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Re-evaluation of the indication for renal biopsy in childhood nephrotic syndrome.
Eun Kyoung Sohn, Byung Soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(6):805-811.   Published online June 30, 1991
Renal biopsy is indicated in nephrotic syndrome when histopathologic types other than minimal change pattern or the secondary nephrotic syndrome are suspected. But renal biopsy in children has some limitation because of the technical problem. In order to assess the clinicopathologic correlation and to re-evaluate the biopsy indication, the clinical manifestations and histopathologic types were analyzed statisically on the 86 cases of childhood nephrotic syndrome...
3 Cases of Prune Belly syndrome.
Chong Sung Chung, Chong Woo Bae, Byung Soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn, Ju Hie Lee, Moon Ho Yang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(6):845-851.   Published online June 30, 1989
The prune belly syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by laxed, wrinkled abdominal wall, cryptorchidism and urinary tract anomalies. But it has wide spectrum of clinical severity, clinical presentation and other anomalies such as pulmonary and skeletal anomalies. We suggested that we should examine the abdominal wall carefully in order to detect mild form (class III) of prune belly syndrome when we...
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2 in Siblings.
Jeong Sam Jeon, Dong Hub Lee, Byung Soo Cho, Sa Jun Chung, Chang Il Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(5):718-723.   Published online May 31, 1989
We experienced two cases of spinal muscular atrophy, type 2 in 1 year 11 months old boy and 4 year 1 month old girl with the complaint of progressive muscular weakness on both lower extremities (frog leg position). Their development had been almost normal since birth and they could stand alone briefly at 12 months of age, but progressive muscular weakness had been apparent...
Lipoproteinelectropheresis pattern in Nephrotic Syndrome.
Soon Don Hong, Byung Soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(9):1163-1170.   Published online September 30, 1988
This study was undertaken to eluidate lipoprotein patterns in patients with childhood nephrotic syndrome by response to initial steroid therapy, serum albumin level in MCNS and other histologic classifications. The result were summerized as follows. 1) There were 19 cases (52.8%) of abnormal lipoprotein patterns by Fredrickson classifications, type Ila were 6 cases (16.7%), type lib were 1 cases (2.8%) and type IV were 12 cases...
A Case of Reflux Nephropathy Associated with Cardiomyopathy.
Soon Hee Eom, Sung Ho Cha, Byung soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(2):258-262.   Published online February 28, 1988
Vesicoureteral reflux is the regurgitation of bladder urine into the upper urinary tract regardless of urinary tract infection. The results of vesicoureteral reflux are renal scarring, hypertension and proteinuria etc. We experienced a case of vesicoureteral reflux associated with cardiomyopathy in a 10 year old female patient who had dyspnea and orthopnea and treated with surgical and medical therapy. A brief review of the related...
Case Report
A Case of Thin Basement Membrane Nephropathy.
Byung Soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn, Hyun Soon Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(3):305-308.   Published online March 31, 1987
Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University Basement membrane nephropathy is regarded as a separate disease entity recently by many authors. We have experienced a case of Thin Basement Membrane Nephropathy in a 4 years old female patient. The Glomerular Basement Membrane is thinned out measuring 1,000 A to 1,400 A. thickness having smooth inner and outer contour. In addition to the...
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