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Hashimoto thyroiditis with an unusual presentation of cardiac tamponade in Noonan syndrome
Mi Ji Lee, Byung Young Kim, Jae Sook Ma, Young Earl Choi, Young Ok Kim, Hwa Jin Cho, Chan Jong Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(Suppl 1):S112-S115.   Published online November 30, 2016

Noonan syndrome is an autosomal dominant, multisystem disorder. Autoimmune thyroiditis with hypothyroidism is an infrequent feature in patients with Noonan syndrome. A 16-year-old boy was admitted because of chest discomfort and dyspnea; an echocardiogram revealed pericardial effusion. Additional investigations led to a diagnosis of severe hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto thyroiditis. The patient was treated with L-thyroxine at 0.15 mg daily....

Pericardial effusion in three cases of anorexia nervosa
Young Kuk Cho, Su Jin Yang, Jae Sook Ma
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(2):209-213.   Published online February 15, 2008
In young adolescent girls, anorexia nervosa is a significant cause of weight loss, and hospital admissions among children and adolescents. Anorexia nervosa is a life-threatening disorder, with about one-third of deaths caused by cardiac complications. A high rate of pericardial effusion has been recently reported in patients with anorexia nervosa, although relatively few cases require pericardiocentesis. Here, we describe three...
Original Article
Umbilical venous line-related pleural and pericardial effusion causing cardiac tamponade in a premature neonate : A case report
Eun Jeong Hong, Kyung A Lee, Il-Heon Bae, Mi-Jung Kim, Heon-Seok Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2006;49(6):686-690.   Published online June 15, 2006
Cardiac tamponade with pleural and pericardial effusion is a rare but life-threatening complication of umbilical venous catheterization in the newborn. It requires a timely diagnosis and urgent treatment, such as pericardiocentesis, to save lives of affected patients. Recently, we experienced a 7 day-old, very low birth weight infant, who developed a cardiac tamponade with pleural and pericardial effusions complicated by...
Case Report
A Case of MCLS Associated with Pleural and Pericardial Effusion.
Hyun Sook Lee, Young Ok Bang, Jae Ock Park, Chang Hwi Kim, Dong Whan Lee, Sang Ju Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(2):170-174.   Published online February 28, 1983
We were experienced a case of MCLS associated with pleural and pericardial effusion, a rare complication of MCLS, evidenced in 5 yrs. old girl through clinical condition, X-ray and echocardiography. Though the mechanism of this pleural effusion was not well known, may be thought by the systemic factor in the systemic disease such as MCLS. And we made a brief review of the related literatures.
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