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Volume 25(8); Aug 1982
Original Articles
Normal ECG Standard for Children in Korea: 1st report : in neonatal period.
H Lee, G J Choi, Y H Song, M H Chung, D W Lee, S Y Chang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):759-768.   Published online August 31, 1982
Normal ECG standards of 700 healthy neonates, who were born at Hanyang University Hospital from August 1981 to April 1982, were determined, by authors, according to the following items : Heart rate, Frontal plane QRS axis angle, PR interva. QRS duration, QT interval, P wave duration, P wave amplitude, S wave amplitude, Ventricular activation time(VAT), and QRS transitional zone in...
Clinical Observation of Double Outlet Right Ventricle.
In Suck Seo, Yong Soo Yoon, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):769-780.   Published online August 31, 1982
Eighteen cases of double outlet right ventricle were observed during past six years at the department of pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital. 1. Therw were 13males and 5 females. Sex ratio showed male predominance with the ratio of 2, 6:1. 2. According to the Sondheimer's classification, 6 cases were in group l, none in group ll, 10cases in group lll...
Changes in Serum Complement and Immunglonulins following Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
Hong Jin Kim, Jun Hee Sul, Sung Kyn Lee, Dong Shik Chin, Kwang Ho Kim, Pill Whoon Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):781-786.   Published online August 31, 1982
Clinical problem occuring in the early post operative period after cardiopulmonary bypass may ne related to the altered function of capillary bed which was affected by activation of complement system. This is so called post perfusion syndrome. We selected 20 patients with confirmed congenital heart disease by cariac catheterization. We studied the changes in the C3 , immunolglobulins, total protein,...
The Evaluation of AO Bilirubinometer for Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia.
Hae Seong Kim, Joongh Gon Kim, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):787-790.   Published online August 31, 1982
AO bilirubinometer is a direct reading spectrophotometer specifically designed to measure total bilirubin using sera from newborn infantsl A study was performed to compare the bilirubin values obtained using the AO bilirubibometer and modified Diazo method(Rappaport method). The results were as follows : 1. The average percentage of recovery of AO bilirubinometer was 98.7%, while modified Diazo method was represented...
A Clinical Study of Mother's Understanding About Children's Fever.
Seung Joo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):791-799.   Published online August 31, 1982
One hundred mothers bringing their children to a pediatric outpatient deparment of Ewha Womans University Hospital were surveyed about their understanding of fever and method of fever therapy. Most mothers(91%) were unduly worried about low to moderate grade fever with the temperature of 39degrees C or less. They didn't know the thermoregulatory mechanism and thought that fever can rise to...
Incidenc of Iron Deficiency Anemia and Changes in Serum Feffitin Level in Various Childhood Diseases.
Hak Sunh Kim, Kwang Joo Rhee, Tae Won Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):800-806.   Published online August 31, 1982
A serum ferritin level is now the most sensitive and specific assay for iron deficiency. Incidence of iron deficiency anemia was determined by means of the serum ferritin level and the response to iron therapy, and changes in serum ferritin level were observed in 421 hospitalized pediatric patients with various diseases. The results were as follows : 1. Incidence of...
Clinical Study on Tuberculosis in Infancy and Early Childhood.
Kong Youb Han, Ki Hyun Yoon, Kyung Hae Park, Sung Hwan Kim, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):807-815.   Published online August 31, 1982
The following result were obtained through the clinical review of 78 cases with severe tuberculosis under the age of 5 years admitted at Department of Pediatrics, busan National University Hospital during the period of january, 1974 through December, 1980. 1) Incidence of severe tuberculosis in infancy and early chilhood is noticed as 49.3% in tuberculous menigitis, 16.0% in miliary tuberculosis...
A Clinical Observation of Measles: Influence of measles Vaccination.
Jung Sue Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):816-823.   Published online August 31, 1982
The clinical observations and comparative studies according to vaccination was performed on 237 cases of measles that were treated at the pediatric ward and out patient clinic of Busan National University Hospital during 5 year period from Jan. 1976 to Dec. 1980. The results were summarized as follows : 1.The incidence of measles was most frequently in 1977 and a...
Clinical Observation on 29 Cases of Congenital Syphilis.
Kyung Ae Kim, Kyung Hee Han, Chung Sik Chun, Chang Kyn Oh, Mahn Kyn Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):824-828.   Published online August 31, 1982
Authors made clinical observation on 29 cases of congenital syphilis, who were born from 54 cases of syphilitic mothers, at the St. Paul's Hospital from Jan. 1976 to Dec. 1980. The results were as follows. 1. The incidence of syphilis among the admitted pregnant women for delivery was 0.9%. 2. The incidence of neontal syphilis from the 54 syphilitic mothers...
Clinical Analysis on Accident of Children.
Kyung Sik Shin, Sang Hyun Byun, Kwang Joo Rhee, Suk Ja Kim, Young Hun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):829-838.   Published online August 31, 1982
There has been a significant decline of infectious disease in childhood due to an improvement of economy, living standard and medicine. But accidents in childhood is rather increased and encountered in major cause of death. The child is not so fully developed mentally and physically, that he is vulnerable to accident. Most accidents have been rocognized as being preventable with...
A Case of Infantile Cortical Hyperostosis.
Won Bae Lee, Hyun Koo Oh, Jae Chung Lee, Sung Hoon Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):839-842.   Published online August 31, 1982
Infantile cortical hyperostosis occurs in the first few months of life, and is characterized by irritability, fever, soft tissue swelling and radiological evidence of a periosteal reaction, particularly of the mandible. It's cause is unknown. The disease has been reported over 130 cases worldwidely, with only 2 cases in Korea sofar. Recently we experienced a case of infantile cortical hyperostosis....
A case of Chedia-Higashi Syndrome.
D K Moon, S H Shin, T C Kwon, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):843-847.   Published online August 31, 1982
A case of Chedia-Higashi syndrome in a seven months old male was presented. The diagnosis was suspected by albinism, nystagmus, photophobia, cervical lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, past history of frequent infection and was confirmed by the peripheral and bone marrow findings of large purplish inclusion bodies in the cytoplasms of granulocytes and lymphocytes. A brief review of related literature was attempted.
Acute Renal Failure due to Mercury Poisoning.
Do Kwang Yun, Jin Yong Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Chung Suk Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):848-853.   Published online August 31, 1982
One year and 9 month old male baby was admitted to hospital because of burns on the oral cavity and irritability. This symptom developed 3 hours before admission, when he swallowed questionable chemical drug. On admission, physical examination revealed whitish mucosal discoloration on the oral cavity. 3 days after admission, anuric state had been appeared, and general condition has been...
Perforated Choledochal Cyst with Bile Peritonitis in an Infant.
Sang Geel Lee, Yen Hee Kang, Ki Chang Han, Su Sang Shon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):854-858.   Published online August 31, 1982
A case report of a perforated choledochal cyst with bile peritonitis occurring in a 13-month old girl is presented. The perfortion was identified on the right lateral aspect of the common bile duct. And T-tube drainage was instituted. Episodes of ascending cholangitis followed pooling of the stagnant bile in the biliary system. Reoperation was recommended but in vain.
Two Cases of Teratoma on Sacrococcygeal Region in Newborn.
Chan Uhng Joo, Young Suk Jang, Jung Soo Kim, Kyu Cha Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982;25(8):859-863.   Published online August 31, 1982
Two cases of teratoma on sacrococcygeal region in newborn are reported with pathological findings, and a brief review of related literature is included in this report.
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