1987 to December 1990. The results of the study were as follows: 1) The out-break ratio of bronchial asthma is 3.7% of hopitalized children which...
Clinical Observation on Prematurity Subjected for EEG
Chul Soon Park, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(6):778-784.   Published online June 15, 1993
This study included fifty two premature babies in whom EEG was performed at National Medical Center, from Jan. 1990 to Jun. 1991. Clinical and EEG recirdes of akll subjects were analyzed and the following results were obtained . 1) The day of first EEG performed were; 11 cases within 10 days, 20 cases from 11 days to 20days, 13 cases from21...
Clinical Observation of Neonatal Sepsis
Jin A Son, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(5):671-679.   Published online May 15, 1993
Ninety two cases of culture proved neonatal sepsis who had been admitted to pediatric department, National medical Center, during 7 years from Jan, 1984 to Dec, 1990 were reviewed clinically and the following results were obtained. 1) The frepuency of neonatal sepsis was 3.1% and male to female sex ratio was 1.9:1, Sepsis was more prevalent in prenature infants (9.9%) than...
Case Report
A Case of Lead Nephropathy
Soon Wha Kim, Won Seup Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Hyun Soon Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(12):1744-1749.   Published online December 15, 1992
A case of lead nephropathy is presented and recent literatures are reviewed. A 11 year old boy had been admitted to National Medical Center, with a chief complaint of gross hematuria during follow up of lead poisoning. He had a history of ingestion of herb pills medication for 6 months with his twin sibling who had been diagnosed as lead...
Seven Cases of Immotile Cilia Syndrome
Sun Young Lee, Myung Ik Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Je Geun Chi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(8):1127-1134.   Published online August 15, 1992
Immotile cilia syndrome is a disease caused by congenital abnormality of the cilia and symptom complex composed by chronic rhinitis, sinusitis, otitis, male infertility etc. We have experienced 7 cases of immotile cilia syndrome diagnosed by electron microscopic finding of nasal or bronchial mucosal biopsies since 1984. Six cases were girls and type Id was most common (4 cases) on...
Original Article
Clinical Observation on Reye syndrome According to the Onset of Age in Children
Kyung Hee Kim, Baik Hee Lee, Myung Ik Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(6):788-794.   Published online June 15, 1992
A clinical observation according to the age of onset was made on 40 children with Reye syndrome who had been admitted to pediatric department of National Medical Center during 11 year period from January 1979 to December 1989. 1) Annual distribution showed the largest number in 1982. There was no significant difference in seasonal distribution. 2) Cases of infant comprised 22 (55.0%)...
Case Report
Four Case of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Sepsis/Meningitis
Jae Geon Sim, Soon Wha Kim, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(2):275-281.   Published online February 15, 1992
Authors have experienced four cases of neonatal sepsis and meningitis whose organisms were group B streptococci which are thought to be rare causative agent for neonatal sepsis in Korea. Two of four cases were early onset type. Three of them were recovered with antibiotic therapy. One of three alives was found to have mild neurologic sequelae when we examined him...
Original Article
Prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen in pediatric in patients.
Kyung Hee Kim, Myung Ik Lee, Young Jin Hong, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(3):355-362.   Published online March 31, 1991
Thirty three from 689 children (4.79%) who were screened among hospitalized patients from July, 1986 to June, 1988, were positive for hepatitis B surface antigen in their serum sample tested by radioimmunoassay. The positive rate of hepatitis B surface antigen was 3.04% when the hepatitis patients were excluded. The incidence of hepatitis B surface antigen was higher (5.18%) in male than in famale (4.17%)...
Statistical studies on pediatric emergency room patients.
Won Seop Kim, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(1):7-15.   Published online January 31, 1991
The studies were carried out to analyze the emergency patient visited to the emergency room of the National Medical Center under the 15 years old during the three-year period from Jan., 1985. to Dec., 1987 The results were obtained as below. 1) During the 3-year periods, the total number of emergency patients under the 15 years of age was 4,394. 2) Forty one percents of the total patient...
Clinical Analysis on Childhood Accidents.
Won Seop Kim, Youn Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(12):1631-1638.   Published online December 31, 1990
We carried out a stastical & clinical analysis on 2,593 cases of childhood accidents visiting emergancy room of National Medical Center during last 5 years, from Jan. 1, 1984 to Dec. 31, 1988. The results were as follows: 1) The total percent of accidents among EMR visitors showed 6% increase in 1988 compared to that of in 1984 2) The most common type of accidents was trauma...
A Clinical Study on Tumors in Children.
