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A Case of Scoliosis Due to a Foreign Body(Pencil) in the Colon
Jeong Sik Seo, Sun Mi Chung, Eun Jin Choi, Jin Kyung Kim, Un Seok Nho, Hai Lee Chung, Dae Hyun Joo, Woo Taek Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(11):1417-1421.   Published online November 15, 2002
Scoliosis describes a lateral curvature of the spine and is often associated with cosmetic and functional impairments due to severe deformity of the spine. The incidence of adolescent scoliosis is 2-4% of children between 10 and 16 years of age. Eighty five percent of them are idiopathic, in which the most common type of scoliosis is right side-bending. In addition,...
A Case of Klinefelter Syndrome associated with Unilateral Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney in a Newborn Infant
Kyung A Ha, Sun Mi Chung, Eun Jin Choi, Jin Kyung Kim, Un Seok Nho, Jae Shin Park, Woo Taek Kim, Young Dae Kwon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(9):1141-1145.   Published online September 15, 2002
Klinefelter syndrome is the most common chromosomal abnormality, with a 47, XXY karyotype and typical clinical findings of infertility, hypogonadism, reduced body hair, gynecomastia, tall stature, and incresed gonadotropins and decreased testosterone levels. In addition to this classic description, several other diseases have been discribed in Klinefelter syndrome such as unilateral renal aplasia, autoimmune disease, diabetes mellitus, sexual precoxity, renal...
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Thymus Size and Its Relationship to Perinatal Diseases; Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Intrauterine Growth Retardation
Sun Mi Chung, Woo Taek Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(7):855-861.   Published online July 15, 2002
Purpose : Thymus size can be affected by several factors and perinatal diseases can be estimated by its size. The purpose of this study was to search for a relationship between cardiothymic/ thoracic(CT/T) ratio and perinatal diseases such as neonatal respiratory distress syndrome(RDS) and intrauterine growth retardation(IUGR) by measuring the width of the cardiothymic shadow at the level of the...
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