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Volume 22(11); Nov 1979
Original Articles
Prolonged Fever in Korean Children: Review of 120 cases.
Kyung Sook Han, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):931-939.   Published online November 15, 1979
Author reviewed the patients with temperature over 38.5 degress C for longer than two weeks and of undetermined etiology who were admitted and treated in Yonsei Medical Center during the period from Jan. 1974 to Aug. 1978. There have been 120 cases of prolonged fever in that period. The following results were obtained; 1. The children who were admitted with...
Immunity to Diphetheria in Korean Children by means of Schick Test.
Chung Il Noh, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):940-946.   Published online November 15, 1979
In spite of prevalence of diphtheria, there were scant reports about immunity to diphtheria Korea. The Schick tests were done in the admitted patients to the pediatric department of the SUNH and in the children at the Bupyung area. Among the total children, 22.5% were Schick-positive. The positive rate of the patients of SUNH is 19.7%, which is different form...
The Time of the First Stool and Urine by the Low Birth Weight, Premature Infant.
Chong Ku Yoon, Eung Sang Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):947-955.   Published online November 15, 1979
The times of passage of the first stool and urine in the newborn infant are important because delayed micturition may indicate urinary tract pathology and failure to pass meconium may be an early sign of intestinal obsturuction. Times of first void and first stool in 180 consecutive low birth weight, premature infant born at Seoul National University Hospital during 44...
Feeding Results of Maeil Dry Milk G-80 in Low Birth Weight Infants.
Yong Eun Jung, Hyo Sup Kim, Byung Churl Lee, Du Bong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):956-960.   Published online November 15, 1979
The low birth weight infants have been fed with 15% concentration of Maeil Dry Milk G-80(Table 1) until the date of weight gaining to 2.5kg at the nursery room of our pediatric department, St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic Medical College. Feeding results were obtained as follows. 1. General physical condition was fair. The initial weight loss was average 6.8% of their...
The Clinical Study of Congenital Syphilis in Low Birth Weight Infants.
Kang Oh Lee, Jung Hi Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):961-969.   Published online November 15, 1979
The clinical study was made on 52 cases who had treated for congenital syphilis at Chonnam University Medical School Hospital. Of these, 39 cases were admitted to Pediatric Department of C.U.M.S.H. from Jan. 1971 to Dec. 1978 via out patient dispensary and 13 cases were born in C.U.M.S.H. form Jan. 1974 to Dec. 1978. The results were summarized as followings;...
A Clinical Study of the Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis.
Yo Joong Kim, Churl Jin Park, Jae Chung Lee, Joo Hyun Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):970-976.   Published online November 15, 1979
A Clinical study was carried out on 39 cases with congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis who were admitted to the department of Pediatrics, Catholic Medical College, during the 7 years 8 months from January 1971 to August 1978. The following results were obrained. 1. The age incidence was highest in the 2-4 weeks of age and 82.0% were under the 8...
Clinical Studies on Purpura in Children.
Hyo Duck Kim, Tai Ju Hwang, Jung Hi Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):977-984.   Published online November 15, 1979
The following results were obtained through the clinical review of 182 cases who were admitted with purpuric manifestation at the Pediatric Department of Chonnam National University Hospital during the four-year period, January 1975 through Decemver 1978. 1. The incidence was in the order of leukemia 50 cases(27.5%), sepsis 33 cases(18.1%), meningococcemia 33 cases(18.1%), allergic purpura 29 cases(15.9%), aplastic anemia 19...
Methyl-prednisolone pulse Therapy in childhood Nephrotic Syndrome Resistant to Conventional Prednisolone therapy.
Whan Jong Lee, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):985-995.   Published online November 15, 1979
Methylprednisolone pulse therapy was performed for 8 patients of childhood nephrotic syndrome who showed resistance to conventional prednisolone therapy of 4 to 8 weeks. The pathological diagnosis of the patients were: 1 case of membranous nephropathy, membrano-proliferative glomerulonephritis, Menbranoproliferative glomerulonephritis with epithelial crescent (70%), sclerosing glomerulonephritis, mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis, focal and global glomerulonephritis, and 2 cases of focal and segmental...
Case Reports
A Case of leukemic Reticuloendotheliosis: A case report and literature review.
Se Ho Chang, Sun Ja Lee, Jong Hoon Park, Dong Hyuk Kum, Jung Dal Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):996-1002.   Published online November 15, 1979
Leukemic reticuloendotheliosis (L.R.E.) was first described as a clinical and pathological entity by Ewald in 1923. LRE is a rare neoplastic disease of the hematopoietic system that is characterized cliniclly by chronic course with an insidious onset. marked splenomegaly with absence of substantial lymphadenopathy and predominant in male and characterized histologically by the presence of circulating abnormal mononuclear cells with...
Generalized Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease: Report of An Autopsy Case and Review of Literature.
Tae Myung Kim, Jong Youl Kim, Taek Sae Lee, Ki Chang Han, Sae Kwang Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):1003-1008.   Published online November 15, 1979
The authors experienced a case of generalized bytomegalic inclusion diseas, characterized by numerous petechiae associated with anemia and hepatomegly, in the premature infant who was hypotonic and cyanosed, with respiratory difficulty and an Apgar score of 4 at 1 minute. The rapid deterioration of the case condition was followed by the death occurring nine hours after birth. The diagnosis was...
A Case of Achondroplasia.
Kui Won Kang, Jong won Soh, Kyung Yong Huh, Chull Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(11):1009-1012.   Published online November 15, 1979
We experienced a case of achondroplasia in 34 month old male infant. Diagnosis was suspected by clinical features and radiologic examination. A review of literature was made briefly.
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