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Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Therapy for a Jehovah's Witness Child With Severe Anemia due to Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
Da Eun Woo, Jae Min Lee, Yu Kyung Kim, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(2):100-103.   Published online February 29, 2016

Patients with hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) can rapidly develop profound anemia as the disease progresses, as a consequence of red blood cell (RBC) hemolysis and inadequate erythropoietin synthesis. Therefore, RBC transfusion should be considered in HUS patients with severe anemia to avoid cardiac or pulmonary complications. Most patients who are Jehovah's Witnesses refuse blood transfusion, even in the face of life-threatening...

Original Article
Clinical characteristics of Kawasaki disease with sterile pyuria
Ja Yun Choi, Sun Young Park, Kwang Hae Choi, Yong Hoon Park, Young Hwan Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2013;56(1):13-18.   Published online January 29, 2013

Kawasaki disease (KD) is a systemic vasculitis and affects many organ systems. It often presents sterile pyuria, microscopic hematuria, and proteinuria due to renal involvement. The aims of this study were to define clinical characteristics of acute KD patients with pyuria and to analyze meaning of pyuria in KD.


The medical records and laboratory findings including serum and urine test of...

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A case of tacrolimus-induced encephalopathy after kidney transplantation
Myoung Uk Kim, Sae Yoon Kim, Su Min Son, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2011;54(1):40-44.   Published online January 31, 2011

We present a case of tacrolimus-induced encephalopathy after successful kidney transplantation. An 11-year-old girl presented with sudden onset of neurologic symptoms, hypertension, and psychiatric symptoms, with normal kidney function, after kidney transplantation. The symptoms improved after cessation of tacrolimus. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed acute infarction of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) territory in the right frontal lobe. Three days...

