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A Case of Congenital Solitary Liver Abscess
Sang Hee Kim, So Young Kim, You Jeong Kim, Hyun Hee Kim, Won Bae Lee, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(11):1426-1429.   Published online November 15, 2002
Congenital solitary liver abscess in newborns is an extremely rare and serious disease. Only one case was reported in the literature. Most a liver abscesses have a postnatal origin. We encountered a premature infant who had a low. Apgar score and an elevated right diaphragm at birth. Pyogenic solitary liver abscess was diagnosed by ultrasound and computed tomography. Staphylococcus aureus...
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Detection Limit of Minimal Residual Disease in Leukemia Using Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Jung Hyun Lee, So Young Kim, Hyun Hee Kim, Byung Kyu Suh, Wonbae Lee, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(10):1364-1371.   Published online October 15, 2000
Purpose : The close relationship between the size of a tumor burden and the curability of acute leukemia is well established. Therefore, it is very important to detect residual leukemia accurately at low levels. Fluorescence in situ hybridization(FISH) techniques rely on chromosome-specific and gene specific DNA probes to identify numerical and structural chromosomal abnormalities. But the detection limit of FISH...
Change of Peripheral Blood CD5+ B Lymphocytes in Early Neonatal Period
Ye Ho Lee, Bin Cho, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Cat , Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(5):674-678.   Published online May 15, 2000
Purpose : This study was aimed to investigate age-related changes of CD5+ B lymphocytes in healthy Korean neonates. Methods : Sixty healthy neonatal infants were enrolled in this study; at birth(n=10), day 1(n=10), day 2(n=10), day 3(n=10), day 4(n=10) and day 5(n=10). Phenotypic analysis of CD5+ B lymphocytes was performed on blood samples using standard flow-cytometric techniques. Results : The percentage of...
Clinical Utility of the Sputum Polymerase Chain Reaction Obtained by Nebulizer in the Diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia
Kye Nam Yoon, Sang Wook Park, Eui Ho Lee, Won Bae Lee, Kyung Tai Whang, Hee Jin Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(3):348-354.   Published online March 15, 1999
Purpose : The polymerase chain reaction(PCR) has been used for the early diagnosis of mycoplasmal infections using various clinical samples. In this study, the clinical utility of sputum PCR through a new method was studied to diagnose mycoplasma pneumonia. Methods : One hundred nineteen pneumonic patients, ages ranging from 15 months old to 15 years old, were examined from Aug, 1997...
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Abstract= A Case of Right Coronary Arterial Occlusion with Normal Electrocardiogram in Atypical Kawasaki Diseases
Yoon Kyung Lee, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(3):411-416.   Published online March 15, 1996
Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile illness of unknown etiology that occurs predominantly in infants and early childhood. It had aroused intense interest because of the sequelae of coronary arteritis accompanied by coronary artery aneurysms and thrombotic occlusion, which may lead to ischemic heart disease or sudden death. Atypical Kawasaki disease is coined to describe patients who have coronary abnormalities,...
A Case of Congenital Pericardial Defect
Byoung Chan Lee, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(2):271-274.   Published online February 15, 1995
Congenital absence of the pericardium is thought to be uncommon. There are two types, complete and partial, of different clinical features. Complete type is innocuous but partial type is potentially fatal due to herniation. This case was referred for an unusual appearance of chest radiograph taken after admissio n for bronchopneumoia without any cardiac symptoms. Plain chest radiograph showed an unusual...
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Chronic Cough in Children
Bin Cho, Joon Sung Lee, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(8):1116-1123.   Published online August 15, 1994
Chromic cough is a symptom frequently encountered by the pediatrician. Although most coughs are self-limited, chronic cough ofter proves to be a frustrating problem. This study was performed at Kangnam St. Mary's Hospital from January 1,1992 to December 31, 1992, and 83 children with chronic cough persisting for longer than 3 weeks was evaluated. We categorized these patients into 5...
