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Volume 27(10); Oct 1984
Original Articles
A Study on Serum Glucose, Insulin, and hGH Levels of Cord Blood in Newborn.
Cheol Won Park, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):945-957.   Published online October 31, 1984
We have studied the serum glucose, insulin and hGH levels of cord blood in newborn infants(38 cases) and the serum glucose, insulin and hGH levels of maternal blood at parturition (38 cases). For the purpose of analysis, the study objects were divided into two groups: normal infant group (32 cases) and premature infant group (6 cases). Serum glucose levels were...
A Clinical Observation of Meconium Aspiration Syndrome.
Chul Lee, Kook In Park, Jean Young Lee, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):958-964.   Published online October 31, 1984
The Authors observed 51 cases of meconium aspiration syndrome in newborns who were born at Severance Hospital during the period of Jan. 1980 through Jun. 1983. The following results were obtained: 1) The incidencs of meconium aspiration syndrome was 0.6%(51 cases). 2)88.2% of newborn with meconium aspiration syndrome was weighing more than 2,500 gm and 93.1% of that was with a...
Neonatal Campylobacter enteritis.
Tae Jin Park, Woo Gill Lee, Soo Jee Moon, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):965-970.   Published online October 31, 1984
During the period from Jan. 1982 to July 1983, we experienced 54 cases of neonatal enteritis caused by Campylobacter fetus subspecies jejuni at the newborn nursery, Hanyang University Hospital. All Cases were under 3 weeks of age and no significant difference was seen in sex ratio. Notable clinical symptoms and signs in order of frequency were diarrhea, fever, jaundice, diminished...
Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Pediatric Congenital Heart disease.
Myoung Sung Moon, In Hee Park, Heung Jae Lee, Hahng Lee, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):971-981.   Published online October 31, 1984
To assess the validity of Echocardiographic criteria for pulmonary arterial hypertension we studied pulmonary valve motion in 75 congenital heart disease children. 75 patients were divided into two groups, A and B. The group A consisted of 39 patients who had normal pulmonary arterial pressure, group B consisted of 36 patients who had pulmonary arterial hypertension(pulmmonary artery mean pressure more...
Clinical and Hemodynamic Characteristics of Double Chambered Right Ventricle.
Seok Chol Jeon, Seung Ro Lee, Heung Seok Seo, Sam Hyun Kim, Hurn Chae, Kun Ho Kim, Seung Jae Yang, Hahng Lee, Heung Jae Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):982-990.   Published online October 31, 1984
During the period from May 1981 to Feb. 1984, authors experienced 15 cases of double chambered right ventricle (D.C.R.V.) at Hanyang University Hospital. Among these 15 cases of D.C.R.V., 13 cases were confirmed by open heart surgery. We analysed the physical characteristics and echocardiographic, cardiac catheterization, angiographic and operative findings. Results are as follows; 1) Authors observations suggest that right ventricular obstructing...
A Clinical Observation of Congenital Anomalies Born with Hydramnios.
Kook In Park, Myung Shik Lee, Chul Lee, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):991-999.   Published online October 31, 1984
This is a clinical observation of congenital anomalies in 55 newborn infants associated with hydramnios. These infants were born at Severance Hospital from Sep. 1975 to Jun. 1983. The results were as follows: 1) The frequency of hydramnios was 49 cases in 160,060 deliveries in that period, which was 0.31%. 27 infants (49.1%) had congenital anomalies of 55 infants associated with hydramnios...
Case Reports
Fatal and Neonatal Arrhythmia: 3 cases.
Seon Ock Khang, Eui Soo Park, Heung Jae Lee, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):1000-1005.   Published online October 31, 1984
Authors experienced three cases of arrhythmia which were assumed to be present from their fetal lives. One of cases was congenital complete heart block with Adams-Stokes attacks who had the history of severe fetal bradycardia. The other two cases had benign supraventricular ectopic beats with spontaneous recovery within two months of age. Fetal tachycardia was observed in one case with multifocal...
A Case of Esophageal Atresia with Tracheoesophageal fistula.
Ran Suh, Hye Kyung Lee, Gui Sook Choi, Hyo Jung Kim, Sung Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):1006-1010.   Published online October 31, 1984
Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula is a rare congenital anomaly. A case of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula in premature infant was experienced at Han II hospital. The diagnosis was suspected by difficulty in insertion of oropharyngeal tube in operating room and was confirmed by esophagogram. Fluid and antibiotics were given immediately, but the patient expired on nineth day after...
A Case of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Meningitis.
Hyuun Kil Yoon, Phil Joun Song, Kyu Chul Choi, Chung Hye Chu, Byoung Soo Cho, Sa Jun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):1011-1017.   Published online October 31, 1984
Since 1970, the group B streptococcus has become significant cause of neonatal septicemia and meningitis. Two clinically and epidemiologically distinct types of illness have been described among neonate and infants, that is early and late onset type. We have recently experienced a case of late onset group B streptococcal infection, presented as meningitis and confirmed by Slidex Strepto-Kit. We believe...
A Case of Dysgerminoma.
Dong Won Kim, Hye Young Chung, Seung Il Kim, Young Hyun Kwack
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):1018-1021.   Published online October 31, 1984
Dysgerminoma is a rare form of ovarian tumor that may be found at any age, although most often it is occurred in the second and third decades of life. It is identical in structure to the seminoma occurring in the testis. Metastases occurred through the lymphatics, by direct continuity to adjacent organs when the capsule perforated, and through systemic circulation....
A Case of Congenital Monocytic Leukemia.
Woo Yeong Chung, Eue Bon Koo, Hak Jun Ko, Tai Gyu Whang, Soon Yong Lee, Yeon Soon Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):1022-1027.   Published online October 31, 1984
We experienced a case of congenital monocytic leukemia in a 25 day old female newborn infant. She was admitted because of petechiae, abdominal distension and skin nodules scattered on. whole body. Diagnosis was confirmed with findings of CBC, bone marrow aspiration and cytochemistry. A review of literatures was also presented.
A Case of Kimura's Disease.
Hye Kyung Cho, Hae Lyung Chung, Jong Hoon Park, Dong Hyuck Kum, Myung Sook Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):1028-1032.   Published online October 31, 1984
The 12 year-old male patient was suffered from painless diffuse swelling with multiple subcutaneous nodules on both submandibular area for about 2 months. Marked eosinophilia and leukocytosis were noted in routine laboratory test. On the excisional biopsy of subcutaneous nodular lesion, there were diffuse proliferation of small vessels, lymphoid follicle formation and diffuse infiltration of lymphocytes, histiocytes and eosinophils. It...
Two Cases of Late Infantile Metachromatic Leukodystrophy.
Mee Ran Roh, Kyeong Wha Lee, Dong Whan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee, Dong Wha Lee, Duk Yong Kang, Tae Jung Kwon, Jung Sook Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):1033-1039.   Published online October 31, 1984
Metachromatic leukodystrophy, a group of progressive degenerative neurologic disease with variable age of onset characterized by an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance, shows an accumulation of the sphingolipid, sulfatide, particularly in the Schwann cell of the central and peripheral nervous system by arysulfatase A deficiency. 2 cases of late infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy are reported, who developed normally during a infantile period,...
Histiocytosis X(Letterer-Siwe Disease)
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(10):1040-1043.   Published online October 31, 1984
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