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Volume 31(6); Jun 1988
Original Articles
Statistical Analysis of Pediatric Diseases in Korea.
Kyong Su Lee, Ki Sup Chung, Ki Yang Ryoo, Woo gill Lee, Sang Bum Lee, Se Jin Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):678-690.   Published online June 30, 1988
Statistical analysis of pediatric diseases in patients admitted to the department of pediatrics in 34 hospitals having pediatric residency program for 2 years from Jan. 1985 to Dec. 1986 was underwent for the purpose of assessing the disease pattern in the pediatric aged people in Korea. The results obtained were as follows 1) Total number of inpatients was 112,309, of which 69,266 were male and...
A Clinical Observation on Esolhageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula.
In Sang Jeon, Jung Hwan Choi, Jeong Kee Seo, Chong Ku Yun, Sung Chul Lee, Kwi Won Park, Woo ki Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):691-699.   Published online June 30, 1988
To study the clinical characteristics of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula, we carried out a retrospective review on medical records of 39 patients who were diagnosed as that by the operation, autopsy or radiolgy at the department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital between January 1980 and June 1987. The results were summarized as follows; 1) Type A was most common (94.8%) among...
Clinical Observation of Human Rota Virus(HRV) Gastroenteritis.
Kee Don Hong, Gil Hyun Kim, Jae Ock Park, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):700-706.   Published online June 30, 1988
This study was done with the 96 patients with watery diarrhea from Oct. to Nov. 1986. ELISA study was done to detect Human Rota Virus antigen for all patients. Clinical and laboratory comparision were made between HRV antigen positive group and HRV antigen negative group. The results were as follows: 1) HRV antigen was detected in 62 patients (64.6%) among 96 patients of diarrhea or...
Cerebrospinal Fluid Lymphocytosis in Acute Bacterial Meningitis on Children.
Hong Kun Kim, Woo Gill Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):707-714.   Published online June 30, 1988
Clinical and laboratory analysis of 78 cases of acute bacterial meningitis diagnosed by cere- brospinal (CSF) culture under 15 years old was made, retrospectively from Jan. 1973 to Dec. 1986, who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics Hanyang University Hospital. The results analysed were as follows: 1) CSF lymphocytosis (more than 50% lymphocytes or mononuclear cells)occurred in 18 of 78 cases (23%) of bacterial meningitis. 2) There...
Diagnostic Value of Perfusion Lung Scan on Airway Foreign Body in Children.
Ki Young Lee, Kyu Earn Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):715-722.   Published online June 30, 1988
The authors evaluated diagnostic value of perfusion scan of the lung in the children who had foreign bodies. Perfusion lung scan with 99mTc MAA was performed in 23 cases of children with foreign bodies in the airway. The results of study were as follows; 1) The majority of 23 cases with foreign body in airway was infants and young children, and 19 cases (82.6%) of them was...
A Clinicopathologic Study on Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis.
Hong Jin Lee, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):723-730.   Published online June 30, 1988
38 biopsy proven postinfectious glomerulonephritis patients were analyzed retrospectively in view of clinicopathological correlation. 1) Of the 38 patient reviewed, 23 cases were male and 15 female and the male to female ratio was 1.5:1. The mean age of onset was 9.8±3.2 years old with 2 peaks at 7 and 12 years of age. 2) The clinical presentations on admission were acute nephritic syndrome (15 cases,...
Periperal Plasma Renin Activity in Children with Normotensive Reflux Nephropathy.
Chong Guk Lee, Kwang Mann Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):731-737.   Published online June 30, 1988
Peripheral renin activity was measured in 11 children with normotensive reflux nephropathy and 20 normal children to disclose the abnormality of the renin-angiotensin system in the patient group. 9 children among the patient group were allocated to single-dose captopril test for the assessment of the response to the test in patients with normotensive reflux nephropathy. 1. Contrary to the significant negative correlation between PRA and...
Chronic Renal Failure in Children.
Kyung Ok Lee, Young Ho Ahn, Sang Bum Lee, Ja Hoon Koo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):738-746.   Published online June 30, 1988
Present study was undertaken to see the various clinicopathologic findings and outcome on 18 children with chronic renal failure, who had been admitted to the Pediatric department of Kyungpook National University Hospital from 1978 to 1986. And the following results were obtained. Male to female ratio was 5 to 4 and in 15 out of 18 cases, renal failure developed after 5 years of...
Doppler Echocardiographic Determination of the Time of Ductal Closure in Normal Newborn Infants.
Dong Joo Na, Hyung Kook Kim, Jong Wan Kim, Sang Min seong, Kyong Su Lee, In Soo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):747-753.   Published online June 30, 1988
Pulsed Doppler echocardiography, a sensitive and specific non-invasive method enabled the various congenital and acquired heart diseases to be detected sine 1970,s For determining the time of functional closure of ductus arteriosus, 30 normal newborn infants were examined by pulsed wave Doppler (PWD) from March 1 to April 30, 1987, in Holy Family Hospital, Catholic Medical Center. A PDA was diagnosed when abnormal diastolic ductal...
