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Volume 31(4); Apr 1988
Original Articles
Gastroesophageal Reflux in Ingants and Clinical Experience with 24-Hour Esophageal pH Monitoring.
Kum Ja Choi, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):427-435.   Published online April 30, 1988
Gastroesophageal reflux defined as a dysfunction of the distal esophagus is a major cause of recurrent vomiting and failure to thrive in newborns and young infants. In infants, the differentiation between pathologic, pernicous vomiting and normal “burping” with regurgitation has been difficult until the far advanced complications of weight loss, failure to thrive, anemia from ulcerating esophagitis, or stricutre have been obvious. A number of...
A Clinical and histopathological Studies of congenital Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia.
Kweon Ha Son, Ki Sup Chung, Euh Ho Whang, Chan Il Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):436-445.   Published online April 30, 1988
A clinical assessment of the 30 patients with extrahepatic biliary atresia who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics and pediatric Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine from January, 1979 to January, 1987 was performed. In 21 patients who underwent hepatic portoenterostomy, the relationship between outcome and surgery was analyzed. Finally, collelations between lonterm prognosis and the histopathology of biopsied liver tissue, postoperative bile...
Clinical Study on Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Children.
Kweon Ha Son, Jun Hee Sul, Seung Kyu Lee, Dong Shik Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):446-466.   Published online April 30, 1988
A clinical assessment of the 30 patients with dilated cardiomyopathy who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Yousei University Hospital from January, 1980 to June, 1986 was perfor- med. The results were as follows: 1) Among 30 patients of dilated cardiomyopathy, 11 cases (36%) were younger than 1 year of age and 6 cases (20%) were 1-2 years of age on admission. The male to...
Clinical Evaluation of the Arachnoid Cysts in the Pediatric Age Group.
Ho Taek Kim, Young Hyuk Lee, Chang Jun Coe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):467-473.   Published online April 30, 1988
Arachnoid cysts are benign cysts occuring in the cerebrospinal axis in relation to the arachnoid membrane. From Jan, 1974 unitl June, 1986. we evaluated the clinical features and outcome of the arachnoid cyst by the review of the medical records and followup study of 20 cases in pediatric age group, and the results are as follows: 1) The age distribution of the patients was from 2...
Physical Features, Karyotypes and Dermatoglyphics of 113 Children with Down Syndrome.
Byung Ho Lim, Kyoung Sim Kim, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):474-481.   Published online April 30, 1988
The physical features including dermatoglyphic patterns as well as the karyotype patterns were assesed in 113 children with Down Syndrome who had been cytogenetically confirmed in the Department during past 5 years from August 1981. The results are summarized as follows: 1) The sex ratio of the patients was 1.2 male to one female. 2) Cytogenetic examination revealed 21-trisomy in 79% and translocation in 21% of all...
Burkitt Lymphoma in Children.
Soo Jong Hong, Dong Kyu Jin, Hee Young Shin, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chang Yee Hong, Je G Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):482-491.   Published online April 30, 1988
Seventeen cases of Burkitt lymphoma under 15 years of age who were admitted to Dept, of Ped., Seoul National University Hospital from Jan. 1979 to Dec. 1986 were reviewed and analysed. One hundred and six cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma were seen during the same period. 1) Burkitt lymphoma accounted for 16% of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. 2) The age ranged from 10/12 year to 15 5/12 years, with...
The Clinicopathological Analsysis of Cervical Masses in Infants and Children.
Duck Kyu Kim, Min Soo Kim, Hyu Ho Lim, KI Yang Ryoo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):492-499.   Published online April 30, 1988
The authors have reviewed 108 patients under 15 years of age who presented with mass on the cervical area at the Hallym University Kang Nam Sung Sim Hospital from January 1981 to June 1986. Following results were obtained; 1) The histopathological analysis showed inflammatory change in 79.6%, benign tumor 9.2%, congenital origin 8.3% and malignant tumor 2.7%. 2) The ratio of male to femal was 1.9:1, but in...
Three Cases of hereditary Spherocytosis.
D H Kim, M Y Kim, S Y Kim, J Y Jung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):500-505.   Published online April 30, 1988
We experienced 3 cases of herediatry spherocytosis which occurred in a family. The family consited of parents, one sone and one daughter. The case I, Daughter showed the chief complaints of pallor ad generalized weakness. The case II, Son hoswed the chief complaint of jaundice. The case III, Father showed the chief complaints of fatigue and dizziness. Diagnosis was made by presence of spherocytes in...
A Case of Multiple Congenital Abnormalities Associated with Ring Chromosome 13.
Yung Hyuk Lee, Dong Won Choi, Chang Jun Coe, Kir Young Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):506-510.   Published online April 30, 1988
A case of ring chromosome 13 has been experienced in 1 year and 9 month old female child recently. This female child manifested psychomotor retardation and multiple congenital anomalies. The diagnosis was made on the basis of typical morphologic features and chromosome study. As this is the first case in Korea, it is worthwhile to report with reviewing literature.
A Case of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Childhood.
Dong Kun Hyun, Jung Bae Lee, Chang Hyun Yang, Kir Young Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):511-518.   Published online April 30, 1988
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is clinically characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, fever, renal disorder and transient bizarre neurological symptoms. Its essential histological lesion consists of numerous complete or, more often, incomplete occlusions of the arterioles and capillaries by hyaline material. We have experienced a case of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in infancy. The patient was a one year and 4 month-old who complains petechiae on the...
A Case of Pulmonary Paragonimiasis Whose Parenchymal Lesions Dtected by Tomogram and Perfusion Scan of the Lung.
Jung Keun KIm, Kyu Earn Kim, Ki Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):519-525.   Published online April 30, 1988
Recently, we experienced a case of pulmonary paragonimiasis in a 8 year old boy with a chief complaint of intractable pleural fluid for one year. The cystic cavity was detected by tomogram, but not by chest X-ray and apparant regional pulmonary perfusion defect was also detected at the same site of that lesion by lung scan. We report this case with brief review of...
A Case of Idiopathic Unilateral Hyperlucent Lung Associated with Low Serum IgA.
D H Chee, W S Shim, M I Lee, D H Ahn, K C Sohn, J H Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(4):526-531.   Published online April 30, 1988
Swyer-James syndrome is a radiological entity that consists primarily of an abnormal radiolucency of one lung or lobe due to obliterative bronchiolitis with air entrapment. We report a case of idiopathic unilateral hyperlucent lung which was confirmed by chest roentgenography, bronchogra- phy and pulmonary arteriography in a patient whose serum IgA was significantly lowered.
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