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Volume 32(4); Apr 1989
Original Articles
Long-term Follow up of Congential Heart Disease.
James H Moller
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):453-460.   Published online April 30, 1989
Aplastic Anemia: Current Aspects of Etiology and Treatment.
Leonard F. Johnson
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):461-472.   Published online April 30, 1989
Immunological Aspects of Pediatric Transplantation.
Chong Hee Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):473-477.   Published online April 30, 1989
Clinical Observation on Admitted Patient in Nursery.
Back Hee Lee, Byoung Hoon Lee, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):478-485.   Published online April 30, 1989
Clinical observation was performed on 653 cases of neonates who were admitted in nursery, N ational Medical Center from January 1984 to December 1985. The results were as following; 1) Five hundred and seventy.eight newborns were admitted to nursery among -2102 Iive birth delivered at National Medical Center during the study period. The admission rate was 27.5%. 2) By the delivery modes, the heighest admission...
A Study on Twins.
Hyang Sook Hyun, Soon Ock Kang, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):486-494.   Published online April 30, 1989
The incidence of twins has difference according to race, maternal age & parity, medication.history etc, especially in the dizygotic twins. Twins have poorer prognosis than singletons due to high incidece of prematurity and LBW, respiratory complications, birth trauma, congenital anomaly etc. Zygosity determination is important and done by placentatal examination, blood typing, physical similarity, HLA etc. We studied the incidence of twins and its relation...
Sepsis Associated with Total Parenteral Nutrition in the Neonates.
Jae Won Huh, Jo Sam Koo, Yun Joo Cheung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):495-499.   Published online April 30, 1989
The retrospective study was performed on the 33 neonates with TPN admitted to the nursery of Gospel Hospital of Kosin medical college between January 1985 and Jun 1987. 1) The incidence of sepsis during TPN was 27% and it was related only to the duration of TPN received for more than 7 days. 2) Major organisms were S. epidermids (30%), Enterobacter cloacae (20%). 3) Major...
Clinical Study of Encephalitis and Encephalopathy in Children.
Dong Hunb Lee, Soo Chun Kim, Sa Jun Chung, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):500-510.   Published online April 30, 1989
This study was undertaken to evaluate the electronencephalographic and clinical findings in 132 cases of encephalitis and encephalopathy in the Department of Pediatrics, Kyung Hee University Hospital for 9 years from Jan. 1979 to Dec. 1987. The results were summerized as follows; 1) The incidence of ecephalitis was 0.46%{86 cases) and the incidence of encephalopathy was 0.25 % (46 cases) among total in-patient (18,671). 2) Male...
Clinical Study of Partial Agenesis of Callosum.
Seung Hwan Oh, Chang Jun Coe, Jung Ho Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):511-517.   Published online April 30, 1989
26 cases of partial agenesis of the corpus callosum diagnosed at Pediatric Department of Yonsei Medical Center for 8 years from Jan. 1980 to Dec. 1987 and clinical information has been analized and we got following results. 1) The sex ratio of male to female was 1:1.9. 2) Among the 26 cases, 23 cases (88.5%) were diagnosed under 6 years old. 3) Clinical findings were...
Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
Min Sook Um, Jae Won Huh, Yun Joo Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):518-524.   Published online April 30, 1989
We made a review on the 12 cases of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis admitted to the nursery of Gospel hospital of Kosin Medical College from September, 1984 to June, 1987 and reseults were; 1) Although there were more infants weighing more than 2500 gm with neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis, the prevalence rate of the disease was higher in low birth weight. 2) The half of term...
A Clinical Study of Acute Glomerulonephritis in Children.
Sung Ho Bae, Jin Hong Park, Jong Duck Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):525-532.   Published online April 30, 1989
A Clinical study has been made on 33 cases of acute glomerulonephritis who were admitted to pediatric department of Won Kwang University Hospital, during 2 year period from Jan. 1985 to Dec. 1986 The results were as follows: 1) Male to female ratio was 1.4:1 and the age incidence was highest among children from 4 -12 years of age group(78.8%). 2) The most common season was...
