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Volume 26(11); Nov 1983
Original Articles
The Response of Leukocytes in the Peripheral Blood Following Exchange Transfusion in the Newborn.
Young Mo Sohn, Yu Young Chang, Young Ho Kim, Kir Young Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1049-1054.   Published online November 30, 1983
We have studied the hemoglobin level and. leukocyte count of 23 fullterm and 1 premature jaundiced babies soon after exchange transfusion and daily thereafter until 7 days. The resixlts are: 1) One exchange transfusion was enough in 16 patients but 8 were required more than 2times of exchange transfusion. The maximum is 6 times. 2) The postnatal age was...
A Study on oral Spanich Provocation Test.
Yu Young Chang, Ki Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1055-1062.   Published online November 30, 1983
In asthmatic children, there were many cases who showed positive reactions to food allergens in allergy skin test. But food itself is not usually the cause of asthma, differing from inhalant allergen. Spinach was the third most common positive skin test with 47.8 percent following house dust and house dust mite in our studies of 205 asthmatics who had visited the allergy clinic...
A Clinical Study on he Intestinal Tuberculosis in Children.
Young Ran Choi, Youn Ha Kang, Young Min Ahn, Kyo Sun Kim, Jung Kee Seo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1063-1069.   Published online November 30, 1983
The following results were obtained through the clinical review of 24 cases with the intes- tinal tuberculosis under the age of 15 years which were treated at Seoul National University hospital and Kangnam General Hospital Public Corporation during the period of 6 years from January, 1977 to December, 1982. 1) The peak incidence was noted in the group aged 12 〜 15 years. The ratio...
A Clinical Study of Cor Triatriatriatum.
Jae Ho Lee, Il Suck Chang, Nam Su Kim, Yong Soo Yoon, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1070-1080.   Published online November 30, 1983
Cor triatriatum is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly in which the left atrium is divided into two chambers by an abnormal fibro-muscular septum with, a small opening or not, product pulmonary venous obstruction and pulmonary hypertension. Three cases of cor triatriatum were observed at the Dept, of Pediatrics, Seoul National University. Each patient had no specific problem during early infancy, and presented...
Clinical Study on the Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Children.
Jong Jin Seo, Byong Gwan Sohn, Jung Yeun Choi, Yong Soo Yoon, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1081-1094.   Published online November 30, 1983
Forty five cases of dilated cardiomyopathy who were admitted, to Seoul National University Hospital from June, 1980 to May, 1983 were studied on the clinical features and laboratory findings. 1) Twenty two cases (44.4%) were primary dilated cardiomyopathy, and the other 25 case (55.6%) were secondary. Nineteen cas&s(95.0%) of primary dilated cardiomyopathy were diagnosed within 3 year of age, but sacondary dilated cardiomyopathy did...
Urinary Excretion of Iron Renal Diseases.
Kyung Ja Bang, Jaeh Hoon Shin, Woo Gil Lee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1095-1101.   Published online November 30, 1983
Iron is an essential element which participates in a variety of vital processes as well as hemoglobin synthesis of human body. Its hemeostasis is unique in that it is regulated primarily by absorption and not by excretion. Since the capacity of excreted iron is very limited, its absorption from the intestine must be controlled so that tissue accumulations do not reach. In adult males,...
Clinical Observation of Convulsions in Children.
Sang Chul Park, Eun Mi Kim, Jae Ock Park, Dong Whan Lee, Sang Ju Lee, Sang Man Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1102-1110.   Published online November 30, 1983
We have observed clinically about 254 patients of convulsive disorder at the psdiatric department of Soon Chun Hyang Hospital from Jan. 1981 to Dec. 1982. The clinical and statistical results were obtained as follows. 1) The incidence of convulsive disorders among the patients of admission was 9.2%. 2) The most common cause of convulsion was febrile convulsion(34.5%) and the next was epilepsy (18.9%). 3) Convulsion was mo3t...
Case Reports
A Case of Pyogenic Liver Abscess.
Jeong Bok Lee, Dong Hwan Cho, Sook Kyeung Jung, Won Jae Park, Jin Kook Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1111-1114.   Published online November 30, 1983
We have experienced a case of pyogenic liver abscess with omphalitis in 21 days old :female. We diagnosed liver abscess with liver scanning and ultrasonography,. confirmed by exploratory laparotomy and tissue biopsy. She was treated with parenteral antibiotics. We have presented a rare case and reviewed the literature.
