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Volume 26(7); Jul 1983
Original Articles
Supracristal Ventricular Suptal Defect in Korean.
Hee Ju Kim, Son Moon Shin, Yong Soo Yoon, Chang Yee Hong, Yung Kyoon Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):631-639.   Published online July 31, 1983
Supracristal ventricular septal defect has engendered an interest in recent years because of the racial difference in its incidence and the unusually high association of the aortic valve abnormalities. The relative incidence of supracristal ventricular septal defect was studied in Korean. During the period of eight years from January 1974 to December 1981, 119 cases(27.6%) of supracristal type were noted among 431 cases of...
A Clinical Study of Neonatal Convulsion.
Moon Ja Kim, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):640-646.   Published online July 31, 1983
We observed 62 cases of neonatal convulsion who were admitted to the department of Pediatrics, Ewha Womans University Hospital during the 6 1/2 year period from January, 1976 to June, 1982. The following results were obtained, 1. The etiology of neonatal convulsion were, hypoxic brain damage (38.7%), hypocalcemia (14. 5%), infection(12.9%), hyponatremia(6.5%) hypoglycemia(3.2%), hypernatremia(1.6%)and unknown(22.6%). 2. The onset of most neonatal convulsion was within the 3rd...
A Survey and Clinical Study on Neonatal Disease Who were Admitted from Outside.
Moon Ho Chung, Dong Won Lee, Soo Ji Moon, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):647-654.   Published online July 31, 1983
The first 28 days following birth, the neonatal pericd, is a vitally important period. This is a period of adjustment from intrauterine to extrauterine life involving considerable physiological adaptation and is associated with high morbidity with a consequent high mortality rate. Though mother & child health care have been provided in Korea, inadequate prenatal care and low incidence of hospital delivery bring on...
Clinical Features and Hemagglutination Inhibition(H-I) Test Results in 140 Cases of Japanes B Encephalitis Encountered in 1982.
Young Kyung Park, In Sung Lee, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):655-662.   Published online July 31, 1983
In 104 cases of Japanese B encephalitis admitted to the Department during the epidemic in the Summer of 1982, the clinical features and the results of the H-I test were analysed. The results are summarized as follows: 1) All 104 cases occurred between August 1 and October 31, with 76 cases or 73.1% coming in September. 2) The incidence was greatest in children between 4...
Facial and Submandibular Cellulitis due to Staphylococcus Aureus.
Young Suk Song, Moon Ho Chung, Gwi Jong Choi, Soo Jee Moon, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):663-666.   Published online July 31, 1983
A retrospective study was done on 20 cases of facial and submandibular cellulitis, who had been admitted to our institution from August 1978 to August 1982. The following results were obtained. 1) There were no differences in sexual incidence. 2) In age incidence, 14 cases(70%) were before 2 years old. 3) The most frequent site of facial and submandibular cellulitis was left submandibular area, which was 11...
A Clinical Observations on Pyothorax in Children.
S H Kim, H I Lee, T C Kwon, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):667-674.   Published online July 31, 1983
The is the report of clinical observations on 132 cases of pyothorax in children under the age of 15 years which were admitted to the Pediatric Department, Keimyung University, School of Medicine during the period of 16 years from Jan. 1966 through Dec. 1981. The following results are obtained.The incidence has tendency of increasing for recent 3 years and 61.3% of cases has...
Comuted Tomographic Findings in Tuberculous Meningitis.
H Y Chung, K J Kim, T C Kwon, Y D Kwon, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):675-680.   Published online July 31, 1983
14 cases of clinically proven tuberculous meningitis were studied by computed tomography at Keimyung University, School of Medicine during the period of 23 months from April 1980 through Februrary 1982. We obtained some results through C-T scan. We observed the clinical progress of the disease to the abnormal C-T findings and investigated the relationship between C-T findings and prognosis of the patients.57.1 % of tuberculous...
Renal Disease in Children-A Ten-Years Experience.
Hee Young Shin, Hae Il Cheong, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):681-686.   Published online July 31, 1983
Statistical analysis of inpatients of Seoul National University Hospital from 1972 to 1981 who had renal diseases was performed with respect to their disease pattern, annual incidence of each disease, and age distribution. From 1972 to 1981 renal disease was found in 831 patients among 11,226 total inpatients (7.4%). Male to female ratio of renal disease patients was 2.2 to 1, while male to...
