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Volume 26(6); Jun 1983
Original Articles
The Reason For Breast Feeding Failure.
Ghee Young Jung, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):527-533.   Published online June 30, 1983
338 mothers who had expsrienced breast feeding were surveyed through questionnaire about the reason for breast feeding failure at the pediatric outpatient department and well babjr clinic of Ewha Womans University Hospital from July to August 1981. 1) 50.7% df mothers intended breast feeding “for baby’s health” and the median intended,time was 6 months. 2) The majority of failure is in the first...
Clinicao-Pathologic Study on Hyaline Membrane Disease.
Jung Woo Suk, Je G Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):534-544.   Published online June 30, 1983
A total of 27 cases of hyaline membrane disease (idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome was studied clinically, and postmortem findings were reviewed on 14 cases that were available:for autopsy. These 27 cases were obtained during a period of 19 years from January, 1961 to December,1979, at National Medical Center, Seoul. Following results were obtained. 1. The overall incidence of hyaline membrane disease (HMD) among...
Clinical and Immunologic Studies on Epidemic Encephalitis.
Cheul Woo Park, Kwang Rhun Koo, Song Soo Moon, Ho Seung Yoo, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):545-552.   Published online June 30, 1983
Epidemic encephalitis in the Korea is caused by arbovirus (Japanese encephalitis virts). And this acute illness occurs annually during the late summer and early autumn months and is more prevalent among children under 15 years with high mortality. 130 cases of epidemic encephalitis were hospitalized at the Department of Pediatrics, Chosun University Hospital, during the period of August-October, 1982. Authors investigated hemaggulutination...
Clinical Observation of Juvenile Diabetes Millitus.
Hae Il Cheong, Dong Gyoon Kim, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):553-563.   Published online June 30, 1983
Clinical data of 33 children with juvenile diabetes mellitus who were admitted to the Seoul National University Hospital from Jan. 1967 to Feb. 1983 were analyzed retrospectively. Male to female ratio was 10:23, the mean age at onset was 6 10/12 years, and there was considerable seasonal variation with peaks in late winter and spring. Polyuria and polydipsia were noted in all cases as...
Electron Microscopic Study of the Renal Proximal and Distal Convuluted Tubular Epithelial and Distal Convoluted Tubular Epithelial Cells after Administration of Aspirin.
Sung Gum Hong, Cheul Woon Back, Im Ju Kang, Byung Heon Kim, Dong Koo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):564-572.   Published online June 30, 1983
The author has investigated ultrastructural changes of the renal proximal and distal convoluted tubular epithelial cells of rats with oral administration of aspirin, COmg per kg of body weight for 15 and 30 days consecutively. The experimental animals have divided into two group. The group I was received aspirin for 15 consecutive days and group H for 30 days. The...
Case Reports
A Case of Essential Hypernatremia.
S H Kim, T W Paik, T C Kwon, Y D Kwon, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):573-578.   Published online June 30, 1983
Essential hypernatremia is a syndrome characterized by an altered setting of central receptors regulating sodium metabolism, The resulting asymptomatic chronic hyperosmolality was not associated with thirst or volume deficit, and renal tubular action and secretion of ADH were normal. In essential hypernatremia, despite normal levels of plasma potassium, total exchangeable body potassium is reduced, and then the muscle paralysis is...
A Case of Adnomyomatosis of Gall-Bladder With Hydrops In Children.
Myung Jin Kim, Sung Seek Lee, Ki Sup Chung, Euh Ho Whang, Chan Ill Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):579-583.   Published online June 30, 1983
Adenomyomatosis is a hyperplastic condition of the epithelial and muscular elements of the gall-bladder wall. And it is probably a degenerative condition, and the ineidence is increasing with advancing age, but this illness is very rare in children. There may be associated cholesterosis. We experienced a case of Adenomyomatosis of gall-bladdor with Rokitansky-Aschoff sinus having severe colicky abdominal pain and vomiting, and made...
Primary Endodermal Sinus Tumor In The Sacrococcygium.
Jong In Kim, Jin Yang, Ik Jun Lee, Young Hyun Kwak
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):584-588.   Published online June 30, 1983
The endodermal sinus tumors are rare and highly malignant germ cell tumors in both gonadal and extra gonadal tissue. The recent occurence of such a neoplasm, 7 years old girl treated postoperatively with combined chemotherapy followed by apparent improvement in the level of alpha-fetoprotein and metastatic inguinal lymphnodes. A brief review of the related literature was made on...
