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Volume 24(9); Sep 1981
Original Articles
Platelet Counts in Healthy Premature Infants.
Heung Kyu Kim, You Nam Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):805-811.   Published online September 15, 1981
Serial platelet counts performed at four day intervals on forty two healthy premature infants whose birth weights were less than 2200 grams. The forty two infants were divided into two groups: twelve premature infants weighing less than 1700 grams, and thirty prematures infants weighing over 1700 grams at birth. We evaluated the length of time for the platetet counts of...
Chromosome Study of the Congenital Anomaly and Mental Retardation in Korean Children.
Ra Lee, In Joon Seol, Woo Gill Lee, Soo Jee Moon, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):812-819.   Published online September 15, 1981
The authors studie 111 cases of congenital anomalies and/or mental retardation. 56cases of congenital anomalies and/or mental retardations were cared and admitted at pediatric department in Han Yang University hospital. 55 cases were in institution for the mentally retarded. The authors studied chromosome analysis about 111 cases with congenital anomalies and/or mental retardation. The results obtained were as follows: A)...
Cluster of Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
Young Mo Sohn, Sung Sik Lee, Kwan Sub Chung, Ki Sub Chung, Seung Kyu Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Kir Young Kim, Duk Jin Yun, Kyoung Ja Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):820-825.   Published online September 15, 1981
Of 7 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome reviewed, which was admitted to the Department of Pediatrics Yonsei University, College of Medicine during 3 months period from July through September 1980, serologic surveys for an infectious agent were found to be without demonstrable causes such as cytomegalovirus and measles virus. We reviewed 87 acses of Guillain-Barre syndrome, which was admitted to our...
A Follow-up Study of Newborns who had Exchange Blood Transfusion for Hyperbilirubinemia.
Young Soo Yoon, Seung Joon Park, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):826-836.   Published online September 15, 1981
A follow up study was made of 59 cases of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia receving blood exchange transfusion at Kwangju Christian Hospital from early 1976 to early 1979, with the following results. 1. 42patients(71.2%) returned for followup: 12 patients(20.3%) did not return; and 5 patients(8.5%) had died. 2. Of those returning, developmental status was studied by D.D.S.T. 38 patients(90.5%) had normal development...
Statistical Study on Childhood Accidents.
Hyung Jin Choi, Chang Woo Koh, Sang Man Shin, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):837-843.   Published online September 15, 1981
Authors reviewed 1809 childhood accident cases who visited the emergency room of Soon Chun hyung Hospital from May, 1974 to Aug. 1980. The following results were obtained; 1. Incidence of accidents was 4.1% of all patients who visited emergency room. 2. The highest age incidence was in the age group of 5-9 years, especially in Falldown, Traffic accident, Laceration accident....
Cases Studies of Intussusception with Special References.
Kyung Sook Choi, Myoung Sook Kim, So Kyung Park, Dong Hak Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):844-853.   Published online September 15, 1981
This paper present 105 cases which were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics of Dong San Presbyterian Hospital from Jan. 1978 to July, 1980 The results are summarized as follows; 1) Age incidence, 94% of patients were under age of two, 88.2% of patients were under one year, and adults were high incidence in Korea. 2) Male to female ratio...
Clinical and Bacteriological Studies in Childhood Shigellosis: especially Effect of Rifampin in Shigellosis.
Jong Du Kim, Soon Ok Byun, Moon Suk Jee, Myung Hi Shin, Jee Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):854-864.   Published online September 15, 1981
Clinical and bacteriological studies were made on 168 cases of culture proved childhood shigellosis at Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital in Busan between Aug. 1978 and July 1980. The following results were obtained. 1. Of 168 cases, 99 cases were male and 69 were female, the ratio being 1.4:1. The most frequently affected age group was between one three six years(57.7%)...
Case Reports
Congenital Systemic Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease: An Autopsy Case Report.
