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Volume 32(2); Feb 1989
Original Articles
Influences of Premature Rupture of Membranes on the Newborn Infant.
Kyoung Sim Kim, Young Ok Park, In Sung Lee, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):149-157.   Published online February 28, 1989
A comparative study on the frequencies of premature birth, neonatal sepsis, asphyxia, perinatal death and respiratory distress syndrome was carried out between 1309 newborns with premature rupture of membranes (PROM) and the normal group of 4636 newborns without PROM among all 5945 babies delivered at Kwangju Christian Hospital for the 2-year period starting from March 1985. The results are sumrnarized as follows: 1) The overall...
Doppler Echocardiographic Studies on Hemodynamic Changes in Early Neonatal Period.
Myung Kul Yum
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):158-164.   Published online February 28, 1989
Postnatal circulatory changes were studied with doppler echocardiography in 40 normal full term neonate before 6 hours, between 6 and 24 hours, and after 24 hours of age. The results of study were as follows; 1) Pulmonary artery flow velocity integral per minute which means total systemic blood flow increased during those period (854±58, 1027±128, 1198±57 cm/min). 2) Flow velocity integral per minute in ascendiing...
Changes of Antimicrobial Susceptibilities of Bacteria Isolated from Clinical Specimens During Recent Four Years.
Byung Rai Cho, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):165-179.   Published online February 28, 1989
From Jan,M 1983 to Dec., 1986, we studied total 2386 microorganisms which were isolated from various clinical specimens of admitted patients and out-patients in the department of pediatrics, NMC, and their antimicrobial susceptibilities were compared. The results were as follows; 1) The most frequently isolated stains from various specimens were S. aureus from throat, E. coli from urine, Shigella from stool, S. aureus from blood,...
Clinical Observations of Meningitis.
Byoung Hoon Lee, Hyung Keun Nam, Myung Ik Lee, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):180-190.   Published online February 28, 1989
The 267 cases of meningitis were observed at National Medical Center between Jan. 1st 1979 and May 31, 1986. The results were as follow; 1) In BM and TM sexual difference was not notice, but male was more in AM. 2) In BM infancy was the most common, but school age was common was AM. 3) Most cases developed during spring in BM and TM...
Comparative Study of the Abilities of Visual Motor Integration in Korea Children to That of Berry's Results.
Chang Jun Coe, Young Hyuk Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):191-197.   Published online February 28, 1989
Visual.Motor Integration (VMI) test, designed by Beery, is one of the battery, which is commomly used in investigating the developmental status of child. As the test was designed for American children, the test may be not feasible for Korean children because of difference of cultural back. ground, race as well as econornic status. 1674 normal Korean children aged from 5 to 12 were tested...
A Clinical Study on Peptic Ulcer in Childhood.
S L Lee, Y S Kim, E S Suh, T W Paik, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):198-205.   Published online February 28, 1989
Although many papers about peptic ulcer disease in childhood has stated that the condition is increasing in incidence during the past several years, still the condition is not frequently recognized in childhood compared with the incidence in adults. Authors carried out the clinical analysis on 35 patients with peptic ulcer under the age of 15 years who were admitted to pediatric department of Dong...
Expected Normal Values of Pulmonary Function test in Pediatric Age Spirometry.
S Y Yang, M J Na, W H Choi, K W Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):206-214.   Published online February 28, 1989
Pulmonary function test is essential not only to find out the conditions of pulmonary desease such as asthma and determine the drug effects but also to diagnosis various diseases through the provocation tests or the elimination tests which are taken by foods, drugs, exercises or various kinds of antigens. With the total 531 cases, among them 277 boys and 254 girls who are...
An Epidemiological Study of Bronchial Asthma in Children Who Visited the Emergency Room.
Ju Kwan park, En Jung Kim, Bok Yang Pyun, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):215-222.   Published online February 28, 1989
Presently, an increasing incidence of Bronchial asthma in children is of concern to medical professionals. Worldwide data from surveys indicate a wide range for the prevalence of childhood asthma, it has been estimated that 5-10% of the young population. An epidemiological approach was used to test the prevalence of bronchial asthma out of all pediatric cases referred to the emergency room. 248 cases were selected...
A Result of Allergic Skin Test by Several Common Inhalant Allergens in Pediatric Age Group.
S Y Yang, M J Na, W H Choi, K W Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):223-229.   Published online February 28, 1989
Allergic skin test is essential for the diagnosis of the allergic disease. This kind of skin test does not only give help to the cure and diagnosis of allergic disease, especially asthma, rhinitis, etc, but also help find out the positivity of the general population By this test, we think it will help find out the relevance between this kind of positive reaction...
Continuous Arteriovenous Hemofiltration in Children.
Hae Il Cheong, Dong Kyu Jin, Young Seo park, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):230-238.   Published online February 28, 1989
Among those who were admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Seoul National University Children’s Hospital and developed acute renal failure (ARF) during the disease course, 11 children received continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration (CAVH) by pediatricians during a 3-year- period from Nov. 85 to Oct. 88. Their clinical findings were analyzed retrospectively, and the results were as follows; 1) They were 5 boys and 6...
11 q Deletion Syndrome.
