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Volume 26(8); Aug 1983
Original Articles
Clinical Observation on Neonates of Elderly Primipara.
Ai Sunn Choi, Gie Hwa Yoon, Tae Sung Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):737-743.   Published online August 31, 1983
Clinical observation about 122 neonates of elderly primiparas above 35 years old was atte- mpted on 19,927 neonates, who were delivered at II Sin Women’s Hospital during 3 years from January 1979 to December 1980. Incidences, birth characteristics, maternal history and perinatal complications were compared- with control group of neonates of primiparas under 35 years old. The results obtained were as follows; 1) The incidence was 0.61%,...
A Study on the Renal Function in Neonates and Children.
In Soo Choi, Young Sook Kim, Soo Chul Cho, Jung Soo Kim, Kyung Woo Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):744-750.   Published online August 31, 1983
A study on the renal function and its changes by aging in neonates and children has been done, and the result obtained were as follow. 1) Urinary output, creatinine and electrolyte excretion in neonates (age: 12 〜 24 hrs) were significantly lower than children over 1 〜2 yrs, and urine concentrating ability may not yet t>e matured. 2) Urinary output, creatinine and electrolyte excretion in children...
Clinical Observation of Tricuspid Atresia.
Myung Hyun Lee, Yong Soo Yoon, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):751-759.   Published online August 31, 1983
Twenty one cases of triciispid atresia which were diagnosed at the department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital during past twelve years and eleven months were reviewed and analysed. The results were as follows. 1) There were 8 males and 13 females. According to anatomical classification, 15 cases were in type 1, 4 cases in type 표 and 2 cases in type...
Absence of Inferior Vena Cava.
Sun Oak Park, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):760-769.   Published online August 31, 1983
Out of 1617 cases of congenital heart disease, who were admitted to the Pediatric ward, Seoul National University Hospital, for cardiac catheterization during recent 5 years, 20 patients with anomalous inferior vena cava were observed. Associated cardiac and extracardiac vascular anomalies were reviewed. Cardiac and visceral malposition were also analyzed. Results; 1) Incidence was 1.2% of total 1617 catheterized patients. 2) Male and female...
Histological Study of Ductus Arteriosus Affected by Indomethacin in the Fetal Rates.
Young Sook Jang, Chang Yeoul Jeon, Heon Sook Lee, Jung Soo Kim, Moo Sam Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):770-777.   Published online August 31, 1983
This work was perforrred for the observation of morphological changes and beginning portion of obliteration in ductus arteriosus. And also histological findings in ductus arteriosus affected by indomethacin (4ug/kg/day) were studied. The following results were obtained. In the process of obliteration, intimal pillow became irregular with the narrowing of the lumen and loose connective tissue was frequently filled into the...
Statistical Analysis of 1,349 Cases of In-Patients with Various Tuberculosis in Korea.
Jin Woo Hahn, Jae Hoon Shin, Woo Gill Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):778-785.   Published online August 31, 1983
We studied retrospectively the charts of 1,162 in-patients (that is 1,349 lesions) under 20 years of age who were hospitalized with various tuberculosis in Hanyang University Hospital from May 1972 to December 198L The results of the observation are as follows: 1. Annual distribution of 1,162 patients with tuberculosis revealed little fluctuation over the years. 2. The age and sex distribution of tuberculosis is as follows: The...
Clinical Observation on Tonsillectomy and Adenotosillectomy.
Joong Soo Park, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):786-793.   Published online August 31, 1983
Clinical observations were made on the 1,040 cases of tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy and the medical records of 628 patients among 1,040 cases admitted to the Department of Otolaryngology, National Medical Center, Seoul from January 1971 to December 1980 for tonsillectomy and actenoidectomy. The following results were obtained. 1) The total number of tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy increased to 2. 6 times during the ten year period. The proportion...
Case Reports
Tracheoesophageal Fistula with Esophageal Atresia.
San Ho Kim, Jong Bum Kim, Bock Keun Kee, Dae Yeal Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):794-798.   Published online August 31, 1983
Tracheoesophageal fistula is rare congenital anomaly. A 3 days old female infant was admitted to our department of pediatrics because of mild dyspnea, vomiting and dehydration. T-E fistula was suspected by simple chest X-ray after insertion of the rubber catheter into the esophagus and confirmed by esophagogram with Dionosil. Total correction was promptly performed but 9 days later, gastrostomy was done because of leakage at the...
A Case of Pericarditis as a Complication of Meningococcal Meningitis.
