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Volume 27(11); Nov 1984
Original Articles
A Clinical Study on Morbidity and Mortality in Newborns of Mothers wieh Premature Rupture of Membrane.
Myung Shik Lee, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1045-1054.   Published online November 30, 1984
A clinical study was made on 997 newborns of mothers with premature rupture of membrane (study group) and 5,552 newborns of mothers without ruptured membrane (control group) at YUMC from January 1981 to December 1983. The following results were obtained: 1) The incidence of the study group was 15.2% and morbidity incidences were 5.4% due to sepsis, 9.5% due to asphyxia and...
A Study of 60 Cases of Exchange Transfusion.
Si Bok Jo, Im Ju Kang, Jae Keun Yoon, Hae Jin Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1055-1062.   Published online November 30, 1984
Clinical study was made of 60 cases who were received blood exchange transfusion at Taegu Fatima Hospital from January, 1978 to December, 1980 with the following results. 1) Among 1,387 cases of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, the exchange transfusion was performed on 60 ases(4.3%). 2) The most predominant delivery type was normal vertex delivery at local clinics. 3) The most common cause of performed exchange transfusion was unknown...
Clinical Observation of Neonatal Skin.
Kyu Han Kim, Hee Chul Eun, Chong Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1063-1069.   Published online November 30, 1984
A clinical study of neonatal skin was carried out from March 1983 to November 1983. This study sought to investigate the incidence and clinical features of neonatal skin abnormalities. 729 neonates of Seoul National University Hospital were included in this study and the results can be summarized as follows; 1) Mongolian spots were observed in 80.2%, occuring most frequently in the sacral area. 2) Salmon patches...
Clinical and Environmental Studies of Bronchial Asthma in Children.
Sun Hee Kim, Hyun Soo Park, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1070-1077.   Published online November 30, 1984
Bronchial asthma is a leading cause of childhood chronic illness and has limitted their normal life. Bronchial asthma in children is mostly extrinsic origin and many environmental factors, probably hereditary factors relate to their clinical course. We made clinical and environmental studies on bronchial asthma in children who were admitted to the MP dept, of N.M.C. from Jan. 1973 to Sep. 1983...
A Clinical Study of Viral Hepatitis in Childhood.
Ju Kyeong Lee, Chan Yong Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1078-1087.   Published online November 30, 1984
A clinical study has been made on 158 children with viral hepatitis who had been admitted to the pediatric department of Busan Maryknoll Hospital during a 472 year period from January 1979 to June 1983. The following results were obtained. 1) Viral hepatitis was 1.61% of all the pediatric inpatients. Positive rate of HBsAg was 25.9% of viral hepatitis. 2) Age incidence showed even distribution after...
A Clinical Study of Reye`s Syndrome.
Young Seo Park, Hwan Jong Lee, Sang Pok Suk, Jeong Kee Seo, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1088-1096.   Published online November 30, 1984
Seventy-four cases of Reye’s syndrome, diagnosed during the period of 1978-1983 at the Pediatric ward of Seoul National University Hospital, were studied on the clinical features and laboratory findings. The following results were obtained; 1) The annual incidence was increasing year by year and the monthly incidence was highest in September. 2) The sex ratio of male to female was 1.2:1. The highest incidence was showed between...
A Clinical Study of Wilson`s Disease.
Jeong Soo Park, Chang Jun Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1097-1102.   Published online November 30, 1984
Wilson’s disease is a rare, autosomal recessive inherited disorder characterized by excessive copper storage, particularly in the brain, liver, kidneys, and cornea, with resultant organ dysfunction. Five cases of Wilson’s disease were studied during the period from May 1977 to Dec. 1983 at the department of pediatrics, Yonsei University Severance hospital. The results were analyzed in relation to age and sex, family history,...
Case Reports
One Case of Neonatal Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia.
Une Hee Choi, Sang Ki Whang, In Soon Lee, In Bok Lee, Eun Cho Yang, Heum Rea Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1103-1107.   Published online November 30, 1984
A 26 days old male with petechiae, ecchymoses and hepatosplenomegaly was admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, at In Cheon Gil Hospital on Jnue, 1983. Peripheral blood smear and bone marrow studies revealed acute lymphocytic leukemia. Autopsy findings revealed that abundant lymphoblastic leukemic cell infiltrated in bone marrow, liver, spleen, kidney and other organs in male newborn infant who died 29 days after birth. And...
