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Volume 23(3); Mar 1980
Original Articles
Epidemiological Study on Diseases of Korean Children in Urban & Rural Areas.
Du Bong Lee, Sung Hoon Cho, Kyong Su Lee, Byung Churl Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):173-197.   Published online March 15, 1980
This study was attempted to know the recent changes of the patterns of diseases among Korean children living inurban and rural areas. 21,498 sick-children, who admitted to the thirteen general hospitals which located in urban and rural areas during past five years from Jan. 1994 to Dec. 1978, were analysed for this purpose. 13,759 sick-children(64.0%) were male, others were female...
Results of Sereening Examination On Children for Adoption.
Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):198-203.   Published online March 15, 1980
Pre-adoption screening examination was performed on 1257 infants and children. Routine physical examination and laboratary examination(urinalysis, blood examination, Tb skin test, VDRL, PKU and chest X-ray on children older than 2 years of age) were done. Further laboratory examinations were performen on the children with abnormal findings by the first screening. The results were as following. 1. Sex: Girls were...
Tubercul in Skin Test of Preschool Aged Children.
Young Yull Koh, Hahn Woong Choe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):204-209.   Published online March 15, 1980
The tuberculin skin test is an important aid in the detection of tuberculosis especially in child-centered approach to tuberculosis control. The Monotest and the Mantoux test were performed and B.C.G. vaccination coverage rate was assessed. A total of 139 kindergarten children in Seoul and 89 public nursery children in rural area were subjected to the tests. Each child was incoculated...
Observation on the Change of Body Weight and Calory Intake in Neonatal Period of Prematurity.
Sook Ja Kim, Young Hun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):210-219.   Published online March 15, 1980
Among 152 premature infants admitted to Nursery of Chung Nam National University Hospital between Jan, 1975 & December 1977. We selected 44 premature babies who were clinically normal, 30 to 37 weeks aged gestationally, 1000 to 2200 gm weighed at birth and admitted within 24hrs after birth & observed mainly on the change of their body weight & intake from...
Clinical Study of Gastrointestinal perforation in the Newborn.
Ki Sub Chung, Jung Sik Park, Young Mo Son, Ki Young Lee, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):220-227.   Published online March 15, 1980
A clinical study was made on 10 neonates with gastrointestinal perforation admitted to the department of pediatrics and surgery of Severance hospital from January, 1965, through Jane, 1978. The following results were obtained; 1) Males predominate (7M : 3F). 2) 7 cases of perforations occur in the first 2 days of life. 3) The most common site of perforations is...
A Clinical Observations on Childhood Bronchial Asthma.
Sung Sook Cho, Woon Sik Kim, Tae Won Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Cahn Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):228-236.   Published online March 15, 1980
The results of clinical observation and intradermal test on 44 bronchial asthma patients who were seen at the department of pediatrics, N.M.C. fro Jan. 1967 to Jun. 1979 were presented. 1) Age distribution at the time of admission ranged between 2 years and 14 years. Most of the patients(70.5%) were between 4 and 9 years of age. Sex ratio was...
Clinical Observations on Hypopitutarism With Special Reference to hGH Provocative tests.
E B Kwon, Hee Woo Yang, Hung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):237-245.   Published online March 15, 1980
Impression of hypopituitarism based on clinical data, were confirmed in six patients aged gormone release. An exercise test was performed as screening test and argininine insulin treatment with hGH wu, I.M. 3 times per week for a year to tone and half years. Growth rates of 9~10 cm/year were ween during the first year of therapy. These rates were 2~2.5...
Case Reports
Cardiac Valve Replacement in the Pediatric Age.
Yong Jin Kim, Chang Yee Hong, Yung Kyoon Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):246-251.   Published online March 15, 1980
Replacement of cardiac valves in the pediatric patients is infrequent compared with in adult for the treatment of diseased heart valve. Furthermore, uncertainties regarding the long term fate of prosthetic value and effects of a fixed-orifice walve in the growing children are the main concern in pedriatric patients. Between January 1974 and October 1979, in 10 children, 15years or younger,...
A Case of Letterer-Siwe Disease.
Gyung Hee Kim, Choong Hee Kim, Keun Lee, Chul Kyu Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(3):252-256.   Published online March 15, 1980
The patient was presented characteristic clinical, histopathological and X-ray findings, in cluding generalized edema, petechial rash, lymphadenopathy, bone lesions, pulmonary infiltration and hepatomegaly with anemia. Most of these signs developed soon after birth. Diagnosis was confirmed by microscopic examin ation of lymph node biopsy and clinical X-ray findings. The patient was received antibiotics, corticosteroid and vinblastine and discharged against doctors...
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