Moo Young Oh, Seung Won Park, In Soon Park, Chul Ho Kim, Soon Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):799-802.   Published online August 31, 1983
We report a case of pericarditis as a complication of meningococcal meningitis in a 10-month old male infant. Pericardial effusion developed on the 8th hospital day during penicillin treatment for meningococcal meningitis. He was treated successfully and recovered completely. A review of related literatures was made.
A Case Study of Congenital Hypothyroidism Caused by Ectopic Thyroid.
Eui Soo Park, Sang Hee Cho, Gwi Jong Choi, Chong Moo Park, Suk Shin Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):803-807.   Published online August 31, 1983
Congenital hypothyroidism can be caused by ectopic thyroid which classified as aberrant type and accesory type. The authors eyperienced a case, having congenital hypothyroidism caused by ectopic thyroid (lingual thyroid) which confirmed by abnormal physical findings, biochemical studies, radio- logical studies, radioisotope uptake test and thyroid scintigram, in 1 year and 7 months old age female patients with chief problems of growth retardation. A brief review...
A Case of Fanconi's Anemia.
Dong Hwan Cha, Jung Shim Choi, Kwang Ho Kim, Hong Ku Lee, Sha Sook Hahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):808-811.   Published online August 31, 1983
Recently we experienced a case of Fanconist anemia in a 6 years old male child and reported with brief reviews of literatures. The initial symptom was nasal bleeding and pallor which observed between age of 4 years to 6 years. He was microcephaly, His both thumbs were rudimentary. Cystogenic study showed chromosomal breakage. Bone marrow study showed hypocellularity.
A Case of Aplastic Anemia Following Hepatitis.
Woo Yeong Chung, Seung Won Park, In Soon Park, Chul Ho Kim, Soo Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):812-815.   Published online August 31, 1983
We experienced a case of aplastic anemia following hepatitis in a 11-year old male child. He was admitted because of pallor and gum bleedings with an episode of hepatitis 2 months prior to this admission. On admission CBC showed pancytopenia and there was marked hypocellularity of all hematopoietic elements in bone marrow aspiration. Transfusion and treatment with prednisolone and oxymetholone were tried but...
A Case of Congenital Leukemia Presented with Skin Nodules.
Hyek Choul Kwon, Seon Myeong Kim, Hyoung Taek Uhm, Sang Woo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):816-822.   Published online August 31, 1983
We have experienced a case of congenital myelogenous leukemia, 5-months old infant, presented with skin nodules without symptoms. The patient was apparently well until 1 month of life when bluish skin nodules was noticed at first on scalp and then on the chest and abdomen. There was no subjected symptoms. No abnormal findings were found on physical examinations except the skin nodules. No abnormal findings...
A Case of Sturge-Weber Syndrome.
Jun Taek Park, Geom Hyun Jang, Jae Kyu Lee, Kyu Eun Lee, Jung Hyup Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):823-828.   Published online August 31, 1983
We experienced a case of Sturge-Weber Syndrome in 6 month old male. The diagnosis was established by charecteristic features of Sturge-Weber Syndrome such as facial port-wine nevus, focal seizure, hemiparesis, glaucoma and typical calcification & brain atrophy as on brain CT. Plain radiographys of the skull revealed no evidence of calcification, But the brain C.T. clearly showed calcific densities. We have presented this case...
A Case of Myelofibrosis.
Ho Seong Yoo, Jin Heon Kim, Keun Chul Myung, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):829-834.   Published online August 31, 1983
Myelofibrosis is characterized by fibrosis of bone marrow, leukoerythrobla stotic anemia and extramedullary hematopoesis with varying degree of hepatosplenomegaly. Idiopathic myelofibrosis is primarily a disease of the adult and is rare in the pediatric age group. We experienced a case of idiopathic myelofibrosis in a 2 year 5 month old male who showed severe anemia with abnormal forms of red blood cell (teardrops, ovalocytes),...
A Case of Precocious Pseudopuberty due to Granulosa Cell Tumor in an Infant.
Young Ran Choi, Youn Ha Kang, Kyo Sun Kim, Chang Hyo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):835-839.   Published online August 31, 1983
We have experienced a case of precocious psevdopuberty due to granulosa cell tumor in a female infant, aged 11 months. She had whitish vaginal discharge and two episcdes of vaginal bleedirg one month apart. The breasts were markedly enlarged for her age but pubic ard axillary hair were not noticed. Recto abdominal examination revealed a firm, adult wrist sized, globular mass,...
Burkitt Lymphoma of the Right Ovary.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1983;26(8):840-842.   Published online August 31, 1983
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