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Volume 30(5); May 1987
Original Articles
Status of Pediatric Disease in Korea.
H J Oh, J H Lee, S B Lee, S I Lee, J Y Choi, S J Lee, K S Jung, Y C Tockgo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):469-486.   Published online May 31, 1987
It is the purpose of this study to help understand the disease pattern in the pediatric f The survey was made mostly by the Korean Pediatric Association during the period o 1983 to 1984 with the help from 43 pediatric training hospitals throughout Korea. The studies were made from the total of 67,550 pediatric inpatients under 15 years of s the distribution of the...
PPD Conversion Rate and Complications According to the Different Time of BCG Vaccination.
Kyung Hyo Kim, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):487-490.   Published online May 31, 1987
BCG vaccination shortly after birth has shown to protect against tuberculosis in some studies. PPD conversion rate and complications were compared between 174 neonates who received BCG vaccine within 1 week after birth and 330 infants who received BCG vaccine at the 1 month of age. The results were as follows: 1) The PPD conversion rate was 20.11% in the neonates who received vaccine within...
Clinical Survey of Congenital Malformation.
Seong Sook Jeon, Hyo Sin Kim, Yaung Sook Choi, Son Sang Seo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):491-498.   Published online May 31, 1987
A clinical survey of congenital malformations was done on 36,689 infants bom at II Sin Christian Hospital between Jan. 1st 1981 and Dec. 31 1985. The results were as follows, 1) The incidence of congenital malformations in the 36,689 births was 2.7%, and the total number of malformations was 1,144 including multiple anomalies. 2) Among 18,915 male births, the...
Continuous Intravenous Glucose Infusion and Serum Glucose in Neonates.
Hae June Park, Jung sik Rhim, Baek Keun Lim, Jong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):499-503.   Published online May 31, 1987
Serum glucose changes by constant infusion of glucose at the rate of 8 mg/kg/min were studied in 20 neonates. Serum glucose level elevated from 41 ±8 mg/dl to 80 ±31 mg/dl within 10 minutes of infusion. In some cases hyperglycemia above 150 mg/dl was observed from 40 minutes of infusion. Constant glucose infusion was found to be useful for elevation of glucose level...
Clinico-Hematologic Observation of Neonatal Hemolytic Disease due to Minor Blood Group Isoimmunization.
Chong Woo Bae, Yong Mook Choi, Chang Il Ahn, Hyun sok Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):504-510.   Published online May 31, 1987
The isoimmune hemolytic diseases of the newborn due to minor blood group are characterized by the abnormal titer of minor group antibody in mother’s serum and neonatal progressive jaundice caused by isoimmune hemolytic anemia. This report present the clinico-hematologic features of six cases of hemolytic diseases of newborn due to minor blood group isoimmunization who were admitted to the Kyung Hee university Hospital and presented...
Clinical Observation on Splenectomized Children.
Mi Ryung Um, Jae Won Song, Yong Yull Koh, Jeong Kee Seo, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chang Yee Hong, Kwi Won Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):511-517.   Published online May 31, 1987
A clinical study was performed on 26 cases of splenectomized children who had been seen at the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital, during the period of 7 years 7 months from January 1978 to July 1985. The results were as follows: 1) Primary diseases were hereditary spherocytosis (8 cases), Hodgkin disease for staging laparotomy (8 cases), ...
Noninvasive Assessment of Pressure Gradient by Quantitative Two-Dimensional Echocardiographic Doppler Studies in Pediatric Cardiovascular Diseases.
Wang Bok Lee, Hye Li Chung, Dong Jin Lee, Sang Bum Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):518-526.   Published online May 31, 1987
In this study we assessed the predictive accuracy of continuous wave Doppler echocardiography for noninvasive measurement of pressure gradients in various pediatric cardiovascular diseases. We studied 32 children, ages 50 days to 12 years, prior to cardiac catheterization or after palliative operation and compared Doppler-estimated gradients and gradients obtained at catheterization or operation. The ultrasound beam was aligned as much as possible to...
A Clinical Observation on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Children.
Han Wook Yoo, Hae Il Cheong, Hoan Jong Lee, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko, Yong Il Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):527-535.   Published online May 31, 1987
To elucidate the clinical characteristics of childhood onset systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), we carried out a retrospective review on medical records of sixteen patients who were diagnosed as SLE on the base of “the 1982 revised criteria for the SLE” (by American Rheumatism Association) at the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children’s Hospital between January 1976 and July 1986. The results were summarized...
A Study on the Correlation of the Stages of Pubertal Development with Serum Levels of FSH, LH, Testosterone and Estradiol in Normal Children.
Sang Kee Park, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):536-551.   Published online May 31, 1987
Puberty is the period, during which many changes of somatic growth, maturation of gonads and development of secondary sex characteristics occur so that reproduction of the species can be maintained. Pubertal growth and development is unique. So, a working of its onset, sequence, and charateristics are prerequisite to the provision of effective comprehensive medical care to the adolescent. Author studied the stages of pubertal...
Attention Sustentation Test in Children with Learning Disables-A Pilot Study.
Chang jun Goe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):552-559.   Published online May 31, 1987
It is well known that one of the characteristic common phenomenon of learning disable is distur- bance in attention, which has been evaluated by subjective observation of parents or teacher which is not accurate, may be different by the observers. It would be worth while to estimate attention deficit in objective method as well as the degree of the severity. A tool is designed...
Case Reports
A Clinical Experience of Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis in Child.
Heon Seob Song, Byung Sook Park, Kyung Jin Shin, Beyong Sang Choi, Dae Yeol Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):560-568.   Published online May 31, 1987
Although it is generally accepted that renal transplantation provides the optimal therapy for children with endstage renal disease (ESRD), there is still uncertainty regarding the most suitable form of dialysis for children awaiting transplantation or for chronic therapy in children in whom transplantation is either not possible or unsuccessful. The therapeutic results of chronic maintenance hemodialysis in children with ESRD have been unsatisfactory because...
One Case of a 18-Year-Old Boy with Domplete D-Transposition of the Great Arteries.
Tae Kyoung Kim, Bong Shin Lee, Byoung Hai Ahn, Young Hi Yoo, Hyun Suk Lee, Wook Youm
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):569-576.   Published online May 31, 1987
Without the appropriate treatment, infants bom with transposition of the great arteries rarely survive the first year of life. But modern aggressive palliative and corrective surgical interventions can provide such infants with considerable hope for aldolescent and adult life. In this report, we present one case of a 18-year-old boy having complete D-transposition of the great arteries with atrial septal defect (S.D.D), who was...
A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome.
Byong Lae Kim, Jeong Seo Koh, Woan Chul Suh, Jae Kon Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):577-582.   Published online May 31, 1987
Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome is association of thrombocytopenia with giant hemangioma. A 20 days, male patient had thrombocytopenia, the hemangioma involved the skin of the right distal femur. This patient was placed on combined therapy with radiation and steroid. Following the conservative therapy, the hemangioma regressed and the platelet returned to normal range. We presented the case with brief review of the literatures.
A Case of Congenital Cellular Neurilemoma.
In Kyu Kim, Woo Sung Park, Young Ill Park, Sang Woo Kim, Gui Ohk Yoon, In Ki Paik
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1987;30(5):583-586.   Published online May 31, 1987
Neurilemoma is the most frequent tumor of the peripheral nerves and cellular neurilemoma is a variant with increased cellularity and marked nuclear variation. This report concerns a rare case of congenital cellular neurilemoma developed in the right forearm in a male newborn and he was managed with surgical excision. The relevant literature was reviewed.
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