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Volume 31(9); Sep 1988
Original Articles
ABO Gene Frequency in ABO Hemolytic Disease of Newborn.
Young Mi Hong, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1105-1113.   Published online September 30, 1988
ABO hemolytic disease in newborn due to ABO incompatibility between mother and infant is one of common cause of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and early detection has been emphasized due to its possible neurologic sequelae. Many studies reported prevalence difference of ABO hemolytic disease in various races, which could be ascribed to different frequency of ABO genes in races. From Feb. 1986 to May 1987 full...
A Study on Prognostic Factors of Meconium Aspiraion Syndrome.
Oh Kyung Lee, Hong Chul Lee, Wan Seoub Kim, Myung Ho Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1114-1119.   Published online September 30, 1988
We observed 42 cases of neonates, who were diagnosed as having Meconium aspiration syndrome in neonatal intensive care unit of Presbyterian Medical Center from July 1984 to May 1987. The followings were obtained: 1) The incidence of Meconium aspiration syndrome was 0.6% of all deliveries and 7.4% of meconium stained babies. 2) The geatational age was over 37 weeks in all cases and the body weight was...
Clinical Survey of Very low Birth Weight Infant.
Seong Sook Jeon, Wha Mo Lee, Yang Sook Choi, Son Sang Seo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1120-1125.   Published online September 30, 1988
A clinical survey of Very Low Brith Weight Infant was done on 27,170 infants bom at II Sin Christian Hospital between Jan. 1 1983 and Dec. 31 1986. The results were as follows; 1) The incidence of VLBWI in the 27,170 births was 1.0%, and there was no annual variation. 2) Among 10,749 multiparaty there was a higher incidence of VLBWI (1.4%) compared to that in primiparity...
Changes of Specific Immunogloblins Against Dihperia Toxoid After DPT Vaccination.
Byung Sook Park, Byung An Shim, Kyung Jin Shin, Soo Chul Cho, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1126-1132.   Published online September 30, 1988
The present study was performed to define the humoral immune responses after DPT vaccination changes of diphteria specific IgG and IgM were evaluated suing ELISA method on 196 cases of 6 groups which were divided according to the frequency of DPT vaccination. Alum-precipitated diphtheria toxoid was used as antigen for ELISA. The results were as follows; 1) IgG was mainly involed in humoral immune responses against...
Effect of Adriamycin on Lipid Metabolismin Rats.
Chang Beom Shin, Sun Jun Kim, Chan Unng Joo, Dae Yeol Lee, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1133-1138.   Published online September 30, 1988
This experiment was carried out to investigate the disturbance of lipid metabolism after long-term administration of adriamycin in rats (2.5 mg/kg/week for 5 weeks, S.C.). Changes of Serum lipids, GOT, GPT, LDH, albumin, BUN, and creatinine were investigated after administration of adriamycin. Clinical findings of congestive heart failure and changes of body weight were also observed during experiment. The results were as follows; 1) Serum triglyceride, total cholesterol,...
An Agiographic Study on Developemental and Spatial Relationship of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) and Aortic Arch in Right Ventricular Outflow Tract (RVOT) Obstruction.
DO Hyun Kim, Youn Mo Ahn, Ha Balk Lee, Kyoo Hwan Rhee, Hahng Lee, Seok Chol Jeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1139-1145.   Published online September 30, 1988
Ductus arteriosus plays important hemodynamic role in fetal development, and establish a certain spatial relationship with aorta. Although ductus arteriosus normally closes after birth, it could remain patent alone, or in association with various congenital heart anomalies. In these patients the develop- mental hemodynamic changes may result in the specific variation in the spatial relationhip of patent ductus arterisus (PDA) and aortic arch. The developmental...
A Comparative clinical study of Intussusception with Barium or Surgical Reduction.
Hyeon Soo Lee, Chang Ho Hong, Ki Sub Chung, Sung Gyu Lee, Ki Gun Oh, Sung Guk Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1146-1152.   Published online September 30, 1988
A chinical study was performed on 294 cases of intussusception in infants and children, who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Yong Dong Severance Hospital from January, 1983 to December, 1986. 240 cases were treated by barium reduction, were analysed clinically and were compared with 54 cases treated surgrally. The results were as followed: 1) As for the peak incidence of intussusception, 30.4% of...
A Clinical Review of Intussusception in Infant and Children.
Myeong Hee Cha, Young Jin Min, Kyeong Sook Cho, Jong Dae Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1153-1162.   Published online September 30, 1988
Intussusception is the condition of invagination of a proximal segment of the bowel into the more distal receiving bowel. During infancy and early childhood, intussusception is the most common cause of acquired intesti- nal obstruction, and it is requred emergency treatment. There were 196 patients (233 cases) of intussusception at the Maryknoll Hospital, Pusan, over a 3 year period between 1984 and 1986. A clinical evaluation...
Lipoproteinelectropheresis pattern in Nephrotic Syndrome.
