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Volume 26(12); Dec 1983
Original Articles
Urine Sediments and Protein in Healthy Newborn Infants.
Jeh Hoon Shin, Eui Soo Park, Woo Gill Lee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1159-1167.   Published online December 31, 1983
h7Routine urine examination in neonatal period is one of the most basic laboratory examination for early diagnosis of various diseases such, as urinary tract infection, congenital anomalies, and renovascular disorders etc. There are many methods to collect urine, but each of these methods has a problem, that is, catheterization causes urethral injury and ascending infection; suprapublic puncture is the most...
Hyperglycemia in Small Premature Neonates.
Soon Hwa Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1168-1172.   Published online December 31, 1983
The blood glucose response to a constant glucose infusion were measured in 36 low birth weight infants with birth weight 950 to 2,000 gm. The study includes 27 control premature infants and 9 stressed premature infants who had respiratory distress. Glucose values were similar in both the control and stressed groups in the cord and preinfusion samples. In the first postinfusion sample, hyperglycemia was...
The Effect of Phototherapy in Distance between Light Source and Hyperbilirubinemic Baby.
Jae Gye Ryoo, Hong In Eum, Kyung Tae Kim, Kew Taek Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1173-1178.   Published online December 31, 1983
Warshaw reported radiat flux is closely related to distance between light source and patient for phototherapy. We tried to compare 30 cm distance (group A) frome light source to patient with 80 cm (group B) for effect of phototherapy. 1) Radiant flux were 4.68±0.3㎼/cm2/nm in group A phototherapy unit ard 1.49±0. 02㎼/cm2/nm in group B...
Determination of Bilirubin Concentration in the Jaundiced Korean Newborn Infants with Transcutaneous Bilirubinometer.
Man Jin Chung, Young Joo Suh, Jong Doo Kim, Myung Hi Shin, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1179-1187.   Published online December 31, 1983
The efficacy of transcutaneous Minolta Bilirubinometer was evaluated in 169 jaundiced. Korean newborn infants, regardless the causes of jaundice, who were admitted to the pedia- tric ward and nursery of wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital, Busan, since Nov. 1981. The results were obtained as follows: 1) The transcutaneous bilirubinometer is sufficiently precise to provide a reliable indication of total serum bilirubin concentration level with the resulting...
A Survey of HBs Antigenemia Among Healthy Primary and Middle Children, Pregnant Women in Kyungpook Province.
G H Jun, J J Kim, D H Shin, S D Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1188-1195.   Published online December 31, 1983
The prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen in various regions of the world is estimated to range from 0.1% low to 15% high. The area with high prevalence is the west pacific region. The carrier rate of hepatitis B surface antigen among 897 healthy primary and middle school children in Taegu City, Korea was investigated in November, 1982. Another sample of 729...
Clinical Observation for Hypocalcemia in Infant.
Seon Myeong Kim, Sang Woo Kim, Du Hee Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1196-1202.   Published online December 31, 1983
Clinical observations were made on 34 cases of hypocalcemia in infancy treated at Depart' ment of Pediatrics of Inje Medical College Seoul Paik Hospital during the period of January 1975-December 1982. The results obtained are as follows: 1) Male to female ratio of the patients was 3.1 : 1. 2) About 67.7% of hypocalcemic patients were under 28 days old. 3) Serum calcium levels of all the cases were...
Case Reports
A Case of Osteopetrosis.
C H Park, J H Yoo, T K Yoon, J O Park, S J Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1203-1208.   Published online December 31, 1983
Osteopetrosis is a rare disease causing an abnormal sclerosis of bone. We experienced a case of osteopetrosis with rachitic-like changes which was diagnosed by clinical features, radiologic examinations and laboratory examinations. Radiologic examinations showed generalized sclerosis, dense orbital roof, thick & dense skull base, anterior notching “sandwich” appearance of the vertebrae, club shaped long bone, and bone within bone appearance in metacarpals....
A Case of Histiocytosis X(Hand-Schuller-Christian Syndrome).
Yeong Bong Park, Jin Heon Kim, Jong Myeon Hong, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1209-1214.   Published online December 31, 1983
A case of histiocytosis X (Hand-Schuller-Christian syndrome) in a 3 year old girl is presented. The patients has the triad of exophthalmos, diabetes insipidus and skeletal lesions, plus hepatomegaly, wide spread pulmonary infiltration and growth retardation. The patient was treated with chlorambucil, prednisone, radiation therapy and chlorpropamide therapy for diabetes insipidus with good response. Similar cases reported in literature are briefly...