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Early assessment of atherosclerosis in children with type 1 diabetes
So-Yoon Park, Seok Jeong Kang, Kwang Hae Choi, Yong Hoon Park, Young Hwan Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(7):747-753.   Published online July 15, 2008
Purpose : Diabetes mellitus is a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease. Early atherosclerotic changes in the arterial walls begin in adolescence and the risk factors are associated with its development. To assess the usefulness of carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT), as a marker of early atherosclerosis, we evaluated the structural and functional characteristics of the carotid...
Comparison of Efficacy of Steroid Oint with Different Potency in Phimosis
In Ok Hwang, Eun Sil Lee, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(6):594-598.   Published online June 15, 2005
Purpose : Phimosis is the inability to retract the foreskin of the penis over the glans of the penis. Even though phimosis is not pathogenic, the presence of phimosis is known to increase the risk of urinary tract infection in infancy. The use of topical steroids has been advocated as a safe and economical alternative to surgical intervention. The purpose...
Mothers' Recognition of Childhood Obesity
Mi Jung Kim, Ae Jung Kwak, Kwang Hae Choi, Yong Hoon Park, Kyeong Soo Lee
Accepted January 1, 1970  
Purpose : This study was performed to know the mothers' recognition of childhood obesity because the mothers' role is essential for management in childhood. Methods : Seven hundred and seventy two mothers who visited pediatrics clinics in five regional cities(Daegu, Kumi, Waekan, Kyungsan and Youngchun) were include in a questionnaire survey concerning childhood obesity. The questionnaire was anonymous and filled in...
Original Article
Renal Anomalies in Children with Turner Syndrome
Ji Young Kim, Sun Young Hong, Young Mi Park, Yong Hoon Park, Woo Yeong Chung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(7):891-895.   Published online July 15, 2002
Purpose : The prevalence of renal anomalies in Turner syndrome(TS) has been reported to vary from 33% to 60%. The purpose of this study was to clarify the true incidence of renal malformations in Korean TS. Methods : We evaluated 33 patients with Turner syndrome diagnosed by karyotype in Inje University Busan Paik hospital and Youngnam University from January 1995....
Clinical Lecture
Evaluation and Management of Nocternal Enuresis
Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(4):425-434.   Published online April 15, 2002
Original Article
The Effect of Imipramine and Desmopressin for the Treatment of Enuresis in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Children
Yong Hoon Park, Eun Sil Lee, Han Ku Moon, Hyung Bae Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(7):808-816.   Published online July 15, 2001
Purpose : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) is one of the most common childhood psychiatric diseases and nocturnal enuresis is also a common involuntary disorder, whose symptoms can appear more than 2-3 times per month even after the age of 5. The incidence of nocturnal enuresis is believed to be increasing in ADHD patients. This study investigates the effectiveness of desmopressin...
Health Assessment of Handicapped Children in an Asylum
Eun Ju Lee, Eun Sil Lee, Han Ku Moon, Yong Hoon Park, Son Moon Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(9):1263-1268.   Published online September 15, 2000
Purpose : To evaluate the health status of institutionalized handicapped children, a general health assessment was done in an asylum in Taegu in May 1998. Methods : Body measurements, including height, weight, head circumference, skin fold thickness and mid-arm circumference, were done with physical examination on 53 children. Blood tests and chest radiography were done, and fat impedance was measured....
Serum Leptin Levels in Children with Type I Diabetes Mellitus
Eun Sil Lee, Han Ku Moon, Yong Hoon Park, Yong Woon Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(4):550-555.   Published online April 15, 2000
Purpose : Leptin is a highly hydrophobic 16-kDa protein encoded by the ob gene which is expre- ssed in adipocytes and participates in the regulation of food intake and energy expenditure. The aims of the present study were to examine the comparison of leptin levels between type I diabetes mellitus(DM) patients who received exogenous insulin therapy and healthy children, and...
Follow up of Infants with Congenital Hypothyroidism Who were Detected by Newborn Screening Test
Kyung Ah Kim, Eun Sil Lee, Son Moon Shin, Han Ku Moon, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(8):1141-1148.   Published online August 15, 1999
Purpose : Developmental delay in congenital hypothyroidism can be prevented by early detection and treatment. We conducted a follow-up study to assess the growth and development of infants with congenital hypothyroidism who were detected by newborn screening test and received thyroid hormone therapy. Methods : Nineteen hypothyroid infants were detected by newborn screening test from April 1995 to May 1997. Measurements...
Effect of Nebulized Steroid(Budesonide) and Parenteral Steroid(Dexamethasone) on Children with Croup
Seon Mee Ahn, Jung Ae Sohn, Chul Zoo Jung, Dong Jin Lee, Young Hwan Lee, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(4):497-504.   Published online April 15, 1997
Purpose : This prospective study was conducted to evaulate the effect of nebulized steroid(budesonide) and parenteral steroid(dexamethasone) on chidren with croup. Methods : Twenty nine infants and children(6months-5years of age) admitted to hospital with croup were randomly assigned to receive either 1mg(4ml) of nebulized budesonide(17 patients) or 0.6mg/kg intramuscular injection of dexamethasone sodium phosphate(12 patients). Total croup score, heart rate...
Afebrile Convulsion Associated with Rotaviral Gastroenteritis in Childhood
Yoon Kyeong Koh, Yong Hoon Park, Han Ku Moon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(4):501-506.   Published online April 15, 1995
