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Volume 19(12); Dec 1976
Original Articles
Follow-up Study of Children with Nephrotic Syndrome
Jeong Kee Seo, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):893-903.   Published online December 31, 1976
Forty seven children with nephrotic syndrome were studied. No specific cause for nephrotic syndrome was found in all children except one with tridione induced nephrotic syndrome. Response to the initial continuous steroid therapy, relapsing patterns and factors affecting prognosis were evaluated in this study. All patients were followed up for more than 3 years. The mean period of observation was...
Brain Abscess in Congenital Heart Disease
Chang Yee Hong, Hyo Seop Ahn, Heung Jai Lee, Byung Kwan Son
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):904-914.   Published online December 31, 1976
Clinical observation was performed on 9 cases of brain abscess which were complicated with cyanotic congenital heart disease which were seen at the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital, during the past 19 years from 1957 to 1976. 1. During the last 19 years 1, 296 cases of [congenital heart disease were observed, and among these, 432 cases were cyanotic....
Electrophoretic Patterns of the Serum Protein in Viral Hepatitis
Hea Sook Kwon, Young Ki Jang, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Moung Joon Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):915-921.   Published online December 31, 1976
In 32 cases of viral hepatitis electrophoresis of serum was performed by cellulose acetate membrane method and the results were compared to 20 cases of control group. 1.The distribution of the serum protein fractions on admission; The mean albumin were decreased and y-globulin increased to 51.5±4.99% and 22.6±4.85%,respectively comparing to 57.6+3.42% and 16.5+1.88% of control group. The total protein and...
Clinical Observation on Cerebrospinal fluid Lactic Dehydrogenase Activity.
Seung Joo Lee, Hyung Ki Ko, ESook Oh, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):922-929.   Published online December 31, 1976
Cerebrospinal fluid lactic dehydrogenase activities with other usual laboratory tests were determined in 131 patients including 48 cases of control group with non-CNS disease and 83 cases of various CNS diseases. Mean value of LDH activity in control group (excluding newborn infants) was 31. 7 unit and in 8 control newborn infants was 54 unit. High levels of CSF LDH...
Anterior Fontanel Sizes in the Neonate
Hak Hae Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):930-934.   Published online December 31, 1976
The sizes of anterior fontanel was measured in 299 healthy newborn infants who were seen in the newborn nursery of Ewha Woman’s University Hospital in 1975. Measurement was made on the third day of life using Davies’ method. The group of newborn infants was divided into 3 groups including 234 healthy full term, 22 healthy half-breed fullterm and 43healthy low-birth...
Malignant Tumors of Children in Japan
Yoshiyuki Hanawa
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):935-940.   Published online December 31, 1976
Congenftal Minamata Disease(先天性(胎兒性)水俁病)
Yoshitaka Harada
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):941-946.   Published online December 31, 1976
Case Report s
2 Cases of von Gierke’s Diseases in Brother and Sister
Yeong Jeon Kim, Bong Jeong Jeon, Myung Hi Shin, Jong Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):947-954.   Published online December 31, 1976
We experienced 2 suspected cases of von Gierke’s diseases in 7 years and 8 months old girl and 6 years and 5 months old boy who are brother and sister. They revealed abdominal distentions, huge livers, stunted growths and large amounts of glycogen storage in their livers on liver biopsies. Oral glucose tolerance tests and epinephrine tests revealed very low...
An Autopsy Case of Congenital Leukemia
So Hun Koh, Sung Whan Moon, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1976;19(12):955-959.   Published online December 31, 1976
Autopsy findings revealed that abundent lymphoblastic leukemic cell infiltrated in bone marrow, liver, spleen, kidney, and other organs in male newborn infant who died six hours after birth. He had hepatospenomegaly, generalized petechiae and severe dyspnea on physical examination. And so diagnosed to congenital leukemia and related literature also presented briefly.
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