Y B Im, S B Park, B Y Pyun, J O Park, S J Lee, S Y Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):239-243.   Published online February 28, 1989
llq deletion syndrome is a rare chromosomal anomaly. The authors experienced a case of llq deletion syndrome with congenital glaucoma and infantile spasm in a female child. She showed delayed psychomotor development, flat occiput, hypertelorism, low set malformed ears, flat nasal bridge, short neck, simian line on right palm and throm. bocytopenia. Chromosomal study showed the deletion of the long arm of chromosme 11, karyotypically...
A Case of multiple Splenic Abscess.
J H Kim, Y H Kim, J O Lee, E R Kim, S J Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):244-249.   Published online February 28, 1989
The authors experienced a case of multiple splenic abscess in 3 years old girl with a chief complaint of fever, anorexia and abdominal pain for 2 months. The abscess cavity was detected by abdominal ultrasonography and computerized axial tomography. Computerized axial tomography appeared as a multiple round low density areas in the spleen. Abdominal ultrasonography appeared as poorly defined focal decreased echoes in the...
Severe Iron Deficiency Anemia as a Result of Congenital Hiatal Hernia.
H Y Lee, H G Ham, M K Namgoong, B K Lim, J S Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):250-254.   Published online February 28, 1989
Congenital diaphragmatic anomaly is a rare congenital malformation. A 6 year old boy with pale appearance and complaining of weakness for several months was diagnosed as having iron deficiency anemia as a result of congenital hiatal hernia. The diagnosis was confirmed by chest X.ray, esophagogram, upper gastrointestinal series and bone maπow biopsy After the hernia was successfully corrected by operation, the anemia was disappeared. Congenital...
Case Report
A Case of Hydrops Fetalis due to Rh-Incompatibility.
In Sook Kim, Seong Kuk Seo, Han Young Jeong, Sung Won Kim, Kil Hyun Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):255-261.   Published online February 28, 1989
We have experienced a case of Hydrops Fetalis due to Rh-incompatibility in 1 day old female neonate. She showed generalized edema, apnea, cyanosis at birth. her mother, whose blood group and type are A and Rh( -), was multiparity. The first and the second baby were died at 4th day after birth. We treated this third baby with exchange transfusion. 0...
Original Articles
A Case of Congenital Megakaryoblastic Leukemia Accompanied by Down Syndrome Which was Diagnosed by Autopsy Findings.
Il Kyung Kim, Dong Beom lee, Jung Sik Min, Chang Hee Choi, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):262-269.   Published online February 28, 1989
Many cases of acute megakaryonlastic leukemia have been reported in childhood or adults, but congenital form or the cases occuring in neonatal period is very rare throughout the world. In Korea only one case was reported previously by Chung et al in 1987. The authors experienced a case of congenital megakaryoblastic leukemia accompanied by Down' s syndrome, which was confirmed by autopsy and positive...
Unilateral Multilocular Renal Cyst.
Y S Choi, D B Lee, J S Min, C H Choi, S H Ahn, S C Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):270-275.   Published online February 28, 1989
Multilocular renal cyst is an uncommon renal disease. Since the first description of the disease by Edmund in 1892, about 100 cases have been reported in the world. Recently, authors experienced an unilateral multilocular cyst of the right kidney in 12 months-old male patient, and reported with review of related Iiteratures.
A Case of Central Dysplasia.
Seong Kuk Seo, In Sook Kim, Soon Yol Hwang, Han Young Jeong, Sung Won Kim, Kil Hyun Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):276-279.   Published online February 28, 1989
The central dysplasia is rare, congenital central hand anomaly which is usually associated with other anomalies such as radial dysplasia, ulnar dysplasia, syndactyly, absent carpal, carpal fusion, split foot, cleft palate, deafness, cataract, cyclopia, congenital nystagmus, fundal damage, anonychia, imperforate anus and congenital heart disease. The etiology is unknown, and the incidence of the typical split hand is one in 90,000 at birth. The genetics...
A Case of Thanatophoric dysplasia and Kleeblattschadel.
G H Jeong, N J Hwang, H M Lee, O S Jeong, S S Seo, H G Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):280-284.   Published online February 28, 1989
We experienced a case of thanatophoric dysplasia and Kleeblattschädel. She was noticed micromelia, narrow thorax, saddle nose and large skull on physical examination. We confirmed this case by X-ray and autopsy finding. A brief review of literature is presented.
A Case of Human Tail.
Kon Hee Lee, Ok Ji Hwang, Ha Joo Choi, Woo Kap Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):285-288.   Published online February 28, 1989
The human tail is thought to be a rare congenital anomaly which resulted from persistence of the vestigial tail of the 14 -16 mm. human embryo. A child with a tail causes for the parents and, in some cases, a feeling of stigma and shame. We experienced a case of human tail who was an 1-day old male. Examination of the baby revealed a...
A Case of Werdnig-Hoffmann Disease.
Ok Ji Hwang, Kon Hee Lee, Ha Joo Choi, Woo Kap Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):289-296.   Published online February 28, 1989
Acute Werdnig-Hoffmann disease is heredofamilial degeneration of anterior horn cells in the spinal cord and of motor nuclei in the brain stem, which is clinically characterized by fasciculations of the tongue, paradoxical respiration, bell shaped thorax, frog-leg posture and intact mentality. We experienced an 8 month old female infant with acute Werdnig-Hoffmann disease. We report the case with brief review of some related literatures.
The Right of Decision on the Embryo.
Gook Jin Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):297-297.   Published online February 28, 1989
Medical Common Sense
A Criteria for Calculation of Hospital rate for the Health Insurance.
Chong Kil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(2):298-299.   Published online February 28, 1989
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