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Original Article
Susceptibilities of 172 Strains of Staphylococcus Aureus to Various Antibiotics.
Su Dong Lee, Chung Woo Suk, Sei Ok Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(11):778-784.   Published online November 30, 1978
In recent years, the resistance of staphylococci to may antibiotics is believed to be increase. We here present data on the prevalence of such resistance among 172 strains of staphylococcus aureus encountered at Department of Pediatrics of National Medical Center from 1973 to 1977. Since the resistant degree of the sensitive aorganisms to a certain antibiotics is chiefly dependent upon...
Case Report
A case of total aganglionic intestine.
Ho Seong, Su Dong Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Hea Soo Koo, Moon Hyang Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(9):607-613.   Published online September 30, 1978
A case of total aganglionic intestine in a new born infant is presented with a review of literature. Persistent vomiting, abdominal distension, failure to pass meconeum since brith were manifested. All X-rays showed multiple fluid level suggesting intestinal obstruction. In spite of colostomy with meticulous medical care, the patient expired due to cachexia. Postmortem autopsy findings were complete abscence of...
Original Article
A clinical study of throat culture in pediatric patients.
Jung In Shin, Kye Tae Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(6):457-463.   Published online June 30, 1978
Infants and children of 227 cases with respiratory diseases and 743 cases with non-respiratory disease admitted to pediatric department of NMC for 3 years, from Sept. 1974 to Aug. 1977 were taken throat swabs for bacterial cultures and the results were evaluated for various disease state. The following results were obtained: 1. Total number of bacteria isolated from respiratory and...
Clinical Study on Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura.
Ho Seong, Jong San Kim, Esook Oh, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(2):121-129.   Published online February 28, 1978
A clinical study on the 41 cases of Henock-Schoenlein purpura in infancy and childhood was made. The results are as followings. 1) The cases were seen mostly in the age group of 4 to 10 yr (63.5%), with the peak incidence in 6~10 yr age group(44%). 2) Males were more affected than females with the Male to Female ratio of...
Clinical Observation of Tumors in Children: A second reports of 402 cases.
Hyung Kii Ko, Young Ki Jang, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(1):35-40.   Published online January 31, 1978
A total of 402 cases of tumors in children under 15 years of age diagnosed at NMC. During a period of 10 years from Jan. 1996 to Dec. 1975 were analysed clinically and the following results were obtained. 1) 402 tumors were divided into 185 malignant, 72 bign and 25 unclassified tumors. 2) The age distribution showed more higher frequency...
Prevalence of Australia antigen in Children.
Mae Sook Kwon, Jung In Shin, Sae Ok Kim, Esook Oh, Keun Chan Sohn, Chang Dong Min
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1977;20(9):699-703.   Published online September 30, 1977
The incidence of Australia antigen (HAA, HBsAg), a known market for hepatitis B virus (HBV), is expected to e high, esp. in the subclinial type. It is well known that the incidence of HAA positivity among the patients with specific diseases and group of blood donors is relatively high in adult age group. But since there is less research for...
Clinical Observation on Cerebrospinal fluid Lactic Dehydrogenase Activity.
Seung Joo Lee, Hyung Ki Ko, ESook Oh, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(12):922-929.   Published online December 31, 1976
Cerebrospinal fluid lactic dehydrogenase activities with other usual laboratory tests were determined in 131 patients including 48 cases of control group with non-CNS disease and 83 cases of various CNS diseases. Mean value of LDH activity in control group (excluding newborn infants) was 31. 7 unit and in 8 control newborn infants was 54 unit. High levels of CSF LDH...
Electrophoretic Patterns of the Serum Protein in Viral Hepatitis
Hea Sook Kwon, Young Ki Jang, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Moung Joon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(12):915-921.   Published online December 31, 1976
In 32 cases of viral hepatitis electrophoresis of serum was performed by cellulose acetate membrane method and the results were compared to 20 cases of control group. 1.The distribution of the serum protein fractions on admission; The mean albumin were decreased and y-globulin increased to 51.5±4.99% and 22.6±4.85%,respectively comparing to 57.6+3.42% and 16.5+1.88% of control group. The total protein and...
Case Report
A Case of Distal Type of Renal Tubular Acidosis with Nephrocalcinosis
Tai Hyuk Yim, Ho Woong Doh, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(11):878-885.   Published online November 30, 1976
A 7 year-old boy was admitted to Ped. dept, of N.M.C. due to waddling gait and knock knee. He was diagnosed as rickets at 5 years of his age and irregular vitamin D treatment was given without improvement at local clinics. Physical examination on admission showed a picture of full blown rickets such as poor development, waddling gait, double malleoli,...
Original Article
Studies on Neonatal Jaundice and Exchange Transfusion
Jong San Kim, Tai Hyuk Yim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(11):819-826.   Published online November 30, 1976
The authors observed 303cases of neonatal jaundice admitted at pediatric department of N.M.C. during the period of 5 years from January 1970 to December 1974. Thirty-two cases who had exchange transfusion were analysed clinically and the following results were obtained. 1. Among 303 cases of neonatal jaundice, the exchange transfusion was performed on 32 cases (10.6%). 2.There was no remarkable difference...
