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Volume 24(8); Aug 1981
Original Articles
Clinical Study on Neonatal Meningitis.
Kyo Sun Kim, Kee Young Lee, Kir Young Kim, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):709-722.   Published online August 15, 1981
A clinical study was made on 58 cases of neonatal meningitis occuring under the age of 1 month in the department of Pediatrics at Severance Hospital, yonsei University College of Medicine, from Jan. 1, 1965 to Dec. 31, 1978. 1. The sex ratio of male and female was approximately 1.8:1. 2. Neonatal predisposing factors significantly associated with meningitis were omphalitis(14...
Clinical Observations on Tuberculous Meningitis in Childhood.
Seung Joon Park, Young Soo Yoon, You Nam Kim, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):723-734.   Published online August 15, 1981
A clinical study was carried out on patients with tuberculous meningitis who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Kwangju Christian Hospital during a 9 year period from January, 1971 to December, 1979. The following results were obtained. 1) About 3/4 of all cases were under the age of 6, the majority being between the age of one and three....
A Study on Children with Dysentery-like Stool from Taegu Area in 1980.
Yong Hoon Cho, Sung Jee Nam, Ja Hoon Koo, Doo Hong Ahn, Sung Yong Seol
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):735-742.   Published online August 15, 1981
A clinical and laboratory study was conducted on 75 children with dysentery-like stool, who had been admitted or visited to our pediatric department, during 8 months period from January to August 1980. The following results were obtained: One to five years of age group was affected most frequently(47%), Shigella flexneri was identified by stool culture in 23 cases(30%) and Entameba...
A Study on the Normal Value of Red Blood Cell of Korean Primary School Children.
Shin Chung Jee, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):743-751.   Published online August 15, 1981
This study was undertaken on 120 healthy primary school children (male 60, female 60), who live in a fishing village, Geo-Mun island, Chulla-Namdo, in order to investigate normal value of red blood cell. Ages of the children were ranged from six years to twelve years. The author cheked the number of red blood cell, hemoglobin level, hematcrit, mean corpuscular volume(MCV),...
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis in childhood.
Hee Jung Chung, Back Keun Lim, Duk Hi Kim, Duk Jin Yun, Chan Il Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):752-759.   Published online August 15, 1981
Serum levels of T3, T4, TSH, 24-h RAIU and Thyroid antibodies were examined in 13 cases of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis who were diagnosed at the pediatric department of Yonsei University hospital during the period from 1978 to 1980. The results were as follows: 1. The age distribution was dispersed between 8 and 15 years of age and all the cases...
The Statistical Study on Acute Drug and Chemicals Intoxication in Children.
Young Chang Kim, Hyung Jin Choi, Jae Ock Park, Dong Whan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):760-765.   Published online August 15, 1981
A statistical study on 135 cases of acute poisoning who were treated in Pediatric department of Soon Chun Hyang College Hospital from May, 1974 to August, 1980 was performed. The results are as follows: 1. Seasonal incidence was more prevalent in summer. (from June to August, Table 2) 2. It occurred more frequently in male than female and high incidence...
Intracranial Cysticercosis: A Report of 6 Cases.
Sang Hak Park, Chang Jun Coe, Duk Jin Yun, Sang Sup Chung, Kyu Chang Lee, Jung Ho Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):766-771.   Published online August 15, 1981
Cysticercosis infestation is a cosmopolitan disease. Recently we experienced six cases of intracranial cysticercosis in childhood, three of them were male and their age distributed from 2 to 15 years. Their main clinical manifestations were symptoms of increased intracranial pressure signs and other neurological sings as well, In diagnostic procedures, brain C-T scan was performed in all cases and Conray...
Case Reports
Recovery of Bilateral Renal Vein Thrombosis after Peritoneal Dialyis in a Newborn Neonate.
Young Mo Sohn, Nan Ae Kim, Sang Hak Park, Ki Young Lee, Pyung Kil Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):772-776.   Published online August 15, 1981
A 4 day old male neonate with severe dehydration, uremia, and hyperbilirubinemia presented with bilateral renal vein thrombosis. Following exchange transfusion and peritoneal dialysis renal function returned to normal without nephrectomy. The importance of adequate and prompt management of renal failure to expect the spontaneous recanalization is stressed. Because of the high mortality rate associated with the nephrectomy in neonates,...
A Case of Cryptococcosis with Cutaneous Manifestation.
Jae Phil Kim, Hyun Ju Oh, Hyung Suk Byun, Kyung Ryong Huh, Chull Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):777-781.   Published online August 15, 1981
We experienced a case of cryptococcosis in a 13-year-old female who had been admitted to our hospital because of intermittent high fever and generalized lymphadenopathy accompanied by multiple nodular eruptions with erosions on the face, scalp, neck and back. The patient was treated under the impression of tuberculous lymphadenitis without any improvement. A surgical biopsy of the lymph node and...
Fanconi's Anemia.
Seung Kwon Kim, Heung Kyu Kim, Kew Taek Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):782-785.   Published online August 15, 1981
We report 1 case of Fanconi's anemia which has severe pancytopenia, PDA, hypoplatic right thumb and cryptorchism with a brief review of related literature and references.
A Case of Moyamoya Disease in Child.
Joong Gon Kim, Sang Il Lee, Baek Youn Choo, Kwang Chan Do, Chong Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):786-790.   Published online August 15, 1981
A childhood case of moyamoya disease with subarachnoid hemorrhage is reported. This patient exhibited left hemiparesis, dysarthria, convulsion and mental retardation. He also had characteristic angiographic picture: occlusion of supraclinoid segment of both internal carotid arteries, combined with collateral networks in the base of brain.
A Case of 18-Trisomy Mosaicism with Parental Mosaicism.
Seung Bok Cho, Pok Ryul Park, Mi Na Lee, Duk Jin Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):791-796.   Published online August 15, 1981
A case of 18-Trisomy mosaicism in a male newborn infant who was born to a mother of 27 years old at Cheil Hospital was presented. This baby had grossly multiple anomalies that were characterized by prominatn occiput, microhpthalmia, palpebral fissure, micrognathia, high arched palate, low set ears, undescended testes, limitation of abduction of hip joint, syndactylism of finger, and overlapping...
Kernicterus of unknown etiology.
K.W. Ko, J.G. Ji
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(8):797-802.   Published online August 15, 1981
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