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Volume 31(2); Feb 1988
Original Articles
A Statistical Study of the Children with Congenital Heart Diseases confirmed by Cardiac Catheterization and Cineangiography.
Jeong Kook Lee, Hang Bo Cho, Soo Yup Lee, In Joon Seol, Kyoo Whan Rhee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):153-160.   Published online February 28, 1988
In a total of 537 cases the diagnosis of congenital heart disease and the types of cardiac anomalies were confirmed by cardiac catheterization and cineangiography during the period of 56 months from September 1982 to April 1987 at Hanyang University Hospital and these patients studied were analyzed statistically for the frequency of each individual type of cardiac anomalies. The summary of the findings are...
Statistical observation for Congenital Malformation.
Sung Oh Kim, Soon Sup Jang, Jeh Hoon Shin, Soo Jee Moon, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):161-166.   Published online February 28, 1988
Although perinatal diagnosis and management has been developed rapidly in recent years, congeni- tal malformations are known to have remained largely unchanged in incidence of infants being delivered. In spite of its clinical significance and physician’s every effort to exclude the possible factors of congenital malformations by perinatal care, there is still no enough statistical data of congenital malformtions in Korea. So, we surveyed to...
Clinical Study of Patients with Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia in Children.
Kyun Woo Lee, Young Ok Seo, Hong Bae Kim, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):167-176.   Published online February 28, 1988
Clinical Study of Intussusception in Infants and Children.
S I Lee, H K Lee, J E Kim, Y S Lee, J K Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):177-185.   Published online February 28, 1988
Clinical and Statistical Observations of Bleeding Disorders in Childhood.
Ha Young Lee, Chong Sung Chung, Kyu Chul Choi, Yong Mook Choi, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):186-195.   Published online February 28, 1988
Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia due to ABO Incompatibility.
Kyung Ha Ryu, Hye Ran Byun, Soon Hee Kim, Keun Lee, Moon Ja Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):196-201.   Published online February 28, 1988
Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia due to ABO Incompatibility was contributed to Kemicterus in our country. We studied the difference between ABO compatible group and incompatible group, such as, day of appearance of Hyperbilirubinemia, tendency of bilirubin concentration change, reticulocyte, hemoglo- bin, and duration of Hyperbilirubinemia. As a result, clinical symptoms were more severe in incom- patible group rather than compatible group. And so, we stress to early diagnosis...
A Clinical Study and Comprehensive Total Care in Hemophilia.
Shin Heh Kang, Chang Hyun Yang, Kir Young Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):202-211.   Published online February 28, 1988
Hemophilia is one of the hereditary coagulation disorders characterized by deficiency in plasma clotting facotrs such as factor VIII and IX. As life long bleeding occurs in hemophiliacs, continous comprehensive total care is required for the patients. After the self therapy, home care program was introduced in the 1970s’ in the United States, there was significant reduction in absentism, hospitalized days, outpatient visits, decrease...
The Role of Anitiplatelet Antibody and the Therapeutic Effect of High-Dose I.V. gamma-globulin in Childhood Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
Kyu Chul Choi, Sang Ho Park, Yong Mook Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):212-219.   Published online February 28, 1988
Among 48 children with I.T.P (26 acute, 10 chronic and 12 undetermined), the antiplatelet antibody test (APA) was qualitatively studied by indirect immunofluorescent method in 34 patients of which only 25 patients (18 acute and 7 chronic) were able to follow-up. The overall positivity of APA was 36% and there was no relationship with disease chronicity. Intravenous r-globulin was given at a dose of...
A Study on Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome in Children.
Yong Choi, Hong Jin Lee, Hae Il Cheong, Kwang Wook Ko, Hyun Soon Lee, Yong Il Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):220-226.   Published online February 28, 1988
To assess the clinical significance of histopathologic variants of minimal change nephrotic syn- drome (MCNS) by light microscopic findings, 148 biopsy proven MCNS patients, who were admitted to Seoul National University Hospital between the period from January 1976 to December 1986, were analyzed according to clinical findings, steroid responsiveness, and follow up status in relation to the pathologic variants. The followings are summary and conclusion. 1) Significantly...
Survey on Pediatrician's Reactions in Management of Terminal Patients.
Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):227-233.   Published online February 28, 1988
To evaluate the emothional reactions and problems of pediatricians who treat the terminally ill patients, the pediatric staffs and residents in 56 traning hospitals were surveyed with a questionnaire. Total of 331 responded and the results of data were analyzed: 1) There were more males (62.7%) than females (37.3%) and the majority was residents in training (76.6%). 2) 36.6% of respondents took care of one to 10...
A Case of Persistent Fetal Circulation.
