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Volume 30(2); Feb 1987
Diseases in Pediatric Ophthalmology.
Bong Leen Chang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):121-123.   Published online February 28, 1987
Neurosurgical Disease in Children.
Joong Uhn Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):124-129.   Published online February 28, 1987
Original Articles
Clinical Observations on Neonatal Sepsis.
Beyong Il Kim, Hae Lim Chung, Yoon Deok Kim, Weon Soon Park, Son Moon Shin, Hoan Jong Lee, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):130-138.   Published online February 28, 1987
We studied the 73 cases of proven neonatal sepsis among 11,102 newborn infant under 1 month of age, admitted to the pediatric ward, the nursery and the NICU of Seoul National University Hospital from Jan. 1, 1980, to Dec. 31, 1985. The results were as follows: 1) The incidence was 6.6/1000 live births. Incidence of male babies was 8.3/1000 live births. The morbidity rate of...
The Study of Creatinine Clearance in Neonates.
Dong Sun Hong, Moon Ja Kim, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):139-143.   Published online February 28, 1987
The creatinine clearance rate, an index of glomerular filtration rate, has been reported to develop according to gestational and postnatal age. The purpose of this study is to examine changes in creatinine clearance with gestational age and postnatal age in preterm and full term healthy neonates. The results were as follows: 1) The creatinine clearance rate increased according to gestational age. 2) The most in creament of creatinine...
The Influence of Breast Feeding on Clinical Course in HRV Gastroenteritis.
S K Lee, H S Kim, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):144-149.   Published online February 28, 1987
A total of 183 infants under the age of one year which were diagnosed as having HRV gastroenteritis at Pediatric Department, Keimyung University, Dong San Medical Center were studied to determine whether breast feeding can influence the incidence and the clinical course of the disease during the first year of life. Among 183 infants, 62 were breast-fed, 77 were formula-fed, and 44 were...
A Clinical Study on Intussusception in Infancy and Childhood.
Seung Myun Won, Bok Lyun Kim, Jae Ock Park, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):150-157.   Published online February 28, 1987
Intussusception which is the most common cause of acquired intestinal obstruction during infancy and early childhood requires emergent diagnosis and treatment because if untreated the infant is nearly always fatal. A clinical evaluation was performed on 190 cases of intussusception in infants and children, who were admitted to the Pediatric department of Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital from Jan. 1979 to Dec. 1983. The results...
A Retrospective Study on the Effect of Cyclophosphamide in Children with Minmal Change Nephrotic Syndrome.
Il Soo Ha, Kwang Wook Ko, Yong Il Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):158-174.   Published online February 28, 1987
Thirty one children associated with biopsy-proven minimal change nephrotic syndrome with frequent relapse, were placed on cyclophosphamide, and its effect was analyzed. Cyclophosphamide was given with the dosage of 2.46±0.42 mg/kg/day for 58±7 days along with the alternate day corticosteroid. Sixty three percent of the patients showed complete remission and twenty seven percent of the patients resulted in partial remission after the treatment. Those...
A Study on Serum Growth Hormone in DM of Childhood.
Duk Hi Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):175-180.   Published online February 28, 1987
The human growth hormone (hGH) levels were evaluated in 13 diabetes mellitus, 11 patients were insulin dependent diabetes (ages 2 yr 10 mo to 13 yr 14 mo), 2 patients were noninsulin dependent diabetes (age 12 yr & 12 yr 5 mo). No difference in hGH level was observed in relation to duration of diabetes. The hGH responses to glucagon 1 mg injection in...
Clinical, Hematological and Cytogenetical Studies of Leukemia in Children.
Young Wook Kim, Chan Gyu Hwang, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):181-190.   Published online February 28, 1987
A review was made on the clinical, hematological and cytogenetical findings of 68 children diagnosed as leukemia at Pediatric Department, Kwangju Christian Hospital, during a period of 10 years from Jan. 1975 to Dec. 1985. The results were as follows: 1) The sex ratio of 68 children diagnosed as Leukemia was 1:1. The most common age group was 11-12 year(19.1%), followed by the group of 3-4...
Clinical Analysis of Brain Tumors in Children.
