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Volume 27(12); Dec 1984
Original Articles
Clinical Study of the role of Exchange Transfusion for Treatment in Neonatal DIC.
Myung Shik Lee, Jin Sung Lee, Chul Lee, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1151-1161.   Published online December 31, 1984
This study was made of 9 cases of neonatal septicemia complicated with DIC and sclerema, who were admitted to the pediatric department of YUMC from January 1981 to June 1983. The following results were obtained; 1) A higher incidence was observed in males(77.8%), low birth weight(66.7%) and1 pretnature(77.8%). 2) The mean onset of sepsis was noticsd on 4.4 days of life. The most common presenting symptoms...
Premature Rupture of Membranes and Its Effect on Neonatal Sepsis.
Weon Soon Park, Chong Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1162-1167.   Published online December 31, 1984
A clinical study was carried out to evaluate the effect of PROM on neonatal sepsis on 626 newborns with PROM, who had been born at SNUH during the two-year period from January 1982 to December 1983. The results were as follows; 1) The incidence of PROM was 16.5% and the frequency of prematurity and neonatal sepsis was increased in newborns with PROM. 2) The...
Clinical Obsertation and Treatment in Child Shigellosis.
C S Sohn, I S Lee, E H Cho, K B Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1168-1175.   Published online December 31, 1984
Clinical Observation and Treatment in Child Shigellosis C.S. Sohn, M.D., I.S. Lee, M.D., E.H. Cho, M.D. and K.B. Kim, M.D. Dspartmznt of Pediatrics, Kwangju Christian Hospital,Korea On 51 cases of infants and children who .had been bacterologically diagnosed as shigellosis and treated with various regimens from March, 1980 to August, 1983 in Kwang-ju Christian Hospital observations were made as to the clinical manifestation and to...
Clinical Studies of Aseptic Meningitis.
Seung Ha Rheu, Soon Bok Park, Baek Keun Lim, Jong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1176-1184.   Published online December 31, 1984
200 cases of aseptic meningitis were clinically observed for 171/2 years from 1966, Jan. to 1983, Jun. Eitologic classification showed that there were 165 cases (82.5%) of unknown etiology because virus was not identified, 30 cases (15.0%) of mumps, and 5 cases (2.5%) of Kawasaki disease. The most frequent age group was early childhood (81 cases, 40.5%) and more frequently in males (139...
Decrease Serum Amylase Activity in Acutely Starvated Children with Epidemic Enephalitis.
Kyung Yong Huh, Chull Shon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1185-1191.   Published online December 31, 1984
To evaluate the effects of acute starvation on blood constituents, serum amylase activity and levels of serum urea nitrogen (BUN) and protein fractions were measured in 336 normal children and 60 children acutely starved as a result of encsphalitis. The mean starvation period was 4 days. Hypoalbuminemic children were also examined. The tests revealed that starvation resulted in a significant reduction in serum amylase...
Clinical Study of Childhood Aplastic Anemia.
Sung Won Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1192-1201.   Published online December 31, 1984
The author reviewed the clinical findings of the 53 children diagnosed as aplastic anemia at the pediatric department of St. Benedict Hospital and W.M. Baptist Hospital, Busan, during a period of 12 years from January 1971 to December 1982. The results were summarized as follows: 1) Among the 53 children with aplastic anemia, the ratio between male and female was1.4 : 1. The male was...
Clinical Review of Abdominal Masses in Infant and Children .
Dong Hyun Choo, Chong Young Pakr, Sang Pok Suk, Jeong Kee Seo, Hyo Seop Ahn, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1202-1212.   Published online December 31, 1984
One hundred and ninety four patients who were admitted with the chief complaint of abdominal mass were reviewed. The result were as follows; 1) The common abdominal masses in infants and children were neuroblastoma, Wilms tumor, germ cell tumor, hydronephrosis and hepatoblastoma in decreasing order of frequency. Malignant tumors were 114 cases and benign tumors were 69 cases. 2) The male:female ratio was 110 : 84. In...
A Clinical Observation of Acute Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.
M R Roh, K W Lee, E M Kim, S M Shin, S J Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1213-1217.   Published online December 31, 1984
Carbon monoxide poisoning is one of the most serious public health problem in Korea. Author analysed 126 cases of pediatric CO poisoning which had been treated in emergency room of Soon Chun Hyang Hospital, during 4 years from Jan. 1979 to Decern. 1983. The results are as follows: 1) Incidence in male was similar to that in female and the age group between 11 〜...
Case Reports
A Case of Acute Febrile Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrom Complicated with Ileus.
Yang Ho Park, Jin Keun Chang, Sung Sook Cho, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1218-1222.   Published online December 31, 1984
We experienced a case of acute febrile mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome accompanied by ileus in a 2 10/12-year-old boy. His symptoms and signs sufficed the diagnostic criteria of acute febrile mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, and included two peaks of fever and ileus. Related literatures were reviewed briefly.
A Case of Clinical Botulism.
Yuoug Suk Ko, Jung Hee Lee, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1223-1226.   Published online December 31, 1984
A 5-year-old girl was admi竹ed to the department of Pediatrics, Ewha Womans University Hospital on October 21th, 1983 with weakness and lethargy of 5 days duration. Her younger brother expired on the same day aftsr 1 day illness of the same symptoms, and there was a other children who died following similar clinical course in the same area. Even though the diagnosis of botulism...
A Case of Primary Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Infancy .
H Y Kim, S W Ahn, Y S Kim, C Y Kim, J W Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1227-1233.   Published online December 31, 1984
Primary hepatoma is relatively rare tumor in infants an children. The incidence among 1000 hospitalized children in pediatric clinic is about 0.05-0.06. The author experienced, a case of primary hepatoma occurred, in 3-months-old male who was admitted to the Pusan II Sin Women’s Hospital with symptom of progressively growing palpable mass on the right upper quadrant. Under the procedure of explorative laparatomy, the hard mass...
A Case of Achondroplasia.
Han Young Lee, Seon Ock Khang, Woo Gill Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1234-1238.   Published online December 31, 1984
Achondroplasia, the commonest type of dwarfism, is an autosomal-dominant skeletal dysplasia in which the primary defect is endochondral bone formation. Characteristic clinical findings are large head size, rhizomelic shortening of the limbs, frontal bossing & flat nasal bridge with X-ray findings of brachycephaly, thickness of long bone, squared iliac bone and decreased interpediculate distance of spine at distal lumbar level compared with proximal. Authors experienced a...
A Case of Congenital-Fibrosarcoma.
Min Young Cha, Hyek Choul Kwon, Young Il Park, Sang Il Lee, Sang Woo Kim, Sung Sook Kim, Il Hyang Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1239-1243.   Published online December 31, 1984
We experienced a case of congenital fibrosarcoma in 1-month-old male infant who had a mass in the left back since his birth. Diagnosis was based on ultrasonography, CT Scan and pathalogic pictures obtained by percutaneous needle biopsy. Review of literatures was also attempted briefly.
A Case of Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome.
Won Hee Baik, Mee Ran Roh, Young Chang Kim, Hyung Jin Choi, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1244-1249.   Published online December 31, 1984
Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome is a new complex of physical findings consisting primarily of broad thumbs, broad great toes and facial abnormalities, associated with mental retardation. We have experienced a case of Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome in a 5month-old male infant who had two recurrent pneumonia a竹acks. The diagnosis was easily established by clinical features and radiologic examinations. So a brief review of the pertinent literatures is given.
Nodular lymphomain a patient with cytomeg alovirus infection.
Kwang Wook Ko, Ji Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(12):1250-1253.   Published online December 31, 1984
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