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General Pediatrics
Global relationship between parent and child obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ju Suk Lee, Mi Hyeon Jin, Hae Jeong Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2022;65(1):35-46.   Published online March 29, 2021
Question: Are parent and child obesity correlated worldwide?
Finding: Overweight and obese status of parents and children were significantly associated worldwide. The association between parent and child obesity was stronger in Asia than in Europe and the Middle East, and in high-income than in middle- and low-income countries.
Meaning: Childhood obesity is highly influenced by parental weight status, indicating that parents could play an important role in its prevention.
Usefulness of the procalcitonin test in young febrile infants between 1 and 3 months of age
In Sul Lee, Young Jin Park, Mi Hyeon Jin, Ji Young Park, Hae Jeong Lee, Sung Hoon Kim, Ju Suk Lee, Cheol Hong Kim, Young Don Kim, Jun Hwa Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2018;61(9):285-290.   Published online September 15, 2018

Purpose: To study the usefulness of the procalcitonin (PCT) test in young febrile infants between 1 and 3 months of age. Methods: We evaluated the medical records of 336 febrile infants between 1 and 3 months of age who visited the Emergency Department or outpatient department of Samsung Changwon Hospital from May 2015 to February 2017, and analyzed the clinical characteristics...
Clinical review of acute seizures among children who visited the emergency room in Masan Samsung hospital from 2004 to 2006
Won Deok Lee, Jae Wook Yoo, Ju Suk Lee, Jun Hwa Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(4):420-425.   Published online April 15, 2008
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to evaluate acute childhood seizures, one of the most important causes of emergency room visits, to provide appropriate medical services. Methods : We reviewed the medical records of 433 (4.6%) pediatric patients with acute seizures that visited the emergency room at Masan Samsung hospital from 2004 to 2006. Results : The male to...
A Clinical Study on Relationship of Surgical Glove and Back Pain after Lumbar Puncture in Children
Sung Ryoung Han, Wan Suk Choi, Hae Jeong Lee, Hyun Seok Kim, Ju Suk Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(3):310-314.   Published online March 15, 2005
Propose : In this study, we evaluated whether powder on surgical gloves is a cause of postpuncture backpain in children. Mothods : In 164 children with meningitis between July and September 1997, we did not remove powder from surgical gloves. However, in 149 children with menigitis between May and October 2001 the powder was removed from the surgical gloves. Results : Out...
Case Report
A Case of Resolution of Duodenal Obstruction Caused by Duodenal Ulcer after the Eradication of Helicobacter pylori Infection
Sung Ryoung Han, Wan Suk Choi, Ju Suk Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2004;47(6):691-695.   Published online June 15, 2004
Duodenal ulcers are often complicated by obstruction, bleeding, or perforation. The eradication of Helicobacter pylori reduce ulcer recurrences and complications in patients with duodenal ulcer. However, there is controversy whether the eradication of H. pylori infection can resolve duodenal stenosis complicated by duodenal ulcers. After the eradication of H. pylori infection, duodenal stenosis complicated by duodenal ulcer was resolved in...
A Case of True Precocious Puberty Complicating Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Su Jin Kim, Ju Suk Lee, Su Yung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2003;46(4):400-403.   Published online April 15, 2003
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia(CAH) is a recognized cause of precocious pseudopuberty. Some children with CAH also develop true precocious puberty with early maturation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. We review a case of CAH who eventually developed central precocious puberty nine months after initial treatment with corticosteroid. A 3-year-old boy visited complaining of rapid growth, a large penis and frequent penile erections....
