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Volume 24(12); Dec 1981
Original Articles
Sthatistical Studies on the Arm Circumference and the Skinfiol Thickness in Korean Children in Busan Area.
Sung Hwan Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1131-1141.   Published online December 15, 1981
The measurements of the left mid arm circumference, skinfold thickness (triceps, subscap-ular, abdominal) by Holtain Skinfold Calipers, body weight and height were done 1293 cases (Male 665, Female 628),healthy Korean children aged from birth to 5 years, who visited to Busan National Univereity Hospital. The author also observed arm muscle circumference, cross sectional muscle and fat areas by using Gurney and...
Clinical and Statistical Observation for Low Birth Weight Infants.
Chong Ok Lee, Eun Hee Koh, Sang Man Sin, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1142-1148.   Published online December 15, 1981
A clinical and statistical observation was made on 383 low birth weight infants, delivered at Soon Chun Hyang hospital from Jan. 1st 1975 to May 31st 1980. The results were as follows: 1)Incidence of low birth weight infants was 5. 3% without sexual predominence, of which twin births were 13.3%, prematures were 78.3%, SGA were 26%. 2) Maternal predisposing factors of low...
Clinical Observation of Hemolytic Anemia in Children Except Isoimmunization.
Hak Yong Kim, Young Mo Sohn, Kwan Sub Chung, Kir Young Kim, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1149-1156.   Published online December 15, 1981
Hemolytic anemia is caused by early destruction of red cells and there are many etiologies,ecently, prosthetic devices are used frequently to correct cardiac diseases and they also cause hemolytic anemia. We performed clinical analysis of 74 patients with hemolytie anemia who had been diagnosed at Severance hospital in recent 10 years. Results were as follows: 1)In 74 cases, male were 46...
Clinical Study of Hypocalcemia in Childhood.
J Choi, K Y Yoon, G J Choi, Y C Song, C M Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1157-1164.   Published online December 15, 1981
This is the study of clinical observation on 60 casesof Hypocalcemia, which were admitted to the Pediatric department of Hanyang University College of Medicine during the period of-May 1972 through August 1980. The following results were obtained. 1)The sex incidence revealed slightly male predominance with male to female ratio al out-1.72:1. 2)The age incidence was peaked in the group of age...
Clinical Assessment on Wilson's Disease.
In Sil Lee, Young Yul Koh, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1165-1172.   Published online December 15, 1981
The clinical and laboratory manifestations in ten children with Wilson* s disease are described. The average at onset of symptoms in the eight symptomatic patients was ten years, and male to female ratio was 6 to 4. Kayser-Fleisher rings were present in eight patients. Splenomegaly and hepatomegaly were noted in. four patients and generalized edema was present in six patients. Less...
A Clinical Study of Recurrent Intussusception.
Hae Ok Kim, Jae Oh Kim, Jeong Woo Suk, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1173-1184.   Published online December 15, 1981
One hundred and ninty nine patients (215 episodes) of intussusception who had been treated at either department of Pediatrics and General Surgery, National Medical Center during the period of 10 years and 7 months from 1970 to 1980 were collected and analyzed statistically. Sixteen patients (32 episodes) out of 199 patients (215 episodes) had been recurred, which were analyzed clinically...
A Clinical Study on Anaphylactoid Purpura.
T K Yoon, T H Lee, S M Shin, S J Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1185-1192.   Published online December 15, 1981
Anaphylactoid purpura is a common disease in childhood and manifests variable clinical features including hepatomegaly. We analyzed 35 children who were admitted and diagnosed as anaphylactoid purpura at Soon Chun Hyang hospital during the periods of 5 years from September, 1975 to August 1980. The results were as follows: 1)It more frequently affected male than female, in the ratio...
Case Reports
A Case of Meningomyelocele Combined with Arnold-Chiari Malformation.
Kyu Youp Kim, Hyeon Soo Park, Heung Jae Lee, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1193-1196.   Published online December 15, 1981
We had experienced a case of meningomyelocele combined with Arnold-Chiari malformation. This neonate had her birth weight of 2,960 gm after 41 weeks of gestation. At birth, he noticed the Apgar Score of 0, so he was resuscitated immediately. On physical examination, he noticed large head and fist sized mass on back. Inspite of intensive care, he was expired at 2...
Congenital Generalized Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease.
Byung Yun Chung, Jun Ho Kim, Go Chang Kim, Won Jae Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1197-1202.   Published online December 15, 1981
We experienced a case of congenital cytomegalic inclusion disease. A 2100 gm female infant was born after 38 weeks gestation to a 26 years old gravida 1 para 0 abortus 0 mother. On 2nd hospital day, jaundice appeared, thereafter exchange transfuion was done for 3 times through umbilical vein. On 27 th hospital day, cardiac arrest developed suddenly and resuscitation...
A Case of Female Pseudohermaphroditism due to Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and a Case of Male Pseudohermaphroditism.
Y S Shin, H J Park, H J Chun, M J Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1203-1208.   Published online December 15, 1981
Recently we experienced each of female and male pseudohermaphroditisms which were admitted with complaint of ambiguous genitalia nearly at thesame time. Case 1, 12 year 7 month old, had musculine appearance with acne, beard and mustache, broad shoulders and short hair. Her phallus was large penile shape with abundant pubic hair and vaginal opening was hidden behind the fused labioscrotal...
A Case of the Pancreatic Pseudocyst.
Han Soo Choi, Sang Hak Park, Ki Sup Chung, Duk Jin Yun, Euh Ho Whang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1209-1212.   Published online December 15, 1981
One case of pancreatic pseudocyst occuring in a 6 year old boy was presented. The pancreatic pseudocyst was caused by blunt abdominal trauma, and the diagnosis was confirmed by U.G.L series and exploratory laparotomy. The patient was cured with the surgical method of internal drinage, and there was no complications after surgery. We have presented this rare case and reviewed...
A Case of Report of Letterer-Siwe Disease.
Nam Heon Kim, Jung Ho Lee, In Ho Kim, Churl Young Chung, Jong Eun Joo, Ill Hyang Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1213-1217.   Published online December 15, 1981
We experienced a cass of Letterer-Siwe disease in 2 month old infant. The patient was presented charateristic clinical findings such as hepatosplenomegaly, petechia, anemia, gene-ralized lymphadenopathy, and lung infiltration. The diagnosis was confirmed by lymphnode biopsy and bone marrow aspiration, which was compatible to Letterer-Siwe disease. A poor prognostic factor in Histiocytosis X is younger age (below 18 month), hepatospleno-megaly, anemia,...
A Case of Cryptococcal Meningitis.
Won Yong Kang, Byung Hee Choi, Ki Chang Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1219-1222.   Published online December 15, 1981
We were experienced a case of cryptococcal meningitis in 6-year old girl, which was cured successfully by singly-used Amphotericin B. Review of references concerning cryptococcosis was made briefly.
Two Cases of Myasthenia Gravis.
Byung Hee Choi, Won Ying Kang, Sung Geun Hong, Ki Chang Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(12):1223-1227.   Published online December 15, 1981
Two siblings of myasthenia gravis were admitted with chief complaints of generalized weakness and ptosis. We confirmed these patients by neostigmine test and managed with anticholinesterase therapy. A brief review of related literature was made.
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