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Volume 26(10); Oct 1983
Original Articles
Role of Enterotoxogenic E.Coli in Acute Diarrhea of Childhood in Korea.
Kwang Wook Ko, Jeong Kee Seo, Woo Hyun Chang, Moon Kyo Kim, Nam Ung Yang, Myoung Sik Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):949-958.   Published online October 31, 1983
To determine the role of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in diarrheal disease of non-hosp- italized children living in Korea, stool specimens were collected from 330 patients with dia- rrhea and 68 age and sex matched control. Sixty-eight healthy children and 330 diarrheal patients, who visited three private clinics and one municipal hospital in Inchon City, were tested to detect the production of Escherichia coli enterotoxin...
Clinical, Laboratory and Epidermiology Feature of Human Rota Virus(HRV) Gastroenteritis.
Bok Hee Oh, Soo Jee Moon, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):959-966.   Published online October 31, 1983
According to the statistical survey for hospitalized children with acute diarrheal diseases, we have experienced big incidence of acute epidemic gastroenteritis during the months of October and November every year. In order to investigate the nature of such epidemic gastroenteritis 24 inpatients with acute gastroenteritis were selected at random for electron microscopic(E.M.) examination of stool as well as enzyme linked immunosorbent assay...
Hyperlipidemia and Hyperlipoproteinemia in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Nephrotic Syndrome.
Heui Jeen Kim, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):967-977.   Published online October 31, 1983
Sera obtained from 23 hospitalized patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis nephrotic syndrome which is confirmed by kidney biopsy, were analyzed for serum albumin, serum lipids, 24hr urine protein, creatinine clearance, HDL-cholesterol. In 19 of the patients lipoproteins were analyzed. the following results were obtained. 1) Serum phospholipid (PL) was increased whenever serum total cholesterol (TC) was increased but to a lesser degree. The ratio of TC/PL...
A Study on Factor Influencing the Prognosis of Epidermic Encephalitis.
Sang Hyun Byun, Koe Jong Park, Jeong Soon Hwang, Young Hun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):978-985.   Published online October 31, 1983
The purpose Qf this study is to presume the severity of epidemic encephalitis. 36 cases were selected among 81 cases of epidemic encephalitis admitted to Chungnam National University Hospital during Jan. 1981 to Dec. 1982, and divided into clinically mild and severe group. Two groups were compared the differences of their demographic, clinical and laboratory findings. The parameters significantly more encountered in the severe...
Clinical Observation on Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Children.
Y J Kim, G J Kim, T C Kwon, Y D Kwon, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):986-995.   Published online October 31, 1983
55 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome which were admitted to the Pediatric Department of Keimyung University, Dong San Hospital during the period of 10 years from January 1973 to December 1982 were reviewed and the clinical observations were attempted. The following results were obtained. There was no specific prevalence in annual incidence. The highest incidence was in summer season and especially low during the winter season....
Clinical and Follow up Study of 52 cases of Blood Exchange Transfusion for Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia.
Hong In Eum, Jae Gae Rheu, Sang Cheol Lee, Jung Hee Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):996-1003.   Published online October 31, 1983
The study was made of 52 cases of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia receiving blood exchange transfusion at St. Benedict Hospital from January 1977 to June 1981 with the following results; 1) 34.6% of total exchanged patients were born at St. Benedict hospital. Remains were born at outside. 2) 27 patients(51.9%) returned for follow up, 21 patients(40.4%) not returned for follow up 4 patients (7.7%) had died. 3) The...
Case Reports
Two Cases of Congenital Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum in Brother.
Kwan Hwooy Cho, Jun Hee Sul, Seung Kyu Lee, Dong Sik Jin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1004-1008.   Published online October 31, 1983
We have experienced two cases of congenital pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum in brothers at the Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Yonsei University. One of the two cases, 4 months old, was associated with patent ductus arteriosus and atrial septal defect. The other case, 4 8/12 years old, was associated with tricuspid insufficiency and patent foramen ovale. In this article, we emphasize the...
One Case of Ectopic Pancreatic Tissue with Gastroschisis.