Seung Bok Cho, Boc Lyul Park, Mi Na Lee, Hea Soo Koo, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):865-871.   Published online September 15, 1981
A case of systemic cytomegalovirus infection in a newborn baby is reported. This female baby was born after 36 weeks gestation to a 30 year-old mother who had no prenatal problem except for breech presentation and placenta previa for which Caesarian section was given. The mother has two healthy children. The clinical course of this baby was characterized by repeat...
One case of Infectious Mononcleosis.
Kyung Sook Cho, Do Keum Na, Byung Gyu Kim, Sook Hyeon Yun, Jong Dae Jo, In Sun Jeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):872-876.   Published online September 15, 1981
A case of infectious mononucleosis was presented. She was admitted to the hospital with the anterior cervical lymphadenopathy. Erythematous skin rashes on both low extermities, and splenomegaly. Her chief complaints were fever and sore throat. She showed atypical lymphocytes in peripheral blood smear with relative lymphocytosis. Mono-spot test was positive. She received symptomatic therapy and discharged without any complications. So,...
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome: Report of one case complicated by gallbladder hydrops and diagnosed by ultrasound.
Chul Ho Lee, Sung Won Park, Chang Soo Han, Soon Jai Lee, Yeun Ki Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):877-881.   Published online September 15, 1981
A female patient with mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome is presented. During the course of her illness, she developed acute abdominal pain secondary to hydrops of gallbladder. The diagnosis was facilltated by ultrasound. We managed her conventionally without surgical intervention. It is interesting that the age of patients complicated by gallbladder hydrops is high compared with the age frequency of MCLS....
Hyaline Membrane Disease (Five cases report including two autopsy cases).
Jun Hee Kang, Young Min Ahn, Joong Gon Kim, Chun Haeng Park, Jeong Kee Seo, Ok Ja Hwang, Chong Ku Yun, Yoon Seong Lee, Shin Eun Choi, Je G Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):882-890.   Published online September 15, 1981
The hyaline membrane disease is not a common disease in Korea. Only a few reports of small scale are avaiable in the literature. We have experienced 5 cases of HMD during approximately 1 year period. The diagnosis was made either on characteristic clinical and roentgenological features or postmortem examination. The birth weights of these cases were in the range of...
3 Cases of Acute Death dueto Pneumomediastinum, Pneumothorax and Subcutaneous Emphysema as a Complication of Miliary Tuberculosis.
Hyang Suk Yun, Hyun Ju Oh, Hyung Suk Byun, Kyung Ryong Huh, Chull Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):891-896.   Published online September 15, 1981
Pneumomediastinum, pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema are uncommon in pediatric practice, but they may be rarely ocured in association with respiratory distress and excessive ressusciation in the neonatal period, and as a complication of bronchial asthma, measles in childhood. And also, there was a report of a few cases that developed to pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema caused by vomiting in patient...
A Case of Hereditary Multiple Exostoses.
Shin Chung Jee, Keun Chul Myoung, Hyoung Ki Kim, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):897-901.   Published online September 15, 1981
The so-called "Hereditary Multiple Exostoses" disease is characterized by hard, irregular prominences appearing in the metaphyseal region of the bones. Though transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait, skipped generation are reported and presumably represent spontaneous mutations. We experienced one case of hereditary multiple exostoses of 15 years old male patient, whose father and one brother were also affected. A brief...
A Case of Chylothorax & Chylous Ascites.
Byung Ryong Lee, Yong Tai Suh, Hyung Suk Byun, Chull Sohn, Myung Dong Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):902-906.   Published online September 15, 1981
A case of chylothorax and chylous ascites in a 10-year-old female patient who was admitted to the department of pediatrics because of abdominal distension, generalized edema and anorexia for 2 months, was described. Clinical study and review of literature were presented briefly.
Problem Case Conference
Cirrhosis of the liver with Congenital biliary atresia.
K.W. Ko, J.G. Ji
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(9):907-910.   Published online September 15, 1981
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