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A Case of Congenital Pelger-Huet Anomaly
Soo Jung Lee, Young Yoo Kim, Seung Won Kang, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Ho Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(11):1578-1583.   Published online November 15, 1992
Congenital Pelger-Huet anomaly is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by incomplete nuclear segmentation of neutrophils without functional disturbance. The morphology of these mature but hyposegmented neutrophils may be confused with that of immature neutrophils (bands), thereby suggesting bacterial infection. We experienced a case of congenital Pelger-Huët anomaly on routine hematologic examination in a 7-year old boy who was admitted because of...
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The Factors on the Development of Coronary Arterial Involvement in Kawasaki Disease
Sang Yen Kim, Jong Hyun Kim, Jong In Byun, Won Bae Lee, Byung Churl Lee, Kyung Tai Whang, Kyong Su Lee, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(10):1328-1335.   Published online October 15, 1992
In Kawasaki disease, coronary arterial involvement is an important prognostic factor. Many studies have reported about risk factors of coronary artery disease in Kawasaki disease. This study was designed to evaluate factors influencing coronary arterial involvement and to evaluate the effect of intravenous gammaglobulin (IVG) when admitted on the widely used criteria in Korea. Fiftyfour patients meeting the CDC criteria...
Case Report
A Case of Broad QRS Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia That is Difficult to Differentiate from Ventricular Tachycardia
Hung Ki Min, Hyun Hi Kim, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(2):257-262.   Published online February 15, 1992
A narrow QRS paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia is a common dysrrhythmia and medical emergency in childhood. We experienced a case of broad QRS type paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia which was induced by transesophageal pacing technique and the morphology of the QRS complex was similar to that of ventricular tachycardia. So, We report this with a brief review and its related literatures.
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Immunologic Changes in Bronchial Asthma on Immunotherapy.
Joon Sung Lee, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(9):1255-1261.   Published online September 30, 1990
The best treatment of allergic disease is to avoid exposure to known allergen. Immunotherapy has been attempted in IgE-mediated allergic patients who didn’t show any responses to pharmacologic therapy or couldn’t avoid allergen. There have been many enthusiastic claims for symptomatic relief of allergic disease by various forms of hyposensitization, first introduced by Noon and Freeman (1911) in the treatment of hay fever. The mechanism of...
A Case of Spindle Cell Thymoma with Spinal Cord Compression.
Ki Hyeok Lee, Dong Joo Nah, Jong In Byun, Sang Min Seong, Kyung Tai Whang, Eun Deok Chang, Young Hee Jee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(9):1237-1242.   Published online September 30, 1988
We experienced a case who presented symptoms of spinal cord compression in association with posterior mediastinal thymoma. A 2-year old female patient was admitted to the hospital for evaluation of gait difficulty and motor weakness of legs which aggravated during two weeks prior to admission. General physical, mental status examination and cranial nerve functions were within normal limits. Diffuse moderate weakness of the lower extremities...
Case Report
Four Cases of Congenital Choledochal Cyst.
Hyun Eog Yang, Yoon Hee Lee, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(11):1269-1274.   Published online November 30, 1986
This paper presents experience with 4 cases of choledochal cyst who were treated at the Dept, of Pediatrics, Catholic Medical College, from December, 1983 to February, 1985. All patients were less than 24 months of age when diagnosed, and the yongest was a 5 days of age, all of whom were female. The common presenting- symptoms in this cases were...
A Case of Werdnig Hoffmann Disease.
Woo Jung Kim, Dong Ku Lee, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(1):103-106.   Published online January 31, 1985
We experienced a case of Werdnig Hoffmann disease in a 3 months old male infant who was hospitalized for work-up of delayed development. He was noted to be “floppy” by the parents since age 1 month and the state began steady to decline progressively. Neurologic examination revealed the baby was markedly hypotonic and could not hold head up on, however,...
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Clinical Studies in purpuras in Children.
