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Volume 22(2); Feb 1979
Original Articles
Standards for the Area and Volume of the Sella Turcica in Korean Children.
Dong Hwan Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):81-93.   Published online February 15, 1979
The sella turcica is often the key to intracranial diseases and some endocrine disorders. It is significanly enlarged in hypothyroidism, pituitary tumors, some types of increased intracranial pressure and decreased in size in hypopituitarism. Estimation of the sellar size by naked eye is not scientific and moreover very difficult, especially in the borderline sella, an everyday problem of radiologist and...
Monotest Compared to Standard PPD, 5TU, Mantoux Test.
Sang Pok Suck, Hahn Woong Choe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):94-99.   Published online February 15, 1979
The Monotest was compared with the Mantoux test. A total of 404 primary school children were subjected to test. Each child was innoculated simultaneously to one side arm with purified protein derivative (PPD, 5TU) and to the another side arm with Monovacc(Institut Merieux). Results from each test were read seperately 72 hours after administration. When induration of 2mm or greater...
Eosinophils in the Sputum.
Young Chang Tockgo, Jung Jae Yim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):100-105.   Published online February 15, 1979
The sputum eosinophilia has been observed in various allergic disease of respiratory tract, even non allergic disease, and as well as malignant disease of respiratory tract by several authors in adult patient. This studies were undertaken to evaluate sputum eosinphils in normal and in acute respi ratory tract infection in children. Sputum eosinophils were studied in 10 cases of normal...
Abdominal Masses in Infants and Children.
Sung Hee Shin, Myung Ho Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):106-115.   Published online February 15, 1979
Palpation of an abdominal mass in an infant or child presents a challenging problem in diagnosis and treatment. We reviewed the data on 166 patients under age 15 years who admitted to Ped. Dept. of PMC due to palpable abdominal mass in Jan. 1972-July 1977. The results are as follows 1. Of the 57 surgical cases, pathologically confirmed abdominal tumors...
Clinical Observation of Intussusception in Infancy and Children.
Hyeak Sang Kwon, Soon Yong Lee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):116-122.   Published online February 15, 1979
The authors observed 190 cases of intussusception who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics of Hanyang University Hospital from May, 1972 to August, 1977. And we had clinical analysis of these patients with a review of literatures. The results of clinical analysis of these patients were summarized as following. 1. In age distribution, 86.3% of the these patients were...
Clinical Studies of Methemoglobinemia in Children.
Jung Hee Lee, Chong Uh Lee, C Y Kim, J W Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):123-130.   Published online February 15, 1979
30 cases of methemoglobinemia who had been admitted in pediatric department of Busan National University Hospital from Jan. 1970 to Jun. 1976 were clinically studied, and the results were summerized as followings: 1. The incidence of methemoglobinemia was corresponding to 0.5% of all pediatric in patients, and 16.7% of all acute poisoning during same period. 2. The sex ratio of...
A Clinicoelectroencephalographic Study of Febrile Convulsion and Epilepsy in Childhood.
Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):131-140.   Published online February 15, 1979
This study was attempted to reveal the clinical and electroencephalographic findings in children who were experienced febrile convulsion and epilepsy. The subjects were 226 cases, under 15 years of age, who visited with convulsive disorders to the St. Mary's hospital between Jan. 1977 and Aug. 1978. Of these, 45 cases were febrile convulsion and 123 cases were epilepsies. The results...
Case Reports
A case of Battered-Child Syndrome.
H J Jeon, Y M Song, M J Shin, S C Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):141-147.   Published online February 15, 1979
The Battered-Child Syndrome is a clinical conditions in young children who have received the physical and mental injury, sexual abuse, negligent treatment or maltreatment, generally from a parent or foster. The term was coined by Dr. C. Henry Kempe in 1962 and a number of synonyms have proposed such as the Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) syndrome, the Maltreated Child...
A Case of Chronic Granulomatous Disease (Autopsy case).
Kil Sun Kong, Sung Sook Cho, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Joo Kyun Park, Hyo Sook Park, Je Keun Ji
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(2):148-157.   Published online February 15, 1979
A 3 year and 3 months old boy with recurrent infections since his age of 5 months was presented with clinical data and autopsy findings. He was the 4th product of healthy parents. His elder brother died of recurrent perianal abscess and sepsis at his age of 3 years. His 2nd elder sister died on the 14th day of life...
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