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Volume 27(8); Aug 1984
Original Articles
Infectious Diseases in Children at Two University Hospitals in Korean in 1980.
Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):741-752.   Published online August 31, 1984
This study was conducted to study the importance of infectious diseases in Korea by computing the records of ambulatory and hospitalized patients at two university hospitals. Infectious diseases were 74.7% and non-infectious diseases were 25.3% at Severance Hospital, while infectious diseases were 82.7% and non-fectious diseases were 17.3% at the Wonju Christian Hospital. Among the infectious diseases, viral infecitons were...
Bacterial Isolation by Bronchial Washing.
Hee Jung Chun, Ki Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):753-759.   Published online August 31, 1984
Bronchial washings and throat cultures have been performed on 41 cases of chronic or recurrent respiratory infection who were admitted to the department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University from July 1981 to December 1983. The results are as follows; 1)By bronchial washing, organisms were isolated in 74.1% of the all pneumonia patients and 57.1% of the pulmonary tuberculosis with complication patients,...
Clinical Study of 20 Pediatric Cases of HBs Antigenemia Associated Membranous Nephropathy.
Jae Seung Lee, Jung Hye Choi, Young Cherl Lee, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):760-765.   Published online August 31, 1984
A clinical study was done in 20 cases of HBs antigenemia associated membranous nephropathy admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Severance hospital from Jan. 1979 to May 1984. The results are as follows; 1)The age distribution was from 2 years and 5 months to 14 years, and the mean age was 7 years and 10...
Early Growth Patterns of Premature Infants Fed Premature Special Milk.
Ghee Young Jung, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):766-771.   Published online August 31, 1984
We observed 67 premature infants admitted to the nursery of Dept, of Pediatrics, Ewha Womans University Hospital from Sep. 1982 to Aug. 1983. Birth weight were ranged from 1.5 kg to 2.5 kg and no specific problem was noted during admission. Among 67 cases, control group (37 cases) was given formula and study group(30 cases) was given premature special milk...
A Clinical Observation of Anemia in Children.
Tae Sook Kim, Sang Bae Jeon, Bok Yang Pyun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):772-777.   Published online August 31, 1984
We have observed clinically about 161 cases of anemia among 251 patients who were admitted to Y.D.P.C.H. The results were obtained as follows: 1)The incidence of anemia among total admitted patients (251) was 64.1% (161 cases). These were grouped into mild & moderate anemia(58.2%) and severe anemia (5.9%) on the base of hemoglobin level. 2)The sex ratio was aproximatly 1.5 : 1...
A Clinical Study of Type A Hepatitis Confirmed by IgM Anti-HAV.
Oh Kyung Lee, Sung Seek Lee, Keun Chul Choi, Myung Ho Lee, Sook Ja Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):778-785.   Published online August 31, 1984
79 children with Type A Hepatitis who were admitted to the pediatric department of the Presbyterian Medical Center from April 1, 1983 to October 31, 1983 were clinically analized and we report the following result. 1) Type A Hepatitis occupied 8% of total in patients and 88% of total Hepatitis patients. 2)The peak age incidence was between 7 and 9 years...
Clinical and Epidemiological Studies on 113 cases of Miliary Tuberculosis in Korean Children.
H S Kim, H I Lee, S H Kim, T C Kwon, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):786-794.   Published online August 31, 1984
Clinical and epidemiological studies were conducted on 113 cases of miliary tuberculosis under the age of 15 years who were admitted to the Pediatric Department of Keimyung University Hospital for the past 15 years from January 1967 to December 1981. The results were as follows: There was no significant change in annual incidence. The majority of the patients(88%) were under...
Clinical Study of Epilepsy in Children.
Ho Seong Yoo, Young Bong Park, Kyeong Rae Moon, Keun Chul Myung, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):795-801.   Published online August 31, 1984
From June 1974 to June 1983, 106 cases of child epileptic patients were clinically investigated at the Department of Pediatrics, Chosun University Hospital, and the following results were obtained. 1)Epilepsy had the highest incidence in children from 5 to 9 years (32.1%), and the next was from 9 to 16 years (21.7%). 2)Male to female ratio was 1.3 : 1....
Case Reports
A Case of Congentital Leukemia.
Joon Sik Kim, Chang Ik Lee, Dong Hak Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):802-807.   Published online August 31, 1984
Congenital leukemia is rare disease and several cases were reported in this country. We experienced a case of congenital leukemia(myelomonocytic type) in a 27 days old female. She was admitted due to marked abdominal distension, vomiting and generalized petechia. The diagnosis was established by clinical features as well as peripheral blood and bone marrow studies. We report this case with...
Two Case of Aplastic Anemia Following Hepatitis.
Mi Sook Park, Seung Ha Rheu, Young Gun Kim, Baek Keaun Lim, Jong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):808-813.   Published online August 31, 1984
Aplastic Anemia following Hepatitis is an uncommon disease and it has a poor prognosis. Recently the authors experienced two cases of aplastic anemia following hepatitis in a 13 year old girl and a 14 year old boy. The thirteen year old girl was admitted following 2 months of Jaundice and 1 day df epistaxis. . At admission, pancytopenia developed and her...
A Case of Isolated Congenital Tricuspid Insufficiency.
Dong Hyun Choo, Dong Kyoon Kim, Jung Yeon Choi, Yong Soo Yoon, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):814-819.   Published online August 31, 1984
Isolated congenital tricuspid insufficiency is a rare anomaly and may be caused by abnormal chordae tendinae, papillary muscle, or valve leaflets. The cause of these lesions is generally ascribed to incomplete undermining of primitive endocardial cushion by sinusoidal space, which differentiate the cushion into the various valvular structures. Carvallo’s sign, most characteristic clinical sign in tricuspid insufficiency, is augumentation of systolic...
Four Cases of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome.
Yong Gab Kwon, Ki Sup Chung, Kir Yong Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):820-826.   Published online August 31, 1984
The Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, papular acrodermatitis of childhood(PAC), is an infrequently recognized disorder with distinctive characteristics. At present hepatitis B virus is thought to be an etiologic gent. The disease is very rare in Korea, in spite of the high frequency of hepatitis B surface antigen(HBsAg) in the general population. It is known that subtype ayw of the HBsAg may influence...
A Case of Human Fascioliasis.
Dong Hee Oh, Ae Sook Kim, Young Gun Kim, Baek Keun Lim, Jong Soo Kim, Yung Kyum Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):827-831.   Published online August 31, 1984
We experienced a case of human fascioliasis in a 4-y-old male child who had been suffered from abdominal pain, pallor and intermittent generalized edema for about 21 months. Diagnosis was established by eggs of Fasciola species in stool and by double diffusion analysis. After treatment with bithionol, the symptoms were disappeared rapidly and the eggs also disappeared. A brief review...
Focal Segmental Glomeruloclersis Complicated with Pneumonia.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(8):832-835.   Published online August 31, 1984
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