Man Ki Hong, Kyung Sik Nho, Kyung Tai Whang, Kyung Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(1):41-47.   Published online January 31, 1983
Clinical observations was made on 191 cases of children with purpura who admitted to the pediatric department of St. Mary’s Hospital College from Jan, 1971 to Dec, 1980. Boys were: 116 cases and girls were 75 cases . The results were as follows. 1. Allergic purpura was the most common cause of purpura, followed by leukemia, idiopa-thic thrombocytopanic purpura, aplastic anemia in order...
Case Report
A Case of Moyamoya Disease with Focal Seizure.
Man Gee Hong, Hak Ki Kim, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(10):1053-1057.   Published online October 31, 1982
We experienced a case of Moyamoya syndrome in a 4 year-old girl. The patient was well until 3 years of age when she first experienced numbness of the left arm. After 10 days of above episode, she had tonic-clonic movements of left sided extremities which lasted, approximately 2 hours and followed by paresis. During the following week the second attack of focal seizure followed...
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A Case-Control Study on the Factors Influencing Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia.
Kwang Ho Meng, Won Chul Lee, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(2):136-140.   Published online February 28, 1982
Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia is increasing in frequency and there have been suggestions that this may be due to some change in factors involved in delivery. In this study, among numerous hypothesized factors, maternal age, gestational age, birth weight, birth order, and methods of delivery were tested if there were statistical associations between these factors and occurance of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. For the...
Diagnostic Approach to Neuromuscular Disorder in Children.
Kyung Tai Whang, Shin Joong Oh, John W Benton
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(2):101-121.   Published online February 15, 1981
Statistical Study on Visually Handicapped Children.
Ki Young Lee, Kyung Tai Whang, Sang Woo Kim, Soo Woong Lee, Young Sil Rhee, Hyung Ro Moon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1980;23(4):269-279.   Published online April 15, 1980
A statistical study on visually handicapped children was performed by The Committee on Health of Korean Pediatric Association from July to October, 1978. 3,930 boys and girls in middle school children(3rd grade; around 15 years of age) were studied and the results were obtained as follows; 1, 788 out of 3,930 children(20.1%) were visually handicapped. There were no sex preponderance....
A Clinicoelectroencephalographic Study of Febrile Convulsion and Epilepsy in Childhood.
Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1979;22(2):131-140.   Published online February 15, 1979
This study was attempted to reveal the clinical and electroencephalographic findings in children who were experienced febrile convulsion and epilepsy. The subjects were 226 cases, under 15 years of age, who visited with convulsive disorders to the St. Mary's hospital between Jan. 1977 and Aug. 1978. Of these, 45 cases were febrile convulsion and 123 cases were epilepsies. The results...
Case Report
A Case of Takayasu's Arteritis with Congestive Heart Failure.
Yo Joong Kim, Sang Min Seong, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho, Kyung Sub Shinn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(10):682-684.   Published online October 31, 1978
A 38 month old girl was admitted with the episode of anorexia, coughing and dyspnea to St. Mary's hospital on Nov. 9, 1977. She had treated as hepatitis at private clinic for one month before admission, however these symptoms were aggrevated with coughing and progressed dyspnea since a week ago. On physical examination, body temperature 36.8C, body weight 11.7kg, heart...
A Case of Hepatoblastoma.
Young Hun Kwack, Sung Chul Son, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho, An Hi Lee, Chong Moo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(4):299-304.   Published online April 30, 1978
We have experienced a case of hepatoblastoma in 22 months old male infant who presented with abdominal distention and hepatomegaly. Diagnosis was confirmed by X-ray of abdomen, liver scan and histological findings. A brief review of literature was also presented.
Three cases of Cornelia de Lange syndrome.
Sang Min Seong, Jun Sung Lee, Dong Bock Lee, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(3):232-238.   Published online March 31, 1978
We have experienced 3 cases of Cornelia de Lange syndrome in Korean female infants. They showed typical clinical features of a microbrachycephaly, hirsutism and characteristic face with low forehead bushy eye brows, antimongolian slant, large and depressed briedge of nose, thin protruding lips with down turning of the corners and micrognathia. They also had skeletal abnormalities and chromosomal abnormalities. The...
