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Volume 29(3); Mar 1986
Original Articles
Physicial Growth of Children in Korean, 1985. -A comparison with 1975 Growth Data-
Tae Sub Shim, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):233-254.   Published online March 31, 1986
The measurement of growth of individual children or of groups of children is one of the most sensitive and commonly used indicators of child health and nutrition. In many countries, children have been getting larger during the past 50 years because they are growing up faster and their adult size itself is increasing. Hence the weight-for-age and height-for-age standards have...
Clinical Studies on Sexual Precocity.
Ki Seok Ahn, Duk Hi Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):255-264.   Published online March 31, 1986
The majority of cases of sexual precocity is idiopathic, but it can be caused by the intracranial lesions, gonadal or adrenal disorders. Clinical studies on the 33 cases of precocious puberty who visited the Dept, of Pediatrics of Yonsei Medical Center from Aug. 1978:to July 1984 were subjected in this study. The careful history taking, physical examination, radiologic and hormonal...
A Clinicopathological Study on the Biopsy-proven Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Nephritis in Children.
Jong Yoon Kim, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko, Young il Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):265-276.   Published online March 31, 1986
40 patients with Henoch-Schonlein nephritis in whom a per cutaneous renal biopsy was performed at department of pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital during the periods Jan. 1978-Jan. 1985 inclusive were analyzed in view of clinicopathological correlation. The results were as follows: 1) Of the 40 patients reviewed, 24 cases were male and 16 female. The mean age of onset was 9 years...
Change of Pulmonary Function after Exercise Loading Test and Preventive Measures on Exercise-induced Asthma in Chlidren.
Ki Yung Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):277-286.   Published online March 31, 1986
143 cases(106 males, 37 females) with asthmatic children (aged from 54/i2 to 144/i2 year old) were performed pulmonary function test before and after exercise to detect exerciseinduced asthma (El A). If peak expiratory flow rate(PEFR), checked with Wright’s peak flowmeter, decreased 15% cr more after exercise loading test (up and down stair method for 6 minutes), the result was considered to...
Clinical Studies on Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries.
Byong Kwan Son, Chung Il Noh, Jung Yun Choi, Yong Soo Yun, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):287-295.   Published online March 31, 1986
The clinical studies were performed on 29 congenitally corrected transposition of£the great arteries (C-TGA) confirmed by cardiac catheterization and angiocardiography at the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital, from Oct. 1957 to Dec. 1984. The results are as follows; 1) There were 29 cases of C-TGA, representing 0.7% of a total of 4,096 CHD patients. The male: female ratio was 3.1 :...
Diagnostric Significance of Subxiphoid Two-Dimensional Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Desease of Chlidred.
Kwang Do Lee, Cheol Woo Ko, Hong Bae Kim, Sang Bum Lee, Doo Hong Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):296-304.   Published online March 31, 1986
Subxiphoid, two-dimensional echocardiographic examinations were performed and interpreted before diagnostic cardiac catheterization on 138 patients with suspected congenital heart disease who were from 2 months to 15 years old. Cardiac catheterization and cineangiographic examination were performed in all patients and surgery in 99 patients and comparisions were made with each other. Eighteen of nineteen patients with an atrial...
The Clinical Study of Rodenticide Intoxication in Children.
Song Yee Koh, Myoung Ho Kang, Byoung Tae Kim, Dong Hong Ahn, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):305-311.   Published online March 31, 1986
A clinical study on 34 cases with rodenticide intoxication seen at Soon Chun Hyang College Hospital from January, 1979 to July, 1984 was performed. The results were as follows: 1) The rodenticide intoxication accounted for 20% of all drug intoxication. Fluoroacetate intoxication 24 cases (70.6%), vacor intoxication 1 cases (2.9%), phosphorus 及 arsenic into xication none and unknown rodenticide intoxication 9 cases...
Case Reports
Two cases of Vascular Ring.
Jun Chul Choi, Dong Soo Kim, Jun Hee Sul, SUng Kyu Lee, Dong Shik Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):312-317.   Published online March 31, 1986
This study is a report of two cases of vascular ring that were experienced at Yonsei University in 1983 and 1985. The first case was a one-month-old female patient with a double aortic arch and PDA. The main pulmonary artery was connected to the anterior arch by PDA. The anterior arch was larger in diameter than the posterior arch and the descending...
A Case of Silver Russel Syndrome.
Kee Hyuck Kim, Chang Jun Coe, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):318-321.   Published online March 31, 1986
Recently, we have experienced a case of Silver-Russel syndrome, representing short sature, asymmetric skeletal development causing hemihypertrophy, macrocephaly and clinodactily. We are reporting this case with brief review of literatures.
A Case of Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita.
S S Kee, S K Hwang, B I Choo, H G Yun, H S Lee, S J Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):322-326.   Published online March 31, 1986
A case of Arthrogryposis in 8 days old male baby is reported in Incheon Gill Hospital. This patient was admitted with chief complaints of multiple joint contracture and respiratory disturbance and was expired due to sepsis and respiratory infection. The diagnosis was made by clinical finding, and histologic finding. Histologic findings were reported degeneration of the anterior horn cell of the spinal...
A Case of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistulas with Cyanosis.
Yun Oak Rho, Hyun Eog Yang, Kyong Su Lee, Kyung Sub Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):327-331.   Published online March 31, 1986
Pulmonary arteriovenous fistula is a congenital vascular malformation in lung resulting from abnormal capillary development and thus unoxygenated, desaturated arterial blood enters into the pulmonary venous system and results in various symptoms such as exertional dyspnea, cyanosis, clubbing fingers and secondary polycythemia. The exact etiology of pulmonary arteriovenous fistula is not well known but it may occur with or without hereditary...
A Case of Sirenomelia.
Moon Chung Chao, Sae Jin Lee, Jin Soo Jo, Hyun Sook Kim, Doon Seong Moon, Chong Dae Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):332-335.   Published online March 31, 1986
A l,500gm undetermined sex neonate was born after 30 weeks gestation to a 26 years old primipara mother. On physical examination, he was noticed massive abnormality of the lower half of the body with absence of the anus and external genitalia and fusion of the lower extremities throughout their length. We confirmed this case by physical examination and x-ray study. A brief...
Two Cases of Wilson's Disease.
Myung Ho Kang, Byoung Tae Kim, Jae Ock Park, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):336-341.   Published online March 31, 1986
The authors experienced two cases of hepatic from of Wilson* s disease, which diagnosis were confirmed by family history, their characteristic clinical manifestations with hepatic symptoms, Kayser-Fleischer ring and laboratory data with decreased serum ceruloplasmin and copper level and increased urine copper excretion. Case 1: An 8 8/12 year-old boy with chief complaints of abdominal distension and jaundice showed Kayser-Fleischer ring...
A Case of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.
Gye Ja Lee, Yong Aee Chun, Young Mi Hong, Young Min Ahn, Se Hoon Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(3):342-347.   Published online March 31, 1986
Toxic epidermal necrolysis appears to be a hypersensitivity phenomenon triggered by many factors: drugs, infections, vaccination, radiotherapy and malignancies. Widespread epidermal necrolysis rapidly follows blister formation at epidermal-dermal junction. The case fatality rate is approximately 25%. The disease consists of a prodrome of malaise, lethargy, and fever followed by erythema and massive bullae formation. This paper presented a case...
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