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Volume 24(5); May 1981
Original Articles
Brain Computerized Tomography (CT) in Clinical Pediatrics.
Byoung Soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):415-422.   Published online May 15, 1981
The results of Brain CT in 93 children with seizure and or other neurologic problems are evaluated in relation to the age of onset, patients' history, final diagnosis & EEG. The overall incidence of abnormal scans were 78.5% in our series. Analysis of CT results showed that the incidence of abnormal scan was closely related to the following criteria. 1....
Relationship Between ESR, TTT, HBsAg in Viral Hepatitis.
Jong Hoon Park, Mea Young Chung, Sun Ja Lee, Dong Hyuck Kum
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):423-429.   Published online May 15, 1981
We observed 32 cases of viral hepatitis who were admitted to to pediatric ward of Korea General Hospital for 1 year from Oct. 1979 to Sept. 1980 and the following results are obtained. 1) Eight among 32 eases of viral hepatitis are positive for HBsAg in their serum samples tested by solid phase radioimmunoassay. 2) High ESR is found in...
Effects of Rifampin(RMP) on Liver Function in Tuberculous Children.
Hyun Ju Oh, Hyang Suk Yoon, Hyung Suk Bynn, Kyung Yong Huh, Chull Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):430-436.   Published online May 15, 1981
To evaluate the hepatotoxicity of RMP in tuberculous children during treatment, liver function tests were performed regularly in 40 children who visited or admitted in Chonnam University Medical School Hospital and Mok-po Children's Tuberculosis Hospital from January 1979 to August 1980. The subjects were divided into three groups according to the administered regimens which were INH+EMB or PAS, INH+RMP(10??15mg/kg) and...
Form Stability Test on Gastric Aspirate and Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Newborn Baby.
Byung Do Nam
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):437-444.   Published online May 15, 1981
Form stability test on gastric aspirate was performed on 102 cases of newborn within 30 minutes afterbirth, who were admitted to Special Care Unit of St. Benedict Hospital from Sep. 1977 to Aug. 1979, and following results were obtained. 1) There was no differnce between amniotic fluid and gastric aspirate in control group. 2) In all newborn infants with positive...
A Clinical Study of Recurrent Intussusception.
K Y Yoon, B H Kim, H S Park, W G Lee, C M Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):445-450.   Published online May 15, 1981
Intussusception is the invagination of a portion of the intestine into itself and one of the most important surgical emergency in infancy and early childhood. The etiology of mosts recurrent intussusception is unknown. Therefore, it is very difficult to identify the cause. Very few studies and references on recurrent intussusception were reported in Korea. Authors had been studied and analized...
Correlation between Body Temperature C-reactive Protein, Erythrocyte Sedimention Rate and Leukocytes in Infections of Infancy and Childhood.
W H Choi, S H Kim, I K Paik, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):451-458.   Published online May 15, 1981
Body temperature and several laboratory tests including C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, leukocyte count and the percentage of neurophil leukocytes were determined on total 372 cases(male:221, female:151) of infectious disease which were admitted to the pediatric department of presbyterian Medical Center, Daegu, Korea during the period of 1 year and 7 months from January 1978 to July 1979. Following results...
Comparison of Theraputic Effects for Shigellosis Between Rifampin and Other Antimicrobial Agents.
Jong Seung Kim, Sung Won Kang, Kyn Duck Shin, Poong Man Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):459-465.   Published online May 15, 1981
A) Bacteriological study and sensitivity test against antimicrobial agents were made on 126 cases of infantile and childhood shigellosis treated at pediatric epartment of St. Vincent hospital from April, 78 to September, 80. The results are follows: 1. Sh. flexneri was most frequently isolated(86.5%) and the next was Sh. sonnei(13.5%). 2. The percentage of resistant strains against antimicrobial agents. Ampicillin:...
A Clinical and Pathological Study on the Treatment and Course of Purpura Nephritis in Chidren.
Jae Seung Lee, Sang Hak Park, Duk Hi Kim, Pyung Kil Kim, Duk Jin Yun, In Joon Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):466-476.   Published online May 15, 1981
Purpura nephritis, one of the commonly known complications of allergic purpura has variable symptoms ranging from mild transient hematuria to severe nephrotic syndrome leading to renal failure and death. This paper reports on the treatment and course of purpura nephritis with special reference to serum immunoglobulins and immunopathology. These cases were selected among pediatric patients with purpura nephritis admitted to...
Psychologic Disorders Among Pediatric Outpatients (Part I).
Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):477-484.   Published online May 15, 1981
One hundred and twenty-seven children with psychologic problems were encountered by the author at twice weekly morning walk-in clinics of the pediatric department of Seoul National University Hospital during the nine months period from January through September 1980. Diagnostic clues for psychogenic origin of various somatic complaints were obtained from complete history taking, thorough physical examination, tests and laboratory procedures...
Case Reports
Two Cases of IgA Nephropathy.
Ho Jin Lee, Woon Sik Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Hyun Soon Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):485-491.   Published online May 15, 1981
Two cases of IgA nephropathy in an 11-year-old girl(Case I) and a 10-year-old boy(Case II) were presented. Case I, an 11-year-old schoolgirl, had recurrent painless hematuria of 6-month duration which began with URI symptoms at the onset. No edema was noted and urine volume was sufficient throughout the course. Mild proteinuria had been noted from time to time. Blood pressure...
A Case of Yersenia Enterocolitica Enteritis Simulating Shigellosis.
Hong Jin Kim, Hee Chung Chung, Chul Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Yun Sub Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):492-496.   Published online May 15, 1981
We report a case of gastroenteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica in a 7month old male infant who was misdiagnosed as shigellosis at onset of illness. He was treated with Gentamicin successfully. A marked improvement was resulted in clinical symptoms and laboratory finding at the time of discharge. It is a second case of Y.enterocolitica which is proved by stool culture...
Two Cases of Tuberous Sclerosis.
Yang Kook Sohn, Chong Woo Bae, Chang Hyo Lee, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):497-501.   Published online May 15, 1981
Recently, we experienced two cases of tuberous sclerosis, in 4-year-4-month-old female and 17-month-old male patient. The diagnoses were established by typical clinical manifestations and brain CAT. Especially, in latter case, calcific density was successfully detected by brain CAT, while plain radiographs of the skull revealed still no evidence of calcification. A brief review of related literatures was made.
A Case of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia with Both Renal Enlargement.
Choong Kil Chung, Jae Seung Lee, Byung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):502-504.   Published online May 15, 1981
A case of acute lymphocytic leukemia with both renal enlargement found in a 2 3/12-year-old female has been presented. A brief review of the literatures was made on this subject.
Problem Case Conference
Problem Case Conference(SNUH A 81-14).
K W Koh, J K Jee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(5):505-507.   Published online May 15, 1981
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