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Volume 26(4); Apr 1983
Original Articles
The Effect of Blue Light and White Light, Continous and Intermittent Phototherapy in the Treatment of Jaundice for the Low Birth Weight Infants.
Ki Tae Kim, Heon Kyung Lee, Woo Yeong Chung, Soon Youg Lee, Yeon Soon Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):299-303.   Published online April 30, 1983
The effect of phototherapy was studied between blue and white lights, and continuous and intermittent regimens in the treatment of jaundice for the low birth weights at Busan Children’s Hospital from October, 1981 to March, 1982. The results were as following: 1) The duration of phototherapy necessary to reduce serum bilirubin level below 8 mg/dl were 58.9 hours with blue light, and 102.3 hours with white...
Clinical Studies of Purulent Meningitis in Infant and Children.
Sung Ho Chang, Young Gun Kim, Beak Keun Lim, Jong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):304-314.   Published online April 30, 1983
A clinical study of bacterial meningitis in. 126 cases occurred in the age under 15 year admitted to the department of Pediatrics at Wonju Christsan Hospital, Yonsei University was made from Jan. 1, 1972 to Dec. 31, 1981. The results are as follows. 1) Among the 126 cases. 83 cases (65.9%) were male and 43 cases (34.1%) were female The sex...
Clinical Study on Cryptococcosis in Children.
Young Min Ahn, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):315-327.   Published online April 30, 1983
The clinical aspects of childhood cryptococcosis were studied from ten patients admitted to the Pediatric ward of Seoul National University Hospital from January 1976 to December 1981 together with twenty-seven cases of childhood cryptococcosis reported in the Korean literatures. The following results were obtained. 1) The age was distributed between 1 4/12 and 13 5/12 years and males to females ratio was 1.3...
Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
Shinae Yoo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):328-338.   Published online April 30, 1983
18 cases of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis, diagnosed during the period of 1975 〜 1981, at eight medical institutions located in Seoul, were studied and analyzed. The literature review on neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis was included.
A Study on Serum Cortical and Glucose Levels of Cord Blood in Newborn.
Ki Chang Song, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):339-348.   Published online April 30, 1983
We have studied the serum cortisol levels of cord blood in newborn infants (40 cases) and. the serum cortisol levels of maternal blood at parturition (40 cases). And we also studied the serum glucose levels of cord blood in cases of newborn infant. For the purpose of analysis, the study objects were divided into two groups: normal vaginal delivery (35 cases) and cesarian...
Study of Serum Lipids and Lipoprotein in Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome.
Eui Soo Park, Jeh Hoon Shin, Woo Gill Lee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):349-357.   Published online April 30, 1983
The nephrotic syndrome is characterized by generalized edema, hypoproteinemia (serum albumin; below 2.5 gm/dl), hyperlipidemia (serum cholesterol; above 220 mg/dl), massive proteinuria (2.0 gm/M2/24 hrs or more). For causes of hyperlipidemia, decreased plasma lipoprotein lipase activity and decreased serum albumin have been postulated as contributing factors. So the serum lipids and lipoproteins were studied in 24 patients with nephrotic syndrome...
Clinical and Bacteriological Studies of Urinary Tract Infection in infection in Infant and Children.
K I Kwon, Y J Woo, T J Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):358-365.   Published online April 30, 1983
Clinical and bacteriological studies on the 47 cases of urinary tract infection who were admitted to the department of pediatrics of Chonnam University Medical school, during the period of Mar. 1979 through Feb. 1982 were subjected in this study. The results were as follows: 1) Among the total 47 cases, 30 cases (63.8%) were male and 17 cases(36.2%) were female, 2) Age incidence showed Ito 6 years...
Clinical Analysis of Cervical Masses in Infants and Children.
Dae Young Hwang, Do Seung Lee, Jeung Sick Min, Jae Sun Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):366-372.   Published online April 30, 1983
Cervical masses are encountered frequently in pediatric practice. Hardly an upper respiratory infection occurs without lymphadenopathy and many of these enlarged lymph nodes persist for disturbingly long periods of time. Scattered among these innocent cervical masses are those which ultimately are found to be dangerous. Sooner or later, the persistent cervical mass becomes a problem in diagnosis and treatment.In order...
A Clinical Investigation on 10 Patients of Tuberous Sclerosis.
Hee Jung Chung, Myung Jin Kim, Chang Jun Coe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):373-379.   Published online April 30, 1983
We reviewed 10 cases of Tuberous sclerosis clinically during the last 2 years from March 1980 to June 1982 and the following conclusion was obtained: 1) The younger children may have cafe au lait spots and depimentation with seizure and psychomotor retardation as the diagnostic clues, while the older one may have Adenoma sebaceum. 2) Computerized tomography of brain is essential for diagnosis as it discloses...
Case Reports
A Case of Neonatal Chylothorax.
Hyung Taek Ohm, Hea Sook Kim, Myong Sook Lee, Sang II Lee, Sang wook Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):380-385.   Published online April 30, 1983
We experienced a case of chylothorax in a 23-days-old female who was admitted to the department of pediatrics because of respiratory difficulty and poor feeding. She was born by full-term, vacuum-extractedl The 2nd stage of labor was prolorged and umbilical cord was encircled her neck at birth. Chest P-A showed massive effusion of the right lung. Milky white fluid was obtained from thoracentesis. It was...
A Successful Repair of Interrupted Aortic Arch.
Dong Su Kim, Du Yung Lee, Jun Hee Sul, Sung Kyu Lee, Kyu Ok Choi, Bum Koo Cho, Dong Sik Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):386-391.   Published online April 30, 1983
This is a case report of Interrupted aortic arch combined with large ventricular septaldefect and patent ductus arteriosus. This 5 years old girl, she was complained of frequent upper respiratory infections, exertional dyspnea from 6 months age. The diagnosis was confirmed by cardiac catheterization and angiocardiography. Pressure of main pulmonary artery was 80/50 (63) mmHg, and that of descending aorta was 75/45(60)mmHg (Qp...
A Case of Hand Schuller Christian Disease.
Yeon Saeng Lee, Soo Young Kim, So Kyung Park, Dong Hak Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):392-396.   Published online April 30, 1983
Hand-Schuller-Christian disease is reactive granulomatous lesion with histiocytic proliferation, the cause of which is unknown. Recently, we experienced a case in a 3 years old female with polydipsia and polyuria. We established the diagnosis with clinical features, radiologic examination and bone biopsy- Histiologic examination of frontal bone showed mild to moderate infiltration of eosinophils, lymphocytes, plasma cells and large histioytes and fibrosis. Similiar cases reported in...
A Case of Primary Mucinous Adinocarcinoma (Colloid) of Colon in Children.
Kyoung Nam Kim, Won Ik Lee, Sung Chul Son, Poong Man Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):397-401.   Published online April 30, 1983
Carcinoma of the colon in childhood has remained extremely rare, and especially, primary carcinoma of colon was often escapes early diagnosis because of a lack of awarenss of its occurrence in pediatric age group. Recently we experienced a case of mucinous adenocarcinoma (Colloid carcinoma) of descending colon without predisposing conditions which may increased the risk of development of colorectal cancer in 13...
Meckel's diverticulum with heterotopic gastric mucosa and ulcer.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi, Woo Ki Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(4):402-406.   Published online April 30, 1983
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