Jae Wook Ko, Seon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(6):821-829.   Published online June 30, 1990
A clinical study was made on 558 cases of benign or malignant tumors occuring under the age of 16 years which had been observed at the National Medical Center during a period of 12 years, from January 1976 to December 1987. Five hundred fifty eight tumors were divided into 308 benign, 223 malignant and 27 uncertain tumors. The frequency of malignant tumors among total admitted...
The Findings of 2D and M-mode Echocardiography in Young Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus.
Byoung Rei Cho, Jae Wook Ko, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(1):88-93.   Published online January 31, 1990
Twenty-one children and young adults with Insulin-dependent diatetes mellitus and 23 control underwent 2D and M-mode echocardiography. Following results were obtained: 1) LVESD, LVEDD, EF, FS, LAD/AOD ratio, Dm of IVS and Dm of PLVWT were not significantly different in diabetics compared to control subjects. 2) In IDDM PEP was slightly increased and LVET was slightly decreased, but there was not statistical significance between the two groups. But...
A Clinical Study of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus.
Young Mok Hwang, Jae Youn Kim, Soon Wha Kim, Myoung Ik Lee, Keun Chan Sohn, Kyeung Eun Jung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(12):1661-1668.   Published online December 31, 1989
We studied about antimicrobial susceptibilities of MRSA and isolation rate of MRSA according to culture site among 656 Staphylococcus aureuses which were isolated from various specimens of admitted patients and out-patients in pediatric departmet of National Medical Center during the period from July, 1983 to June, 1988, and clinical observation of 32 invasive infections caused by either MSSA or MRSA was performed. The results were...
The Collaborative Clinical Analysis of 985 Cases of Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Carditis in Children for 10 Years(1978~1987) in Korea.
Sung Ho Cha, Sang Young Jeong, Du Bong Lee, Kyong Su Lee, Sang Bum Lee, Tae Chan Kwon, Young Chang Tockgo, Chang Sung Sohn, Keun Chan Sohn, Young Jin Hong, Chan Young Kim, Chang Yee Hong, Yong Soo Yun, Jung Yun Choi, Chang Hwi Kim, Chul Ho Kim, Tae Ju Hwang, Jae Suk Ma, Chan Uhul Joo, Kyoo Hwan Rhee, Hahng Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(12):1621-1631.   Published online December 31, 1989
Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic carditis were still important disease of the acquired heart disease in children and adults, in spite of improving socioeconomic status in Korea. Recently, many outbreaks of acute rheumatic fever have been reported in the papers from developed countries. We should be aware of such outbreaks of acute rheumatic fever and should pay attention to their treatment of the patients...
A Case of Cytophagic Histiocytic Panniculitis.
Hyung Keun Nam, Byong Rai Cho, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Jin Hee Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(7):995-1000.   Published online July 31, 1989
Cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis is a chronic, benign, visceral and cutaneous histiocytic (cyto- phagic) paniculitis, progressing to liver dysfunction, jaundice and a terminal hemorrhagic diathesis. We have experienced a case of cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis in an 11 year old male who had developed recurrent fever and subcutaneous nooules since infancy, progressing to liver dysfunction, jaundice and hemorrhagic diathesis. The noaular biopsy also showed a characteristic...
Clinical Study of Interrelationship Between Cold Agglutinin Titers and Indirect Hemagglutination Titers in Children with Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia During Recent 3 Years.
Jong Chan Shin, Jae Youn Kim, Myung Ik Lee, Soon Wha Kim, Keun Chan Sohn, Kyeung Eun Jung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(7):915-925.   Published online July 31, 1989
A clinical study was made on 103 cases of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia patients during the period of 3 years from July ’84 to June '87. Indirect hemagglutination test (IHA) and/or cold agglutinin test (CAT) were measured and follow-up studies were done until the 50th day of the illness. Each titer was compared for analysis of interrelationship between them. And we obtained following results: 1) The highest...
A Case of Laurence-Moon-Biedl Syndrome Including Diabetic Mellitus.
Byoung Hoon Lee, Byung Rai Cho, Myoung Ik Lee, Keun Chan Sohn, Hyung Joon Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(6):857-861.   Published online June 30, 1989
Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome has a varialbe phenotype and includes obesity, mental deficiency, retinitis pigmentosa, polydactyly and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism. This report concerns a rare case of a 13-year-old girl having diabetic mellitus with Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome. The relevant literature was reviewed.
Radiologic Evaluation About Urinary Tract Infection In Children.
Soon Wha Kim, Byung Rai Cho, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Chong Hyun Yoon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(6):797-803.   Published online June 30, 1989
There had been total 165 cases of urinary tract infection who had been admitted to the ward of pediatrics, National Medical Center from ]an. 1986 to Sept. 1987. Among these, 80 cases had indication of radiologic evaluation; they were the first-documented urinary tract infection in male patients, the first documented urinary tract infection in female patients younger than 6 years of age,...