Jong Kyun Lee, Chul Lee, Ran Namgung, Sung Kyu Lee, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):234-240.   Published online February 28, 1988
The authors have experienced a case of persistent fetal circulation associated with hypocalcemia. The baby was delivered with full-term by repeated cesarean section. He showed marked dyspnea 4 hours after birth and thereafter cyanosis appeared. So artificial ventilator had been applied combined with tolazoline administration. The patient was treated successfully and discharged on 28th hospital day without complications. We present one case of persistent fetal...
A Case of Wilson-Mikity Syndrome.
Jae You Choi, Sang Ho Choi, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):241-245.   Published online February 28, 1988
We experienced a male newborn patient with Wilson-Mikity Syndrome who showed characteristic X-ray findings and clinical manifestation. We managed the patient conservatively. During in the course, a congestive heart failure with cor pulmonale was developed. He was gradually recovered clinically and radiologically with management. We report one case of Wilson-Mikity Syndrome with review of literature.
A Case of Graves' Disease Associated with Alopecia areata.
O Y Lee, U C Yang, H J Park, M J Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):246-252.   Published online February 28, 1988
Graves, disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism during childhood. A case of a 14-year-old girl with goiter and generalized alopecia areata with the subjective symptoms such as profuse sweating, heat intolerance and nervousness. Thyroid hormonal assays by radioimmunoassay, thyroid scanning and thyroid needle biopsy were consistent with hyperthyroidism. TBII (TSH-binding inhibiting IgG) was postivie (33.5%). After 2 months' treatment with propylthiouracil thyroid...
A Case of Acute Hepatic Porphyria.
Young Cheal Han, Sin Hang Joo, Jin Han Kang, Byung Churl Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):253-257.   Published online February 28, 1988
Acute hepatic porphyria may be an inborn error of metabolism characterized biochemically by the excessive hapatic over-production and urinary excretion of porphyrin precursors and clinically by episode of acute neuro-visceral dysfunction. Acute porphyria is very rare in childhood. We experienced a case of acute hepatic porphyria in childhood age, confirmed by characterized clinical features of neuro-visceral dysfunction and biochemical findings in blood and urine...
A Case of Reflux Nephropathy Associated with Cardiomyopathy.
Soon Hee Eom, Sung Ho Cha, Byung soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):258-262.   Published online February 28, 1988
Vesicoureteral reflux is the regurgitation of bladder urine into the upper urinary tract regardless of urinary tract infection. The results of vesicoureteral reflux are renal scarring, hypertension and proteinuria etc. We experienced a case of vesicoureteral reflux associated with cardiomyopathy in a 10 year old female patient who had dyspnea and orthopnea and treated with surgical and medical therapy. A brief review of the related...
A Case of Left Atrial Myxoma in Childhood.
Heu Ran Min, Myoung Hee Kook, Yong Jong Woo, Jae Suk Ma, Tai Ju Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):263-270.   Published online February 28, 1988
Cardiac myxomas are rare in children. Because of their rarity and protean clinical manifestations, diagnosis is difficult but cardiac myxomas recently have generated a great deal of interest because they represent a potentially curable form of serious heart disease which can be diagnosed easily and accurately by echocardiography. We presented a case of left atrial myxoma in a 13-year old girl. The diagnosis was...
A Case of Myositis Ossificans Progressiva.
Yoeng Ho Ra, Sung Ho Cha, Byoung Soo Cho, Yong Mook Choi, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):271-275.   Published online February 28, 1988
A cases of Myositis ossificans progressiva in a 3 year-old girl who presented with hard mass in her right buttock and progressive hardening of muscles of her back and neck. The diagnosis was made on the basis of typical clinical features and characeristic radiologic findings. In addition to the cases report, a review of related literatures were discussed.
Five Cases of Horseshoe Kidney.
Yong Sil Chi, Pyung Kil Kim, Jae Seung Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):276-281.   Published online February 28, 1988
Horseshoe kidney is the most common type of fusion anomaly during renal development. We report 5 cases of horseshoe kidney who were diagnosed at the pediatric department of Yonsei Medical Center, from February 1971 to December 1986. The summary of the study is as follows; 1) The age were variable from 1 day to seventeen years, 3 boys and 2 girls were affected. 2) As for the...
A Case of Cornelia de Lange Syndrome.
Jung Han, Soo Taek Bae, Soon Ok Byun, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(2):282-287.   Published online February 28, 1988
The Cornelia de Lange syndrome is characterized by severe growth and mental retardation, typical face, and low-pitched, weak, growling cry, as was first described by Cronelia de Lange in 1933. We have recognized a case of Cornelia de Lange syndrome in a 4 month old Korean girl. The patient showed typical appearance of face with low forehead, bushy eyebrows and synophrys, long curly eyelases,...
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