Original Article
Flexible Bronchoscopic Findings and Therapeutic Effects in Atelectasis of Children
Mee Yong Shin, Jong Hee Hwang, Eun Hee Chung, Jeong Hee Moon, Ju Suk Lee, Yong Min Park, Kang Mo Ahn, Sang Il Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(9):1090-1096.   Published online September 15, 2002
Purpose : We evaluated the clinical manifestations, bronchoscopic findings and therapeutic effects of flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in atelectasis of children. Methods : Sixty six children who received bronchoscopy due to persistent atelectasis, acute severe atelectasis and incidental atelectasis on plain chest radiography were studied retrospectively. Results : The most common causative underlying disease was pneumonia(60.4%). Other underlying conditions were pulmonary tuberculosis, chronic...
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Immunization in Children with Egg Allergies
Seung Yeon Nam, Eun Hee Jung, Jin A Jung, Yong Min Park, Kyoung Hee Jeon, Ju Suk Lee, Gi Young Jang, Kang Mo Ahn, Sang Il Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(9):1031-1035.   Published online September 15, 2001
Purpose : The safety of MMR(Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) immunization to children with egg allergies has been debated for decades because the live attenuated virus used in the vaccine is grown in cultured chick-embryo fibroblasts. Many studies that investigated adverse reactions to MMR vaccine have been reported abroad, but there has been no report in Korean children. So, this study is aimed at determining...
Case Report
A Case of Fibromuscular Dysplasia Associated with Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Ju Suk Lee, Sang Nam Bae, Sang Ook Nam, Su Young Kim, Hee Ju Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(5):715-719.   Published online May 15, 2000
Fibromuscular dysplasia is the single leading etiology of renovascular hypertension in children. We report an eight-year-old girl who was admitted for generalized tonic seizure with fibromuscular dysplasia of right renal artery. On admission, she presented hypertension and altered mentality. She had suffered from intermittent severe headache for the past year. Renal angiography of right renal artery showed stenosis, beaded pattern...
A Case of Pallister-Killian Syndrome
Ju Suk Lee, Sung Hun Kim, Jung A Choi, Sang Yuk Nam, Su Young Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(2):274-277.   Published online February 15, 2000
Since Pallister first described 12p tetrasomy syndrome in 1977, approximately 50 patients have been described. Chromosomal study of lymphocyte is normal in most cases, but fibroblasts usually reveal 12p tetrasomy in chromosomal study. We report on a 17-month-old male infant with Pallister-Killian syndrome. He was admitted in our hospital for investigation of developmental delay and myoclonic seizure. He was diagnosed...
Original Article
Clinical and Pathological Comparison of Neonatal Hepatitis and Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia in Korean Children
Jae Hong Park, Ju Suk Lee, Su Eun Park, Chang Hun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(10):1372-1379.   Published online October 15, 1998
Purpose : Neonatal hepatitis and congenital extrahepatic biliary atresia are two major causes of neonatal cholestasis. But the method of therapeutic trials used for each disease is essentially different. Nonetheless, it is very difficult to differentiate these diseases clinically and histologically. This study is aimed to find out major differences between the two by clinical characteristics and scoring of various...
The Effect of Empirical Antibiotics in Febrile Neutropenia
Ju Suk Lee, Young Tak Lim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(9):1209-1215.   Published online September 15, 1998
Purpose : This study was designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of early cessation of antibiotic treatment regardless of absolute neutrophil count in children with febrile neutropenia and no identifiable infectious source. Methods : A prospective randomized clinical trial was performed in 93 episodes of fever in 37 neutropenic children with cancer, who were admitted to the Department of...
A Case of Pancreatitis associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Su Eun Park, Ju Suk Lee, Sang Ook Park, Jae Hong Park, Su Young Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(7):989-993.   Published online July 15, 1998
Systemic lupus erythematosus(SLE), an autoimmune disease with multisystemic involvement, has been reported to be associated with a number of gastrointestinal complications. But pancreatitis is an unusual complication of SLE, occuring in only 3-4% of lupus cohort. Multiple mechanisms contributing to pancreatitis associated with SLE have been demonstrated which include vasculitis, necrotizing pancreatitis, corticosteroid administration, and vascular thrombosis. We experienced a...
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