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Volume 30(10); Oct 1987
Original Articles
Bone Marrow Transplantation.
Kun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1065-1070.   Published online October 31, 1987
Recent Advances in Pediatric Neurology.
Yong Seung Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1071-1077.   Published online October 31, 1987
A Clinical Assessment of Children with Learning Disables.
Cang Jun Coe, Young Hyuk Lee, Jung Keun Kim, In Suck Ryu
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1078-1091.   Published online October 31, 1987
Clinical investigation and assessment has been performed on 201 children with various learning disables, who are studying at special classes from 6 different school in Seoul. By this clinical study including medical examination following results were obtained. 1) Their age ranged from 7 to 13 year and male was dominant in number rating 1.3:1. 2) Their intelligence has been assessed by Korean-WISC test, and the score...
Risk Factors for Retinopathy of Prematurity (Retrolental Fibroplasia)
Beyong Il Kim, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun, Jae Heung Lee, Son Moon Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1092-1099.   Published online October 31, 1987
We studied 51 premature babies who were admitted to the N.I.C.U. of S.N.U.H., managed with oxygen with or without artificial ventilation due to respiratory distress, and examined by indirect ophthalmoscopy between April 1, 1982 and March 31, 1986. The results were as follows; 1. Among 51 premature babies, retinopathy of prematurity developed in 12 cases (24%). 2. The high distribution of retinopathy of prematurity was observed in...
Sex and Age Differences of Etiologic Organisms in Urinary Tract Infection.
Sun Ho Lee, Seung Jae Yang, Jeh Hoon Shin, Woo Gill Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1100-1106.   Published online October 31, 1987
There is suggestive evidence that natural history of urinary tract infection (UTI) in male children differs from that of the disease in female children. We have studied sex and age differences of etiologic organism in 257 patients with UTI who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics Hanyang University Hospital from January 1978 toDecember 1985. All patient had the positive urine culture and a...
Clinical Observation and Study for Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein Levels in Aseptic Meningitis.
D H Chee, M I Lee, S H Kim, K C Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1107-1114.   Published online October 31, 1987
Observation for clinical findings and laboratory findings, especially for cerebrosipinal fluid protein level has been done in 57 cases of aseptic meningitis who had been admitted to pediatric dept, of National Medical Center from Jan. ’81 to May ’85. The results were as follows; 1) The ratio of male to female was 1.7:1, and the cases were distributed relatively evenly through ...
Chronic Hepatitis B in Children.
Don Gyu Yang, Jong Kyun Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Chang Ho Hong, Chul Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1115-1123.   Published online October 31, 1987
We reviewed 19 cases of chronic hepatitis B confirmed by liver biopsy during the 3 years and 5months from March 1983 to July 1986 at Young Dong Severance Hospital. The following results were obtained: 1) There were 16 boys and 3 girls with ages ranging from 7 months to 14 years old (mean+S.D.; 6.5 ±0.9 years). 2) There were 2 cases (10.5%) of chronic persistent...
The Clinical Observations on PNS X-ray Abnormalities in Respiratory Diseases of Children.
Hyun Chung Kim, Hyun Soo Park, Hae Sun Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1124-1133.   Published online October 31, 1987
1) The PNS X-ray were checked to 258 patients, who were aged between two and fifteen years old in department of pediatrics, Dong San Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym college, from Jan. to June, 1986. They had respiratory symptoms which were recurrent or which persisted more than two weeks. The 70.9 percent of them revealed PNS X-ray abnormalities. 2) The patients who revealed the PNS X-ray abnormalities...
A Clinical Study on Gastrointestinal Polyps in Infancy and Childhood.
Soo Kyoung Chang, Ki Sup Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1134-1142.   Published online October 31, 1987
Gastrointestinal polyps in infants and children are relatively rare, but they occur frequently enough to merit attention and consideration as a cause of chronic intermittent rectal bleeding of small amounts. Total 69 cases of gastrointestinal polyps under 15 years of age who had been admitted to Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine for 11 years from January, 1975 to June, 1985 were...
A Clinical Studies in Patients with Turner's Syndrome.
Chang Hyun Yang, Duk Hi Kim, Kir Young KIm, Young Ho Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1143-1151.   Published online October 31, 1987
This study is systematical cytogenetic and clinico-hormonal analysis of 42 cases who were diagnosed as Turner’s syndrome at the Yonsei Medical Center from Jan. 1971 to Dec. 1985. The careful history taking, physical examination, cytogenetic studies, radiologic and hormonal evalua- tion, and GnRH stimulation test were performed. The results were as follows. 1) The patients ranged in age from 14 months to 30 years at the...
Case Reports
Case of Peripheral Neuroepithelioma with Ectopic ACTH Syndrome.
O Y Lee, K S Lee, H I Chung, H J Park, M J Shin, K J Cho, J G Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1152-1160.   Published online October 31, 1987
Peripheral neuroepithelioma is a rare and controversial neoplasm that may occur at any age. The authors observed the course of a 1-year-old Korean female infant who presented with an enlarging mass in the right hand and manifested hepatic and pulmonary metastases at the time of diagnosis. She also presented with characteristic Cushingoid features, such as moon face, buffalo hump, and truncal obesity. Laboratory...
A Case of Aplasia Cutis Congenita.
Sun Ock Kim, Yong Aee Chun, Young Min Ahn, Se Hoon Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1161-1165.   Published online October 31, 1987
Aplasia cutis congenta is an anomaly characterized by focal absence of skin. In the majority of instances this is limited to the scalp, although other areas of the body may also be involved. Although most reported cases habe been sporad ic, there are many famillial occurrences. Other congenital malformations have been reported to occure with aplasia cutis congenita. We observed a newborn infant with...
A Case of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.
Hyo Sook Hong, Hong Chul Lee, Oh Kyung Lee, Myung Ho Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1166-1169.   Published online October 31, 1987
Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome constitutes a clinicopathologic entity characterized macroglossia, omphalocele or umblical hernia, visceromegaly, postnatal gigantism, microcephaly, Nevus flammeus, ear lobe grooves, hemihypertrophy and other abnormalities. The anomalies of the syndrome are facultative and not obligatory. We experience one case of Beck with-Wiedemann syndrome. This 1-day-aged female neonate showed macroglossia, gigantism, omphalocele and hypoglycemia. Review of literature was done briefly.
A Case of Werdnig-Hoffmann Disease.
C H Koo, G J Lee, H G Jung, U J Jung, B Huh, M H Huh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1170-1175.   Published online October 31, 1987
A case of Werdnig-Hoffmann disease (Kugelberg-Welander type), rare neuromuscular disease in childhood, was presented in a 11 years old Korean boy. The patient was well until 3yrs of age, when he was found to have muscle weakness of both upper and lower extremity. At the time of admission he showed emaciated, and flaccid apperance with tongue fasciculation. Diagnosis was established by clinical teature, eletromyography, and...
A Case of Cor triatrium Dexter.
Hong Kun Kim, Sung Oh Kim, Kyoo Hwan Rhee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(10):1176-1181.   Published online October 31, 1987
Cor triatrium dexter is a rare congenital anomaly, in which persistent Rt. side valve of sinus venosus subdivides the Rt. atrium into two chambers. Although this lesion was described earlier by Rokitansky, et al, the term “Cor triatrium dexter” was coined by German pathologists in the beginning of this century. The most cases of the Cor triatrium dexter are due to persistence of...
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