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Small Intestinal Infarction Associated with Henoch-Schöenlein Purpura
Myung Ki Han, Yu In Park, Jeong Ho Kim, Jung Joo Lee, Hye Young Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(1):125-130.   Published online January 15, 2002
Henoch-Schöenlein purpura, also known as anaphylactoid purpura, is characterized by palpable purpura, colicky abdominal pain, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, arthralgias, and renal involvement. Histopathologically, the condition represents a vasculitis, and in fact, it may be the most common vasculitis syndrome affecting children. The pathogenesis of Henoch-Schöenlein purpura remains poorly understood, but it is postulated that an unknown antigenic stimulus causes elevation of circulating IgA and that complement...
A Case of Ceftriaxone-induced Pseudocholelithiasis
Hong Kwon Kim, Jeong Ho Kim, Kyung Mo Kim, Chong Hyun Yoon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(6):841-843.   Published online June 15, 1998
Ceftriaxone, a third-generation cephalosporin, is a very potent, broad spectrum antibiotic commonly used in patients with meningitis, osteomyelitis, pyelonephritis, Lyme disease and many other severe infectious diseases. Up to 46% of those receiving this antibiotic develop gallbladder sludge. Most of them are asymptomatic, but a small proportion may develop right upper quadrant pain, nausea, vomiting and even cholecystitis. We report...
Original Article
Clinical Study of Chest Pain in Children.
Jeong Ho Kim, Han Ku Moon, Jin Gon Jun
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(11):1526-1532.   Published online November 30, 1990
Clinical study was performed prospectively on 63 cases of chest pain who had been visited to Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University during the period of three years from March, 1987 to February, 1990. The results were as follows: 1) Chest pain was most common in the age group of 10 to 12 years old as whole and the ratio of male to female...
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