Clinical Observation on Admitted Patient in Nursery.
Back Hee Lee, Byoung Hoon Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(4):478-485.   Published online April 30, 1989
Clinical observation was performed on 653 cases of neonates who were admitted in nursery, N ational Medical Center from January 1984 to December 1985. The results were as following; 1) Five hundred and seventy.eight newborns were admitted to nursery among -2102 Iive birth delivered at National Medical Center during the study period. The admission rate was 27.5%. 2) By the delivery modes, the heighest admission...
Study on the Clinical Aspect of Failure to Thrive.
Hyung Keun Nam, Myung Ik Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(3):303-310.   Published online March 31, 1989
Failure to thrive means infants and children whose growth and often development are significantly below expected stanards, usually below the third percentile. It is relatively apt to develop during the first 2 years of life. The clinical observations were made on 79 patients of failure to thrive who were diagnosed at pediatric dept., National Medical Center from January, 1981 to June, 1986. The results were...
Clinical Observations of Meningitis.
Byoung Hoon Lee, Hyung Keun Nam, Myung Ik Lee, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(2):180-190.   Published online February 28, 1989
The 267 cases of meningitis were observed at National Medical Center between Jan. 1st 1979 and May 31, 1986. The results were as follow; 1) In BM and TM sexual difference was not notice, but male was more in AM. 2) In BM infancy was the most common, but school age was common was AM. 3) Most cases developed during spring in BM and TM...
Changes of Antimicrobial Susceptibilities of Bacteria Isolated from Clinical Specimens During Recent Four Years.
Byung Rai Cho, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(2):165-179.   Published online February 28, 1989
From Jan,M 1983 to Dec., 1986, we studied total 2386 microorganisms which were isolated from various clinical specimens of admitted patients and out-patients in the department of pediatrics, NMC, and their antimicrobial susceptibilities were compared. The results were as follows; 1) The most frequently isolated stains from various specimens were S. aureus from throat, E. coli from urine, Shigella from stool, S. aureus from blood,...
Observation of Socail Background and Diesase Petterns of Children in an Institute for Adoption (the 2nd report).
Hong Hoon Lee, Myung Ik Lee, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(9):1171-1182.   Published online September 30, 1988
A study was made to see the family background of abandonment and clinical and laboratory findings in an institute for foreign adoption. The results were compared to the previous report from the same institute. The results were as follows. 1) Girls were much more than boys in number with male to female ratio of 1:2.1 2) Concerning age distribution, the infant under one month of age was...
A Clinical and Allergological Study on Sinusitis in Children.
Jung Kyung Kim, Myung Ik Lee, Soon Wha Kim, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(11):1236-1242.   Published online November 30, 1987
Sinusitis, despite of common in childhood, is still somewhat difficult proiblem to pediatrician in diagnosis and its complication, and plays a role of known one of trigerring factors in asthma. A clinical and allergological evaluation was performed on 235 cases, who were taken paranasal sinus X-ray at N.M.C. Pediatric OPD and in the ward from January 1985 to May 1986. The results were as...
A Survey of the Outcome of Childhood Asthma.
Hyung Ja Park, Myung Ik Lee, Sun Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(1):55-63.   Published online January 31, 1987
An outcome of 416 children who was diagnosed and treated for bronchial asthma at pediatric department of National Medical Center from 1965 to 1984 was surveyed using return postcard. The following results were obtained. 1) We mailed 416 cards and 74 cards (17.8%) were returned. 2) 37.8% of the patients had been entirely asymptomatic for a year or more and 32.5% improved. 22.9% of the patients...
A Clinicopathological Study on Re nal Biopsies in Children.
Soon Wha Kim, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(8):868-879.   Published online August 31, 1986
A clinical and histopathologic study was made on 80 cases of renal biopsies in children who were admitted to National Medical Center from January 1976 to June 1985. The results are as follows: 1) Among 80 cases, 60 cases were male and 20 cases female. The sex ratio of male to female was 3 : 1. The age distribution was from...
A Comparative Study on Serum Ferritin Concentrations in Anemic Patients Various Diseases.
Sei Woo Chung, Myung Ik Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(7):730-739.   Published online July 31, 1986
Ferritin is a high-molecular weight iron compound consisting of a protein shell, which has normally been considered as a storage compound from which iron is readily mobilized either into the transferrin-bound plasma pool or for intracellular heme synthesis. For comparison of serum ferritin concentrations in anemic patients of various diseases, we measured serum ferritin concentrations, serum iron concentrations, total iron...
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