Rotavirus is an important pathogen of acute infantile gastroenteritis as well as is suspected of being one of the causative agents of benign convulsion. We evaluated the clinical and laboratory features noted in 9 young children with Rotazyme positive gastroenteritis and afebrile seizure retrospectly. Seventy-seven patients were admitted to the department of pediatrics in Yeungnam University Hospital with a history of...
Causes of Chronic Headache in Children.
Han Koo Moon, Son Moon Shin, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(12):1680-1688.   Published online December 31, 1990
Chonic headache is one of the most common symptoms in childhood diseases. Headache may occur as a symptom of many clinical disorders, including emotional disorders, head injuries, migraine, intracranial masses, intracranial inflammations or diseases of the eyes? ears, or nose, etc. But it may not always be possible to determine the cause in a given case despite elavorate diagnostic procedure because of non-obvious experession...
A Clinical Study on Children with Acute Glomerulonephritis.
Jeong Ok Kim, Son Moon Shin, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(6):779-788.   Published online June 30, 1989
A clinical observation has been made on 111 children with acute glomerulonephritis who were admitted to Pediatric Department of Yeungnam University Hospital during 5 years period from June 1, 1983 to May 31, 1988. The incidence of acute glomerulonephritis among hospitalized patients was 1.59% and the annual incidence was decreased markedly after June 1986. Peak incidence was noticed in the wintertime from November to January...
Heparin Therapy for Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Childhood.
Byung Ryul Choi, Yong Hoon Park, Jeong Ok Hah
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(6):658-663.   Published online June 30, 1987
A clinical trial for the therapeutic effect of heparin on DIC was conducted on 22 patients of DIC who were admitted to the pediatric department of Yeungnam University Hospital from September 1, 1984 to May 31, 1986. In addition to the conservative treatment, intensive care of underlying disease and specific replacement therapy for DIC, heparin was administered to the one-half of the patients...
A Study of Liver Span in Normal Newborn Infant.
Byung Ryul Choi, Chun Dong Kim, Hyun Mo Koo, Yong Hoon Park, Han Ku Moon, Jin Gon Jun, Jeong Ok Hah
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(6):534-537.   Published online June 30, 1985
Liver size was measured in 100 healthy newborn infants of gestational ages 38 to 42 weeks who were born at the Yeungnam University Hospital. The liver span was determined by measuring the distance between the percussed upper and palpated lower liver borders along the mid clavicular line (P-P method). The mean liver span was 4.6±0.3 cm. Liver span measured by...
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A case of Incontinentia Pigmenti.
Hyun Mo Koo, Chun Dong Kim, Byung Ryul Choi, Han Gu Moon, Yong Hoon Park, Jin Gon Jun, Jeong Ok Hah
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(4):396-399.   Published online April 30, 1985
A case of Incontinentia pigmenti, Bloch-Sulzberger type, is presented with the review of related literatures. One month old female infant was admitted with irregular, grouped vesicobullous lesion on the whole body especially on the trunk and extremities which have been persistent since birth. No familial traits were noted. Diagnosis was made by the characteristic clinical and laboratory and histopathologic:findings
Korean Hemorrhagic Fever in Children.
Won Seok Lee, Yong Hoon Park, Ja Hoon Koo, Doo Hong Ahn, Yong Jin Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(3):265-270.   Published online March 31, 1984
Korean hemorrhagic fever is acute febrile illness caused by Hantan virus. It involves capillaries and small vessels systemically, and leads to dysfunctions of many organs, esp. kidney. In recent years, we have experienced 4 cases of korean hemorrhagic fever in children’s age group. Diagnosis was confirmed by immunofluorescent technique in one case and renal biopsy was done in 2 cases....
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Liver Involvement in Childhood Typhoid and Paratyphoid fever.
Yong Hoon Park, Yun Ok Kim, Ja Hoon Koo, Doo Hong Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(3):229-236.   Published online March 31, 1984
A clinical observation was done on 39 children with typhoid and paratyphoid fever, who had been admitted to the Pediatric department of Kyungpook National University Hospital, from January 1981 to December 1982. Diagnosis was established by positive serologic test and/or positive bacteriologic culture. Liver involvement as evidenced by abnormal liver function tests, hepatomegaly and hepatic tenderness was noted in 46.2%(18...
Acute Renal Failure in Children.
Chan Lak Son, Sun Hwan Chung, Yong Hoon Park, Kuhn Soo Lee, Ja Hoon Koo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(2):146-155.   Published online February 28, 1984
A clinical study was conducted on 76 children with acute renal failure who had been admitted to the Pediatric Department of Kyungpook National University Hospital during 2.2years period from January 1981 to June 1983, and following results were obtained.Age distribution revealed 19 out of total 76 cases (25%) being infants under 1 year of age and otherwise even distribution was...
Effect of the Glucocorticoids on the Vertebral Bone Density in Children with the Nephrotic Syndrome
Jong Young Kim, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1955;38(7):946-954.
Purpose : This study was conducted to evaluate that long term glucocorticoid treatment in children with the nephrotic syndrome can produce a significant loss of bone mass by measuring of bone mineral density(BMD) Methods : We measured BMD at lumbar vertebra(L2-L4) using dual enegy X-ray absorptiom-etry in 36 patients with the nephrotic syndrome who were administered prednisolone over 6 months and...
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