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Volume 27(3); Mar 1984
Original Articles
Clinical Statistics of Apgar Scoring System of Newborn.
Soo Kyung Jeong, Jae Sook Kim, Choong Hee Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):217-223.   Published online March 31, 1984
This clinical observation was made on 2,143 newborns delivered at the National Seoul Hospital in 1979-1983 to figure out any relations between Apgar Score and problems such as late discharge, blood pH, mortality, meconium staining, and neurologic status in late childhood. The results are summarized as following: 1) Percentage distribution of Apgar score for 2,143 newborns was 3.8% for score 0-3,...
A Study on Serum Alpha-fetoprotein Levels in Newborn Infants.
Sang Ki Min
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):224-228.   Published online March 31, 1984
The levels of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) were measured in 32 newborn infants (Under 24 hours of age), who have no evidence of infection and hyperbilirubinemia (Total bilirubin: Below 6 mg/ml.). 2~3 ml of blood was sampled from femoral puncture and serum AFP levels were measured by radioimmunoassay (Amersham RIA Kit: Amersham International Co. U.K.). The results were summarized as follows: 1) There...
Liver Involvement in Childhood Typhoid and Paratyphoid fever.
Yong Hoon Park, Yun Ok Kim, Ja Hoon Koo, Doo Hong Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):229-236.   Published online March 31, 1984
A clinical observation was done on 39 children with typhoid and paratyphoid fever, who had been admitted to the Pediatric department of Kyungpook National University Hospital, from January 1981 to December 1982. Diagnosis was established by positive serologic test and/or positive bacteriologic culture. Liver involvement as evidenced by abnormal liver function tests, hepatomegaly and hepatic tenderness was noted in 46.2%(18...
Serum and Urine Zinc Values in Infectious Diseases.
Yong Tai Suh, Hwa Young Kim, Jai Sook Mah, Tai Ju Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):237-245.   Published online March 31, 1984
Using atomic absorption spectrophotometer, serum-and urine zinc levels of healthy children aging 4.7 to 6.9 years, and of various infectious diseases, including acute viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, salmonellosis, and shigellosis were determined. The mean zinc levels in healthy children were 76±15.2^g/100 ml in serum and 275土 142.4/ug/L in urine respectively. There was no statistical difference attributable to sex. No remarkable changes...
Clinical Observation about complications(Especially about Mortality Cases) in Childhood Primary Nephrotic Syndrome.
Hae ll Cheong, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):246-252.   Published online March 31, 1984
Among 350 children who had been admitted to the Ward of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital during the period from 1975.1.1. to 1983.12.31. and had been diagnosed as idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, total 21 cases (6%) had expired or had progressed into end stage renal disease during follow-up. Among these, 13 cases(61.9%; Group A) had expired due to chronic renal failure...
A Clinical Study of Histiocytosis in Childhood.
Hee Jung Chung, Byung Soo Kim, Chan Il Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):253-264.   Published online March 31, 1984
A clinical study with particular emphasis on the result of chemotherapy has been made on. 34 cases of histiocytosis diagnosed at the Department of the Severance Hospital and Yonsei Cancer Center from January 1975 to December 1981. The results may be summarized as follows: 1) Among histiocytosis, HSC and LSD were each present in elevent cases, E-G in seven and HMR...
Case Reports
Korean Hemorrhagic Fever in Children.
Won Seok Lee, Yong Hoon Park, Ja Hoon Koo, Doo Hong Ahn, Yong Jin Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):265-270.   Published online March 31, 1984
Korean hemorrhagic fever is acute febrile illness caused by Hantan virus. It involves capillaries and small vessels systemically, and leads to dysfunctions of many organs, esp. kidney. In recent years, we have experienced 4 cases of korean hemorrhagic fever in children’s age group. Diagnosis was confirmed by immunofluorescent technique in one case and renal biopsy was done in 2 cases....
Two Autopsy Cases of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia.
Dae Deok Ahn, Tae Suck Jung, Jung Kwon Lee, Yoon Ja Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):271-276.   Published online March 31, 1984
Pneumocystis infection is highly prevalent in humans and lower animals throughout the world. The disease has almost alway been sporadic, rarely epidemic, and has occurred in all age groups. We experienced two cases of pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. They were brought to our hospital from orphanage at the age of 50 day and 86 day old. The initial X-ray findings were...
A Case of Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery.
Young Seo Park, Gu Soo Kim, Jung Yeon Choi, Yong Soo Yun, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):277-281.   Published online March 31, 1984
The anomalous origin of the left coronary from the pulmonary artery is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly and there has been no case reported in Korea. We report one case of the anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery. He was an 11 month-old male body, who was suffered from congestive heart failure since 5 months of...
Four Cases of Papillary Thyroid Cancer in Childhood.
Sei Weon Yang, Sei Won Park, In Sil Lee, Hyo Seup Ahn, Hyung Ro Moon, Chang Yee Hong, Kwi Won Park, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):282-287.   Published online March 31, 1984
Papaillary thyroid cancer is a rare lesion in children. It progresses slowly and its prognosis is relatively good. A painless nodule in the thyroid or in the neck is the usual first evidence of disease. Cervical lymph node involvement is usually present at the time of the initial diagnosis and is often bilateral. The lungs are the most common site...
A Case of Thyroid Papillary Adenocarcinoma.
Duk Hi Kim, Chul Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Byung Soo Kim, Yi Ho Hwang, Kyung Sik Lee, Woo Hee Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):288-292.   Published online March 31, 1984
We report a case of thyroid papillary adenocarcinoma in a 5 year 1 month old boy. His major problem was palpable thyroid nodule & cervical lymph nodes. Extensive bilateral pulmonary metastasis was noticed. The metastatic thyroid carcinoma was regressed after therapeutic doses of radioiodine without total thyroidectomy.
An Autopsy Report of a Hydranencephaly.
J K Park, Y J Kim, T J Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):293-296.   Published online March 31, 1984
A case of hydranencephalic male, who was delivered in prematurity at Chonnam University Hospital and had lived for 41 days after birth, was presented. The pathologic and anatomical findings were hypoplasia of brain cortex, 3rd and lateral ventricles, atresia of the aqueduct of Sylvius and accumulation of 430ml of yellowish fluid in cranial cavity. No associated congenital anomalies of adrenal...
Three Cases of female Pseudohermaphroditism with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
Yaung Sook Choi, Shin Chul Jun, Hie Ju Park, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):297-302.   Published online March 31, 1984
We have experienced three cases of female pseudohermaphroditism with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. First case was salt-losing type and the other two cases were non salt-losing type. First patient, 2 months old female infant, was admitted to hospital because of vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration and ambiguous sex. In electrolyte study, she had hyponatremia and hyperkalemia. The other two cases, 2 Years 10 Months...
Acute Tumor Lysis Syndrome.
Sun Oak Park, In Sil Lee, Hyp Seop Ahn, Yong Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):303-312.   Published online March 31, 1984
To assess the incidence and the effectiveness of preventive measures for tumor lysis syndrome, we analyzed the serial electrolytes levels in leukemia (Group A, 15 patients) and in lymphoma (Group B, 8 patients) patients. The results were 1)Serum LDH were elevated in all of the patients before the chemotherapy. 2)Serum uric acid were also elevated in 8 patients (A 5, B...
Constrictive Pericarditis Following Acute Idiopathic Pericarditis.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(3):313-318.   Published online March 31, 1984
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