One Case of Hereditary Spherocytosis.
J S Hwang, Y D Lee, Y H Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1108-1112.   Published online November 30, 1984
One case of hereditary spherocytosis was presented. Diagnosis was based on7physical find- ings, spherocytes in peripheral blood, bone marrow, osmotic fragility test and autohemolysis test. A brief review of related literatures was also made.
A Case of Congenital Asplenia Associated with Congenital Cardiac Malformation and Partial Situs Inversus.
Jung Sim Choi, Yoon Ho Kang, Sook Young Lee, Jin Sook Lee, Kawng Ho Kim, Soo Nam Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1113-1117.   Published online November 30, 1984
The postmortem finding in a 64 day-old Korean male of asplenia associated with congenital malformation of heart and partial situs inversus of the abdominal viscera has been presented. And results were as follows. 1. Heart 1) abscence of atrial septum with, triangular muscular band. 2) common atrioventricular orfice with, anomalous attachment. 3) univentricle. 2. Respiratory tract 1) bilateral trilobed lung. 2) chronic passive congestion of lung, bilateral. 3. Gastrointestinal tract 1) Right sided stomach, duodenum and pancreas. 2) Enlarsgment of left lobe...
A Case of Congenital Adrenal Agenesis.
Kyeong Wha Lee, Hyung Jin Choi, Sang Man Shin, Sang Jhoo Lee, Dong Wha Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1118-1122.   Published online November 30, 1984
Congenital adrenal agenesis or hypoplasia is very rare disorder which causes adrenal insufficiency. It is usually the result of an isolated defect of organogenesis. It may be sporadic, or it may express itself as an autosomal recessive or X-linked disorder within families. We experienced a baby who revealed hyperpigmentation, hypoglycemia, hyperkalemia and hyponatremia immediately after birth. Hormone study was compatible with primary adrenal insufficiency. Complete...
2 Case of Salt-losing Form of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
S B Jo, J K Yoon, S K Lee, I J Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1123-1127.   Published online November 30, 1984
We experienced 2 cases of salt losing form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Case I was 3days old female neonate who had dehydration and large clitoris. Case H was 22 days old male neonate who had large pigmented penis. Both cases had hyponatremia and hyperkalemia. Their 24 hours urinary 17-ketosterod was also increased. Fluid therapy, hydrocortisone and florinef were tried with improvement. A brief review related literatures...
Pseudohypoparathyroidism and Peudopseudohypoparathyroidism in a Family.
Young Cherl Lee, Duk Hee Kim, Chang Jun Coe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1128-1134.   Published online November 30, 1984
We are reporting the cases of 2 patients in a family, younger sister and elder brother, who exhibit skeletal and physiognomonic characteristic pictures of PHP and PPHP. In this report, we illustriated pertinent clinical and pathologic features of this diseases in children and revi- ewed the literature concerning this diseases.
A Case of Endothelial Sinus Tumor of the Vagina.
Moo Young Oh, Chul Hawn Park, Hyun Gi Jung, Tai Gyu Whang, Chul Ho Kim, Soon Yong Lee, Suk Hee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1135-1140.   Published online November 30, 1984
We presented a case of endodermal sinus tumor of the vagina in a 17 month-old female baby with the complaints of vaginal blee4ing and difficulty of urinations. Diagnosis was confirmed by the biopsy findings of the tumor tissue from the vagina and the elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein. A review of related literatures was made.
A Case of Chronic Granulomatous Disease.
C H Park, M R Roh, S C Park, J O Park, D H Lee, S J Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1141-1146.   Published online November 30, 1984
Chronic granulomatous disease is characterized by an inability of patients* leukocytes to generate hydrogen peroxide and to kill non-peroxide forming bacteria, such as staphylococci, E. coli and serratiae etc. We experienced a case of chronic granulomatous disease with recurrent pyogenic infection. It was diagnosed by clinical findings and laboratory examinations including NBT test. Clin- ical findings showed persistent diarrhea since birth, recurrent bacterial pneumonia, perianal abscess,...
Hypothyroid Myopathy.
Kawng Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(11):1147-1150.   Published online November 30, 1984
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