Soon Don Hong, Byung Soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1163-1170.   Published online September 30, 1988
This study was undertaken to eluidate lipoprotein patterns in patients with childhood nephrotic syndrome by response to initial steroid therapy, serum albumin level in MCNS and other histologic classifications. The result were summerized as follows. 1) There were 19 cases (52.8%) of abnormal lipoprotein patterns by Fredrickson classifications, type Ila were 6 cases (16.7%), type lib were 1 cases (2.8%) and type IV were 12 cases...
Observation of Socail Background and Diesase Petterns of Children in an Institute for Adoption (the 2nd report).
Hong Hoon Lee, Myung Ik Lee, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1171-1182.   Published online September 30, 1988
A study was made to see the family background of abandonment and clinical and laboratory findings in an institute for foreign adoption. The results were compared to the previous report from the same institute. The results were as follows. 1) Girls were much more than boys in number with male to female ratio of 1:2.1 2) Concerning age distribution, the infant under one month of age was...
Clinical Evaluation of Children with Psychiatric Problems Among Pediatric Patients.
Woo Tae Kim, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1183-1192.   Published online September 30, 1988
The author has analysed 1080 cases of Pediatric patients visited Pediatric or psychiatric depart- ment for behavioral, emotional, or Psychiatric problems, from July 1982 to June 1987. The patients were categorized into three groups to observe the distribution of age, sex and disease, and the relation of symptom and disease, 127 cases consulted to Psychiatric department, 356 cases visited Psychiatric department directly, and 597...
A Case of Mollaret Meningitis.
Yong Joo Kim, Soon Sup Jang, In Joon Seol
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1193-1196.   Published online September 30, 1988
Mollaret meningitis is a benign recurrent aseptic meningitis. We experienced a case of Mollaret meningitis in a 5 years old male child. He has had 4 times of recurrent aseptic meningitis after antecedent viral infection which showed meningeal irritation signs, weakness of lower extremities and urination difficulties. We present a case of Mollaret meningitis with brief review of related literatures.
A Case of Acute Lymphocytic leukemia in a Newborn.
Young Jin Min, Myoung Hee Cha, Kyeng Sook Cho, Jong Dai Jo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1197-1201.   Published online September 30, 1988
The case of a 13 day-old baby is reported who satisfied the usual diagnostic criteria for congenital leukemia.
Two Cases of Idiopathic pulmonary Hemosiderosis.
Sung Ky You, Ki Soo Kim, Young Jee Kim, Young Yull Koh, Yeon Lim Suh, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1209-1216.   Published online September 30, 1988
Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis is an uncommon disease of undetermined cause that is char- acterized by periodic episodes of cough, hemoptysis, widespread pulmonary infiltrates and hypo- chromic anemia. Two cases of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis were diagnosed after open lung biopsy. It revealed hemosiderin and hemosiderin-laden macrophage. There were no specific causes for pulmo- nary hemorrhage. We report 2 cases of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis with brief review...
Histiocytic Medullart Reticuloisis in Children.
Duck Kyu Kim, Jung Hyun Park, Ok Ji Hwang, Ja Ye Kim, Woo Kap Chung, Kye Sook Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1217-1224.   Published online September 30, 1988
Histiocytic medullary reticulosis (HMR) is a clinicopathologic syndrome characterized by its acute onset and relentless progression to death within a few months. Major clinical features are fever, wasting, generalized lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly. In the terminal stages, Jaundice, purpura, anemia and leukopenia are common. Cardinal pathologic features are diffuse proliferation of atypical, neoplastic, erythrophagocytic histiocytes and their precursors throughout the reticuloen- dothelial system. Here, we present 2...
4 Cases of Non-Hematogenous Disseminated Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
Mi Ja Yoon, Myung Soo Chang, Bok Lyun Kim, Shin na Kim, Hae Soon Chang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1225-1231.   Published online September 30, 1988
Unlike hematogenous spread in miliary tuberculosis, disseminated pulmonary tuberculosis is considered to be spread by non-hematogenous transbronchial with characteristic chest X-ray appear- ance. This type of spread is unusal in childhood pulmonary tuberculosis. We are reporting 4 such cases from 1984 to 1986 with chest X-ray findings. In city hospital where most patients come from low-income families, we see significant number of children with various types...
A Case of Bronchial Cast.
Yong Suk Kim, Jae Hong You, Keon Su Rhee, Ki Samg Rha
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1232-1236.   Published online September 30, 1988
A bronchial cast is an uncommon condition in children. Asthma or allergy often is the cause of cast production but in some instances no allergy is found. We have recently experienced a case of fibrinous bronchial cast in a 14 month-olf female. The diagnosis was made by chest X-ray, bronchoscopic extraction and histologic examination.
A Case of Spindle Cell Thymoma with Spinal Cord Compression.
Ki Hyeok Lee, Dong Joo Nah, Jong In Byun, Sang Min Seong, Kyung Tai Whang, Eun Deok Chang, Young Hee Jee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1988;31(9):1237-1242.   Published online September 30, 1988
We experienced a case who presented symptoms of spinal cord compression in association with posterior mediastinal thymoma. A 2-year old female patient was admitted to the hospital for evaluation of gait difficulty and motor weakness of legs which aggravated during two weeks prior to admission. General physical, mental status examination and cranial nerve functions were within normal limits. Diffuse moderate weakness of the lower extremities...
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