Hyun Sook Yoon, Min Suk Hyun, Jhoeng Hee Hahn, So Won Ahn, Jung Woo Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1009-1012.   Published online October 31, 1983
The author’s experience of a case of ectopic pancreatic tissue associated with gastroschisis is reported. A 3,140 grm full term female infant with gastroschisis was born at II Sin Women’s Hospital but operation was delayed due to lack of permission until the 3 rd day of life. At operation an incidental finding was a relatively firm, oval, brownish mass on the wall of the proximal...
Two Cases of Patent Omphalomesenteric Duct.
Heon Kyung Lee, Ki Tae Kim, Woo Yeong Cheong, Soon Yong Lee, Young Sik Park, Yeon Soon Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1013-1017.   Published online October 31, 1983
Patent omphalomesenteric duct occurs when there is primary failure of luminal closure of vitellointestinal duct during the fetal life, and it makes an abnormal communication between the intestine and the umbilicus. We presented two cases of patent omphalomesenteric duct in the neonatal period. Diagnosis was confirmed by radiological examination and surgery. Surgical removal was done successfully. A brief review of related literature was also presented.
A Cases of Heredotary Anhidrotic Ectodermal Dyslasia.
Jong Soo Kim, Pyoung Han Hwang, Hyeon Sook Lee, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1018-1023.   Published online October 31, 1983
Hereditary anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is a rare hereditary condition in which certain structures derived from the ectoderm are undeveloped or underdeveloped, although, on a rarity, mesodermal or endodermal derivatives may be associated. Recently, we have experienced a case of anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia in 4 years old male. He had abscence of sweating, hypotrichosis and anodontia, which was characteristic features of this disorder. We established...
A Case of Trensient Myeloproliferative Disorder with Down Syndrome.
Dong Gyoon Kim, Jae Ho Lee, Jung Il Noh, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1024-1028.   Published online October 31, 1983
Transient myeloproliferative disorder has been reported in infants with Down syndrome. Infants with Down syndrome and this transient myeloproliferative disorder often present with signs and symptoms that are clinically and hematologically indistinguishable from congenital acute myelogenous leukemia. In contrast to congenital AML, complete clinical and hematological recovery occurs within weeks to months of diagnosis without any specific anti- leukemic treatment. A case of transient myeloproliferative disorder...
A Case of Congenital Ateriovenous Malformation.
Sook Kyeung Jung, Dong Hwan Cho, Jeong Bok Lee, Won Jae Park, Kyeung Soo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1029-1032.   Published online October 31, 1983
We experienced a case of Congenital Cerebral arteriovenous malformation which produced hematomas in a 9 years old girl. We confirmed the AVM and hematomas in the right frontal area, feeding from the right frontopollar artery, a branch of the right anterior carotid artery, and draining to superior sagittal sinus by carotid angiography & brain C-T. She was treated with, total surgical excision of AVM and...
A Case of Hyperthyroidism.
Cheol Woon Beak, Seung Geun Hong, Sang Geel Lee, Im Joo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1033-1038.   Published online October 31, 1983
We experienced a case of congenital hyperthyroidism in a male neonate with tachycardia- and tachypnea, who was the 2nd. full-term product of 28-year-old mother with hyperthyroidism. On physical examination, there was exophthalmos, goiter and hepatosplenom egaly. Bone age was accelerated to about one year of age and thyroid function test was abnormal data reflecting hyperthyroidism. The review of the related literature was made briefly. This is...
A Case of Niemann Pick Disease.
Sung Hwan Kim, Young Joo Choi, In Ho Kim, Sang Woo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1039-1043.   Published online October 31, 1983
Author reported a case of Niemann Pick disease in a 9 month old Korean male infant. The patient showed marked, hepatosplenomegaly and delayed motor developement which was started since 5 months of age. His elder sister, who showed the same clinical manifestations, died at 1 year of age without apparent cause. Peripheral blood smear showed many unusual lymphocytes and monocytes which contain numerous intracytoplasmic vacuoles....
Pancreatic pseudocyst associated with severe adhesive ileus.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi, Kwi Won Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(10):1044-1047.   Published online October 31, 1983
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