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Volume 28(3); Mar 1985
Original Articles
The study on the Long-term Adimitted During 5 Years.
Jin Keun Chang, Sung Ho Cha, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):197-205.   Published online March 31, 1985
This paper represents the statistical observation on the long-term admitted who had been hospitalized for over 3 weeks to Ped. dept. N.M.C. during the past 5 years from Jan. 78 to Dec. 82. The results were obtained as follows: 1) Total No. of inpatients during 5 years were 5,666, of which 3,274 were male(57.8%), 2,392 were female(42.2%) and male to female ratio...
Statistical Observation for Pediatric Inpatients.
Jeong Ran Park, Young Hi Park, Je Hoon Shin, Gee Hi Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):206-210.   Published online March 31, 1985
The Author observed patients admitted to the pediatrics of Dong Bu City Hospital from. Mar. 1983 to Feb. 1984. The results were as follows: 1)The total numbers of pediatric inpatients was 194 including male 110, female 84 and. male to female ratio was 1.31 : 1. 2)In age distribution, the neonates and infants occupied 75(38.6%) of total inpatients. 3)Seasonal distribution revealed high...
Comparison of Transcutaneous Oxygeon Tension with Arterial Oxygeon Tension in Newborn Infants.
Jung Hee Lee, Moon Ja Kim, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):211-216.   Published online March 31, 1985
The reliability of transcutaneous oxygen tension was evaluated with simultaneous arterial oxygen tension in 70 nonsick and 30 sick neonates who were admitted to the nursery of Ewha womans University Hospital from Feb. 1984 to June 1984. The results were obtained as follows; 1)The relation between transcutaneous oxygen tension and arterial blood oxygen tension in nonsick neonate was y=43.31 +...
Peumomediastinum in the Newborn.
Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):217-224.   Published online March 31, 1985
A retrospective review was performed of 15 medical records to study the pneumomedia- stinum in the newborn during last 4 years from Jan. 1980 through Dec. 1983 at Severance Hospital of Yonsei University. Tne results were as follows: 1) The incidence was 0.14% (15 of 8,737 live-births) during the neonatal period. Of those cases spontaneous pneumomediastinum was 66.7%(10 cases) and secondary pneumomedia- stinum 33.3%(5 cases). Males were...
A Clinical Study on Neonatal seizures.
Chong Young Park, Myung Kul Yun, Jung Hwan Choi, Yong Seung Hwang, Chong Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):225-235.   Published online March 31, 1985
Clinical Observations were made on 96 cases of neonatal seizure who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital during the period of 5 years from June, 1979 to May, 1984. The results were as follows: 1)The most frequent cause of neonatal seizure was sepsis with or without meningitis (27.4%), and followed by hypocalcemia(23.4%)> hypoxic-ischemic brain damage(12.9%), hypoglycemia(8.0%), intracranial...
Hepatitis B Serologic Markers at Birth in Babies of HBsAg-Positive Mothers.
Jeoung Wan Seo, Hye Seung Kim, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):236-241.   Published online March 31, 1985
It has been established that hepatitis B virus may be transmitted from mothers to infants in the perinatal period. A study was undertaken to identify HBsAg in neonates born to mothers who were asymptomatic carriers of HBsAg. From Jan. 1 ’83 to June 30 ’84, total 4,044 cases of pregnant women and 131 babies were studied for serologic markers of hepatitis...
Intrafamilial Spread of Hepatitis B virus Ifection.
Kew Keun Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):242-250.   Published online March 31, 1985
The authors evaluated serologic markers of Hepatitis B on 205 cases in families of HB marker positive 67 patients who were admitted to pediatric ward of St. Benedict Hospital from April, 1983 to April, 1984, to determine the intrafamilial spread of hepatitis B virus infection. The results were as follows; 1)Intrafamilial positive rate of HB marker was 52.7%. HB marker...
Clinical Study of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Children.
Kwang Nam Kim, Sang Hee Cho, Je Hoon Shin, Woo Gill Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):251-257.   Published online March 31, 1985
The authors studied 26 cases with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura who were admitted to Department of Pediatrics Hanyang University Hospital. The results were as follows: 1)The peak incidence of age was 5 to 7 years old. Male to female ratio was 2.7 : 1 which showed: slight male preponderance. 2)lThe most prevalent seasons were spring and summer. In both seasons, the...
Heart Disease Screening for Primary School Children.
Chang Yee Hong, In Sil Lee, Hee Ju Kim, Jung Hwan Choi, Hae Il Cheong, Jung Yun Choi, Yong Soo Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):258-262.   Published online March 31, 1985
A heart disease screening program was performed on 15,685 primary school children in Seoul City from the first to sixth grade to estimate the prevalence of heart diseases. Among the 15,685 children examined, 45 were confirmed to have heart disease (2.9/1,000) Out of the 45 children, 38 had congenital heart disease(2.4/1,000) and 7 had rheumatic heart disease(0.4/1,000) and the ratio...
Primary Immunode Ficiency Disorders in Infancy and Childhood.
Hoan Jong Lee, Jung han Choi, Jeong Kee Seo, Hyo Sup Ahn, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):263-282.   Published online March 31, 1985
The immunodeficiency disorders are a diverse group of illness which results from defectsin one or more of the four major mechanisms of immune system-antibody-mediated(B cell) immunity, cell-mediated(T cell) immunity, phagocytosis, and complements. Though immunodeficiency disorders are uncommon, the possibility should be considered in any individuals with recurrent or persistent infection. During the period between January, 1973 and October, 1984, we...
Case Reports
A Case Study of Conjenital Hypothyroidism.
Youn Suk Chung, Tae Sook Song, Ho Jin Park, Mi Ja Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):283-287.   Published online March 31, 1985
Congenital hypothyroidism is one of the important causes of retardation of growth and development. A 4 year 2 month old male patient was admitted to our department of Pediatrics, who showed marked growth failure and developmental retardation. Congenital hypothyroidism was suspected by history and physical examination, and confirmed by thyroid function test and thyroid scan, which showed ectopic lingual thyroid. A brief...
A Case Study of Hodgkin's Disease in 5 Years Old Boy.
Hi Ju Park, Jong Sic Joo, Jong Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):288-292.   Published online March 31, 1985
This is a report of Hodgkin's disease which developed at 3 years of age and diagnosedjat 5 years of age. He visited BNU Hospital with a mass at right side of his neck but no symptom. Excisional biopsy of cervical mass revealed lymphocytic predominant Hodgkin's disease. He was treated with 6 cycles of MOPP and discharged with complete remission.
A Case of Aplastic Anemia Following Hepattitis.
Jung Sik Min, Il Whan Kim, Yun Ju Jung, Hyun Gi Jung, Jae Sun Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):293-296.   Published online March 31, 1985
We experienced a case of aplastic anemia following hepatitis in a 8 year and 5 month old boy. The boy who has past history of hepatitis 10 weeks prior to this visit was admitted because of pale face with petechia on the skin of abdomen and left arm for a month. CBC and bone marrow aspiration on admission showed pancytopenia...
A Case of Scaphocephaly in a Newborn.
Chan Uhng Joo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):297-300.   Published online March 31, 1985
Scaphocephaly is a kind of craniosynostosis. Because of premature closure of the sagittal suture in newborn with scaphocephaly, the lateral rgrowth of the head [is limited and the growth of the brain causes the head to expand in the occipitofrontal diameter. I have experienced a case of scaphocephaly in a newborn. A brief review of related literatures is included in...
Retropharyngeal Ganglioneuroma with lymph Node Metastasis.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(3):301-301.   Published online March 31, 1985
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