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Original Article
Pattern of Occurrence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia in Admitted Children : Southern Central Korea, from 1989 to 2002
Ki Su Kang, Hyang-Ok Woo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2003;46(5):474-479.   Published online May 15, 2003
Purpose : The determination of exposure and prevalence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia of any region should be helpful for clinical diagnosis. We studied the pattern of occurrence of M. pneumoniae pneumonia among children living in southern central Korea during the last 13 years. This area has a relatively small population and less mobility compared with metropolitan areas. Methods : We performed...
Case Report
A Case of Trisomy 22 with Pulmonary Hypoplasia in a Liveborn Infant
Myoung-Bum Choi, Ki Su Kang, Chan-Hoo Park, Hyang-Ok Woo, Jeong-Hee Lee, Jae-Ik Lee, Won Young Paik, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(6):804-808.   Published online June 15, 2002
We report a case of trisomy 22 in a liveborn male infant which was confirmed by fluorescence in situ hybridization(FISH), macrocultures and GTG-banding, and RHA-banding procedures of peripheral white blood cells. The infant showed lung hypoplasia, which is a unique presentation, with other clinical manifestations of previously reported cases of trisomy 22, such as intrauterine growth retardation, cleft palate, micrognathia,...
A Mesenteric Lymphangioma Causing Billous Vomiting and Bloody Stool in a 3-day-old Infant
Jeum-Su Kim, Hae-Seoung Jung, Ki Su Kang, Yong-Suk Kim, Chan-Hoo Park, Myoung Bum Choi, Hyang-Ok Woo, Gyung-Hyuck Ko, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(11):1316-1319.   Published online November 15, 2001
Mesenteric lymphangioma, which is rare and often diagnosed incidentally, is a benign tumor in infants and children. Most cases of lymphangioma are in the neck and axilla. About 5% of these lesions are in the mediastinum, mesentery or retroperitoneal region. Although most lymphangioma produce no symptoms, it may present an acute surgical condition suggesting acute intestinal obstruction. We report one...
A Case of Gastric Perforation Presenting with Secondary Localized Peritonitis Due to Bamboo in Stomach
Ji Hyoun Seo, Ji Young Hwang, Ki Su Kang, Chan-Hoo Park, Hyang-Ok Woo, Myoung Bum Choi, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(7):837-840.   Published online July 15, 2001
Perforation after foreign body ingestion is rare. We report a 25-month-old girl who was diagnosed with a stomach perforation with secondary localized peritonitis caused by long, sharp bamboo. On admission, she had abdominal pain and fever. Simple abdominal erect & supine X-ray, abdominal ultrasonogram and computed tomography scan were normal. On the 6 th hospital day, gastrofiberoscopy was performed because...
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