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Volume 22(5); May 1979
Original Articles
Infant Feeding Trends in Korea.
Sung Taek kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):337-352.   Published online May 15, 1979
The paramount importance of breast feeding for the helth of the infnts has been recognized by nutrtionists and physicians. Fifty years ago in Europe the mortality and morbidity were much higher in bottle fed than in breast fed babies. Twenty yers ago this difference was no longer so marked. And today, indeed, in European infants reared under favourable conditions including...
Studies on Time to Normal Return of C.S.F. Findings in Childhood T.B. meningitis.
Hyo Duck Kim, Jae Koo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):353-359.   Published online May 15, 1979
The following results were obtained through the clinical review of 71 cases among 256 cases of tuberculous meningitis treated at the Mokpo children's T.B. hospital during the seven-year period, January 1970 through December 1976. 1. The distribution by age was 83.1% of the patients less than 6 years of age and 25.4% were between 1 and 2 year old. Male...
Clinical Review of Miliary Tuberculosis.
Kwang tae Chung, Jin gon Jun, Ja hoon Koo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):360-365.   Published online May 15, 1979
A clinical study was made on 26 children with miliary tuberculosis, who were admitted to the Pediatric department of Kyungpook national university hospital during the period of July, 1973 through June, 1978. Following results were obtained: There was no significant annual difference. However, the highest incidence was noted in the spring(46.2%). Children under the age of 6 were affected most...
Infantile and Childhood Shigellosis in Dae Jon area.
Sang Bae Kim, Kyu Hong Cho, Dong Bok Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):366-371.   Published online May 15, 1979
Clinical and bacteriological studies were made on 37 cases of infantile and childhood shigellosis treated at pediatric department of St. Mary's hospital in Dae Jon from Jan. 1978 to Dec. 1978. The following results were obtained. 1. In sex distribution 21 were male and rest of them were female, and the M/F ratio was 1.8:1.0. 2. The peak age incidence...
A Clinical Observation on the Surgical Abdmen in Children.
Jung Il Kim, Mahn Kyoo Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):372-376.   Published online May 15, 1979
The clinical observation was made in 220 children who was admitted to department of general surgery of St. Paul's Hospital from 1972 to 1977 and the following results were obtained. 1. The age incidence was the most common in 10~15 years age group (40.0%). 2. Distribution of the operated cases in order of frequency was acute appendicitis(44.6%), inguinal hernia(23.2%) and...
The Value of Routine Chest Radiography in Children.
Young Suck Hong, Hyo Sup Kim, Jung Il Kim, Mahn Kyoo Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):377-379.   Published online May 15, 1979
To assess the value of routine chest roentgenographic examinations at the time of admission, we analysed chest roentgenogram of 1,283 patients under the age of 15 who were admitted to St. Paul's Hospital from 1975 to 1977. A bonormal radiographic findings were detected in 111out of 1,283 Patients(8.7%). In 108 patients with abnormal findings, no medical or surgical therapy was...
Case Reports
A Case of Pseudohypoparathyroidism.
Taik Kill Kim, Young Sil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):380-383.   Published online May 15, 1979
We present a 13 year old female patient with pseudohypoparathyroidism. Characteristic clinical pictures, low blood calcium level and X-ray findings of hands and feet were conformative for the diagnosis. Review of literature and referances on pseudohypoparathyoidism was attempted briefly.
Caroli's disease.
K H Suh, S K Chai, S W Lee, S M Shin, C I Ahn, S Y Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):384-390.   Published online May 15, 1979
Congenital dilatation of the biliary tract(Caroli's disease) is uncommon condition. The condition was first described by Caroli and associates in 1958. The location, degree and type of dilatation vary. The disease entity is characterized by: (1) congenital saccular dilatation of the intrahepatic bile ducts; (2) high incidence of stone formation and cholangitis; (3) absence of hepatic cirrhosis and portal hypertensin;...
A Case of Disseminated Neuroblastoma.
Soon Jai Lee, Jung Ju Kim, Ko Chang Kim, Won Jae Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):391-397.   Published online May 15, 1979
Neuroblastoma is one of the most common malignant tumor in infant and children, which arises from sympathetic nerveous system. this is almost always lethal in children when regional extension or dissemination exists at the time of diagnosis. An exception exists in a special pattern of metastasis to the liver, skin or bone mawow which has batter prognosis. We had experienced...
3 Cases of Congenital Leukemia.
Kyung Ja Bang, Gwi Jong Choi, Young Sil Rhee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):398-402.   Published online May 15, 1979
3 cases of congenital leukemia, 27 day old female, 1 month old and 6 month old male were presented. We made diagnosis by clinical features as well as peripheral blood and bone marrow studies and autopsy findings. Two of three revealed acute Lymphocytic leukemia and one case revealed acute myelomonocytic leukemia on peripheral blood smear and bone marrow studies.
Spinal Epidural Abscess: A case in a 15months old child with recovery.
Sang Min Seong, Churl Jin Park, Jung Il Kim, Mahn Kyoo Yang, Sang Won Lee, Young Soo Ha
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(5):403-406.   Published online May 15, 1979
Spinal epidural abscess is one of the rare disease, especially in child. We had experienced a case in 15 months old who was diagnosed by spinal tapping and epidurogram. Total laminectomy of L 1-2 and drainage of the abscess was successfuly performed and he recovered without residual symtoms after operation. A brief review of literatures was made.
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