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Volume 21(2); Feb 1978
Acute Renal Failure: Differential Diagnosis and Management.
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J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):89-94.   Published online February 28, 1978
Chronic Glomerulonephritis.
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J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):95-97.   Published online February 28, 1978
Original Articles
Studies on the Fat Content and Distribution in the Lungs of Neonatal Death.
Hai Kyung Lee, Tai Seung Kim, Chul Kyu Kim, Yoo Bock Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):98-105.   Published online February 28, 1978
Intrauterine respiratory movements were speculated from the ancient time, and numerous studies were carried out both in human and animal experiments. Results of these studies suggested that intrauterine respiratory movement exist regularly and there is free flow of amniotic fluid into fetal lung during the fetal life. Amniotic fluid contains desqumated epithelial cells, lanugo, and vernix caseosa. Thus, when the...
Changes of Plasma Renin Activity by Age and its Diurnal Variation in Children.
Kun Kil Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):106-112.   Published online February 28, 1978
Despite an increasing availability of renin assays, there is little information in the literature reporting normal values of plasma renin activity in infants and young children. The diurnal variation or responses to the plasma renin activity of the various physiologic changes I children were little reported. The present study is to measure the normal values of plasma renin activity, diurnal...
A Clinical Observation of 129 Cases of Intussusception in Infants and Children.
Lee Tae Kim, Jong Ju Kim, Sung Taek Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):113-120.   Published online February 28, 1978
A retrospective study of 129 cases of intussusception from January 1972 to July 1977 at Busan Natinal University Hospital was done. Nearly 1,000 cases of intussusception were reported in Korean literatures, but still the causation of this disease is unclear. As the intussusception needs not only urgent diagnosis and treatment, but also it is relatively common during infancy and childhood,...
Clinical Study on Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura.
Ho Seong, Jong San Kim, Esook Oh, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):121-129.   Published online February 28, 1978
A clinical study on the 41 cases of Henock-Schoenlein purpura in infancy and childhood was made. The results are as followings. 1) The cases were seen mostly in the age group of 4 to 10 yr (63.5%), with the peak incidence in 6~10 yr age group(44%). 2) Males were more affected than females with the Male to Female ratio of...
A Statistical Observation of Neonatal Jaundice.
Sun Ja Lee, Hong Sik Ro, Dong Hyuck Kum
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):130-135.   Published online February 28, 1978
Of 375 newborn infants in Korea General Hospital in the period of 6 months from March 1 to August 30, 1976. 304 newborn infants were available for the study of serum bilirubin level at the third day of the birth. The followings are results analyzed: 1) The mean value of serum bilirubin level estimated is 10.6mg%. The incidence of neonatal...
Case Reports
A case of Histiocytic Medullary Reticulosis.
Jong Youl Kim, Seouk Tak Son, Ki Chang Han, Young Hae Park, Sae Kwang Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):136-142.   Published online February 28, 1978
A case of histiocytic medullary reticulosis in 14-years-old girl was presented, who had characteristic clinical and histiopathologic findings. The patient manifested intermitten fever, general weakness, weight loss, multiple skin lesion and pancytopenia with terminal massive bleeding. The clinical finding with fatal course and hematologic features were basically identical to those of previously documented histiocytic medullary reticulosis and verified with autopsy....
A Case of Turner's syndrome.
S J Chung, S H Ko, S W Lee, S M Shin, C I Ahn, K S Joo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):143-147.   Published online February 28, 1978
A case of Turner's syndrome is 34 day-old female infant with clinical findings of lymphedema on dorsum of right foot, hypoplastic chin, widely spaced nipples and low set malformed ears was presented. Sex chromatin on buccal smear was negative and chromosomal study reveals 45, XO in karyotype analysis without any structual abnormalities. The related literatures on Turner's syndrome was briefly...
A Case of Sclerema Neonatorum.
Young Ha Kim, Sung Bae Park, Kyu Cha Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):148-151.   Published online February 28, 1978
We were experienced a case of sclerema neonatorum which was developed in a 13 days old newborn, and we report it with a brief review.
A Case of Neurofibromatosis without Cafe-au-lait Macule.
Kwang Seob Lee, Deok Woong Lee, Dong Kyu Yang, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):152-155.   Published online February 28, 1978
Almost always patients with multiple neurofibromatosis show cafe-au-lait macules on their skin. At times the skin macules are seen even before the appearance of the neurofibromata in childhood. The author experienced one case of neurofibromatosis in a 12-year-old boy who has no cafe-au-lait macules. Besides the clinical peculiarity of having no skin pigmentation, the histopathology of the case showed well-formed...
A case of Purpura Fulminans.
Ran Kyu Lim, Young Jin Chung, Chul Kyu Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):156-159.   Published online February 28, 1978
We experienced with a death by the reason of sudden development of purpura fulminans during the illness of measles in 28 months old boy, inspite of the treatment with heparin. We report with autopsy and literatual reviews.
Postgraduate Lecture
Obesity in Childhood.
No authors listed No authors listed
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(2):160-168.   Published online February 28, 1978
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