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Original Article
Relation between Renal and Scrotal Involvement in Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
Eui Seong Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Young Kwan Park, Hae Won Cheon, Kee Hwan Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(2):260-266.   Published online February 15, 2000
Purpose : Although Henoch-Schönlein purpura(HSP) has been described in detail, there is a paucity of information describing scrotal involvement and risk factors for renal involvement. This study was performed to evaluate the incidence of scrotal involvement and the relationship between renal and nonrenal involvement, including scrotal involvement. Methods : We retrospectively reviewed medical records of 164 male children who were diagnosed...
Immunogenicity and Safety of Live Attenuated Vaccine(MAV/06srtain) on Healthy Children and Immunocompromised Children
Young Mo Sohn, Chul Joo Yu, Pyung Kil Kim, Kir Young Kim, Chong Young Park, Mi Ran Kim, Woo Kap Jeung, Kyu Kye Hwang, Gyu Jin Woo, Song Yong Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(6):771-777.   Published online June 15, 1995
Purpose : To study the safety and immunogenicity of new live attenuated varicella vaccine (MAV/06strain) in normal healthy children and immunocompromized children in Korea. Methods : Blood samples for fluorescent antibody to membrane antigen(FAMA) assay were taken before the vaccination among seven hundred forth five healthy children and twenty two nine immunocompromised children. One hundred and seventy seven children and twenty...
Statistical Observation for the Pediatric Patients in ICU
Ki Hun Eum, Chang Ho Hong, Young Mo Sohn, Chul Lee, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(6):762-768.   Published online June 15, 1992
A statistical study was performed on 221 ICU cared pediatric patients who were admitted to the department of pediatrics, Yonsei university college of medicine, Seoul, Korea from Apr. 1983 to Mar. 1991. The results were as follows : 1) Total number of subject were 221, it was 7.5% of total ICU patients and 1.3% fo total admitted pediatric patients. The male to...
Methylprednisolone Pulse Therapy in Childhood Nephropathies.
Moon A Kim, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(9):1259-1264.   Published online September 30, 1989
Methylprednisolone “pulse” therapy was performed on 22 patients of childhood nephropathies who showed resistance to conventional therapy. The diseases included steroid-resistant or frequent relaps- ing nephrotic syndrome including minimal change nephrotic syndrome, focal segmental glomer- ulosclerosis, membranous nephropathy, mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis, Henoch-Schonlein purpura nephritis and SLE nephritis. Methylprednisolone 30 mg/kg/day was administered intravenously over one hour, which was repeated 6 times on every other day. Sixteen of...
Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis.
Seok Min Choi, Jong Kyun Lee, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(11):1499-1501.   Published online November 30, 1988
Periodic paralysis is a group of illness characterized by episodic attacks of muscle weakness with complete or nearly complete recovery of strength between attacks. In hypokalemic form, serum potassim level is usually low during the paralytic phase. But the basic defect is unknown. We have experienced a case of hypokalemic periodic paralysis in a 7-year-old girl who had intermittent attacks of flaccid paralysis of...
A Case of Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome.
Choong Sun Kang, Chang Hee Hwang, Pyung Kil Kim, Hyeon Joo Jeong, In Joon Choi, Jung Hye Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(5):627-634.   Published online May 31, 1988
Congenital nephrotic syndrome is an uncommon disorder, which is caused by a heterogenous group of renal diseases with variable etiology and natural history. It may be inherited, sporadic, acquird or a part of a general malformation syndrome. This disorder has no single or pathological feature for pathognomonic finding, and there is no ultimate curative treatment except renal transplantation. We experienced a case of congenital...
Abdominal Ultrasonographic Findings in Patients with Kawasaki Disease.
Ho Taek Kim, Chang Ho Hong, Chul Lee, Sung Kyu Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Ki Kun Oh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(3):348-354.   Published online March 31, 1988
Kawasaki disease, first reported in Korea in 1973, is now one of the disease commonly encountered in pediatric age group. It presents systemic symptoms including abdominal ones such as pain, nausea and vomiting, etc. There have been several case reports of hydrops of the gallbladder occuring concurrently with Kawasaki disease, and the abdominal symptoms of the disease are known to correlate with hydrops of...
