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Volume 20(1); Jan 1977
Original Articles
Clinical Review of Tuberculous Meningitis in Children.
Yong Seung Hwang, Chong Koo Yun, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):13-19.   Published online January 31, 1977
The following results were obtained through the clinical review of 89 cases of tuberculous meningitis which were treated at the Department of Pediatrics of Seoul National University Hospital during the period of 3 years from June 1973 till May. 1976. 1. The highest incidence by age was noted as 80.9% under the age of 6years and 24.7% of cases were...
A Clinical Observation of Congenital Anomalies born with Hydramnios.
Kyong Kyun Shin, Pil Rea Chung, Soo Yung Whang, Jong Soo Kim, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):20-27.   Published online January 31, 1977
This is a clinical observation of congenital anomalies in 97newborn infants associated with hydramnios. These infants were born at severance Hospital, Wonju Christian Hospital and Jeonju Presbyterian Hospital from Jan. 1966 to Aug. 1975. The results were as follows: 1. The frequency of hydramnios was 86 cases in 25,566 deliveries in that period, which was 0.34%. 40infants (41.2%) has congenital...
Clinical Studies of Acute Poisoning in Children.
Soo Young Chung, Soon Jong Lee, Sang Woo Kim, Woo Kap Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):28-35.   Published online January 31, 1977
This is the clinical studies of 171cases of acute poisoning in pediatric age which were visited at the emergency room of Han-gang Sacred Heart Hospital during the past 2 years and 5 months (Apr., 1974~Aug., 1976). The results were summerized as followings; 1. The incidence of acute poisoning among the emergency pediatric patients were 2.3%(171/7,310). 2. The sex ratio of...
Clinical Studies of infectious croup prevailing in winter of 1975.
Soo Young Chung, Joo Hwan Han, Woo Kap Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):36-42.   Published online January 31, 1977
Clinical studies were performed on 32 cases of infectious cuoup prevailing in winter of 1975, admitted to department of pediatrics. The symptoms were critical and clinical course was more repidly progressed, so incidence of emergent tracheostomy was increased than previous years. Incidence of complicated Pulmonary disease was high, but prognosis was good relatively. According to these findings, specific prevalent viral...
Clinical Studies of Acute Laryng itis Prevailing on January and February of 1976 in Busan.
Bong Jeong Jun, Chul Ho Kim, Myung Hi Shin, Chong Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):43-49.   Published online January 31, 1977
This is a clinical study of 44 cases of acute laryngitis treated in the department of pediatric, Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital from Jan. through Feb. 1976, when influenza was nation wide. We observed following results; 1) Among the 44 sases, 23 cases were male and 21 cases were female. There were no sex differences. 2) Families of 26 cases (60%),...
Clinical Considerations of Convulsions in Children.
Whi Dai Kim, Soo ung Lee, Joong sik Kim, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):50-53.   Published online January 31, 1977
Total of 311 cases who were admitted to pediatric departmenr of Kyung Hee University Hospital from October, 1971 to December, 1975 were studied clinically about the cases in various age group. The results are as follows. 1) Convulsion was most frequent in children between 6months and 3years (38%), but it was least frequent in children from 10years to 15 years...
Effect of the phototherapy on intestinal transit time in jaundiced newborns.
Dong Whan Lee, Chong Koo Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):54-56.   Published online January 31, 1977
It is well-known that the course of phototherapy, stool colour changes from yellow to green. The occurrence of frequent loose green stools, commencing a few hours after the beginning of treatment, has been observed in several different centers. In order to elucidate the machanism by which phototherapy induces loose stools in newborns, studies were perforned on the speed of intestinal...
Case Reports
A Case Report of Tuberous Sclerosis.
Sung Hwan Moon, So Hun Ko, Sung Taek Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):57-61.   Published online January 31, 1977
A 13 years old boy who had typical triad of tuberous sclerosis-adenoma cebaceum, mental deficiency, and epileptic seizure-was presented. He also had some white patches on his right buttock and shagreen patches on his right thigh. The finding of histopathologic biopsy was compatible with an angiofibromatosis. The pedigree of his family was investigated and seemed to be a sporadic.
A Case of Hepatoblastoma.
Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):62-64.   Published online January 31, 1977
A case of hepatoblastoma, disgnosed with biopsy in a two-year-old male is reported with a short review of the literature.
A Case Report of Gingko Linne Fruits Intoxication.
Dea Hyun Cho, Seouk Tak Son, Jong Youl Kim, Ki Chang Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(1):65-67.   Published online January 31, 1977
A case of acute Gingko poisoning in a year and 7 months old boy was presented. The patient manifested vomiting and tonic convulsive seizure after 2 hours of Gingko ingestion and followed by sensory disturbance, miosis, positive Babinski sign, leukocytosis and increased CSF pressure. Patient recovered 3 days later with symptomatic treatment such as anticonvulsanr and parenteral fluid administration. The...
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