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Volume 28(2); Feb 1985
Original Articles
Skeletal age of korean adolescence.
Chull Sohn, Tae Ju Hwang, Jae Sook Ma, Young Youn Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):111-115.   Published online February 28, 1985
Mean, standard deviation, range and the 10〜 90 percentiles of skeletal maturity scores by the method of Tanner et al in Korean 13- to 17-year-old adolescence were tabled and figured.
Evaluation of transcutaneous minolta bilirubinometer in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.
Yeo Joong Kim, Moon Tae Jeong, Young Youn Choi, Chull Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):116-122.   Published online February 28, 1985
To evaluate the efficacy of the Transcutaneous Minolta Bilirubinometer in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, the value of serum bilirubin measured by alkali azo bilirubin method and American optical biliribinometry were compared with the reading of transcutaneous bilirubinometer in 86 fullterm newborns. The following results were obtained: 1)The Transcutaneous Minolta Bilirubinometer was assessed to have the objective value in determining the severity of hyperbilirubinemia...
Secondary Pneumothorax in the newborn.
Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):123-130.   Published online February 28, 1985
Clinical records of 25 neonates with secondary pneumothorax were reviewed retrospectively during last 6 years from Jan. 1978 through Dec. 1983 at Pediatric Department of Yonsei University Hospital. The following results were obtained; 1)The incidence of secondary pneumothorax was 0.16% (21 out of 12,864 live-birth) during the neonatal period. The incidence tended to increase since we had set up the neonatal,...
Clinical Analysis of congenital anomalies in the newborn infant.
Young Sub Kim, Yang Sook Choi, Chan Yung Kim, Hae Young Kim, So Won Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):131-139.   Published online February 28, 1985
A clinical study was done in 42,906 cases of the newborn infant born at Busan National University and II Sin Womens Hospital Delivery Room about congenital anomalies for 6 years from Jan. 1977. The results were summarized as follows: 1)Among total newborns, congenital anomalies were 1,845 cases(4.3%) and the frequency of male congenital anomalies was 5.4% and that of female...
Clinical, epidemiological, and serological observation on human rotavirus gastroenteritis in infants and children.
Chin Moo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):140-146.   Published online February 28, 1985
The author studied 115 infants with watery diarrhea, admitted to the Pediatric Department of Dorg San Medical Center during the period of 9 months from October 1982 through June 1983 and dsveloped an Enzyme lirked immunosorbent assay to detect human rota virus antigen for all patients and clinical, epidemiologic, and laboratory studies were done. The results were as follows: 1)76...
Lactic dehydrogenase activity in serum and urine of children with renal diseases.
Ki Hyun Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):147-153.   Published online February 28, 1985
The variation of LDH activity in serum and urine were investigated in 23 cases of children with renal diseases(15 cases of acute glomerulonephritis and 8 cases of nephrotic syndrome) and 10 cases of healthy children as control. The results were summarized as follows: 1)The LDH activity in serum and urine of healthy children were 394±85.5 units/ml and 17±4.2 units/ml respectively....
A clinical study on Myasthenia gravis in childhood.
Yong Seung Hwang, Hyo Seop Ahn, Sang Hyup Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):154-159.   Published online February 28, 1985
Twenty-six cases of myasthenia gravis (MG) in childhood who were diagnosed and treated in the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital from January 1976 till October 1984 were reviewed clinically. Mean age of onset of MG was 5.4+3.6 years of age with the peak incidence at 2 years of age. Sexual difference was negligible as male to female ratio...
A survey of chromosome studies in 466 cases.
In Sung Lee, Cheol seung Son, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):160-168.   Published online February 28, 1985
The results of chromosomal studies performed at the Dept, of Pediatrics, Kwangju Christian Hospital from March 1974 to May 1984 were analyzed as to the clinical categories. Out of total 514 cases subjected to chromosomal studies, karyotype patterns were obtained in 466 cases, the success rate reaching 91%. Fifty two percent of all cases subjected to karyotype analysis were under...
Case Reports
A case of congenital tuberculosis.
Mee Hye Kim, Hyuk Choul Kwon, Young Il Park, Sang Woo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):169-173.   Published online February 28, 1985
We experienced a case of congenital tuberculosis in a 10-month-old female patient who had disseminated tuberculosis. She was the 1st born of 30-year-old woman who was diagnosed as tuberculous pleurisy on the 12 th day after delivery. Congenital tuberculosis was suspected because of detection of AFB in gastric aspirates on the 60 days of life. But the treatment was discontinued after...
Acute hepatitis in a 10 month old girl with Rubeola.
Youn Ha Kang, Young Min Ahn, Kyo Sun Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):174-176.   Published online February 28, 1985
Hepatitis has rarely been recognized as a complication of acute measles infection. Recently, a 10 month old girl is reported in whom abnormal liver function was a prominent clinical feature during acute measles infection. Hepatitis may be a clinical manifestation of acute measles infection of infant.
A case of asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy.
Young Joo Suh, Seung Ki Kim, Soon Ok Byun, Ji Sub Oh, Ok Ji Paik
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):177-181.   Published online February 28, 1985
We have experienced a case of Asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy in 22 hour old boy who had constriction of thorax and short extremities. The diagnosis was confirmed by clinical features, radiological and autoptic finding. A brief review of the related literatures was also made.
A case of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosideroisis.
Yeong Hee Kim, Jeong Hee Lee, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee, Ok Kyung Kim, Doo Yeon Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):182-186.   Published online February 28, 1985
Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis is a rare disease characterized by recurrent attacks of hemoptysis, iron deficiency anemia and pulmonary infiltration on chest X-ray. We experienced a case of Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis in a 3 year-old boy with recurrent attacks of dyspnea, pallor and chest infiltration on X-ray, without underlying pulmonary disease. Diagnosis was established by hemosiderin and hemosiderin-laden macrophage on lung...
A case of Hydronephrosis due to Periappendical Abscess.
Sang Hee Cho, In Hee Park, Gwi Jong Choi, Woo Gill Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):187-190.   Published online February 28, 1985
The authers experienced a case of hydronephrosis due to periappendiceal abscess confirmed by eyploratory laparatomy. Follow up IVP oi POD 杯29 showed normal pelvocalyceal pattern. A brief review of the literatures pertinent of this subject was done.
A case of Infantile Polycystic kidney.
Ae Sook Kim, Soon Bock Park, Young Gun Kim, Kwan Hwooy Cho, Jong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):191-196.   Published online February 28, 1985
Infantile polycystic kidney is uncommon disease and rare in children and is used to refer to a group of heritable conditions that occur predominantly in childhood and is transmitted by autosomal recessive inheritance. By developmental abnormality, multiple cysts are produced from enlargement or giantism of the collecting tubules in association with cellular hyperplasia. Kidneys are grossly enlarged and have a diffusely...
A case of Rhabdomyosarcoma in the Urinary bladder.
Seung Ki Kim, Young Joo Shu, Man JIn Chung, Ji Sub Oh, Ok Ji Paik
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):197-201.   Published online February 28, 1985
We experienced a case of rhabdomyosarcoma arising from the base of urinary bladder in 20 month old male who presented with palpable abdominal mass, urinary incontinence and dysuria. We diagnosed it through I.V.P., ultrasonography and surgical biopsy. A brief review of the related literature is given.
Dermatopathic Lymphadenopathy.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(2):202-202.   Published online February 28, 1985
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