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Clinical characteristics of lung abscess in children: 15-year experience at two university hospitals
Mi Suk Choi, Ji Hye Chun, Kyung Suk Lee, Yeong Ho Rha, Sun Hee Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2015;58(12):478-483.   Published online December 22, 2015
Purpose

Information on the clinical features of lung abscess, which is uncommon in children, at hospitalizationis helpful to anticipate the disease course and management. There is no report concerning lung abscess in Korean children. We aimed to identify the clinical characteristics of pediatric lung abscess and compare the difference between primary and secondary abscess groups.

Methods

The medical records of 11 lung abscess...

Analysis of clinical characteristics and causes of chest pain in children and adolescents
Ji Hye Chun, Tae Hyeong Kim, Mi Young Han, Na Yeon Kim, Kyung Lim Yoon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2015;58(11):440-445.   Published online November 22, 2015
Purpose

Chest pain is common in children and adolescents and is a reason for referral to pediatric cardiologists. Although most cases of chest pain in these age groups are benign and do not require treatment, timely diagnosis is important not to miss life-threatening diseases requiring prompt treatment. We investigated certain clinical characteristics that may be useful in the diagnosis of such...

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