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Effects of Vigabatrin on Pilocarpine-Induced Seizures in Immature Rats
Bo Ram Choe, In-Goo Lee, Kyung-Tae Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(2):185-192.   Published online February 15, 2001
Purpose : Vigabatrin is a widely used antiepileptic drug that greatly increases whole brain γ- aminobutyric acid(GABA). But little is known about the anticonvulsant effect of vigabatrin on pilocarpine-induced seizures in the immature rats. This study was conducted to determine the effects of vigabatrin on pilocarpine-induced seizures in the immature rats. Methods : Six to eight day old Sprague-Dawley rats were...
Case Report
A Case of Common Variable Immunodeficiency with Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Kyung-Yil Lee, Yon-Joo Lee, Sang-Won Cha, Dong Joon Lee, Ji-Whan Han, Kyung-Tae Whang, Joong-Gon Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(1):117-122.   Published online January 15, 2000
Common variable immunodeficiency(CVID) is a heterogeneous collection of disorders with hypogammaglobulinemia with recurrent bacterial infections and high incidence of autoimmune disorders as its hallmark. We report a 7-year-old girl suffering from CVID with Coombs' test positive hemolytic anemia. She had been relatively well until 23-months old when she was admitted to Taejon St. Mary' s Hospital with pneumonia 5 years ago. Afterwards, she had...
A Case of Late Infantile Batten's Disease
Kyung-Tae Whang, Jong-Wan Kim, Young-Hoon Kim, Seung-Yun Chung, In-Goo Lee, Je-Geun Chi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(12):1745-1751.   Published online December 15, 1994
We experienced a case of late infantile Batten's disease in a 4-year-7-month-old boy who was admitted to child neurology service of Kangnam St. Mary's hospital for evaluation of progressive psychomotor deterioration. He was in quit normal state of development until 3 years of age when his mother first became concerned because he showed such emotional change as crying and fear. Since...
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