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Volume 17(3); Mar 1974
Original Articles
A Clinical Study of the Tuberculous Pleurisy in Korean Children
Hong Chae Lee, Kyun Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):187-193.   Published online March 31, 1974
A clinical study was carried on 110 patients with tuberculous pleurisy treated at Mokpo Children tuberculous Hospital during the period of 8 years from January, 1965 to December, 1972. The following results were obtained; 1. The tuberculous pleurisy was 4.8% of the all tuberculous patients who admitted during same period. 2. Most of the cases of pleurisy occured in the 3 to 6 years age...
Total Ridge Counts in Normal Korean Males and Females
Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):194-200.   Published online March 31, 1974
Total ridge counts in normal Korean males and Jemales as well as individuals with sex-chro- mosomal aberrations were reported in this study. The mean total ridge count (TRC) in three hundreds and twenty-five school boys and too hundreds and eighty-nine school girls was 146±40. 2 S.D. (range, 88-208) and 132. 2±48.5 S.D.(range 74-203), respectively. The examinations of finger-tip pattern types, ridge counts and...
Studies on Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia and Exchange Transfusion
Sun Hi Lee, Chang Joo Cho, Ki Young Lee, Dong Shik Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):201-207.   Published online March 31, 1974
78 cases of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia who had exchange transfusion were studied clinically. They were admitted to Severance Hospital from July 1962 to June 1971 and the results were as follows. 1. They were consisted of 37 cases (47.4%) of ABO incompatibliity, 16 cases of physiologic jaundice (20. 0%), 8 cases of Rh incompatibility (10. 0%) and...
The Skin Reaction to Indoor Allergens and allergy work-up in Korean Children
Sei-Gon Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):208-213.   Published online March 31, 1974
Twenty-five Korean children with allergic symptoms were intradermally skin tested with house dust, buckwheat husks and chaffs. The buckwheat husks and chaffs are commonly used for stuff- ing of pillows in Korea. The results are positive to house dust in 48%, buckwheat husks in 20% and chaffs in 12% of the patients. Seven of the patients were skin tested with other indoor allergens...
Nutritive Value of Loach.
Dae Sung Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):214-224.   Published online March 31, 1974
The loach, widely found in Korea, is proved to be rich {in 'protein and calcium, with the essential amino acid compositions almost similar to those of animal proteins. It is encouraging for the rice-eating people that lysine is abundant in the loach. There are little differences in the weight gain tests for 90 days among the loach, optimal and adequate diet-fed groups of weaned...
A Case Report of Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea.
Jung Kil Lee, In Soo Choi, Yong Lee, Sung Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):225-228.   Published online March 31, 1974
The authers experienced a case of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea in a 9 years old Korean boy who had been suffered from repeated meningitis and persistent clear watery nasal discharge. On fluorscin dye test, bright yellowish green nasal discharge was noticed from the left nostril 15 minutes after injection of 0.5c. c* of 5% fluorscin into the lumbar soine. But we couldn’t assume the exact...
Case Report s
A Case of Turner’s Syndrome.
Byung Bae Kwon, Jung Mohk Suh, Young Cheol Sohn, Dae Hyun Cho, Young Hae Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):229-233.   Published online March 31, 1974
A case of Turner’s syndrome in 44-days-old sex chromatin negative female infant was presented. The patient manifested the clinical findings of the short stature, brachycephaly, sparse hairs, hypertelorism, lowset of ears, loose folds of the skin of the neck and edema on the hands and feet. The authors report the case with the review of the pertinent literatures
Case Reports
A Case of Histiocytosis Syndrome
Byung Bae Kwon, Jung Mohk Suh, Young Hae Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):234-238.   Published online March 31, 1974
A case of histiocytosis syndrome in 16-months-old female infant was presented, who had charac- teristic clinical and histopathological findings. The patient manifested generalized lymphadenopathy, bone lesions, pulmonary infiltrations, and hepatomegaly, with association of the anemia and thrombocytopenia. The authors report the case with review of the pertinent literatures.
Case Report s
A Case Report of Acute Miliary Cryptococcosis Without Meningeal Sign.
K.J. Chai, S.G. Kim, Y.D. Yoo, C. J Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):239-243.   Published online March 31, 1974
6 year old Korean Male was admitted to Korea General Hospital with Chief Complaints of spik* ing fever, abdominal distention with pain and vomiting. One month after recovery from measles. On admission, miliary tuberculosis was suspected because of chest X-ray finding. Condition of the patient worsened during the course of antituberculous treatment. Surgical Biopsy of cervical lymphnode showed cryptococcosis and the patient responded well to treatment...
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy.
E Sook Oh, Sung Won Park, Chong Koo Yun, Sang Hyup Kim, Chung Bin Lee, E.K Ham
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):244-248.   Published online March 31, 1974
We described the case of a 7 year and 10 month old child with congenital muscular hypotonia and weakness which was noticed for the first time at 1 month of age. A muscle biopsy revealed changes similar in appearance to those of progressive muscular dystrophy and alterations in serum enzyme activity were consistent with a dystrophic process. It is concluded that this patient is...
Acute Mercury Vapor Poisoning
Byung Ho Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):249-252.   Published online March 31, 1974
This paper presents a case of acute Mercury Vapor poisoning in five month old Korean female patient. The mercury poisoning is very serious but rare disease and commonly manifested pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum and interstitiial pneumonitis. Literature riview were also made briefly.
Original Articles
Abstract From Foreign Literature
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1974;17(3):253-255.   Published online March 31, 1974
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