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Volume 21(4); Apr 1978
Original Articles
Statistical Observation on Immunization.
Chang Il Ahn, Sang Woo Kim, Suk Chul Kang, Chang Jun Coe, Byung Chul Lee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):253-260.   Published online April 30, 1978
A Survey was carried out on immunization, during the period from January to September of 1977.
A Clinical Study of 416 Cases of Intestinal Obstruction in Infancy and Children.
J W Suh, B K Cheun, J S Oh, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):261-271.   Published online April 30, 1978
We have observed 416 cases of intestinal obstruction under the age of 15 years which were admitted to the department of pediatrics of Presbyterian Hospital, Daegu Korea during the period of 10 years from July 1966 to June 1976. The clinical and statistical review was made and the following results were obtained. 1) The common causes of intestinal obstruction were...
A Clinical Study of Diphtheria.
Myung Ho Lee, Jin Ju Kim, Sung Hee Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):272-279.   Published online April 30, 1978
The incidence of diphtheria is markedly decreased in the developed countries. But in Korea, since 1970, there has been an increased incidene of diphtheria and some clinical modifications of the classical picture were seen, such as less incidence of preudomembrane, milder constitutional symptoms and fewer positive culture of C. diphtheriae. With this in mind we reviewed the 40 cases of...
The Clinical Observation of Severe Anemia.
K W Whang, Y S Cho, H S Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):280-283.   Published online April 30, 1978
We observed 75 cases of severe anemia who were admitted to Department. Of Pediatrics of Maryknoll hospital from Jan. 1974 to Dec. 1976. The following results were obtained. 1) 925 cases(40.3%) of the total admitted patients(2,298 cases) had mild degree of anemia(below 10.5gm/dl) and 75 cases(3.3%) showed severe anemia (below 7.0gm/dl). 2) Male to female ratio was 1.5 to 1....
Feeding Result of Maeil Drymilk G in Normal Full Term Newborn.
Dong Whan Yi, Chong Ku Yun, Kuang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):284-289.   Published online April 30, 1978
20 normal full term newborns have been fed with 15% concentration of Maeil Drymilk G for 7 days at the department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital. Feeding results was obtained as follows. 1. General condition was good. They lost approximately 2% of their birth weight during the 1st day and were beginning to regain birth weight on the 4th...
Nitroblue Tetrazilium dye Reduction Test for Differential Diagnosis of Varilus Menigitis.
Hong Kyu Lee, Chang Jun Coe, Duk Jin Yun, No author name is english No author name is english
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):290-295.   Published online April 30, 1978
The usefullness of the nitroblue tetrazolium (NBT) test as an aid in the differential diagnosis of various meningitis was evaluated in infancy and childhood. 36 cases of patients with various meningitis who were admitted to the department of pediatrics in Severance Hospital from June, 1975 to March, 1976 and 8 cases of healthy children as control were the subject of...
Clinical Effect of Vistamycin in the Field of Pediatrics.
Keun Soo Lee, Wee In Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):296-298.   Published online April 30, 1978
The clincal investigation have been performed on the effect of vistamycin in the field dof pediatric infection and the following results were obtained. 1. As for the effect of vistamycin, excellent in 3 cases, good in 13 cases, fair in 4 cases, no response in 5 cases. The effectiveness rate was 80%. 2. No noticeable side effects were observed concerning...
Case Reports
A Case of Hepatoblastoma.
Young Hun Kwack, Sung Chul Son, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho, An Hi Lee, Chong Moo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):299-304.   Published online April 30, 1978
We have experienced a case of hepatoblastoma in 22 months old male infant who presented with abdominal distention and hepatomegaly. Diagnosis was confirmed by X-ray of abdomen, liver scan and histological findings. A brief review of literature was also presented.
A Case of Cryptococcosis treated with 5-Fluorocytosine.
K S Han, J Y Kim, E J Lee, D J Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):305-311.   Published online April 30, 1978
Cyptococcosis, also known as Torulosis or European Blastomycosis is a mycotic disease caused by encapsulated budding, yeast-like organism Cryptococcus Neoformans (Torula histolytica or Cryptococcus hominis) with a special prediliction for the central nervous system. Lung, bone, skin, liver, spleen and lymph nodes are also involved. The prognosis of Cryptococcosis, especially Cryptococcal meningitis was always grave until the advent of Amphotericin...
A Case of Peutz-Zeghers Syndrome.
In Jun Sul, Soo Jee Moon, Young Sil Rhee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):312-315.   Published online April 30, 1978
A case of Peutz-Zeghers syndrome in a year and 8 month old girl was Presented. Her chief complaints were abdominal pain, vomiting and melanin pigmemtation on the lips and perioral area. On family history, her mother and elder sister suffered from same symptom. Physical examination showed melanin pigentation on the lips and perioral area, and markedly distended abdomen. Abdominal simple...
A Case of Septicemia by Alealigenes Fecalis.
K S Han, J Y Kim, C J Ko, D J Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):316-320.   Published online April 30, 1978
Bacterium Alcaligenes (Alcaligenes Fecalis) is usually known as a harmless Gram-Negative saprophyte in the human intestinal tract. But in occasion, the organism can be pathogenic. A few number of human infection has been reported and their clinical pictures are barious depending upon the organ involved. Recently we have experienced a case of septicemia by Alcaligenes Fecalis, We are reporting the...
A Case of Achondroplasia(Thanatophoric dwarfism).
Chun Sick Kang, Kwang Sim, Yeun Ki Kim, Yong Il Lee, Young Hee Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(4):321-325.   Published online April 30, 1978
We experienced a case of thanatophoric dwarfism with a relatively large head and shortened limbs. The diagnosis was confirmed by clinical features, radiologic examinations and autopsy. A review of literature was made briefly.
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