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Volume 27(6); Jun 1984
Original Articles
A Study on Intrauterine Growth Standard.
Young Ho Kim, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):531-542.   Published online June 30, 1984
The use of some system on a nursery service which facilitates the recognition of infants born with birth weights disproportionate for their gestational age, either too large or to(x small, is becoming increasingly important in pediatrics. But, these recognition is possible only when birth weight-gestational age table is present. The purpose of this study is to establish the more accurate...
A Clinical Study of Neonatal Pneumothrax.
Young Suk Ko, Hae Seung Kim, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):543-547.   Published online June 30, 1984
We observed 25 cases of neonatal pneumothorax who were admitted to the department of pediatrics, Ewha Womans University Hospital from January, 1981 to September, 1983. The following results were obtained. 1)The incidence of neonatal pneumothorax was 0.3%. 2)The clinical manifestations of neonatal pneumothorax were as followed; male infant was dominant(M: F = 1.78 : 1), the onset was within 24 hours...
Change of Renal Excretion of Ascorbic Acid in Children.
Chang Yeal Jeon, Jong Duck Kim, Heon Sook Lee, Jung Soo Kim, Kyung Woo Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):548-553.   Published online June 30, 1984
In order to investigate the development of renal function, especially of the capacity of reabsorption of ascorbic acid in proximal tubule, in function of aging, experiments have been done. 1)Urinary flow, creatinine and electrolytes excretion in children (age :1~13yrs, weight: 10~39 kg) increased by aging and reached near the adult value at 11~13 years old. 2) Urinary concentration ability was matured...
A Clinical Observation on Meningitis in Infancy and Childhiid.
Jin Kyu Park, Eui Hyung Kim, Tae Ju Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):554-562.   Published online June 30, 1984
The authors observed 333 cases of meningitis (aseptic 96, purulent 113, tuberculous 124) in infancy and childhood, who admitted to the Department of Pediatrics of Chonnam University Hospital during the period of 5 years from 1976 to 19,80. The results were summarized as follows: 1)Annual incidence had not tendency to increasing for 5 years. 2)Peak age incidence of meningitis was...
Relative Incidence of Various Acute Viral Hepatitis in Childhood.
Young Hoon Song, Gwi Jong Choi, Heung Jae Lee, Keung Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):563-569.   Published online June 30, 1984
This report was conducted to estimate the relative incidence of acute viral hepatitis (all were under 15 years of age. Who were admitted to the Pediatric Department, Hanyang University Hospital during the period from March 1982 to August 1983 were evaluated. The following results were obtained. 1)The sex ratio of of male to female was 1.34 : 1. 2)The incidence...
Congenital Heart Disease in Neonatal Period and Infancy .
Jung Yun Choi, Hey Sun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):570-582.   Published online June 30, 1984
From July 1980 to June 1983, total 468 cases of infants of congenital heart disease were studied, who needed intensive care in infancy at Seoul National University Hospital. 1)Among 468 cases, 285 cases were diagnosed by cardiac catheterization or cardiac surgery and the other 183 cases by only clinical base. 2)Relative frequencies of these individual anomalies were in order of...
The Clinical Observation of Congenital Arteriovenous Fistular.
Jung Yun Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):583-591.   Published online June 30, 1984
Six cases of congenital coronary arteriovenous fistula were analyzed. The incidence was 0.2% of confirmed congenital heart disease. Male to female ratio was equal. Most of the cases showed exertional dyspnea and the history of frequent URI. Thrill was palpable in all cases except the case of right coronary artery-right atrium fistula. Continuous murmur on the left or right lower...
A Clinical Study on Thyroid Disease in Childhood.
Shin Chul Jun, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):592-602.   Published online June 30, 1984
The author summarized 287 cases of children who were diagnosed as having thyroid disease at Pediatric O.P.D. of the B.N.U. Hospital from Jan. 1973 to Aug. 1983. The children were grouped according to their thyroid function tests and the observed clinical data are as follows: 1)The ratio between male and female patients was 1 : 9.3. Age distribution was puberty,...
Clinical Study of Wilms' Tumor .
Myung Hyun Lee, In Sil Lee, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):603-609.   Published online June 30, 1984
Thirty-five cases of Wilms tumor treated at the Seoul National University Hospital from 1969 to 1983, were analyzed and the results are as follows: 1)Ages at nephrectomy were from 1 monh. to 11 years and 8 months. The mean, age was 3 years and 4 months and the median was 2 years and 9 months. The sex ratio of male...
Case Reports
Three Cases of Calyceal Diverticulum in Children.
Seon Ock Khang, Tae Jin Park, Woo Gill Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):610-615.   Published online June 30, 1984
A calyceal diverticulum, relatively rare lesion, is a cystic urine-containing cavity within the renal parenchyma, which is lined by transitional epithelium and communicates with the pelvis or a calyx through a narrow channel. Usually, they are asymptomatic and frequently discovered incidentally during radiological studies for other conditions. Three cases of calyceal diverticulum were presented, which were detected incidentally during intravenous pyelography...
A Case of Congenital Renal Anomalies in Tuner's Syndrome.
Jeong Bok Lee, Sook Kyeung Jung, Dong Hwan Cho, Won Jae Park, Dong Sun Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):616-620.   Published online June 30, 1984
We have experienced a case of Turner’s Syndrome with hydronephrosis and partial duplication of renal pelvis in 71 days old female. The patient manifested the clinical finding of loose skin fold at the nape and palpable mass in the left flank. The chromosomal analysis was 45, XO. She was shown by operation to be a left hydronephrosis, shown by intravenous...
A Case of Glycogen Storage Disease Type IIa.
Dong Hyung Choo, Dong Kyoon Kim, Hyung Ro Moon, Choong Kon Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):621-627.   Published online June 30, 1984
Glycogen storage disease type Ha(GSD la), also known as generalized glycogenosis, cardiomegalic glycogenosis, and Pompe disease, is a very rare form of glycogenosis. The authors reported a case of GSD J a in an eight months old girl who presented with respiratory problems, marked hypotonia, cardiomegaly, and macroglossia. The diagnosis was made on clinical grounds including pathologic findings of muscle...
Two Cases of Gaucher's Disease in Brothers.
Jeong Sick Min, Il Whan Kim, Dae Young Hwang, Hyun Gi Jeong, Jae Sun Park, In Sun Jun, Man Ha Huh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):628-634.   Published online June 30, 1984
We experienced 2 cases of Gaucher' s disease of adult type in brothers when their ages were 4 year 1 month and 3 year 10 month respectively. They showed remarkable hepatosplenomegaly with mild hematologic complications and characteristic histiocytoid cells in the spleen and liver biopsies. Splenectomy was followed by improvement of anemia and labored respiration in both patients. In case...
Isolated Pulmonic Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(6):635-638.   Published online June 30, 1984
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