Five Cases of Horseshoe Kidney.
Yong Sil Chi, Pyung Kil Kim, Jae Seung Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(2):276-281.   Published online February 28, 1988
Horseshoe kidney is the most common type of fusion anomaly during renal development. We report 5 cases of horseshoe kidney who were diagnosed at the pediatric department of Yonsei Medical Center, from February 1971 to December 1986. The summary of the study is as follows; 1) The age were variable from 1 day to seventeen years, 3 boys and 2 girls were affected. 2) As for the...
A Case of Congenital Subglottic Stenosis.
Ho Taek Kim, Pyung Kil Kim, Ki Hyun Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(1):119-123.   Published online January 31, 1988
We experienced a case of congenital subglottic stenosis in a male baby of 2 month old. He surffered from respiratory difficulties since 40 days after birth. Initially, he had been considered as a stridor because of the symptom of upper airway obstruction did not improved for 4 months, so we started to assess the lesion of subglottic area since 15 days after admission,...
6 Cases of Renal Transplantation in Children.
Pyung Kil Kim, Fan Chen Mong, Jae Seung Lee, Kill Park, Dae Seuk Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(12):1419-1432.   Published online December 31, 1987
The incidence of end stage renal disease (ESRD) in childhood seems to be around two to three children per million population per year and the most frequent diagnoses of ESRD in pre-teen patients are congenital and dysplastic diseases. Renal transplantation may be the preferred method for the treatment of ESRD especially in children not only becauses of better development and linear growth, but also...
Factors Influencing the Prognosis of Reye Syndrome.
Chang Ho Hong, Heung Dong Kim, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(11):1252-1258.   Published online November 30, 1987
While the etiology of Reye syndrome is still unknown, wide variations in both the clinical spectrum and the therapeutic outcome of patients have been noted. We reviewed the cases of 42 Reye syndrome patients who were admitted to Young Dong Severance Hospital during the period from April, 1983 to July, 1986 and analyzed factors influencing the prognosis of Reye syndrome. The patients were divided...
The Effect of Hepatitis B Vaccination on Newborns of Hepatitis B Carrier Mothers.
Ho Taek Kom, Pyung Kil Kim, Chang Ho Hong, Chul Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(11):1228-1235.   Published online November 30, 1987
The transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) from carrier mothers to their infants is a serious problem in many countries and the transmission rate is reported to be as high as 60%. The best preventive method of perinatal transmission is hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG) which confers a passive immunity and HB vaccine which confers an active immunity. However, the exact dosage and the...
Chronic Hepatitis B in Children.
Don Gyu Yang, Jong Kyun Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Chang Ho Hong, Chul Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(10):1115-1123.   Published online October 31, 1987
We reviewed 19 cases of chronic hepatitis B confirmed by liver biopsy during the 3 years and 5months from March 1983 to July 1986 at Young Dong Severance Hospital. The following results were obtained: 1) There were 16 boys and 3 girls with ages ranging from 7 months to 14 years old (mean+S.D.; 6.5 ±0.9 years). 2) There were 2 cases (10.5%) of chronic persistent...
Case Report
A Case of Alport's Syndrome.
Jung Bae Lee, Jong Kyun Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Hyeon Joo Jeong, In Jun Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(9):1040-1048.   Published online September 30, 1987
We have experienced a case of Alporfs syndrome. The patient was suspicious to make the dignosis of Alporfs syndrome at first examination when he was five years and seven months old. At that time diagnostic work-up were included audiogram and kidney biopsy. His family history was more impressive. His elder brother has died with undetermined cause of nephrotic syndrome one month ago and his...
Original Article
Complication of Percutaneous Renal Biopsy in Children.
Seo Jeong Kim, Jae Seung Lee, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(9):1001-1013.   Published online September 30, 1987
Percutaneous renal biopsy is presently used more widely and selectively with fewer complications and a higher success rate than in the past. The improved methods of renal biopsy tissue handling and staining and the correlation of light microscopy results with those of electron and immunofluorescent microscopy have led to a quantum increase in our knowledge of renal diseases and have given great impetus to...
