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Endocrine dysfunction after bone marrow transplantation during childhood and adolescence
Hye Young Jin, Jin-Ho Choi, Ho-Joon Im, Jong-Jin Seo, Hyung-Nam Moon, Han-Wook Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2010;53(3):420-427.   Published online March 15, 2010
Purpose : Several complications can occur in patients who received bone marrow transplantation (BMT) during childhood and adolescence. This study aims to investigate endocrine dysfunctions after BMT so that better care can be provided to care for long-term survivors of BMT. Methods : One hundred patients (61 males, 39 females) were included in this study. Clinical parameters such as initial diagnosis,...
Clinical and MRI Findings of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Associated with Preceding Infections Confirmed Serologically
Jung-Yeon Shim, Tae-Sung Ko, Hyung-Nam Moon, Chang-Yee Hong, Choong-Gon Choi,, Shi-Joon Yoo, Dae-Chul Suh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(4):505-513.   Published online April 15, 1998
Purpose : Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis(ADEM) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. The pathogenesis is not well known, but it is thought to be an immune-mediated disease and may follow a viral infection or vaccinations. MRI demonstrates decreased signal on T1 weighting and increased signal on T2-weighted image. We report clinical features and characteristic MRI findings in seven patients with ADEM...
Neurologic Complications Associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection
Sung-Jong Park, Tae-Sung Ko, Hyung-Nam Moon, Chang-Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(3):346-353.   Published online March 15, 1996
Purpose : Mycoplasma pneumoniae is known to be a common respiratory pathogen in children and cause neurologic complications in some patients. The clinical spectrum of the neurologic complications is wide, ranging from mild meningeal signs to severe neurologic symptoms with poor outcomes. The overall mortality in patients with neurologic complications has been approximated upto 10% and significant residual deficits could...
Unusual Presentation of Kawasaki Disease Complicated by Coronary Aneurysms
Young-Ah Lee, In-Sook Park, Young-Hwue Kim, Hyung-Nam Moon, Chang-Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(7):890-899.   Published online July 15, 1994
Patients with atypical or incomplete Kawasaki disease are at same risk for development of coronary artery complications as typical Kawasaki disease. In this communication we report six patients with unusual presentation of Kawasaki disease complicated by coronary artery aneurysms, in whom correct diagnosis were not made in time for proper treatment. One of these patients died from massive myocardial ischemia...
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