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Volume 26(2); Feb 1983
Original Articles
Fetal Weight for Gestational Period and Postnatal Weight Gain of Low Birth Weight Gain of Low Birth Wight Infant.
Jung Tae Kim, Kong In Kwon, Tae Ju Hwang, Hyung Suk Byun, Chull Shon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):111-117.   Published online February 28, 1983
Fetal weight for gestational period were elaborated through establishment of the birth weight-gestational age tables in 1836 Korean newborn infants between 28〜42 weeks of gestational age. Mean, standard deviation and the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile were calculated. In comparison our data with those of 1970, there were significant increment of the birth weight of Korean infants, especially over 33...
Respiratory Distress Syndrome of the New born Infants and Complications of Pregnancy.
Yoon Joo Choi, Eun Ai Lee, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):118-123.   Published online February 28, 1983
A group of 514 newborn infants with gestational ages between 28 weeks and 36 weeks were studied for the influence of pronolonged rupture of amniotic membranes and maternal hype- rtension. during pregnancy on. the incidence of Idiopathic Respiratory Distress Syndrome (IRDS). The incidence of IRDS in. complicated pregnancy is that significantly lower than in the control groups. (8.9% vs 18.8%, p<0.05) The occurence of...
Hyperglycemia in Stressed Premature Infants.
Heung Kyu Kim, Kyung Ho Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):124-129.   Published online February 28, 1983
The blood glucose response to a constant glucose infusion were measured in 62 premature infants weighing 1,000 to 2,200 gm. The study includes 32 stressed premature infants who had respiratory distress, Necrotizing enterocolitis, premature rupture of membranes, sepsis and 30 control premature infants. During the first three hours of life, the glucose values were similar in both stressed and the control groups. During the four...
The Clinical Studies of Congenital Syphilis in Newborns.
D J Cho, C H Kim, C G Chung, B Y Han, E B Kwon, S I An
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):130-136.   Published online February 28, 1983
The authors observed 56 cases of congenital syphilis in newborns who had been treated at Eul Ji General Hospital during the period of Jan. 1977 through Dec. 1981. 1) The incidence of congenital syphilis in the cases delivered at Evi Ji hospital was 0.5%, while the incidence in the cases transferred from other clinic was 1.7%. 2) About two-thirds(66.1%) of congenital syphilitic newborns were low birth...
Occult Blood in Children.
Soon Taik Rhim, Heon Sook Lee, Kyu Cha Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):137-142.   Published online February 28, 1983
A study was made for investigation of occult in children according to age and sex distribution, and correlation with disease, G-I problems, drugs, Hemoglobin and parasites. The test group was 741 patients who were admitted in The Dept, of Pediatrics of Jeonbug National University Hsopital from Jan. 1977 to Apr. 1981, and 241 cases of normal children. In each cases a stool specimen...
Bone Changes in Childhood Leukemia.
In Soo Choi, Jong Soo Kim, Jung Soo Kim, Kyu Cha Kim, Yea Seong Youn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):143-150.   Published online February 28, 1983
Leukemia, the most common malignant disease in pediatric field, is one of the most interesting targets of modern medical research. So we reviewed the bone changes in 51 patients of leukemia admitted to the Dept, of Pediatrics Jeonbug National University Hospital for 5 years from Jan. 1st 1977 to Dec. 31st 1981. The results were as follow. The male patient was...
A Study on Purpura in Children.
Jong Sub Lee, Kyung Ho Kim, Ki bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):151-157.   Published online February 28, 1983
We have seen 96patients who were admitted with purpura to the Pediatric Department of Kwangju Christian Hospital during the period of 10 years from Jan., 1971 to Dec., 1980. The following observations were made; 1) Leukemia(26 cases, 27.0%) was the most common underlying disease, followed by allergic purpura (25 cases, 26.0%), idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (22 cases, 22.9%), Aplastic Anemia (13 cases, 13.5%), sepsis (5 cases,...
A Clinical Study on Reye Syndrome.
N C Kim, C H Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):158-164.   Published online February 28, 1983
We analyzed 15 infants and children who were admitted and diagnosed as Reye syndrome. at Gu Mi Soon Chun Hyang Hospital during the period of 9 months from Feb. 1981 to Oct. 1981 The results were as follows. 1) The cases of Reye syndrome were 15 patients (1. 6%) among 579 hospitaHzed patients and 4 patients (26.7%) died of Reye syndrome. 2) It affected male...
Case Reports
A Case of Pancreatic Pseudocyst.