A Case of Collodion Baby.
Jae Gye Ryoo, Hong In Eum, Sang Cheal Lee, Jung Hee Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1115-1119.   Published online November 30, 1983
Ws expsrienced a of Collodion Baby of 6 hours old female infant who was suffering from excs33ive lamellated scale, tight looking appearance and covering entire, body, typical features of parchment like skin, ectropion of upper and lower eyelids and fixed semiflexion position of the limb3. Diagnosis of Collodion Baby was established by clinical features and histopathological studies. A brief review of literature was made.
A Case of Hereditary Spherocytosis.
Eui Lim Choi, Chul Hwan Park, Tae Gyu Hwang, In Soon Park, Soon Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1120-1124.   Published online November 30, 1983
We observed a case of hereditary spherocytosis who was a 4-month-old boy with the chief complaints of jaundice and pallor. Evidence of the same disease was also found in the patient` s father who had never been symptomatic. Diagnosis was made by presence of spherocytes in peripheral blood smear, osmotic fragility- test and autohemolysis test. A brief review of literatures was made.
A Case of Holoprosencephaly.
Cook Huh, Seung Ha Rheu, Young Gun Kim, Baek Keun Lim, Jong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1125-1128.   Published online November 30, 1983
We experienced, a case of holoprosencephaly with no extracranial annormalities, normal chromosme count and karyotype. The diagnosis was confirmed by brain C-T scan, which was compatible to semilobar type of holoprosencephaly. The patient is living now at 2 years old. Review of the references concerning holoprosencephaly was made briefly.
A Case of Thanatophoric Dwarfism.
Young Kyun Hwang, Soo Baeck LEE, Chong Dae Cho, Ju Kyeong Lee, Doo Seong Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1129-1132.   Published online November 30, 1983
We experienced a case of Thanatophoric dwarfism. A 1870 gm male neonate was born after 31 weeks gestation to a 33 years old gravida 1mother with polyhydramnios. On physical examination, he was noticed micromelic dwarfism, narrow thorax, and saddle nose. We confirmed this case by physical examination and X-ray study. A brief review of literatures were presented.
Three Cases of Coarctation of the Aorta.
Yu Young Chang, Young Ho Kim, Seung Kyu Lee, Jun Hee Sul, Dong Shik Chin, Seung Rock Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1133-1138.   Published online November 30, 1983
Coarctation of the aorta is defined as a narrowing of the aorta in the region of its juncture with the ductus arteriosus or its vestige, and is rare in Orient. We have experienced three cases of Coarctation of the Aorta combined with other congenital cardiovascular anomalies and diagnosed by cardiac catheterization and cineangiography. Review of literature was made briefly.
Fanconi's Anemia.
J H Yoo, E M Kim, S J Lee, W B Kim, D W Lee, D Y Kang, K Y choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1139-1144.   Published online November 30, 1983
We report 1 case of Fanconi’s anemia which has severe pancytopenia, increased fetal Hb, hyperpigmented skin, absence of right thumb and metacarpal bone, retardation of bone age and chromosomal abnormalities with a brief review of related literature and references.
A Case of Pyogenic Liver Abscess with Fever of Unknown origin.
Soo Baeck Lee, Kwang Soo Hwang, Kyung Sook Cho, Doo Sung Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1145-1148.   Published online November 30, 1983
Pyogenic liver abscess is a rare disease in normal children. Our case was 7 year old boy who had suffered from spiking high fever and upper abdominal discomfortness for 14 days. Liver function tests were normal and blood cultures were negative. An accurate preoperative diagnosis was pyogenic liver abscess, which was diagnosed, by ultrasound and scintigram. Final diagnosis was solitary pyogenic liver abscess at...
A Case of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia with Both Renal Enlargement.
Bok Hee Oh, Young Hoon Soung, Woo Gill Lee, On Koo Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1149-1153.   Published online November 30, 1983
A Case of acute lymphocytic leukemia with both renal enlargement found l^year old female has been presented. After treatment , acute lymphocytic leukemia with chemotherapeutic agent, the size of both kidneys were decreased and returned to normal shape by ultrasonogram series. A brief review of the literature was made on this subject.
Rheumatic Carditis Associated with Mitral Stenosis.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(11):1154-1158.   Published online November 30, 1983
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