A Case of Familial Treacher-Collins Syndrome.
Sang Hee Cho, Hye Sun Chung, Gwi Jong Choi, Heung Jae Lee, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1215-1219.   Published online December 31, 1983
The authors experienced a case of familial Treacher-Collins syndrome in 24 years old mother and 2 months old male baby confirmed by typical facial appearance such as antimongoloid slant, coloboma, macrostomia and micrognathia and X-ray findings. We reviewed the literatures briefly.
A Case of Histiocytic Medullary Reticulosis in 17 Month-old Child.
Oh Kyung Lee, Wan Seob Kim, Myung Ho Lee, Sung Seek Lee, Sook Ja Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1220-1225.   Published online December 31, 1983
Histiocytic medullary reticulosis(HMR) is a rare, uniformly fatal, acute disease of the reticuloen dothelial system. Major features are fever, malaise, weakness, weight loss, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, jaundice and purpura. Common laboratory finding is severe pancytopenia. Cardinal pathologic feature is proliferation of atypical, neoplastic, erythrophagocytic histiocytes. Recently we experienced a case of HMR in 17 month-old male child. The clinical findings and...
A Case of Reiter's Syndrome.
Y J Kim, Y K Suh, T C Kwon, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1226-1230.   Published online December 31, 1983
Reiter’s syndrome is a rare disease and no case was reported in pediatric field in this country. We experienced a case of Reiter’ s syndrome, developed to 11 year old boy who presented cardinal symptoms and signs of this syndrome, urethritis, conjunctivitis and arthritis associated with high fever. HLA-B 27 antigen was positive. These conditions were preceded by Shigellosis like enteritis. Symptoms...
A Case of Salt-losing Form of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
J H Kwon, Y A Kim, J J Kim, D H Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1231-1235.   Published online December 31, 1983
A" 9-month old female was admitted via emergency room in convulsive state with the chief complaints of diarrhea and vomiting. The clitoromegaly and accessory nipples on both anter- ior axillary region were noticed in her early age. Serum electrolytes revealed hyponatremia and hyperkalemia. Urinary 17-ketosteroid level and plasma renin activity were increased. After the immediate treatment of salt-losing crisis, her general condition was recovered and serum...
A Case of Salmonella Meningitis.
Yong Kyun Hwang, Soo Baeck Lee, Kwang Soo Hwang, Doo Seong Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1236-1240.   Published online December 31, 1983
We experienced a case of salmonella meningitis of a 8-year old male patient. We diagnosed it through positive culture of Salmonella Group A on CSF and typhoid cell in bone marrow. The authors report this case with brief review of literatures.
A Case of Stomach Perforation during the Therapy of Rheumatic Carditis.
Young Ju Lee, Man Jin Chung, Soon Ok Byun, Myung Hi Shin, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1241-1246.   Published online December 31, 1983
We experienced acute stomach perforation in a 10 years old boy who suffered from rheum- atic carditis and treated with penicillin, aspirin and prednisolone. A brief review of literature was done.
Moyamoya Disease with Intraventricular Hemorrhage in a Child.
Byoung Hai Ahn, Chung Il Noh, Yong Seung Hwang, Young Soo Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1247-1253.   Published online December 31, 1983
A 9-year-old female patient with evidence of intraventricular hemorrhage by computed tomography was subsequently proven to have moyamoya disease by cerebral angiography. Subarachnoid hemorrhage is the most common initial manifestation of moyamoya disease in the adult. However, such presentation seldom occurs in childhood moyamoya disease, and intraventricular hemorrhage has been quite rare in children. The rarity of this manifestation of moyamoya disease and its cause...
A Case of Dysplastic Kidney and Hydroureter with Distal Treterl Atresia.
Eun Mi Kim, Jei Hoon Yoo, Dong Whan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee, Dong Wha Lee, Deuk Yong Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1254-1258.   Published online December 31, 1983
We presented a case of dysplastic kidney and Hydroureter with distal ureteral atresia and reviewed the literatures. This 5 year old male patient with abdominal mass for 3 years was admitted and took explo-laparotomy. The diagnosis was confirmed by explo-laparotomy and microscopic finding. Characteristic microscopic findings of dyaplastic kidney on present case are; 1) Primitive duct, ductules and glomeruli. 2) Duct was lined by cuboidal or columnar...
Idiopathic myelotibrosis complicated by Acute Fulminant Hepatitis(non A-non B).
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(12):1259-1264.   Published online December 31, 1983
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