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Volume 29(4); Apr 1986
Prevention of Hepatitis B.
Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):349-352.   Published online April 30, 1986
Original Articles
Post-exercise Pulmonary Function Changes in Asthmatic Children.
Hee Joo Jeon, Jong Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):353-360.   Published online April 30, 1986
The pulmonary function tests were made after exercise provaction using bicycle in 22 :asthmatic and 6 healthy children. The results obtained were summarized as follows: 1) There was no significant difference in pre-exercise pulmonary function tests between asthmatic and control children. 2) Among 22 asthmatic children, 17-10 children(77.3%~45.5%) according to different test indices, showed significant air way obstruction after exercise. 3) In the time...
Superoxide Dismutase Activity in Down Syndrom.
Moon Sook Lee, Hae Woon Chang, Kun Soo Lee, Ja Hoon Koo, Kun Young Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):361-374.   Published online April 30, 1986
Superoxide dismutase activity of erythrocyte in 20 cases of 21-trisomy Down syndrome between 2 months and 15 years old age and 13 cases of age-matched normal children were checked at Department of Pediatrics and Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Kyung-Pook National University. The results were following: Mean superoxide dismutase activity in normal children was 202.25 U/gmHb and in Down syndrome 291.69 U/gmHb, and the ratio...
A Measurement of Measles Antibodies among the Age Between 6 to 15 Months
Ki Young Lee, Sang Woo Kim, Kyoung Tae Hwang, Kyu Chong Choi, Jong Soo Kim, Chang Ju Cho, Baek Keun Lim, Hyun Sook Kim, Dong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):375-380.   Published online April 30, 1986
To determine the proper age of the measles vaccination, we must know the time when the passively transferred measles antibody from mother disappeared. Because it can be a major factor for vaccine failure to take the measles vaccine to the children who still have the passive immunity. We measured the degree of immunity of 50 children with the age between...
Renovascular Hypertension in Childhood.
Jae Won Song, Soo Heun Lim, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko, Chang Yee Hong, Kyung Mo Yeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):381-386.   Published online April 30, 1986
The following results were obtained from a retrospective analysis of 21 cases of renovascular hypertension who were admitted to Pediatric Department, Seoul National University Hospital, during the period from January 1978 to December 1985. 1) Takayasu arteritis was the most common cause (15 out of 21, 71%), and fibromuscular dysplasia of renal artery was confirmed only in two (9.5%) cases. 2) Male...
Upper Gastrointestinal Fiberoptic Endoscopy in Pediatric Patients.
Ki Sup Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):387-393.   Published online April 30, 1986
One hundred and sixty seven patients ranging age from 5 months to ],6 years seen at Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University, College of. Medicine, were underwent diagnostic fiberoptic endoscopy and double contrast barium meal examination. Of 167 patients, 138 cases had chronic recurrent abdominal pain with or without associated vomiting and 29 cases had upper gastrointestinal bleeding on admission. The...
Study on HRV Gastroenteritis and Nosocomial Infection.
W P Chung, T W Paik, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):394-400.   Published online April 30, 1986
The study was carried out on 227 diarrhea patients to determine the etiology and epidemiology and on 18 patients who developed diarrhea 72 hours following admission to determine the nosocomial acquisition of HRV. The HRV antigen was determined by ELISA. The HRV antigen study was also done on 21 pediatric house staffs and nurses who were taking care of these patients...
A Clinical Observation of Childhood Dermatomyositis.
Dug Ha Kim, Young Yull Koh, Yong Seung Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):401-410.   Published online April 30, 1986
A clinical observation has been made on 10 cases of dermatomyositis who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital from January 1980 through December 1985. The results are as follows; 1) The ratio of female to male cases was 2.3 : 1, and the age at onset varied from 4 years of age to 14 years of...
Clinical and Statistical Observation for Low Birth Weight Infants.
Keum Yang Sohn, Chan Gyoo Hwang, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):411-419.   Published online April 30, 1986
A clinical and statistical observation was made on low-birth-weight (LBW) infants who were delivered at Kwangju Christian Hospital from March 1st, 1983 to June 30, 1984. The results obtained were as follows: 1) The overall incidence of LBW infants among 3,909 babies delivered alive during the period was 8.3%, the sex ratio being 1 : 1.3, male to female 2) The...