The Effect and Complication of Longterm Use of Corticosteroid in Children
Seung Joo Lee, Hae Sook Kwon, Esook Oh, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(9):660-667.   Published online September 30, 1976
Since the demonstration of corticosteroid in 1949, there has been very widespread employment with optimism due to its dramatic effect in many patients suffering from nephrotic syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis, etc. But with increasing experiences of this regimen, seriaus side effects have been noted with longterm use. The effects and various side effects were observed in 92 patients of childhood nephrotic...
Case Report
Infantile acute febrile Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Hyung Ki Ko, Tai Hyuk Yim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(4):295-300.   Published online April 30, 1976
Infantile acute febrile Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome was first described as a new clinical entity by Kawasaki in Japan in 1967. It is characterized by fever, conjunctival congestion, reddening of lips and oral cavity, strawberry like tongue and accompanied by non suppurative swelling of cervical lymph nodes. The author insisted that this entity was quite distinct from erythema multiforme, infantile...
Original Article
Statistical Studies on Pediatric Emergency Room Patients
Hea Sook Kwon, Tai Hyuk Yim, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(3):189-196.   Published online March 31, 1976
The National Medical Center is a general hospital for children and adults, and is located in the east part of Seoul, from where emergency cases are admitted to the emergency room. Intern examines these patients & calls on resident from the appropriate department for further evaluation and treatment. The authers reviewed the records of children, who had treated by pediatritian...
Case Report
A case of congenital choanal atresia
Woo Hyun, Kyu Bong Chung, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(1):68-70.   Published online January 31, 1976
Experience with a case of congenital choanal atresia in a newborn infant is reported with literatural review. This female infant was noted to have respiratory distress and cyanosis at birth. Distress was immediately alleviated by crying. A diagnosis of choanal atresia was confirmed by contrast (Dianosil) x-ray study. She was discharged to home with well adapted by mouth breath.
Studies on the Gastric Lavage Culture in Neonates
Ho Woong Doh, Woo Hyun, Esook Oh, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1976;19(1):48-52.   Published online January 31, 1976
Bacteriological studies were performed on the specimens aspirated from the stomachs of 72 neonates and the cervical smears of their mothers to see the relationships between these two cultures and to find the significance of performing gastric lavage culture in the diagnosis of neonatal infections. There was no significant relation between the positive culture and the socioeconomic status of the...
Original Article
Statistical Observation on Eosinophilia in Children
Ok Jung Koh, Woo Hyun, E Sook Oh, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1975;18(12):912-916.   Published online December 31, 1975
A statistical study on eosinophilia was performed on in-patients and out-patients of the pediatric department of National Medical Center, during the five years, from Sept. 1969 to Aug. 1974. A total of 4,131 cases was included and among these, 3, 008 cases were from in-patients and 1,123 cases were from out-patients. The following results were obtained. 1)The incidence of eosinophilia...
Clinical Observation on Rheumatic Fever
Woo Hyun, Ok Jung Koh, In Ja Kim, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1975;18(1):47-54.   Published online January 31, 1975
One hundred and fifteen cases of rheumatic fever were observed at the Pediatric Department of National Medical Centerin Seoul, Korea, during the fifteen years, from Sept., 1958 to Aug., 1973. The following results were obtained. 1.37.5% of the total cases were acute rheumatic fever and 62.6% chronic heart disease. 2.The highest age incidence in children occured between the ages of 6...
Clinical Observation on the Effect of Tavegyl® in Pediatric Field
Kyoo Bong Chung, Hyun Woo, Keun Chan Sohn, Chung Jin Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1974;17(9):625-628.   Published online September 30, 1974
Clinical Studies on Cefamezin in Pediatric Field
Keun Soo Lee, Keun Chan Sohn, Choong Sik Kim, U Soon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1974;17(5):369-378.   Published online May 31, 1974
Clinical studies on Cefamezin, a new Cephalosporin C derivative, were performed with the following results. 1. Cefamezin was intramuscularly administered in a daily dose of 40〜100 mg/kg to 50 children with various infections for 3 to 25 days. The therapeutic results were excellent in 37 patients, good ...
Clinical Studies on I.T.P in Childhood
Hee Soon Kye, Man Jai Lee, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1974;17(2):118-124.   Published online February 28, 1974
The clinical and hematological examination were performed on 21 ITP in childhood at the Department of Pediatrics of N.M.C. during the period of 1958 to Aug. 1972. RESULTS 1. The highest incidence was noted aged 4 to 8 years and there was no significant sex predominance. 2. Among the 297cases representing purpura of various causes, ITP was 21 cases(7%). 3. The seasonal peak incidence showed on March...
