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Volume 24(1); Jan 1981
Original Articles
A Study on Maternal Knowledge and Attitude in Regard to Infant and Child Health.
Jai Oh Kim, Ho Jin Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):1-12.   Published online January 15, 1981
A study was carried out to see the knowledge, attitude and practice of mothers in regard to infant and child health through enquete. The questionnaires were filled up by 350 mothers who registered at Well Baby Clinic, National Medical Center, during two months period from March, 1980 to April, 1980. The survey intended to look into maternal knowledge and attitude...
Hematuria and Proteinuria in School Children.
Woon Sik Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):13-23.   Published online January 15, 1981
The following results were obtained through the screening survey to detect the prevalence of hematuria & proteinuria in the healthy Korean schoolchildren. A total of 2,888 primary schoolchildren in Seoul, examined to be healthy by the author were tested for hematuria and proteinuria during the period of 3 months from Apr. 1979 to June 1979. Hemacombistix of Ames Company, U.S.A....
Clinical and Statistical Obervation of Sick Babies in SCBU.
Kyung Tae Kim, Dae Sik Hong, Kew Taek Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):24-35.   Published online January 15, 1981
Clinical and statistical analysis were performed on 573 cases of neonates who were admitted in the special care baby unit, St. Benedict Hospital, from January 1978 to June 1979. The results were as following: 1) Sex ratio of male to female was 1.04:1. 2) According to the route of admission, The ratio of "non-referred patients" to "referred patients was 1.86:1....
A Clinicostatistical Study of Congenital Alimentary Tract Obstruction.
Sang Pok Suck, Yong Soo Youn, Han Woong Choi, Woo Ki Kim, Kwi Won Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):36-44.   Published online January 15, 1981
Clinicostatistical datsa on 314 patients with congenital alimentary tract obstruction at the Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery of Seoul National University Hospital from January, 1974 to July, 1980 are presented and reviewed. The results are as follows; 1. Congenital megacolon(133 cases) is the most common congenital alimentary tract obstruction, and anorectal malformations(127 cases), congental duodenal obstruction(20 cass), esophageal atresia(12...
Clinical and Bacteriological Studies of Urinary Tract Infection in Children.
Jin Yeong Jeong, Ho Jin Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):45-55.   Published online January 31, 1981
Clinical and bacteriologicaql studies on 133 cases of urinary tract infection who were admitted to the Dept. of Pediatrics, NMC during the period of Jan. 1974 to Jan. 1979 were subjected in this study. The resultes were as follows : 1. Among the total 133 cases, 100 cases(75.2%) were male and 33 cases(24.8%) were female with sex ratio of 3:1....
Clinical Studies on Purpura in Children.
Change Soo Han, Seong Won Park, Yong Seob Kang, Cheol Ho Lee, Youn Ki Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):56-62.   Published online January 15, 1981
This is a clinical study on 72 cases of purpura hospitalized at Han Il Hospital during the period from Jan., 1970 to Dec, 1979. The authors obtained the following results : 1) Allergic purpura (25 cases, 34.7%) was the most common disease, followed by I.T.P. (20 cases, 27.8%), Ieukemia (10 cases, 13.9%), meningoccemia (7 cases, 9.7%), and aplastic anemia (5...
Clinical Observation of Malignant Tumors in Children.
Jin Oh Chang, Won Ho Choi, In Kee Paick, Chin Moo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):63-69.   Published online January 15, 1981
A total 147 cases of malignant tumors in children under 15 years of age who admitted Presbyterian Medical Center, Keimyung University for 6 years from Jan. 1973 to Dec. 1978 were analyzed clinically and the following results were obtained. 1) The incidence of malignancies on all admitted cases was 1.7% and the annual incidence was 1.4~2.0% without any annual increase...
Case Reports
Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets.
Chong Suhn Kim, Wha Za Shin, Hyun Suk Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):70-74.   Published online January 15, 1981
Vitamin D deficiency cause rickets, metabolic disorder of growing bone resulting in bony deformities. Rickets is characterized by formation of collagen and osteoid with defective mineralization. We had experienced ??severe case of Vitamin D deficiency Rickets. He was a boy of 23month at age, fed with gruel only for 6month. Physical, biochemical and radiological finding & therapeutic procedure were presented,...
Two Cases of Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemic.
Taik Kill Kim, Soo Jee Moon, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):75-79.   Published online January 15, 1981
Two cases of autoimmune hemolytic anemia, 8 years old female patient and 9 years old female patient were presented. Dignosis was established by clinical features, CBC, urine analysis, Coombs?test, fragility test, liver function study, and bone marrow aspiration. Pertinent literatures on hemolytic anemia also reviewed briefly.
A Case of Cushing's Syndrome Associatied with Hypertensive Encephalopathy.
Choong Rae Kim, In Soon Park, Do Seung Lee, Jae Sun Park, Kee Ryo Chang, Soon Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):80-84.   Published online January 15, 1981
A 8-yrs-old boy was admitted because of convulsion and coma. The diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome(key word) associated with hypertensive encephalopathy(key word) due to right adrenocortical carcinoma(key word) was made by clinical features, biochemical studies, radiological studies and pathological examination. The tumor was successfully resected by right adrenalectomy. But 22 months later after operation, he died of dyspnea and heart failure....
Congenital Lobar Emphysema.
Jin Tae Kim, Ki Hong Suh, Suk Chul Kang, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):85-87.   Published online January 15, 1981
Congenital lobar emphysema is characterized by overdistension and air trapping in the affected lobe, concomitant compression of remaining long tissue, displacement of the mediastinum by herniation of the emphysematons lobe across the anterior mediastinum into the opposite chest. The occurrence of this condition early in life, its sudden appearance in the absence of infection and foreign body in the bronchus...
A case of Thrombasthenia.
Sung Sook Cho, Kye Tai Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):88-93.   Published online January 15, 1981
A 6 year 6month-old boy was admitted with complains of severe spontaneou epistaxis and easy brusability. He was one of five siblings, and two of them died of recurred severe epistaxis at their age of six years. There was no history of bleeding tendency to his antecedents and parents, whose marriage was unrelated. Platelet count and partial thromboplastin time were...
A case of Congenital Syphilitic Nephrotic Syndrome.
H S Kim, S K Park, D H Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(1):94-99.   Published online January 15, 1981
We have experienced a case of congenital syphilitic nephrotic syndrome in a 4 months old boy, who was admitted to presbyterian hospital, Daegu, Korea. He was sucessfully treated with penicillin of 2 weeks duration. We made brief review of the related literatures.
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