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Clinical Evaluation of Children with Psychiatric Problems among Pediatric Patients.
Kyung Tai Whang, Byung Churl Lee, Sung Hoon Cho, Haeng Sook Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(3):198-206.   Published online March 31, 1978
Patients who visited to the pediatric department sometimes present psychiatric problems, but this interesting field seems to have been neglected frequently by clinicians. The authors were analyzed 130 cases of pediatric patients who referred to psychiatric department for the evaluation of psychiatric problems from July, 1974 to June, 1977 at the St. Mary's hospital, Catholic medical college. The results were...
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A Case of Leiomysarcoma.
Young Hun Kwack, Sung Chul Sohn, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1978;21(1):49-53.   Published online January 31, 1978
This paper presents a case of leiomyosarcoma which developed in the retroperitoneal cavity. On admission, this 4 months old male infant disclosed a adult fist sized mass with abdominal distention and scattered nevus lesions on the left sided abdomen on physical examination. IVU examination revealed urinary collecting system to be unremarkable, but right kidney and ureter were displaced to upward...
A Case of Corrected Transposition of Great Vessels, Associated with itral?Insufficiency.
Jae Wha Choi, Ki Sub Shin, Kyung Tai Whang, Kyong Su Lee, Han Kyu Park, Kyung Sub Shinn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1977;20(10):757-762.   Published online October 31, 1977
Congentally corrected transposition of the great vessels can best be defined as a malformation in which the aorta and pulmonary artery are transposed in relation to each other but in which the flow of blood is in the physiologic direction. And in addition to the malposition of great vessels, there is an inversion of the ventrice,. Unfortunately this basic malformation...
A Case Report of Congenital Adrenogenital Syndrome
Chung Kyu Kim, Kwang Ho Pyun, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1971;14(5):313-318.   Published online May 31, 1971
This is a case report of the hypertensive form of adrenogenital syndrome. The patient was a 3 years old boy who entered at Department of Pediatrics, St. Mary’s hospital on July 1, 1969 with the episodes of accelerated growth, enlargement of penis' and appearence of pubic hair. At birth, the patient showed no obvious abnormalitier in external genitalia. His height...
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Supraventricular Tachycardia in Infants and Children
Kyong Ok Choi, Kyung Tai Whang, Sang Won Yoon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1970;13(3):141-146.   Published online March 31, 1970
Seven cases of paroxysmal tachycardia in infants and children were presented, which have been observed during the past 5 years at St. .Mary’s Hospital. 1.The six cases were male and the rest one was female. 2.The two cases of them were complicated with congestive heart failure. 3.The intervals between the estimated onset of the attack and the time when they...
Congenital Esophageal Atresia and Tracheo-esophageal Fistula(Report of Eight Cases)
Kee Yong Park, Chui Hee Lee, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1970;13(2):83-88.   Published online February 28, 1970
Authors expericenced eight cases of congenital atresia with tracheo-esophageal fistula during the period of three years from Jan. 1967 to Aug. 1969 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Catholic Medical Center. 1) Of the eight cases, three were delivered by C-section, three and two cases of the rest were the products of normal spontaneous and forceps or vacumm delivery respectively. 2)Six cases were...
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Primary Arteritis Associated with Transient Paralysis of Lower Extremities
Kyung Tai Whang, Young Joon Son, Byong Ho Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1968;11(8):433-436.   Published online August 31, 1968
This paper presents a eleven-year old female child whom had primary arteritis(pulseless disease) On physical examination her blood pressure was unable to measure at left arm, and also the pulsation was not palpated. At right arm and both thigh the blood pressure was 120/80 and 150/100 mm Hg respectively. The oscillometric mean blood pressure was 100 mm Hg on right arm, 150...
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