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Volume 21(9); Sep 1978
Original Articles
Statistical study on physically and Mentally Handicaped Children.
Ki Young Lee, Kying Tai Whang, Sang Woo Kim, Young Sil Rhee, Soo Woong Lee, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):556-567.   Published online September 30, 1978
A study on physically and mentally handicaped children was carried out by health commttee of korean pediatric Association on August, 1977. 654 children in 5 special children's Institutes in Seoul area were observed and the results obtained were as follows ; 1. 393 out of 654 cases were males and male to female ratio was 6 : 4. The most...
Clinical Eeffects of Ferrocholinate in the Iron Deficiency Anemia of Children.
Dong Hwan Lee, Jong Gu Yoon, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):568-572.   Published online September 30, 1978
Ferrocholinate, choline citrate iron salt is a new chelate iron which is synthesized by reacting ferric hydroxide with choline dihydrogen citrate. Ferrocholinate is used in the prevention and treatment of microcytic, hypochromic anemias due to iron deficiency. Ferrocholinate does not release high concentrations of free ionic iron in the gastrointestinal tract and clinical reports, although limited, seem to indicate that...
Hemolytic Uremie Syndrome.
K C Kim, H K Lee, K Y Kim, D J Yun, K J Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):573-581.   Published online September 30, 1978
Hemolytic uremic syndrome is a relatively ne fatal disease in infants We have been found 6 cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome at pediatric department of Yonsei Medical Center from Septemer, 1970 to August, 1976. Clinical study was taken with our literrature review. The results are follow: 1. Prodromal symptoms are vomiting, URI symptoms, abdominal pain and etc. 2. Clincal symptoms...
Clinical Studies on Convulsions in children.
Hyung Ki Kim, In BoK Lee, Jon Kerl Lee, Young Duck Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):582-589.   Published online September 30, 1978
Clinicla observation was made on 277 children with convulsion who were admitted to the Pediatric Department of Chosun University Hospital during 3 years period from Jan, 1975 to Dec. 1977. There were 165 boys and 122 girls and the results were as follow: 1. The incidence of convulsive disorders among the admission patients were 19.8% 2. The most common cause...
Case Reports
A Case of Posterior Urethral Valve.
Sung Bae Park, Hwan Jong Kim, Kyu Cha Kim, Bong Guk Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):590-593.   Published online September 30, 1978
The most common site of posterior urethral valve is that in which there is an exaggeration of the normal ridges which extend from the midline dorsal urethral ridge and from the verumontanum to surround the urethra just before the membranous region. Obstruction to urine flow may be complete or partial. In patients with partial obstruction, failure to thrive, systemic acidosis...
A Case of Athyrotic Cretinism.
Sang Chil Yoon, Kil Woo Kim, Myoung Suk Lee, Churl Young Chung, Jong Eun Joo, Ill IIyang Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):594-599.   Published online September 30, 1978
This paper presented a case of athyrotic cretinism in a 4 months old female infant. Durring neonatal 7 period she suffered from prolonged jaundice for about 50 days On admission, elinical manifestations suggesting of hypothyroidism were umbilical hernia, feeding problems due to large tongue, respiratory difficulty, lethargy and skin changes Roengenogram of the long bone series revealed the absence of...
A case of Weber-Christian Disease with nephrotic syndrome.
C G Lee, H S Ahn, K W Ko, S K Kang, E G Ham
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):600-606.   Published online September 30, 1978
A case of weber-Christian disease with nephrotic syndrome is presented. A 6-year-old boy was refered for further evaluation of nephrotic syndrome and multiple nodules in all extremities and trunk in Nov. 1975. In Mar. 1974, he experienced generalized edema and proteinura. So, celestone (betamethasone) medication started under impression of nephrotic syndrome. Initially, the proteinuria disappeared in response to large dose...
A case of total aganglionic intestine.
Ho Seong, Su Dong Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Hea Soo Koo, Moon Hyang Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):607-613.   Published online September 30, 1978
A case of total aganglionic intestine in a new born infant is presented with a review of literature. Persistent vomiting, abdominal distension, failure to pass meconeum since brith were manifested. All X-rays showed multiple fluid level suggesting intestinal obstruction. In spite of colostomy with meticulous medical care, the patient expired due to cachexia. Postmortem autopsy findings were complete abscence of...
Two cases of salt losing form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
K C Park, H J Chun, M J Shin, S C Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(9):614-621.   Published online September 30, 1978
We experienced 2 case of losing form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia which were regarded to be sucessfully controlled with hormonal replacement, DOCA and hydrocortisone. Case 1 was a 40 days-old male infant who had hyperpigmented phallus, scrotal rugae and nipples but whose phallus seemed to be normal in size and shape. He was admitted at the age of 40 days...
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