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Volume 28(7); Jul 1985
Original Articles
Obesity in School-age Children.
Ho Seong Yoo, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):631-636.   Published online July 31, 1985
From 1983 to June 1984, Obesity survey among school children aged 6 to 12 years(8,260 boys and 7,645 girls) was done. The results were as follows; 1)Based on a weight-for-age definition of obesity(97 th percentile), 0.92% of boys and 0.85% of girls were considered to be obese. 2)Based on a weight-for-age definition of besity (97th. percentile), the highest incidence was...
A Clinical Study on Cardiofacial Syndrome (Asymmetric Cry Syndrome).
Chung Il Noh, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):637-641.   Published online July 31, 1985
Seven patients with cardiofacial syndrome were observed for twenty months from Oct. 1983 to May. 1985 at the Pediatric Department of Seoul National University. Age ranged from 1 months to 10 years and six patients were male. Right-sided facial palsy occurred in 4 patients and left-sided in 3 patients. Cardiac defects were TOF, VSD(membranous), Criss-Cross heart with large VSD, pulmonary...
A Study on Serum Lipids and Lipoproteins in Acute Viral Hepatitis in Children.
Kyu Hyoung Han, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):642-652.   Published online July 31, 1985
Most of the lipids in serum are transported in the from of lipoproteins. A major portion of these lipoproteins is formed in the liver. The determination of serum lipoprotein patterns is a better index of liver abnormalities than determination of lipids alone. The authors determined serum lipid concentration and the patterns of serum lipoproteins in 40 cases of acute viral...
Clinical Observation of Profiles of Serologic Markers in Hepatitis B.
H Y Ahn, S T Kim, S G Cho, Y Y Choi, J S Ma, C Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):653-662.   Published online July 31, 1985
Serologic markers of hepatitis B virus were detected by Enzymeimmunoassay in acute(88 cases in 68 patients) and chronic (19 cases in 6 patients) hepatitis B. 1)Positive rate of HBsAg was highest (acute 64.5%, chronic 89.4%) in 5 serologic markers and AntiHBe or AntiHBs were not detected in chronic cases. 2)18 serologic profiles (I~XXIII) were observed, of these common type was...
Clinical Studies on Interstitial Pneumonitis in Children.
Young Yull Ko, Kwang Wook Ko, Jw Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):663-673.   Published online July 31, 1985
Interstitial pneumonitis is a rare, diffuse lung disease characterized by varing combinations of two histological features: thickening of alveolar walls and the presence of large mononuclear cells in the alveolar spaces. 4 cases with interstitial pneumonitis, admitted to the Pediatric Department of Seoul National University Hospital during the period from Jan. 1979 through. May, 1985 were reviewed clinically. The results...
The Clinical Observations of Empyema Thoracis in Childhood.
Young Yull Ko, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):674-682.   Published online July 31, 1985
We made a clinical observation of 36 cases of empyema thoracis at the Pediatric department of S.N.U.H. during the 5 year period from Jan. 1980 to Dec. 1984. The results were as follows; 1)The most frequent age group was infancy, which was accounted to 44.4% of all cases. Male to Female sex ratio was about 1 : 1.1, and the...
Pre-and Postoperative Evaluation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Children.
In Hee Park, Jung Hee Lee, In Joon Seol, Heung Jae Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):683-694.   Published online July 31, 1985
During a period of IOV12 years, from April, 1974 to July, 1984, 92 cases under 15 years of age with isolated patent ductus arteriosus were observed and evaluated pre- and postoperatively at pediatric department, Hanyang University Hospital, and those were confirmed by cardiac catheterization and/or surgery. The summary of observation made is as follows: 1)The sex ratio of male to female...
Primary Peritonitis in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome.
Hae Il Cheong, Whan Jong Lee, Jeong Kee Seo, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):695-704.   Published online July 31, 1985
Thirty episodes of primary peritonitis in 22 children with nephrotic syndrome who had admitted in the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital from Jan. *81 to Sept. ’84 were studied, and the results were as follows; 1)Among 22 children, male to female ratio was 16 : 6 and the mean age at the onset of peritonitis was 7.80 years (average...
A Clinicopathological Study on Renal Biopsies in Children.
Chung Hye Chu, Byoung Soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):705-713.   Published online July 31, 1985
A clinical and histopathological study was made on 53 cases of ultrasonoguided renal biopsies in children who were admitted to pediatric ward of Kyung Hee University Hospital, from February 1, 1979 to March 31, 1984. The result were as follows: 1)The final diagnosis was confirmed by ultrasonoguided renal biopsy in this 53 cases and there was no severe complication (perirenal hematoma, renal...
Case Reports
A Case of Neuroblastoma Originated from Mediastinum.
Suh Hong Ha, Won Kyung Kim, Kyung Tae Kim, Jung Hee Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):714-719.   Published online July 31, 1985
Neuroblastoma is one of the most common malignant tumors in infants and children, which arises from sympathetic nervous system. We had experienced a case of neuroblastoma originated from mediastinum and metastized to bone & lymph node.
Two Cases of Bochdalek's Hernia.
Sang Ki Hwang, Un Hee Choi, Sang Suck Ki, Hak Soo Lee, Byung Wha Lee, Heum Rea Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):720-725.   Published online July 31, 1985
Congenital diaphragamatic anomaly is a rare congenital malformation and is found more frequently on the left side than the right side. We had experienced two cases of congenital diaphragmatic anomaly on the right and the left side. One case was 1 year old male infant which was admitted with chief complaints of fever and mild cough. The diagnosis was confirmed by...
A Case of Werdnig Hoffmann Disease.
Woo Yeong Chung, Cheol Lee, Tai Gyu Hwang, In Soon Park, Soon Young Lee, Jong Eun Joo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):726-730.   Published online July 31, 1985
We experienced a case of Werdnig Hoffmann disease in a 1 year 5 month old female child with the complaint of progressive muscular weakness on both lower extremities. Her development had been almost normal since birth and she could stand alone briefly at 12 months of age, but progressive muscular weakness had been apparent since then. Diagnosis was based on...
A Case Report of Caroli's Disease.
Hun Jong Chung, Jeong Kee Seo, Kwang Wook Ko, Kwi Won Park, Woo Ki Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):731-736.   Published online July 31, 1985
A case of Caroli's disease was presented and review of the literature was done. The patient was a 3 year old girl and had recurrent episodes of jaundice, abdominal pain and vomiting. Dilatation of the left intrahepatic bile duct was clearly shown on the operative cholangiography.
Pheochromocytoma of Zukerkandl Organ.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(7):737-737.   Published online July 31, 1985
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