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Volume 20(9); Sep 1977
Original Articles
A Clinical Study on Cryptococcosis (12 cases).
Soo Hyung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(9):677-684.   Published online September 30, 1977
Twelve patients with Cryptococcosis, which is a systemic infection caused by Cryptococcosis-neoformans, admitted to the Pediatric department of Yonsei University College of Medicine over thirteen years were reviewed. The diagnosis was made by either the India ink preparation or culture of the cerebrospinal fluid and tissue sections and their cultures. The age distribution was from 17 months to 13 years...
A Clinical Study on Reye Syndrome.
Soo Hyung Kim, Ki Sub Chung, Chang Jun Coe, Dong Shick Jin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(9):685-693.   Published online September 30, 1977
This is a clinical study of 33 cases of Reye's syndrome hospitalized at Yonsei Medical Cetner from 1971 through Jun 1976. We observed following results; 1) Among the 33 cases, 6 were diagnosed by liver biopsy, 5 by autopsy and the rest 22 were diagnosed by clinical features and laboratory finding. 2) The sex ratio of male to female was...
A Diagnostic Value of Gastric Aspirate Findings in Pneumonia Under the Age of one Year.
K Koo, J W Suh, C M Kang, J.S . Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(9):694-698.   Published online September 30, 1977
This article is report of the study on the gastric aspirate findings in infants with pneumonia and in healthy controls. The materials were consisted of 20 cases of pneumonia and 20 cases of healthy controls under the age of 1 year who were admitted to the pediatric department and children's hospital of Presbyterian Medical Center, Daegu, Korea during the period...
Prevalence of Australia antigen in Children.
Mae Sook Kwon, Jung In Shin, Sae Ok Kim, Esook Oh, Keun Chan Sohn, Chang Dong Min
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(9):699-703.   Published online September 30, 1977
The incidence of Australia antigen (HAA, HBsAg), a known market for hepatitis B virus (HBV), is expected to e high, esp. in the subclinial type. It is well known that the incidence of HAA positivity among the patients with specific diseases and group of blood donors is relatively high in adult age group. But since there is less research for...
Case Reports
A Case of Achondroplasia.
Duk Hee Kim, Kwan Sub Chung, Baik Keun Lim, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(9):704-710.   Published online September 30, 1977
Achondroplasia is a rare disease and characterized by the combination of short extremities with an enlarged head and a trunk approximating normal size. We had experienced 4 cases of achondroplasia; they all showed stunted growth, short arms and legs, prominent forehead, flattening of the bridge of the nose and moderate degree of kyphcsis and one case was associated with hydrocephalus....
Two Cases of Apert's Syndrome (Acrocephalosyndactyly).
Byung Wook Kim, Jae Chul Lee, Byung Chul Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(9):711-718.   Published online September 30, 1977
Apert's syndrome is an uncommon, congenital disturbance in the growth of bone and soft tissue affecting principally the head, the hands and the feet. So there is skull malformation, most often oxycephaly, associated with malformation of both hands and feet. This syndrome was first reported by Apert in 1906. Since that time, over 200 cases have been reported. Recently we...
A Case of Infected Urachal Cyst.
Ha Baik Lee, Keun Soo Lee, Poong Man Jung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(9):719-721.   Published online September 30, 1977
A 2-year-old male infant who has had infected urachal cyst was reported. The cyst contained a thick mucopurulent exudate which on culture yielded Staphylococcus aureus, coaluase positive. Successful treatment of the cyst was accompolished by the help of I&D nad antibiotic medicaiton. Pertinent literatures concerning urachal cyst were also reviewed.
A Case of Ganglioneuroblastoma.
Poong Man Lee, Kyu Deok Shin, Byung Chul Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(9):722-727.   Published online September 30, 1977
This paper presents a case of ganglioneuroblastoma in 3-year-old Korean boy which was arised from right adrenal gland. The tumors arising from the ganglion cells of the peripheral nervous system are ganglioneuroma, neurplastoma and ganglioneuroblastoma. We experienced a case of ganglioneuroblastoma recently which was confirmed histologically and excised successfully. Also we made a brief review of literatures.
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