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Volume 16(1); Jan 1973
Original Articles
The Effect of Prednisolone on Tuberculin Reaction in Guinea Pigs
Duk Hi Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):1-11.   Published online January 31, 1973
Stoerk (1950) reported that the administration of cortisone or ACTH to guinea pigs, vaccinated with BCG, will attenuate or block the tuberculin reaction. Derbes et al (1950) and Cummings et al (1952) confirmed this. Tuberculin skin reaction is the prototype of delayed hypersensitivity and contact dermatitis, homograft rejection phenomena and autoimmune disease are kind of delayed type of hypersensitivity. The present...
Clinical Studies of 80 Cases of Amebic Dysentery in Children
Young Chirl Moon, Hyo Hee Lim, Shin Ho Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):12-20.   Published online January 31, 1973
From July 1970 to December 1971, 80 children with amebic dysentery at Seoul Adventist Hospital, which is situated on the near outskirts of Seoul city, were observed. The results were as follow: 1) Concerning the seasonal difference, the highest incidence was found in June, July, August and September. The incidence was highest in the summer when many foods come out. 2)Intermediary foods...
Clinical and Bacteriological Studies of Urinary Tract Infection in Children
Hong Joon Suh, Young woo Lieu, Keun Chan Sohn, Keun Soo Lee, Seungsung Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):21-30.   Published online January 31, 1973
Clinical and bacteriological studies on the 107 cases of urinary tract infection who were admitted to the Dept, of Pediatrics, N.M.C. from Sept. 1962 to September, 1970 were made. The results were as follows: 1) Among the 107 cases, 80 cases (74.8%) were male and 27 cases (25. 2%) were female. 2)Age incidence showed 1 to 6 years to be most...
Differential Counts of Neutrophjles in the Diagnosis of Bacillary Dysentery
Hei Young Kim, Woo Gill Liegh, Won Chull Kim, Dong Shik Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):31-34.   Published online January 31, 1973
Total 553 cases of acute diarrhea who were admitted to pediatric department of Severance Hospital from Jan. 1967 to Dec. 1971, were subjected in this study. Among these, 116 dysenteric cases (21%) were analysed as followings: 1)The incidence of dysentery was highest from 6 months after birth to 2 yrs., and relatively rare below the 6 months of age. 2) The character...
A Clinical Study of Cystic Hygroma
Soo Yung Whang, Kyung Sook Park, Pyung Kil Kim, Dong Shik Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):35-39.   Published online January 31, 1973
Cystic hygroma is a rare disease, but we can easily diagnose it with the naked eye, and it develops mostly within the first 2 years of life. The purpose of this paper is to report 20 cases of cystic hygroma which were treated, as inpatients in the Pediatric or Surgical Departments of Severance Hospital during last 18 years. The conclusions...
A Clinical Observation of Tetanus Neonatorum
H.T. Byun, K.H. Kim, K.H. Nam, H.S. Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):40-44.   Published online January 31, 1973
Total 41 cases of the neonatal tetanus were clinicaly evaluated, who were admitted to the Dept, of Pediatrics, Maryknoll Hospital in Busan, Korea during the 5 year and 4 months period from May 1966 to Sept. 1971. The results were as follows; 1) The 20 cases out of the total 41 cases were died and the mortality rate was 51.2%. 2)Slightly high...
Case Reports
Congenital Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Hei Young Kim, You Kyung Ahn, Won Chull Kim, Chang Kwon Kim, Bum Ku Cho, Sung Nok Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):45-48.   Published online January 31, 1973
Congenital esophageal atresia and T-E fistula, which was first reported by Thomas Gibson in 1696, was one of diseases of high mortality. In these days, the mortality after operation decreased markedly, chiefly in benefit of its improved surgical technique and postop care. Recently, we experienced one survived case after operation in Severance Hospital. Our case, who was 3 day old...
Postvaccinal Encephalitis
In Soo Choi, Buem Soo Roh, Yong Il Lee, Sung Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):49-52.   Published online January 31, 1973
This is a report of 2 year and 3 month old boy with postvaccinal encephalitis developed in 10 days after smallpox vaccination. A brief review of related literature was also made.
A Case of Congenital Sacrococcygeal Teratoma of Newborn Infant
Boon Soon Doh, Chung In Cha, Bo Kun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):53-56.   Published online January 31, 1973
A case of congenital sacrococcygeal teratoma in newborn Korean female infant was reported. The concomitant brief review of the literature was also made.
A Case of Lacunar Skull
Kil Joong Kim, Hong Joon Suh, Jung Shik Kim, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):57-60.   Published online January 31, 1973
A case of lacunar skull, 23 days old female newborn infant, associated with meningomyelocele on thoracolumbar area and paraplegia is reported. Diagnosis was made by X-ray of skull. A brief review of the literature on lacunar skull is given.
Case Report s
A Case of Tuberous Sclerosis
Doo Hyun Lee, Won Kuoo Whang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):61-65.   Published online January 31, 1973
A case of Tuberous sclerosis, 13-year-old Korean girl, was observed. She had a symptom triad composed of adenoma sebaceum, epileptic seizures and mental retardation with additional shagreen patches. Histopathological findings of adenoma sebaceum was compatblie with angiofibromatous pattern and in shagreen patches thickening of the dermis due to proliferation of collagen bundles was observed.
A Case of Progressive Muscular Dystrophy(Facioscapulohumeral type of Landouzy-Dejerine)
Doo Hyun Lee, Jae Jung Choi, Kyung Ja Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):66-71.   Published online January 31, 1973
A case of progressive muscular dystrophy(Facioscapulohumeral type df Landouzy-Dejerine) occurring in a 15-year-old girl was reported, which has marked familial tendency with autosomal dominant pattern, typical clinical pictures involving muscles of face, upper arm and shoulder girdle and typical histologic findings showing scattered atrophic muscle fibers, and hyalinization and fragmentation of muscle fibers in muscle biopsy. The creatinine and creatinine...
Original Articles
Round Table Discussion “T & A”
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):72-76.   Published online January 31, 1973
Case Reports
Literature Index of Foreign Journals
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1973;16(1):77-80.   Published online January 31, 1973
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