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Volume 24(6); Jun 1981
Original Articles
Total Leukocyte and Polymorphonuclear Cell Counts in Relation to Gestational Age During the First 72 hours of Life.
E Boong Kwon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):509-516.   Published online June 15, 1981
Serial total leukocyte and polymorphonuclear cell(PMN) counts : were performed on 201healthy infants during- the first 72 hours of life in order to study difference according to gestational ages and to establish normal values at various postnatal periods. The subjects were divided into three groups according to the gestational ages, above 38 weeks (group I ), 32 weeks to 38...
Clinical Analysis of Cord Serum Immunoglobulin M.
Duk Jin Yun, Kwang Ho Kim, Kwan Sub Chung, Gui Nyung Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):517-524.   Published online June 15, 1981
Determination of the immunoglobulin M(IgM) in umbilical cord sera has been advocated as a screening test for intrauterine infection, since the IgM is produced by the fetus and is not transported across the placenta from mother. The low level of IgM in normal neonate is thought to reflect the infrequent encounter of antigenic stimuli by the futus, upon exposure to...
Epidemiologic Study of Enterobacteriaceae Infection of Nursery Room.
Byung Zoo Choi, Hae Sook Kim, In Ho Kim, Myung Sook Lee, Churl Young Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):525-534.   Published online June 15, 1981
We found enterobacteriaceae in throat culture of premature infants in our nursery who showed poor appetite, poor activity and irregular weight gain and was diagnosed as having respiratory distress syndrome and pneumonia from May 1980 to August 1980. At this time we also found enterobacteriaceae in throat cultures of three normal newborns whose each age was at 1 hr old,...
Clinical Observation in Children with Relapsing Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome.
Hae II Cheong, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):535-548.   Published online June 15, 1981
The clinical findings and follow-up data of 37 children with relapsing minimal change nephrotic syndrome were analyzed retrospectively. Among total 37 cases, 31 were male, and 6 were female. Male to female ratio was 5.2:1. All cases were admitted to the Pediatric Ward of Seoul National University Hospital more than one time, and percutaneous kidney needle biopsy which was performed...
Clinical Study on Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndromein Children.
Haeng Mi Kim, Chang Ho Lee, Ja Hoon Koo, Doo Hong Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):549-558.   Published online June 15, 1981
A clinical observation was done on 38 children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, who had been admitted to our pediatric department during past 3 years period, from January 1978 to September 1980. The following results were obtained: At the beginning of illness, 42% were in the age group of 3~7year, and male to female ratio was approximately 3:1 of male preponderance....
Clinical Study on Typhoid Fever in Children.
Seh Young Chang, Sang Yun Lee, Woo Gill Lee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):559-566.   Published online June 15, 1981
We studied clinically 109 caseu of typhoid fever in children, who were hospitalized in the Department of Pediatrics, Hanyang University Hospital for 5 years from January 1975 to December 1979. The results are as follows: 1) There were no specific differences have been noted in the annual incidence. 2) The highest incidence was noted in the summer season, which comprised...
Changing Pattern of Parasitic Infection by Year in Pediatric Age Group.
Dong Soo Kim, Ki Young Lee, Duk Jin Yun, Chin Thak Soh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):567-576.   Published online June 15, 1981
To contract the parasitic infection, the environmental factor is more important although the host defense mechanism must be considered. Though it is important to consider the physical conditions, social and economic conditions are most important factors. Now it has been reported that the parasitic infection rate has been on the decrease along with improvement of social and economic conditions. Parasitologic...
Case Reports
A Case of Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis.
Son Moon Shin, Sang Il Lee, Joong Gon Kim, Hyo Seop Ahn, Hyung Ro Moon, Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):577-583.   Published online June 15, 1981
Congenital hepatic fibrosis is a relatively rare liver disease in children and young adults,that is characterized by stony hard hepatomegaly and portal hypertension with relative preservation of liver function and underlying architecture. Since this Condition was first delineated by Kerr et al in 1961, approximately over 150 cases have been reported in the literature. However, congenital hepatic fibrosis was not...
A Case of Congenital Choledochal Cyst.
Joon Ho Kim, Jung Ju Kim, Ko Chang Kim, Byung Yun Cheong, Won Jae Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):584-588.   Published online June 15, 1981
We experienced a case of congenital choledochal cyst in a 6 months old korean female infant with complaints of abdominal distension, jaundice, loose stool and a large mass of the abdomenin the right upper quadrant since about 3 months prior to admission. The diagnosis was confirmed by clinical symptoms and signs, physical examination, radiological findings and surgical findings. She was...
A Case of 18p- Syndrome.
Jin Tae Kim, Byoung Soo Cho, Chang Hyo Lee, Chang Il Ahn, Kap Soon Ju
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):589-591.   Published online June 15, 1981
We have experienced a case of 18p- syndrome in 22 month old girl who had craniofacial anomaly such as microcephaly, hypertelorism, nystagmus, depressed nasal bridge, complete bilateral cleft palate, both ear canal stenosis and mental retardation. Chromosome culture revealed short arm deletion of chromosome 18 in E group. As far as we know, this case is the first report of...
A case of Bochdalek's Hernia.
Wha Za Shin, Chong Suhn Kim, Dong Gie Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):592-596.   Published online June 15, 1981
A Case of surgically corrected congenital Bochdalek's hernia is reported. A 6months old female baby was admitted with chief complaints of mild dyspnea, cyanosis and vomiting with irritability. The diagnosis was confirmed by physical finding of the audible peristaltic sounds on the left chest and radiological characteristic finding of barium study. The review of literature is made briefly.
Two Cases of Cri Du Chat(5p-) Syndrome.
Han Soo Choi, Sung Seek Lee, Chul Lee, Kwan Sub Chung, Pyung Kil Kim, Kir Young Kim, Sa Suk Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):597-602.   Published online June 15, 1981
We have experienced two cases of the Cri Du Chat Syndrome. The first case, 1 and 11/12 year old female, was admitted to evaluated profound mental retardation and failure to thrive. The other, 3 month old female, visit this dept for cat-like cry. They had the typical clinical characteristics of the Cri Du Chat Syndrome and showed showed the classical...
Problem Case Conference
Salmonella Enteritides Blood Poisoning and Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
K.W. Ko, J.G. Ji
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(6):603-606.   Published online June 15, 1981
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