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Volume 23(8); Aug 1980
Original Articles
Study for the Process of Brachycephalization of Infant Skull.
Ki Dae Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(8):603-629.   Published online August 15, 1980
It has been known that Korean adults have brachycephalus in their skull shape as compared with neighboring orientals. However, there is no difference between Korean newborn infants and other oriental newborn infants in skull shape. Acquired factors seem to be more important than hereditary factors as a possible cause of brachycephalus in Korean adults. In order to study the process...
Statistical Study of High Rish Infant.
Chung Yul Chai, Jin Oh Chung, Dong Hak Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(8):630-636.   Published online August 15, 1980
An accurate diagnosis and early treatment for high risk pregnancy can certainly lessen neurological sequence, psycho-motor development and disturbance in mental development according to a modern medicine. Also it helps children develop and adujust to a normal life. The authors studied 230 cases of high risk infants admitted in the nursery of Taegu Presbyterian Medical Cender during the period from...
Statistical Observation of the time of first stool and first void in 800 newborns.
Moon Ki Cho, Young Hee Yoo, Young Sook Hong, Hae Sook Kwan, Nam Ji Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(8):637-645.   Published online August 15, 1980
The statistical observation of the time of passage of the first stool and first void was performed on 800 cases of newborns, were carried at the newborn nursery and premature baby room, National Seoul Hospital, during the past two years from Jan, 1977 to Dec, 1978. The population study was performed on sex, gestational age, Apgar score, mode of delivery,...
Computerized Transverse Axial Tomography in Seizure Disorders.
Dong Soo Kim, Chul Lee, Chang Jun Coe, Duk Jin Yun, Jung Ho Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(8):646-652.   Published online August 15, 1980
Seizure is the frequent disorder in childhood and detection of organic lesions is very important for both the determination of a therapeutic plan and the prognosis of the patient. Computerized transverse axial tomographic examination of 106 patients with seizure in Severance Hospital, Yonsei University from Dec. '77 to Dec. '79 was reviewed and analysed the following results were obtained. 1....
Thyroid Disease in Childhood.
Duk Hi Kim, Chang Ho Hong, Kyung Suk Han, Dong Sik Jin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(8):653-661.   Published online August 15, 1980
Diseases of the thyroid gland are manifested by either increase in gland size, alterations in hormonal secretion, or both. Changes in gland size and weight are associated with toxic or nontoxic goiter, adenomas, thyroiditis, or malignancies. Many reports can be found to study thyroid disease, but there is no report of thyroid disease in childhood. So the present studies have...
Case Reports
3 Cases of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
Kyo Sun Kim, Dong Soo Kim, Seoung Ku Kim, Kwang Ho Kim, Duk Hi Kim, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(8):662-669.   Published online August 15, 1980
We present 3 cases of congenital hyperplasia. Case lis a 5 year and 9 month old who is suffered from excessive salt craving and symptoms of precocious puberty. Case llis a 2 month old boy who has failure to thrive and frequent episode of dehydration. Case lll is a 5 year and 3 month old girl who has enlarged clitoris...
A case of Aplastic Anemia following Hepatitis.
Yong Eun Chung, In Kyung Sung, Chung Sik Chun, Chang Kyu Oh, Mahn Kyoo Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(8):670-673.   Published online August 15, 1980
Aplastic anemia following hepatitis is uncommon disease and it has a poor prognosis. Recently authors expirienced a case of aplastic anemia following hepatitis in 13-year-old boy. He was admitted due to jaundice and ecchymosis for 1 month. During admission, pancytopenia developed and there was marked hypocellularity of all elements in bone marrow examination. His clinical course was not improved in...
The First Case of Renal Transplatation in Childhood in Korea.
Pyung Ki Kim, Chul Lee, Jae Seung Lee, Duk Jin Yun, Ki ll Park, Tae Jung Kwon, In Joon Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1980;23(8):674-681.   Published online August 15, 1980
We successfully transplanted kidney of mother to 13 year old boy who had been suffered from chronic renal failure for 11 months. This is the first case of renal transplantation in childhood in Korea. Patient was treated chronic renal failure with peritoneal dialysis, hemodalysis and transfusion duing 1 month before transplantation. Both kidneys revealed grade 4 vesico-ureteral renal tissue by...
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