Ki Ji Lee, Eun Sook Choi, Jae Sun Park, Tae Sang Chun, Robert H Kyle, Hwa Dong Lee, Bang Hur, Man Ha Hur
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):191-200.   Published online February 28, 1987
Brain tumors are the second most common tumors in pediatric age groups. 22 cases of child brain tumors diagnosed by CT and operation at Kosin medical center in the period of 7 years from Jan. 1979 to Dec. 1985 were reviewed and the result were as follows. 1) The age distribution of brain tumor is the highest between 5 and 10 years (14/22), and...
A Case of Wilson's Disease.
Hee Joo Jeon, Yong Joon Kim, Hi Joo Park, Chan Yung Kim, Jong Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):201-206.   Published online February 28, 1987
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Pusan National University Wilson’s disease is due to excessive accumulation of copper in the liver, brain, kidneys and cornea caused by a defect in biliary excretion. The classic presentation of Wilson’s disease is the triad of neurologic abnormalities, Kayser- Fleischer ring and cirrhosis associated with low serum copper and ceruloplasmin levels. The case, 12-year-old boy, suffered from jaundice, abdominal...
Pheochromocytoma in Two 10-year Old Children.
Young Soo Kim, Young Hoon Kim, Se Won Yang, Yong Choi, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):207-211.   Published online February 28, 1987
We experienced two cases of pheochromocytoma in 10 year-old boy and girl. Boy had bilateral and girl had unilateral pheochromocytoma. Both patients who were severely retarded in height growth had hypertension and one patient had cardiomyopathy. In both patients, vanillylmandelic acid in urine was increased, and phentolamine test was positive. Adrenal mass was visualized by C.T. in each ease. Successful surgical removal was done,...
A Case of Neurofibromatosis with Renal Artery Aneurysm.
H J Park, Y H Park, Y T Kim, K C Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):212-217.   Published online February 28, 1987
A case of neurofibromatosis accompanied with renal artery aneurysm in a 14-year-old male was reported. Hypertension of the renovascular origin was improved after left nephrectomy. A brief review of literatures was presented.
A Case of Congenital Asplenia Syndrome.
Hyung Sook Kim, Jin Soo Cho, Sung Kee Jim, Doo Sung Moon, kyung Sook Cho, Jong Dae Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):218-222.   Published online February 28, 1987
Department of Pediatrics, Maliknol Hospital The congenital asplenia syndrome is very rarely seen and is characterized by congenital absence of the spleen, usually associated with other groups of cardio-vascular, bronchopulmonary and gastrointestinal tract. The authors recently experienced a case of congenital asplenia syndrome in a 6 month-old, male infant. He has no splenic image by using 99m Technetium-sulfur scanning. He also had common atrioventricular...
A Case of Glanzmann's Thromboasthenia.
Hee Kyung Park, Kyung Hee Kim, Sang Man Shin, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):223-228.   Published online February 28, 1987
Glanzmann’s Thromboasthenia is a rare autosomal recessive hemorrhagic disorder characterized by chronic nonthrombocytopenic purpura, a prolonged bleeding time, and deficient or absent clot retraction. The major underlying abnormality is defective first phase aggregation of platelets, which are unresponsive to ADP in any concentration. The authors experienced one case of Glanzmann’s Thromboasthenia in a 8 year 10 month old female, who had frequent epistaxis and gingival...
A Case of Caverneous Lymphangioma.
Yang Won Lee, Oh Kyun Kwon, Hye Suk Hong, YOung Hun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):229-233.   Published online February 28, 1987
caverneous lymphangioma in left neck and face, detected at birth and rapidly extended into adjacent tissues, such as infratemporal fossa, floor of mouth and anterior neck, which was confirmed surgically and pathologically and grave in prognosis.
A Cases of Dandy-Walker Syndrome.
Jong Lin Rhi, Yoon Dok Kim, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(2):234-239.   Published online February 28, 1987
The Dandy-Walker syndrome is a developmental disorders of the brain characterized by cystic deformity of the fourth ventricle and agenesis or hypoplasia of the cerebellar vermis. Other systemic anomalies are associated with the syndrome. We experienced a case in a 15 day old female infant who presented initially with frequent aspirations and respiratory difficulty. On physical examination an encephalocele on the occipital area, a...
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