Tai Gyu Whang, Hyun Gi Jung, In Sun Park, Chul Ho Kim, Soon Yong Lee, Sang Hyo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):165-169.   Published online February 28, 1983
We observed a case of pancreatic pseudocyst who was an 10 year-old girl with the chief complaints of intermittent abdominal pain and an abdominal mass in left upper quadrant. The cause of pancreatic pseudocyst was idiopathic, and the diagnosis was made by explor- ative laparatomy and biopsy. A brief review of literatures was made.
A Case of MCLS Associated with Pleural and Pericardial Effusion.
Hyun Sook Lee, Young Ok Bang, Jae Ock Park, Chang Hwi Kim, Dong Whan Lee, Sang Ju Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):170-174.   Published online February 28, 1983
We were experienced a case of MCLS associated with pleural and pericardial effusion, a rare complication of MCLS, evidenced in 5 yrs. old girl through clinical condition, X-ray and echocardiography. Though the mechanism of this pleural effusion was not well known, may be thought by the systemic factor in the systemic disease such as MCLS. And we made a brief review of the related literatures.
A Case of Pulmonary Infundibular Stenosis Developed in Ventricular Septal Defect.
Boc Lyul Park, Jun Hee Sul, Sung Kyu Lee, Dong Shiek Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):175-179.   Published online February 28, 1983
I year 11 month old boy had large ventricular septal defect(Kirklin type I) with pulmonary hypertension and Eisenmenger syndrome, so operation was not indicated at that time. I year and 3month later pulmonary infundibular stenosis was developed and pulmonary artery pressure and resistence were decreased. Operation (patch repair) was performed successfully. A brief review of natural course of ventricular septal...
A Case of Chaotic Atrial Tachycardia.
Jung Hee Park, Eun Ai Lee, Joong Gon Kim, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):180-182.   Published online February 28, 1983
A 1.5 month-old male with rapid and irregular pulse rate had an uncommon form of atrial tachycardia. The electrocardiogram was compatable with the diagnosis of chaotic atrial tachycardia or multifocal atrial tachycardia. The patient was treated with digoxin.
Two Cases of Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia.
Hye Keun Kim, Hwa Young Kim, Young Youn Choi, Soon Pal Suh, Chang Soo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):183-187.   Published online February 28, 1983
The authors experienced two cases of adult type of chronic myelocytic leukemia. We diagnosed it through the evaluation of both clinical and hematologic features, but Philadephia chromosomes were not detected. Patients had been treated with my 1 eran followed by some degree of remission. A brief review of literatures was made.
A Case of Congenital Hypoplastic Anemia.
Young Jong Woo, Jae Sook Ma, Tai Ju Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):188-192.   Published online February 28, 1983
Authors have observed a case of congenital hypoplastic anemia in 18 months old male patient who was diagnosed through the bone marrow aspiration. The liver was enlarged and the biopsy specimen disclosed iron deposition in the hepatocyte, which was thought to be resulted from multiple blood transfusion and administration of iron preparation. A brief review of related literature was made.
A Case of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome.
Chang Moo Lee, Chull Kwon Chung, Soon Ok Byun, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):193-197.   Published online February 28, 1983
We experienced a case of Hypereosinophilic syndrome with congestive heart failure in 15 month old girl. The clinical, hematologic and E.C.G. findings were compatible with hype- reosinophilic syndrome. She was treated with oxygen, digoxine, antibiotics and mebendazole. But on 8th day of admission she suddenly died. A brief review of the related literature was made on this subject.
A Case of Cerebral Paragonimiasis with Focal Epilepsy.
Sang Kee Park, Kwang Rhun Koo, Shin Chung Jee, Song Soo Moon, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):198-202.   Published online February 28, 1983
Cerebral pa ragonimiasis is widely distributed in the Far East, particularly in Korea, Japan, Formosa, and the Philippines. It is characterized by seizure, headache, visual disturbance, mental deterioration, and motor and sensory disorders. We experienced a case of cerebral paragonimiasis in a 13 year-old female patient who was admitted because of Jacksonian-type epileptic fits and headache for 15 days and was diagnosed by P.W. skin...
9 Case of Klinefelter Syndrome.
Hack Joo Cha, Jong Sub Lee, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):203-208.   Published online February 28, 1983
A cytogenetic study was carried out on 9 cases of Klinefelter Syndrome referred to the Department during a-3-year period from February, 1979 through February, 1982. The following results were obtained. 1) The distribution of age at the time of definite diagnosis was between the age of 17 and 31, average being 23.8 years. 2) Mean height was 173.2 cm. 3) Chief complaints were small genitalia...
Acute lymphoblastic lumphoma with hyperuricemia.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(2):209-212.   Published online February 28, 1983
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