Normal TSH Levels in Neonates by TSH Screening test.
Jae Won Song, Jong Lin Rhi, Sei Won Yang, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun, Hyung Ro Moon, Bo Youn Cho, Chang Soon Koh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):754-761.   Published online June 30, 1988
In 110 term neonates without perinatal problems who were bom in SNUH, blood TSH levels were measured by TSH screening test for congenital hypothyroidism. The results are as follows 1) Normal TSH level was 14.8±7.8 µU/ml, 8.8±4.7 µU/ml, and 6.5±2.7 µU/ml in neonates of age 0 〜24 hours, 24—48 hours, and 48〜72 hours respectively, and all TSH values in neonates of age 48〜72 hours were...
Comparison of the Effects of Portacaval Shunt and Dietary therapy in Type I Gyocogen Storagy Diseases(GSD).
Dong Hyun Ju, Sei Won Yang, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):762-771.   Published online June 30, 1988
Type I GSD is a metabolic disease resulted from defective glucose-6-phosphatase activities in liver, kindey and intestine. They are characterized by growth retardation, enlargement of liver and kidney, hypoglycemia, hyperuricemia, and hyperlipidemia. Various methods were suggested for the management of GSD. They are night-time nasogastric feeding of glucose solution with frequent day-time feeding, intravenous hyperalimentation, cornstarch therapy end-to-side portacaval shunt, etc. In this study, the effects...
Endodermal Sinus Tumor in Children.
Jae Sun Jung, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):772-778.   Published online June 30, 1988
Thirty-three cases of endodermal sinus tumor were reviewed. They were diagnosed at Seoul National University Hospital over the last 9 years. Sixteen were testicular, 12 were sacrococcygeal and the others were mediastinal, vaginal, ovarian, retrovesical and tongue endodermal sinus tumor. Endodermal sinus tumor of the tongue was the first reported case in the world. Serum 公-fetoprotein of 32 cases was elevated at diagnosis and...
Truncus Arteriosus Associated with Interrupted Aortic Arch.
Chang Hyun Yang, Jae Seung Yang, Jun Hee Sul, Dong Soo Kim, Sung Kyu Lee, Dong Shik Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):779-783.   Published online June 30, 1988
We experienced a case of truncus arteriousus associated with interrupted aortic arch, ventricular septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus. A 5 month old boy had complained of rapid respiration and feeding difficulty since birth. There was no visible cyanosis or clubbing toes and nails. There was a grade 2 〜3 ejection systolic murmur with maximum intensity at the left lower sternal border. Diagnosis was...
A Case of Double Outlet Left Ventricle with subaortic Ventricular Septal Defect and Pulmonary Atresia.
Hea Kyoung Lee, Chang Sung Son, Joo Won Lee, Young Chang Tockgo, Pyung Wha Choi, In Sung Lee, Hyung Mook Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):784-789.   Published online June 30, 1988
Double outlet left ventricle is one of the rarest and least well understood congenital anomalies the heart, with means that more than 1 l/2great arteries arise above the morphologically left ventricle. We experienced a case of double outlet left ventricle (S,L,L) with subaortic ventricular septal defect and pulmonary atresia in a male neonate, which was diagnosed at autopsy. A brief review of literature was made.
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome : Report of a Unique Survivor.
Hang Bo Cho, Seong Ho Kim, Ha Baik Lee, Kyu Hwang Rhee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):790-795.   Published online June 30, 1988
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a rare, and fatal congenital heart disease. Most of the patients with this syndrome die within the 1st month of life. Recently we experienced a hypoplastic left heart syndrome in a child who was unusually living without surgical intervention for 3 and half years. The unique clinical course might result from a number of favorable hemodynamic factors and intact...
A Case of Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome Complicated by Partial Intestinal Obstruction.
Dong Won Choi, Ki Sup Chung, Jin Suk Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):796-802.   Published online June 30, 1988
Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome was first described as a new clinical disease by Kawasaki in Japan in 1967. Recently, there have been numerous reports of this disease throughout the world and mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome has become familiar to the pediatrician. Complications previously described include coronary arteritis, carditis and gall bladder hydrops, aseptic meningitis and arthritis. We experienced 1 case of mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome...
A Case of Congenital Neuroblastoma.
Kee Hyung Lee, Baik Lin Eun, Kwang Chul Lee, Ji Tae Choung, Toung Chang Tockgo, Yang Seok Chae
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(6):803-808.   Published online June 30, 1988
Neuroblastoma is one of the most common malignancy in infancy & childhood, but congenital neuroblastoma is rare. We experienced a case of congenital neuroblastoma of right posterior mediastinum without metastasis in 10-day-old female neonate. The diagnosis was established by autopsy including gross and microscopic finding. A brief review of literatures was made.
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