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Volume 22(7); Jul 1979
Original Articles
A Study on School Health Service in Elementary Schools in Seoul.
Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):491-498.   Published online July 15, 1979
Considering the importance of school health regular vaccintions of children primary schools is strongly recommended, as well as a comprehensive school health program, however, neither has been satisfactorily carried out in Seoul. Without exception, all schools in Korea are facing many problems ; shortage of school health personnel, lack of adequate facilities, poor school environmental sanitation, etc., but the health...
Normal Value of Fetal hemoglobin Concentration in Children.
Soon Gap Hong, Kui Won Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):499-506.   Published online July 15, 1979
A study of normal value of fetal hemoglobin concentration at each age in 1213 cases (852 patients, 361 normal children) who visited Chonnam university hospital from June 1977 to November 1978 was performed by alkali denaturation method, and following results were obtained. 1) The mean value of Hgb F at each age in normal children group was 65.5+/-1.8% in newborn...
Clinical Studies of Congenital Esophageal Atrisia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula.
Soon Ok Sohn, Seockoo Bai, Jong Soo Kim, Chang Jun Coe, Duk Jin Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):507-511.   Published online July 15, 1979
We have reviewed 12 cases of congenital T-E fistula during the period of 20 years from Jan. 1957 to Dec. 1976, who were hospitalized at Severance hospital and WonJu Christian Hospital. The diagnosis was confirmed by esophagography and surgery. And we obtained following results. 1. Ten cases out of 12 were type A according to Holinger's classification and 7 were...
A Clinical Statistics of Apgar Scoring System of Newborn.
Ran Kyu Lim, Soon Hee Choi, Keun Lee, Chul Kyu Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):512-517.   Published online July 15, 1979
This clinical observation was made on 6206 newborn delivered at Ewha Womans University Hospital in 1973~1977 to figure out any relations between Apgar score and problems such as maternal age, birth weight, labor duration, gestational period, SPRM, delivery type, meconium were stained baby, mortality. The reults were summarized as followings: 1) Percentage distribution of Apgar score for 6206 newborns was...
Clinical Observation of Congenital Syphilis.
Joo Hwan Han, Nam Sung Kim, Woo Kap Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):518-524.   Published online July 15, 1979
The incidence of congenital syphilis was decreased after penicillin was introduced in the treatment of the disease in 1943. However, occurrence of the disease is rapidly increasing in recent years. The authors observed 46 cases of congenital syphilis in the newborn and infants, in which 28 cases born at this hospital and 18 cases admitted from O.P.D., treated at Han-Gang...
Case Reports
Gentamicin-resistant Pseudonomas Aeruginosa Menigitis.
Chung Il Noh, Yong Soo Yoon, Hyung Ro Moon, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):525-531.   Published online July 15, 1979
We have treated 4-year-old with amikacin and rifampin, who suffered from bacterial meningitis due to gentamicin-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. There was no complication during treatment. Even though we didint check audiometry and BUN and/or creatinine, urinalysis was normal and physical examination revealed no abnormalities. He had been treated fora about 3 months with various antibiotics including gentamicin, intravascular and intrathecal, and...
A Case of Benign Recurrent Hematuria.
Dong Soo Kim, Soo Hyung Kim, Duk Jin Yun, In Jun Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):532-537.   Published online July 15, 1979
We experienced a case with benign recurrent hematuria in a 13-year-old boy. He had 5 times of gross hematuria during past four years. There was no abnormal findings on physical examination. He had normal renal function. However the renal biopsy specimen revealed IgA deposits in mesangium under immunofluorescent stain. A brief review of related literatures is also presented.
Lupus Nephritis: 2 cases report and literature review.
Hong Kyu Lee, Young Mo Sohn, Soo Hyung Kim, Ki Sub Chung, Phung Kil Kim, Duk Jin Yun, Tai Seung Kim, In Joon Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):538-545.   Published online July 15, 1979
Lupus nephritis is one of complication of systemic lupus erythematous involving many organ systems. And the incidence of renal involvement is about 80%. Principal site of renal injury is glomerulus, and immune complex and complements are deposited in mesangium, basement membrane capillary loops of the glomerulus in lupus nephritis. Histopathologically, 4 distinct forms of renal injury may be seen such...
A Case Report of Systemic Mastocytosis.
Kwang Tae Chung, Ja hoon Koo, Sae Kwang Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):546-549.   Published online July 15, 1979
A case of systemic mastocytosis in a 6 year old boy was presented. Skin lesions started to appear and spred several days after birth along with severe itching sensation, and intermitent abdominal pain & constipation developed at the age of 5. On physical examination, he was found to be underdeveloped (Height less than 3rd percentile) with normal vital signs. Liver...
Two Cases of Right Congenital Diaphragmatic Anomaly.
Hyun Kyung Cho, Joon Sung Lee, Jung Il Kim, Mahn Kyoo Yang, Ku Kim, Seung Nam Kim, Jae Sung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):550-555.   Published online July 15, 1979
Congenital diaphragmatic anomaly is a rare congenital malformation and is found more frequently on the left side than right side. We had experienced two cases of comgenital diaphragmatic anomaly on the right side. One case was 8 months old male with congenital Bochdalek hernia and the other case was 17 months old female with congenital eventration of the diaphagm. The...
A Case of Athyrotic Cretinism.
Jae Ock Park, Eun Kim, Woo Hyun, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):556-560.   Published online July 15, 1979
We experienced a case of athyrotic cretinism in a 9 month old female patient. She had a history of prolonged jaundice in neonatal period. The physical findings that suggest she had hypothyroidism were large anterior fortanel, unbilical hernia, widely separated suture line of the skull, large and protruded tongue, eyelid edema, no eruption of any tooth and skin change. X-ray...
Two Cases of Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome.
Chul Jin Park, Ik Jun Lee, Jae Chung Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1979;22(7):561-565.   Published online July 15, 1979
Two cases of monochorial twins with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome were presented. In both of two cases, cases, there were marked difference in hemoglobin levels between two identical twins but in one of two cases, the anemic two was more larger than the pletoric one in birth weight unusually. In one of two cases, both anemic infant and plethoric one survived,...
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