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Volume 28(6); Jun 1985
Original Articles
A Study of Liver Span in Normal Newborn Infant.
Byung Ryul Choi, Chun Dong Kim, Hyun Mo Koo, Yong Hoon Park, Han Ku Moon, Jin Gon Jun, Jeong Ok Hah
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):534-537.   Published online June 30, 1985
Liver size was measured in 100 healthy newborn infants of gestational ages 38 to 42 weeks who were born at the Yeungnam University Hospital. The liver span was determined by measuring the distance between the percussed upper and palpated lower liver borders along the mid clavicular line (P-P method). The mean liver span was 4.6±0.3 cm. Liver span measured by...
The Evolution of Serum Alpha-Fetoprotein Levels in the Newborn and Infants.
Gu Seok Jung, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):538-544.   Published online June 30, 1985
The author observed serum alpha-fetoprotein concentration in 112 cases of healthy, fullterm newborns and infants from March 1984 to September 1984. Among them, 9 cases were cord bloods of healthy, full-term newborns who were delivered at Pusan St. Benedict Hospital, the others were healthy infants under the age of 36 months who visited well-baby-clinic of Pusan St. Benedict Hospital. The...
Clinical Studies of Anaphylactoid Purpura in Childhood.
Kwang Hyun Kim, Kwang Nam Kim, Ha Baik Lee, Hang Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):545-554.   Published online June 30, 1985
Anaphylactoid purpura or Henoch-Schonlein purpura is a common pediatric disease presenting most frequently with purpura, and occasionally with gastrointestinal and joint manifestations, and has been known to present pathologically with diffuse vasculitis involving small blood vessles in many organs. Clinical manifestations and laboratory findings were observed and analyzed in 110 cases with anaphylactoid purpura hospitalized at Hanyang University Hospital during...
Plasma Renin Activity (PRA) in Peripheral Vein and Renal Veins in Normotensive Children.
Chong Ku Yun, Hae Il Cheong, Chung Il Noh, Jung Yun Choi, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko, Kyung Mo Yeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):555-563.   Published online June 30, 1985
PRA in peripheral vein, both renal veins and both inferior vena cava (JVC) both proximal and distal to the drainage of the both renal veins was measured in 80 normotensive children with no renal disease undergoing routine cardiac catheterization due to congenital heart disease which did not cause significant hemodynamic changes in most of them. And we presented the results...
The Effects of Cyclosporin in Treatment of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus.
Duk Hi Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):564-569.   Published online June 30, 1985
A 2 year 10 month old girl with 6 weeks duration and 13 year 4 month old boy with 8 weeks duration were given cyclosporin for 68 days. Therapy was initiated orally at the dosage of 10 mg per kg of body per day. Blood glucose, C-peptide, cyclosporin, creatinin, BUN and transaminase were checked regularly. Cyclosporin treatment allowed two patients to...
Clinical Studies on the Biliary Cyst in Childhood.
Young Yull Koh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):570-580.   Published online June 30, 1985
Cystic abnormalities may occur throughout the biliary ductal system from the finest intralobular hepatic ducts to the intraduodenal portion of the common bile duct. Clinical studies were performed on 18 cases of the biliary cyst who have been admitted to the Pediatric and Pediatric Surgical Dept. 1 of SNUH from January 1979 to December 1984. Results were obtained as follows:...
A Clinical Study on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Childhood.
Chung Il Noh, Yong Seung Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):581-586.   Published online June 30, 1985
Twenty-six cases of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) who were diagnosed in the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital from Jan. 1976 till Jan. 1985 were reviewed. The onset of symptoms was between two and eleven years of age. The peak incidence was at 3 years of age. Both extremities were involved in 14 cases. The degree of involvement was...
Case Reports
A Case of Spontaneous Gastric Perforation in the Newborn.
Ran Suh, Gui Sook Choi, Hye Lyung Baik, Hyo Jung Kim, Sung Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):587-592.   Published online June 30, 1985
A case of multiple spontaneous gastric perforations in the premature newborn was experienced at the Han II hospital. The diagnosis was suspected by sudden abdominal distension and was estabilished by demonstration of free air in the peritoneal cavity in the plain abdominal X-ray film. The patient expired after 2 hours of abdominal distension on the first day of life. The...
Pulmonary Sequestration.
J M Ryu, K A Ree, C H Yoon, S H Choi, K G Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):593-596.   Published online June 30, 1985
The pulmonary sequestration is an uncommon congenital anomaly characterized by the presence of a part of lung tissue which is supplied by an aberrent artery from the aorta or its branch and usually has no communication with the normal bronchial tree. This is a relatively uncommon anomaly that requires arteriography for definitive diagnosis. We have experienced one case of pulmonary...
A Case of Congenital Nonspherocytic Hemolytic Anemia.
Tae Sook Kim, Sang Bae Jeon, Bok Yang Pyun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):597-603.   Published online June 30, 1985
We observed a case of congenital nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia who was a 24 month old boy with the signs of jaundice 技 pallor. Evidences of the same disease was also found in the patient' s elder brother & father. We diagnosed these cases by history & physical examination, peripheral & B.M. blood smears, osmotic fragility test, autohemolysis test and etc. A...
The Two Cases of Children with Buckwheat Allergy Confirmed by Oral Challenge Test.
Yong Baik Kwon, Ki Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):604-609.   Published online June 30, 1985
The authors experienced two cases of buckwheat allergy. The first case was a 10-7/12 year old male boy and second case a 5-1/12 year old male boy. The chief complaints were cough, dyspnea, rhinorrhea and nasal obstruction for about 7 and 3 years, respectively in both cases. The diagnosis of these cases was confirmed by oral challenge tets. We report...
Two Cases of the Rud Syndrome in Siblings.
Mi Jeong Lee, Myung Geul Yum, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yoon, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):610-615.   Published online June 30, 1985
The Rud syndrome, which is characterized by ichthyosis, mental retardation, seizure, dwarfism, sexual infantilism, etc., was described by Rud in 1927 at first. It is hereditary disorder whose mode of inheritance is autosomal recessive. Because the incidence of this syndrome is very rare, the Rud syndrome has not been reported till now in Korea. We experienced two cases of the...
2 Cases of von Gierke's Disease.
Jeong Soo Park, Ki Sup Chung, Kwang Kil Lee, In Joon Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):616-621.   Published online June 30, 1985
We have experienced 2 cases of glycogen storage disease who were clinically suspected of von Gierke’s disease. Each had a typical clinical findings of marked abdominal distension due to hepatosplenomegaly and also had a typical laboratory findings. Liver biopsy disclosed morphologic details of glycogen storage disease. The authors reported a von Gierke’s disease with a brief review of related literatures.
A Case of Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome.
Sang Kie Kim, Choon Ho Park, Jin Heon Kim, Keun Chul Myung, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):622-626.   Published online June 30, 1985
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, also known as intestinal polyposis II, is a familial condition characterized by the triad of (1) mucocutaneous pigmentation, (2) benign polyps occuring in any part of the intestinal tract but mainly in the jejunum, and (3) autosomal dominant inheritance. This syndrome was first reported by Peutz in 1929. Following reemphasis by Jegers in 1949, it became a definite...
Myxopapillary Ependymoma of Spinal Cord Conus Medullaris.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(6):627-627.   Published online June 30, 1985
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