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Volume 20(11); Nov 1977
Original Articles
Growth Status of School Children in Chonnam Area, Korea.
June Chull Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(11):853-866.   Published online November 30, 1977
Surveying 2741 children (boys 1416, girls 1325) in Chonnam Area, Korea anthropometrically with mixed longitudinal method from 1973 to 1976 showed that weights of children were closer to the Korean Standards than heights of them. Hematological examinations to 1303 children(boys 640, girls 663) including hemoglobin, hematocrit and total serum protein revealed lower limits of normal values respectively. Percentiles charts ofr...
Epidemiologic Study on Diabetes Mellitus in Primary School Children.
Kun Yung Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(11):867-873.   Published online November 30, 1977
An epidemiologic study on diabetes mellius in 13,152 primary school children(6,378 boys 6,765 girls, 9,302 Kwanju-city pupils 3,850 farming area pupils) had been performed in the areas of Kwangju-city, Hwasun-gun from December, 1976 to June, 1977. At first, Diastix was used for detecting glucosuria in one to two hourpostprandial urine and pupils who showed even 0.1% sugar in urine were...
Clinical Observation of Congenital Aganglionic Megacolon in Infancy and Childhood.
Kyung Rae Cho, Jae Koo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(11):874-879.   Published online November 30, 1977
This clinical observation was carried out 24 cases of the congenital aganglionic megacolon in infancy and childhood admitted to Chonnam University Hospital during 10 years from 1965 to June 1976. The following results were obtained: 1) The frequency was 1 to 500 admission patients. 2) Male to female ratio was 5 to 1 3) The familial ccurrence was not observed...
Case Reports
Two Cases of Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
Byung Do Nam, Tae Ho Lee, Jin Bok Song, Kew Tack Kim, Chang Rok Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(11):880-887.   Published online November 30, 1977
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is an acute fulminating disease of neonate characterized by diffuse or patchy intestinal necrosis accompanied by sepsis and often followed by perforation, peritonitis and death. We had experienced 2 cases of NEC recently which were diagnosed by clinical, X-Ray survey, histologic finding of operation. Review of the references concerning NEC was made briefly.
A Case of Severe Subdural Hematoma Accompanied with Macroephaly Following skull Fracture.
H.I. Lee, C.K. Koo, J.S. Oh, C.M. Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(11):888-892.   Published online November 30, 1977
A case of severe subdural hematoma accompanied with macrocephaly following skull fracture, 2 years and 6 months old male, was presented. Diagnosis was made by subdural aspiration, skull X-ray, cerebral angiography and pneumoencephalography. A brief review of literature on subdural hematoma was made.
Three Cases Report of Suggestive Rabies.
Jae Kyu Lee, Bae Sik Lim, Kwee Sik Jang, Dong Choon Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(11):893-901.   Published online November 30, 1977
There was decreasment of the domestic animal rabies, but increasment of the sylvatic animal rabies now a days in the world. We could see stable statistics of the ministry of health and social affairs annuala report, however, only rabies we could occationally find out suggestive human rabies by domestic animal for the slight more incidence in Korea. Now, we report...
A Case Report of Localized Scleroderma.
Ho Sung Lee, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(11):902-906.   Published online November 30, 1977
The authors report a case of localized scleroderma in a 7-year-old girl. Three years prior to admission, she became aware of a small depressed patch in the right inguinal region. The lesion gradually enlarged by linear extension superiorly toward the lower abdomen and inferiorly to the external genitalia. Two years later, the original lesion extended to the left side of...
A Case of Collodion Baby.
Baek Youn Choo, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(11):907-910.   Published online November 30, 1977
A typical case of collodion baby was reported. On admission, the entire skin surface of this infant was covered with collodion-like membrane with fissures and exfoliations. Flexion contracture of all four extrimities and ectropion of both eyes were also appeared on admission. The family history and laboratory findings were unremarkable. The skin lesions were almost completely healed after application of...
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