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Volume 23(7); Jul 1980
Original Articles
The Relationship between hand and foot Length and Other Anthropometric Measurements in Neonates.
Hee Ju Kim, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):511-520.   Published online July 15, 1980
The hand length, foot length, middle finger length as percentage of total hand length, palm length, height, birth weight head circumference of 143 neonates of gestational ages ranging from twen-five to fourty-two weeks were measured between 12 hours and 5 days of life in order to find out normal values and correation between them. The subjects were devided into three...
Effects of the Cyclophosphamide and 6-Mercaptopurine on the RES Function in Rats.
Tai Ju Hwang, Hyung Chun Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):521-526.   Published online July 15, 1980
To study the effect of anticancer drugs on the RESFunction, cyclophosphamide and 6-mercaptopurine were intramuscularly injected and evaluated the reticuloendotherial phagocytic activity by the carbon clearence method in rats. Experimental groups were subdivided by the dosage, into the small and large dosage groups, and by the duration of treatment, into the 1, 3, 5 days and 8days (3 days cessation...
A Clinical Observation of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.
Kwang Ho Kim, Hun Young Moon, Chang Joon Coe, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):527-533.   Published online July 15, 1980
Diaphragnatic hernia is one of the surgical emergencies of the childhood because of the life-threatening cardiorespiratory embarrassment frequently associated with it. This congenital condition is characterized by varying degrees of protrusion of the abdominal viscera into the thoracic cavity through an abnormal opening in the diaphragm this opening results from a defect in the complex embryologic developement of the diaphragm...
Clinical Observation on Large Infants of Gestational Diabetic Mothers.
Tae Sung Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):534-542.   Published online July 15, 1980
Clinical observation about 34 infants of gestational diabetic mothers(IGDM) and 4 infants of overt diabetic mothers(IDM) was attempted on the 388 large infants(above 4kg.) among 9,263 neonates, who were delivered at the Ilshin Women's hospital during 19 months from Jan. 1977 to July 1978. Birth characteristics, maternal history and perinatal complications were compared with control group of non-diabetic mothers. The...
Clinical Observation of Pediatric Empyema.
Dong Kyu Yang, In Sook Chang, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):543-549.   Published online July 15, 1980
Seventy cases of empyema treated on the pediatric Service of Kwangju Christian Hospital during 9 years 6 months from Jan. 1970 to Jun. 1979 were analyzed and summerized as follows : 1. Males outnumbered females 38 to 32. No seasonal difference in prevalence was notes. 2. About 60% of empyema(41 cases) were on the right side and 36% on the...
Congenital Hypothyroidism.
Duk Hi Kim, Chang Ho Hong, Baek Keum Lim, Jung Sang Oh, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):550-556.   Published online July 15, 1980
We made a clinical observation of 17 cases of congenital Hypothyroidism at the Pediatric department of Yonsei University hospital in Seoul, Korea during the period from January, 1969 to August, 1979. The results were as followings : 1) Male to female sex was about 1 : 1.1, and 6 cases (35%) of congenital hypothyroid-sm were diagnosed under 1 year old....
A Clinical Study of Wilms' Tumor with Special Reference to the Cure Rate by Multimodality Treatment.
Kwan Sub Chung, Duk Jin Yun, Byung Soo Kim, Dong Sik Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):557-566.   Published online July 15, 1980
Wilms' tumor is the most common intra-abdominal malignant tumor of childhood. There has been a progressive improvement in the over all survival rate of children with Wilms' tumor since the introduction of radiotherapy and nephrectomy. Survival has continued to improve with the addition of chemotherapy, initially actinomycin D, and later vincristine. This paper reviewed 34 patients with Wilms' tumor seen...
Case Reports
Second Attack of Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerlonephritis ; Report of Two Cases.
Sang Hak Park, Pyung Kil Kim, Tae Jung Kwon, In Joon Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):567-571.   Published online July 15, 1980
Recurrent or a second attack of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis have been known to be extremely rare. Acute exacerbation in chronic glomerulonephritis and recurrence of acute poststeptococcal glomerulonephritis would be distinguishable clearly by histopathological, immuno-fluorescent and electron microscopic studies from renal biopsy material. Recently we dealt with two cases of a second attack of APSGN in a 9 year old girl...
Late Hemorrhagic Disease of Infancy.
Joong Gon Kim, Young Min Ahn, Hyo Seop Ahn, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):572-577.   Published online July 15, 1980
A hemorrhagic disease due to prothrombin complex deficiency os described in 4 infants from 1 to 11 months of age. This disease is different from the hemorrhagic disease of the newborn. The main differences are that it is found in an older age group and that intracranial hemorrhages are frequent. Rapid clinical and laboratory response after vitamin K therapy are...
Ai Lan Kim, Hwa Jung Yoon, Byung Lyul Lee, Whan Kok Yong, Sung Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):578-581.   Published online July 15, 1980
A case of a achondroplasia in a 6 month-old-boy was presented with a brief review of the literature. He was admitted with the chief complaints of frequent respiratory infections, and stunted growth. This baby showed stunted growth, short arms and legs, prominent forehead, flatening of the bridge of the nose, and moderate degree of kyphosis. All laboratory datas were nomal....
Nursing Bottle Caries.
Dae Yeol Lee, Soo Chul Cho, Jung Soo Kim, Kyu Cha Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):582-585.   Published online July 15, 1980
Feeding habits and sugar contents contents affect dental health and ultimately the total health of young chidren. Nursing bottle caries, nursing botte syndreme, bottle-propping caries are synonymous term for a devastaing condition that may render young children dental cripples. Typically, the primary maxillary incisors are affected most severely and mandibular incisors are seldom involved. We report 4 cases of nursing...
Original Articles
Gastroschisis ; Two cases report & review of the literature.
S Jung, J H Park, S J Lee, D H Keum, S D Pae
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):586-589.   Published online July 15, 1980
Gastroschisis is relatively rare congenital malformation and requires a surgical emergency in Newborn infant. We experienced two survival cases of gastroschisis, which was treated surgically and has grown up normal and healthy. This report is concerned with our experience of the survival cases and reviewed the embryology, pathology and the current concepts in the management of gastroschisis in the literatures.
Case Reports
A Case of Prader-Willi Syndrome.
Y M Soung, Y S Shin, M J Shin, S C Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(7):590-597.   Published online July 15, 1980
Prader-Willi syndrome is characterized by 1) hypotonia in the newborn infant 2) obesity which begins in childhood 3) short stature 4) typical facial features 5) secondary hypogonadism 6) juvenile diabetes mellitus of the maturity-onset type 7) mental retardation The true etiology of Prader-Willi syndrome is still unknown ; however, a hypothalamic disturbance has been postulated. We experienced a 9 year...
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