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Volume 28(8); Aug 1985
Original Articles
A Study on Serum Creatinine and BUN Levels in Newborn Infants.
Shin Chung Jee, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):741-750.   Published online August 31, 1985
The concept of renal function in the neonate has been that the developing kidney is immature and that glomerular and tubular functions are low for body size as compared with the adult. Authors determined the serum creatinine and blood urea nitrogen (BUN) levels of cord blood in 57 newborn infants(42 normal full-term and 15 premature infants) with gestational age of...
Serum IgE Levels and Incidence of Atopic Disease according to Infant Diet.
Jeong Wan Seo, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):751-755.   Published online August 31, 1985
The role of breast feeding and dietary elimination of cow's milk as a mean of preventing atopic disease in infants remains controversial. From May 1983 to August 1984,the relationships between the type of feeding in early infancy and incidence of atopic disease were studied in 238 babies of less than 3 years of age and their serum IgE levels were compared....
A Study of Measurement of Physical Development and Cardiothoracic Ratio in the Asthmatic Children.
Hee Dae Park, Ki Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):756-765.   Published online August 31, 1985
Pediatric asthma is characterized by high incidence and symptoms of severe respiratory difficulty and causes great suffering by the patients due to the chronicity and the recurrent nature of the disorder. In addition, growth and development of the child are hindered and creates problems in both the psychological and education aspects of life. Changes in the lung capacity in asthmatic...
Urinary Ca Excretion in Children Under the 2 Years of Age.
Hee Shang Yoim, Sun Young Kim, Young Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):766-772.   Published online August 31, 1985
The level of the calcium and the creatinine were measured in 2nd voided morning urine and 24hr urine in 32 patients of the pediatric ward SNUH. They were males aging from 2 months to 24 months. The Ca/Cr concentration ratio was calculated in 2nd voided morning urine and 24hr urine, and 24hr urine Ca excretion per body weight were also...
Experimental Study of Influence of Some Barbiturate Derivatives on the Renal Function.
Jong Duck Kim, Byeung Sang Choi, In Soo Choi, Heon Sook Lee, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):773-782.   Published online August 31, 1985
One of the most frequently used anesthetics in the laboratory or clinical practice is barbiturate derivatives. There have been many reports on the renal effects of barbiturate anesthesia, but they still controversial. It has been reported that the central administration of very small dose of thiopental sodium influence the renal function directly. To compare possible different renal effects of the...
A Clinical Study on Reye's Syndrome.
Hye Sun Jung, Seong Ryong Hyon, Ha Baik Lee, Soo Jee Moon, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):783-794.   Published online August 31, 1985
Ninety three cases of Reye's Syndrome were admitted to pediatric ward of Hanyang University Hospital during 6 year period from January 1979 to December 1984. The following results were obtained; 1)The peak age incidence was under 1 year of age. The sex incidence revealed male predominance with sex ratio 1.6 to 1(M : F). 2)The peak seasonal incidence was noted in...
Case Reports
A Case of Unilateral Lung Agenesis (Right) Associated with Skeletal Anomalies.
Woan Chul Suh, Dong Youl Lee, Kyung Ae Lee, Hee Ju Kim, Sung Ill Ahn, Bom Woo Yeom
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):795-800.   Published online August 31, 1985
Lung agenesis is defined as total absence of pulmonary parenchyma with its supporting vasculature, as well as the main stem bronchi on one or both sides. This anomaly is usually associated with extrapulmonary anomalies such as cardiac, vascular, gastrointestinal, skeletal, genitourinary, and miscellaneous anomalies. We experienced a case of unilateral lung agenesis(Right) in a three days old female premature baby, who...
A Case of Congenital Hypoplastic Anemia.
Sae Jin Lee, Moon Chung Cho, Kyung Sook Cho, Doo Sung Moon, Chong Dae Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):801-804.   Published online August 31, 1985
We observed a case of congenital hypoplastic anemia in a 10 month old male patient who was diagnosed through bone marrow aspiration. This steroid-unresponsive patient has been maintaining a concentration of hemoglobin compatible with health from supportive transfusion therapy. A brief review of related literature was made.
A Case of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Successfully Treated with Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantaion.
In Kyung Sung, Byung Churl Lee, Kyong Su Lee, Du Bong Lee, Chong Won Park, Chun Choo Kim, Dong Jip Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):805-811.   Published online August 31, 1985
A 8-year old boy with acute lymphocytic leukemia who had shown resistance to repeated combination chemotherapies, was successfully grafted with bone marrow from his HLA- matched sister. He was in the third partial remission at the time of bone marrow transplantation. He was conditioned with cyclophosphamide 60 mg/kg/day on two consecutive days, followed by 800 rads total body irradiation. Marrow...
A Case of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.
Jang Kwun Yang, Byeung Kuk Jung, Jeong Bok Lee, In Sil Lee, Won Jae Park, Won Ho Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):812-816.   Published online August 31, 1985
We have experienced a case of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome in a 10 yr 11 mo old girl with unknown etiology. The pertineiit literatures are reviewed briefly.
Three Cases of the Letterer-Siwe Disease.
M H Kim, E K Choi, M Y Chung, D H Keum
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):817-822.   Published online August 31, 1985
Letterer-Siwe disease was an established entity with the following fature: occurrence in infancy, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, bleeding diathesis, tumors of bone, generalized hyperplasia of nonlipid storing macrophages in many organs but prominently in skin, and rapidly fatal downhill course. The diognosis was confirmed by clinical symptoms, laboratory data, histopathologic and radiologic findings. During past 6 years, we experienced 3 cases of the disease...
Acute Werdnig-Hoffmann Diseases in Siblings.
Y D Lee, Y W Lee, J H Lee, Y H Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):823-828.   Published online August 31, 1985
Acute Werdnig-Hoffmann diseases being the most common cause of floppy infant, in two male siblings were presented. The patients appeared characteristic clinical findings suggestive of spinal atrophy at 4 weeks and 2 months and all died about 8 months old. Previous expired another elder-brother was also related to this disease. Diagnosis was estabilished by clinical & pathologic findings. This is the...
Three Cases of Congenital Hypoplastic Anemia.
Heui Jeong Kwon, Myung Hyun Lee, Jung Hwan Choi, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):829-835.   Published online August 31, 1985
Congenital hypoplastic anemia is a rare disease characterized by aplasia or severe hypoplasia of the erythron, with onset usually at birth or during early infancy. This report presented three cases of congenital hypoplastic anemia in 3 infants with pallor and irritability which were noticed since one to three months of age. Three cases were treatsd with prednisolone and the courses of...
A Case of Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum.
Jung Hee Lee, Seong Ryong Hyun, In Joon Seol, Ha Baik Lee, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):836-840.   Published online August 31, 1985
Agenesis of the corpus callosum is a relatively common malformation that may occur in isolation or in combination with other cerebral malformation. We experienced a case of agenesis of the corpus callosum in a 5/12 year old boy who showed developmental retardation. Cerebral brian CT and sonography demonstrated a typical picture of agenesis of the corpus callosum without any further...
Juvenile Hyalin Fibromatosis.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(8):841-841.   Published online August 31, 1985
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