Progostic Factors in Neonatal Asphyxia.
Hye Li Chung, Wan Sup Kwak, Haeng Mi Kim, Doo Hong Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):420-425.   Published online April 30, 1986
A clinical study was conducted on 30 term babies with neonatal asphyxia, who were admitted to Pediatric Department of Kyungpook National University Hospital during 2years period from May 1983 to April 1985. Of the 20 cases returned to follow up, 15 cases were neurodevelopmentally normal but 5 cases were retarded with neurologic disability. Retarded case revealed higher incidence of severe asphyxia...
Case Reports
Abdominal Pain, Suspicious Peptic Ulcer and Psychologic Problem.
Kwang Sin Joh, Chang Hyun Yang, Yong Back Kwon, Ki Sup Chung, Duk Jin Yun, Kyung Hee Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):426-430.   Published online April 30, 1986
Recurrent Abdominal Pain is a frequent disease entity in school children. It is characterized by at least three attacks of pain, sever enough to affect routine activity and occuring over a period of time longer than 3 months. The cause of the pain is almost psychophysiologic origin (over 95% of all children with recurrent abdominal pain). The frequency of this...
A Case of Subcutaneous Fat Necrosis with Diffuse Calcification of the Newborn.
Yong Aee Chun, Gye Ja LeeYoung, Kyo Sun Kim, Young Min Ahn, Se Hoon Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):431-435.   Published online April 30, 1986
Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn is an uncommon inflammatory disorder of adipose tissue, which is characterzed by multiple erythematous subcutaneous nodular swellings appearing in the first week to a month of life with occasional diffuse calcification. The precipitating factors presumably concerned in the disease are asphyxia, birth trauma, irritation and cold exposure. We observed a case of subcutaneous fat...
A Case of the Dubowitz Syndrome.
Kyung Ae Lee, Chi Ho Yun, Jae Sun Jung, Hee Ju Kim, Sung Ill Ahn, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):436-440.   Published online April 30, 1986
The Dubowitz syndrome is an autosomal recessive condition characterized by intrauterine growth retardation, postnanal growth retardation, peculiar facial appearance, short stature, low birth weight, microcephaly and borderline intelligence or mild mental retardation. We reported a typical case of the Dubowitz syndrome in a full term male infant together with a brief review of pertinent literatures since the incidence of the...
Two Case of Infantile Cortical Hyperostosis.
Hae Lim Chung, Heon Seok Han, Young Yull Koh, Yong Seung Hwang, kyung Mo Yeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):441-445.   Published online April 30, 1986
We experienced 2 cases of Infantile Cortical Hyperostosis. Case I was 2V2 month old male who complained of irritability and tender swelling on extremities. Case I was 3 month old male who complained of deformities in both legs and irritability on handling above lesions. The diagnosis was established by typical clinical findings and radiological evidence A brief review of...
One Case of Hereditary Spherocytosis.
H J Jung, H S Cha, B H Ahn, Y H You, H S Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):446-450.   Published online April 30, 1986
One cases of hereditary spherocytosis in a 3-month-old male baby was presented. Abnormal physical findings were anemia, jaundice 技 hepatosplenomegaly. Diagnosis were based on physical finding, presence of spherocytes in peripheral blood smear, bone marrow examination and osmotic fragility test. A brief review of related literature was made.
A Case of Sturge-Weber Syndrome.
Jin Soo Jo, Moon Chung Cho, Doo Seong Moon, Kyung Sook Cho, Chong Dae Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):451-456.   Published online April 30, 1986
A Case of Congenital Patent Urachus.
Gyu Ho Kim, Eun Yong Lee, Chang Sung Son, Young Chang Tockgo, Jong Suk Kim, Yoon Sick Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(4):457-461.   Published online April 30, 1986
Patent urachus is a rare congenital anomaly due to failure of luminal closure of urachus. At many instance, it was discovered by drainage of urine from the umbilicus. Patent urachus is sometimes associated with anomaly of Genitourinary system or such as Prunebelly syndrome. We report 1 case of patent urachus in a 1 day old male newborn, treated by surgical intervention....
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