Clinical Observations of 14 cases of Mucocutaneous Lymh Node Syndrome.
Geom Hyun Jang, Young Hae Lee, Chang Hee Choi, Kyu Eun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):687-695.   Published online July 31, 1983
We observed clinically 14 cases of mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul Adventist Hospital from Jan. 1981 to June 1983 and following results were obtained. 1. This syndrome developed in mainly under 2 years old of age with predominant in male. 2. The main clinical manifestations are as follows: 1) Fever lasting from one to two weeks. 2) Bilateral conjunctival injection. 3) Erythematous rash, mainly...
Case Reports
A Case of Conjoined Twins.
Kyu Gap Hwang, Myung Hyun Lee, Choung Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):696-701.   Published online July 31, 1983
Conjoined twins are rare malformation. It appears with the frequency of 1 in 50,000. Conjoined twins offer excellent model systems for problems concerning organizing phenomenon, symmetry of hcdy plane and teratogenesis. In our hospital, we experienced a case of craniopagus. They were admitted to our hospital for 6 months. At 6month of age, twin 2 died of congestive heart failure in spite of treatment. We...
A Case of Congenital Choanal Atresia.
Jung Hea Kim, Bong Yong Han, Koo Chung Jung, E Boong Kwon, Il Ahn Sung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):702-705.   Published online July 31, 1983
We experienced a case of cogenital choanal atresia in female newborn infant. The diagnosis was easily established by skull X-ray after instillation of radiopaque dye in nasal cavity. The operation was done with good result and remaind in good condition thereafter. A brief review of the related literature is given.
A Case of Thanatophoric Dwarfism.
Cook Huh, Kwan Hwooy Cho, Bwak Keun Lim, Jong Soo Kim, Ho Keun Kim, Kwang Kil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):706-711.   Published online July 31, 1983
Thonatophoric dwarfism is a severe form of micromelic dwardism which is in variably fatal in the neonatal period. We reported one case of thanatophoric dwarfism with review of literature. The diagnosis was confirmed by clinical features, radiological and histological find ings.
A Case of Edward Syndrome.
Hyun Hwa Kim, Hyun Sook Park, Young Hee Yu, Hyun Sook Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):712-716.   Published online July 31, 1983
A case of 18 trisomy syndrome in a male baby who was born at our Korea Veterans Hospital was presented. Thisbaby has grossly multiple anomalies those were characterized by elongated skull, hypertelorism, low-set malformed ears, high arched palate, micrognathia, microphallus, limited abduction of hips, flexon deformity of fingers, rocker-bottom, feet and short big toes. Chromosomal study showed the 3rd. chromosome in No. 18 chromosome...
A Case of Multiple Brain Abscess Complicated to Purulent Meningitis in Newborn.
Kui Ja Kim, Hye Young Chung, Tae Chan Kwon, Young Dae Kwon, Chin Moo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):717-721.   Published online July 31, 1983
This paper presented a case of multiple brain abscesses complicated with meningitis, found in a 7 days old newborn boy. This baby was admitted with the chief complaints of poor sucking and irritability. Diagnosis of purulent meningitis was made through CSF study. High fever and abnormal CSF(pleccytcsis and gradually increasing protein level) has been persisted inspite of broad spectrum heavy antibiotic...
A Case of Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung Associated with Fetal Ascites.
In Soon Lee, Un Hee Choi, Woon Sik Kim, Heum Rea Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):722-725.   Published online July 31, 1983
Cystic adenomatoid malformation is a specific form of cystic lung disease characterized by a cuboidal and columnar epithelium. Reported cases had anasarca or polyhydramnios. We have experienced a case of cystic adenomatoid malformation of lung associated with. fetal ascites and reviewed the pertinent literatures briefly.
A Case of Congestive Cardiomyopathy.
Ghee Young Jung, Joong Gon Kim, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):726-730.   Published online July 31, 1983
We have experienced a case of congestive cardiomyopathy in a 4-year-old boy who had progressive cardiomegaly, congestive heart failure and weakness of right upper and lower extremities. On necropsy, the heart showed hypertrophy of cardiac muscle with focal granular degeneration. Clinical course of the case was reported with review of literature.
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia associated with Hypercalcemia and Geralized Visceal Calcification.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(7):731-736.   Published online July 31, 1983
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