Clinical Evaluation of Kidney Diseases in Children.
Pyung Kil Kim, Ho Taek Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(9):990-1000.   Published online September 30, 1987
Disease pattern tends to change with improvements in the economic condition and social hygiene, and it is thought to be the same in renal disease. Yongdong Severance Hosptial is located in the Kang Nam area which is one of the most economically and socially developed areas. We assessed changes in the disease entity by reviewing clinical evaluations of renal diseases and by comparing...
Evaluation of Antibody Formation After Hepatitis B Vaccination in Children.
Pyung Kil Kim, Ho Taek Kim, Kyu Earn Kim, Kyung Soon Song
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(10):1072-1079.   Published online October 31, 1986
Hepatitis B virus infection is a serious problem in many countries, especially Africa, Southeast Asia and Korea. As we know, vaccination against hepatitis B virus is the most effective method to prevent hepatitis B and the rate of anti-HBs formation after hepatitis B vaccination is known to be 91 〜99%. We studied the titer of anti-HBs after 3 times of...
Chronic Renal Failure in Children.
Yong Choi, Jong Duck Kim, Kwang Wook Ko, Jae Seung Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Ja Hoon Koo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(5):493-497.   Published online May 31, 1986
We analyzed data on children with chronic renal failure collected from 36 pediatric training hospitals during the period from Jan. 1, 1980 to Dec. 31, 1984. The following results were obtained: 1) Total number of children with chronic renal failure during the study period was 135. The incidence was about 1 per 2,000 in-patients and 2.09 per million children under 15...
Study on Clinical Findings and Histopathologic Types in Biopsy Proven Glomerular Diseases in Korean Children.
Jae Seung Lee, Young Cherl Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Hyeon Joo Jeong, In Joon Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(2):143-151.   Published online February 28, 1986
A clinical and pathologic study was made on 360 cases of renal biopsies in children who were admitted to Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, from Jan. 1979 to Dec. 1984. 1) Among 360 cases, 250 cases were male and 110 cases were female. The sex ratio of male and female was 2.3 : 1. The distribution was from 1 6/12...
Case Report
A Case of Thyroid Papillary Adenocarcinoma.
Duk Hi Kim, Chul Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Byung Soo Kim, Yi Ho Hwang, Kyung Sik Lee, Woo Hee Chung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(3):288-292.   Published online March 31, 1984
We report a case of thyroid papillary adenocarcinoma in a 5 year 1 month old boy. His major problem was palpable thyroid nodule & cervical lymph nodes. Extensive bilateral pulmonary metastasis was noticed. The metastatic thyroid carcinoma was regressed after therapeutic doses of radioiodine without total thyroidectomy.
Original Article
Acute Renal Failure due to Mercury Poisoning.
Do Kwang Yun, Jin Yong Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Chung Suk Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(8):848-853.   Published online August 31, 1982
One year and 9 month old male baby was admitted to hospital because of burns on the oral cavity and irritability. This symptom developed 3 hours before admission, when he swallowed questionable chemical drug. On admission, physical examination revealed whitish mucosal discoloration on the oral cavity. 3 days after admission, anuric state had been appeared, and general condition has been...
Case Report
Congenital Chylothorax.
Jong Wie Choi, Do Kwang Yun, Pyung Kil Kim, Kyung Soon Song
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(7):748-752.   Published online July 31, 1982
Chyle is the digestive product absorbed from intestinal lymphatics which the component have high concentration of triglyceride and protein. The various pathological circumstances which give rise to intrathoracic effusion of chyle are well documented and so the etiology is clearly defined in most instances. However, the occurrence of chylothorax in early infancy, in the absence of other demonstrable diseases and...
Medullary Sponge Kidney.
Young Ho Kim, Kyo Sun Kim, Pyung Kil Kim, Ki Kun Oh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(6):628-632.   Published online June 30, 1982
Medullary sponge kidney is uncommon disease and rare in children. It is characterized by localized dilatation of collecting ducts in renal pyramids. The diagnosis of medullary sponge ki-dney depends mainly upon intravenous and retrograde pyelography. This paper presented a case of medullary sponge kidney found in a 9-year-old boy during the study about enuresis, and a brief review of literature...