A Case of Female Pseudohermaphroditism With Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
Hyo Jung Kim, Hye Kyung Lee, Hyang Sook Kim, Soon Jai Lee, Sung Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):589-592.   Published online June 30, 1983
We experienced a case of female pseudohermaphroditism with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. The patient, a 10 day old female infant, was presented characteristic findings such as ambiguous sex and dehydration. The vaginogram revealed normal internal genital organs. The chromosome analysis was 46, XX. The electrolyte study showed hyponatremia and hyperkalemia. The 24 hours urinary 17-ketosteroid and 17-OHCS were 2.5 mg and 0.9 mg...
Cushing'S Syndrome In Childhood.
Duk Hi Kim, Nan Ae Kim, Do Kwang Yun, Duk Jin Yun, Eui Ho Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):593-597.   Published online June 30, 1983
There are little reports on Cushing’s syndrome in children. We have seen a case of Cushing’s syndrome due to left adrenal adenoma from 5 year 6 months old girl. She has been complained from obesity with, buffalo hump, hirsutism and vaginal spotting. Her blood cortisol levels were high and no diurnal variation. No suppression was occurred following dexamethasone 1 mg overnight or 4 mg...
A Case of Gaucher'S Disease In Identical Twins.
Woo Yeong Chung, Ki Tae Kim, Heon Kyung Lee, Soon Yong Lee, Young Sik Park, Yeon Soon Kim, Soon Ho Kim, Eun Yup Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):598-605.   Published online June 30, 1983
We experienced a case of Gaucher’s disease of adult type in 3 year 8 month old male who was one of identical twins with family history of splenomegaly in his two siblings. Diagnosis was based on clinical pictures such as marked hepatosplenomegaly with anemia and characteristic pathologic findings of liver and spleen. There were no specific complications after splenectomy until now. Review of literatures was...
A Case of 45, XO/46, XY Mosaicism With Left Inguinal Herniation of The Ovary.
Young Hoon Song, Ha Baik Lee, Chong Moo Park, Yong Giun Baik, Poong Man Jung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):606-610.   Published online June 30, 1983
In this report, we describsd a 50-days-old female infant who was a case of 45, XO/XY mosaicism with left inguinal herniation of the ovary. The patient manifested the clinical findings of clitorial enlargement and palpable mass in the left inguinal area. The patient was shown by chromosomal analysis of peripheral blood leukocytes to be an 45, XO/46, XY mosaic, shown by operation to be...
A Case of Bartter'S Syndrome.
Yung Suk Song, Moon Ho Chung, Ha Baik Lee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):611-615.   Published online June 30, 1983
Bartter’s syndrome is rare disease which is characterised by hypokalemic, hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis, hyperreninemia, secondary aldosteronism, hyperplasia of juxtaglomerular apparatus without hypertension. We had experienced a case of Barker's syndrome in 4 months old girl. The diagnosis was made by clinical, hematologic, and biochemical studies. Literatures are reviewed briefly
A Case of Cornelia De Large Syndrome.
Do Seung Lee, Dae Young Hwang, Jeong Sick Min, Jae Sun Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):616-621.   Published online June 30, 1983
We have experienced a case of1 Cornelia de Lange Syndrome in a male infant. At first visit, the patient showed typical appearance of microcephaly, cleft palate, generalized hirsutism and growth retardation due to poor sucking since birth. The face of the patient was characterized by micrognathia, antirrongolism slant of eyes, synorphys of eye brows, bushy forehead and bushy lateral aspect of both cheeks, all...
A Case of Weismann-Netter Stuhl Syndrome.
Kwang Ho Kim, Hong Ku Lee, Dong Hwan Cha, Jung Sim Choi, Chie Ja Cho, Jung Sook Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):622-625.   Published online June 30, 1983
Weismann-Netter-Stuhl syndrome is congenital anterior bowing of the diaphyses of the tibia and fibula usually bilateral and symmetical, which is clinically resembles the sabre shin of syphilis. A case of Weismann-Netter-Stuhl syndrome in a 5 years oldboy was presented with a brief review of literature. This boy showed stunted growth, anterior bowing of legs and moderate degree of dyphosis, clear intelligence. X-ray showed...
Acute Bacterial Endocarditis Associated With Ventricular Septal Defect.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(6):626-629.   Published online June 30, 1983
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