Case Report
A Case of Congenital Lobar Emphysema
Byung Hae Yoon, Jung Lim Rhee, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1973;16(12):970-972.   Published online December 31, 1973
A case of congenital lobar emphysema is reported. The patient is a 9-day female infant com plained of mild dyspnea on admission. Since 3rd hosp. day, she had suffered from severe dyspnea and cyanosis with mackedly intercostal retraction and indrawing of the left suprasternal, left supraclavicular and lower margin of left thorax. Chest X-ray revealed atelectasis of the Lt. upper lobe...
Two Cases of Portal Hypertension Secondary to the Cirrhosis of Liver
Sai Youn Oh, Eul Soon Park, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1973;16(10):777-781.   Published online October 31, 1973
Portal hypertension is a rare disease in childhood. In the majority of instances, portal hypertension occurs secondary to extrahepatic block caused by portal vein thrombosis while cirrhosis causing an intrahepatic block is seen less frequenctly, especially in children. We experienced 2 cases of portal hypertension secondary to cirrhosis of liver in 12 and 14 year old boys who had suffered...
A Case of Pheochromocytoma
Sai Youn Oh, Byung Hae Yoon, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee, Chui Sang Lee, Do Hun Rha, Kie Chung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1973;16(10):772-776.   Published online October 31, 1973
Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor arising from chromaffin cells of the sympatho-adrenal system which produce large amount of epinephrine and nor-epinephrine. Recently a 8year old male patient. was admitted to our Pediatric Department of National Medical Center who had suffered from sweating, polyuria polydipsia and palpitation for 3 years and hypertension was found 3 months ago, which persisted till this...
Original Article
Clinical Observation of 90 Cases of Intussusception in Infancy & Children
Jung Lim Rhee, Byang Hae Yoon, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1973;16(9):683-690.   Published online September 30, 1973
The clinical studies of 90 cases of intussusception in infancy and children were mcde. 1)Of the 90 cases, 42 cases (46.7%) were admitted to the Dept, of Pediatrics and 48 cases (53. 3%) were admitted to the Dept, of General Surgery. 2)Hales were more affected than females. The ratio was 2.7 : 1. 3)In age incidence, the cases were seen...
Clinical and Bacteriological Studies of Urinary Tract Infection in Children
Hong Joon Suh, Young woo Lieu, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee, Seungsung Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1973;16(1):21-30.   Published online January 31, 1973
Clinical and bacteriological studies on the 107 cases of urinary tract infection who were admitted to the Dept, of Pediatrics, N.M.C. from Sept. 1962 to September, 1970 were made. The results were as follows: 1) Among the 107 cases, 80 cases (74.8%) were male and 27 cases (25. 2%) were female. 2)Age incidence showed 1 to 6 years to be most...
Statistical Observation for Admitted Patients during The Years of 1966 to 1970 at Ped. Dept. NMC
Chui Koo Lee, Kyu Bong Chung, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1972;15(1):29-62.   Published online January 31, 1972
Statistical analysis according to W.H.O. classification for the patients admitted to Dept, of Ped.NMC during the years of Jan. 1966 to Dec. 1970 was made. The results obtained were as follows: 1) Total No. of patient during 5 years period were 3192, of which 1197 were male, 62. 5%. Male to female ratio was 1.7...
Case Report
Methemoglobinemia due to D.D.S. Intoxication(A case report and review of the literature)
Joong Lim Lee, Jwa Shin Kim, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1971;14(7):459-462.   Published online July 31, 1971
We experienced a patient, 15 months aged female baby of acquired methemoglobinemia due to D.D.S. intoxication. She was admitted to ped. ward, National Medical Center on August 8, 1970, because of semicomatous state and generalized cyanosis. This cyanosis proved to be due to abnormal high level of methemoglobin (34. 6%) on pheripheral blood which, was measured by Bray’s clinical, laboratory...
Original Article
Clinical Studies of Leukemia in Childhood
Jwa Sin Kim, Young Ho Lieu, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1971;14(3):163-170.   Published online March 31, 1971
A total of 74 cases of leukemia in children who were admitted at The National Medical Center from January 1960 to July 1969 were anaysed clinically and hematologically. 1.The incidence of leukemia was about 4 per 1, 000 patients who admitted during the same period. 2.Male patients were more prevalent being male to female ratio 2. 7:1. 3.The 6~7 year...
Clinical observation on steroid-resistance nephrotic syndrome associated with bacterial infection -The role of infection
Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1971;14(1):19-22.   Published online January 31, 1971
Five patients are presented who iliustrated the occurrence of infection causing steroid unresponsiveness in patient with nephrotic syndrome in. childhood. Correct diagnosis and adequate treatment of infection induced a rapid remission. Pulmonary tuberculosis was emphasized among such infection. Review of literature was also given briefly.
Case Report
Two Cases of Malignant Lymphoma
Chui Kyu Kim, Tae Kyu Park, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun So Lee, Chung Hi Chi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1969;12(7):399-404.   Published online July 31, 1969
Two cases of malignant lymphoma, in a 14-year-old male and 7-year-old female, were presented.Clinical and histopathologic findings were compatible with lymphosarcoma. Pertinent literatures were reviewed briefly.
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