Congenital Hiatal Hernia Associated with Anemia.
Young Sook Hong, Young Mo Sohn, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(5):523-527.   Published online May 31, 1982
Surgically corrected congenital hiatal hernia associated with anemia has been presented. A 1 year old boy has been complained of severe pallor and fever on admission. Reentgenologic examination revealed thoracic stomach and then the hernia was repaired by transabdominal approach. It was found to be a paraesophageal type hiatal hernia. Pathogenesis and complications of congenital histal hernia were discussed and...
Original Article
Importance of radiographic study of urinary tract infection in children.
Chang Ho Hong, Kyu Earn Kim, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(4):334-339.   Published online April 30, 1982
In urinary tract infection of childhood, the intravenous pyelogram is helpful in identifying gross malformations of urinary tract and appraising gross renal function. The voiding cystourethrogram evaluates configuration and function of the lower urinary tract and is most useful for delineating the presence and severity of vesicoureteral reflux. The intravenous pyelogram is suggested for every male patients with one documented...
Acute Renal Failure in Children.
Bec Lyul Park, Do Kwang Yoon, Kyung Sook Han, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(2):141-147.   Published online February 28, 1982
We observed 22 cases of acute renal failure in children who were admitted to Severance Hospital from Jan. 1978 till Dec. 1980 and the results are as follows. The acute renal failure was the highest incidence between the age of 6 and 10 years (10 cases out of all), most of whom had acute glomerulonephritis and male was 3.4 times...
Cluster of Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
Young Mo Sohn, Sung Sik Lee, Kwan Sub Chung, Ki Sub Chung, Seung Kyu Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Kir Young Kim, Duk Jin Yun, Kyoung Ja Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(9):820-825.   Published online September 15, 1981
Of 7 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome reviewed, which was admitted to the Department of Pediatrics Yonsei University, College of Medicine during 3 months period from July through September 1980, serologic surveys for an infectious agent were found to be without demonstrable causes such as cytomegalovirus and measles virus. We reviewed 87 acses of Guillain-Barre syndrome, which was admitted to our...
Case Report
Recovery of Bilateral Renal Vein Thrombosis after Peritoneal Dialyis in a Newborn Neonate.
Young Mo Sohn, Nan Ae Kim, Sang Hak Park, Ki Young Lee, Pyung Kil Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(8):772-776.   Published online August 15, 1981
A 4 day old male neonate with severe dehydration, uremia, and hyperbilirubinemia presented with bilateral renal vein thrombosis. Following exchange transfusion and peritoneal dialysis renal function returned to normal without nephrectomy. The importance of adequate and prompt management of renal failure to expect the spontaneous recanalization is stressed. Because of the high mortality rate associated with the nephrectomy in neonates,...
Original Article
Diagnostic Value of Serum Immunoglobulins in Glomerulonephritis.
Pyung Kil Kim, Kyo Sun Kim, Chul Lee, Nan Ae Kim, Jae Seung Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(7):652-658.   Published online July 15, 1981
Serum immunoglobulin concenatrations were measured in 156 patients with various types of glomerulonephritis such as acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, minimal lesion nephrotic syndrome and Henoch-Sch?lein purpura nephritis. 1) Serum IgG level was above normal mean in acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, and normal range in Henoch-Scholein purpura nephritis. Serum IgG concentrations were significantly reduced in minimal lesion nephrotic syndrome. 2) Serum IgA concentrations...
Case Report
Two Cases of Cri Du Chat(5p-) Syndrome.
Han Soo Choi, Sung Seek Lee, Chul Lee, Kwan Sub Chung, Pyung Kil Kim, Kir Young Kim, Sa Suk Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(6):597-602.   Published online June 15, 1981
We have experienced two cases of the Cri Du Chat Syndrome. The first case, 1 and 11/12 year old female, was admitted to evaluated profound mental retardation and failure to thrive. The other, 3 month old female, visit this dept for cat-like cry. They had the typical clinical characteristics of the Cri Du Chat Syndrome and showed showed the classical...
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