Clinical Studies of Urinary Tract Infection in Infant and Children.
Kee Sung Yang, Mi Soo Ahn, Hong Bae Kim, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):533-541.   Published online April 30, 1989
Clinical studies on the 82 patients of sympomatic urinary tract infection who were admitted to pediatric department of Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital from August 1984 to July 1987 were subjected in this study. The result were as follows. 1) The incidence was 0.79% of total pediatric inpatients during the same period. 2) Age incidence disclosed under 1 year in 49 patients(59.7%) and under 6 year...
Primary Vesicourteral Reflux in Children.
Seong Hee Choi, Seung Joo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):542-549.   Published online April 30, 1989
The primary vesicourteral reflux is the reflux of urine from the bladder to ureter and renal pelvis due to congenital incompetence of valvular mechanism at the ureterovesical junction. It can result in the development of renal scars(reflux nephropathy), particularly in association with urinary tract infection and intrarenal reflux. The authors studied 21 patients with primary vesicourteral reflux who were admitted to department of...
Congenital Esophageal Atresia Associated with Tracheal Bronchus and Imperforate Anus.
Si Houn Hahn, Keun Haeng Cho, Young Sook Hong, Soon Kyum Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):550-555.   Published online April 30, 1989
Esophageal atresia occurs once in 3000-4500 live births. These anomalies are thought to arise from defective differentiation of the primitive foregut into trachea and esophagus. defective growth of entodermal cells leading to atresia and an incomplete fusion of the lateral walls of the foregut to form a tracheoesophageal fistula. A full-term male baby was admitted to Guro Hospital with chief complaints of respiratory difficulty, chocking,...
A Case of Mycoplasmal Meningitis Associated with Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia.
Sang Young Jeong, Seung Koog Kim, Sung Ho Cha, Sa Jun Chung, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):556-560.   Published online April 30, 1989
Mycoplasmas have been recognized as pathogens of respiratory tract in children and adolescence, but clinically apparent pneumonia develops in only 3 to 10% of infected persons. Central nervous system complication, such as aseptic meningitis, meningoencephalitis. transverse myelitis, hemiplegia, cerebellar ataxia and psychosis, associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection were developed in .0.1 % of all Mycoplasmal infection. We experienced a case of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia and...
A Case of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome.
Byoung Hoon Lee, Jae Wook Ko, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):561-566.   Published online April 30, 1989
Hypereosinophilic syndrome is a state of severe eosinophilia of unknown cause accomanied by multiple organ-system involvement. The criteria of hypereosinophilic syndrome includes. (1) A persistent eosinophil count of more than 1.5 X 10 9 /L for associated with the signs and symptoms of hypereosinohilic disease; (2) a lack of evidence for parasite, allergic, or other known causes of eosinophila; (3) presumptive signs and...
A Case of Virus Associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome.
Yang Soo Kang, Ue Chong Yang, Hae Il Cheoung, Ho Jin Park, Mi Ja Shin, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):567-575.   Published online April 30, 1989
Virus associated hemophagocytic syndrome is a rare hemophagocytic disorder, apparently associated with active viral infection, apparently associated with active viral infection, in which reactive histiocytes proliferate in the reticuloendothelial system, mainly bone marrow and medullary portions of lymph nodes, as a non-malignant, reversible but potentially constitutional symptoms with high fever and hepatosplenomegaly and by laboratory findings of pancytopenia, hemophagocytosis, abnormal liver function and coagulopathy. Inappropriate immunosuppressive...
Case of Craniofacial Dysostosis(Crouzon's disease).
Seung Hyun Cheon, Ju Hwi Kim, Young Wook Kim, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):576-581.   Published online April 30, 1989
We experienced a case of Crouzon’s disease in a female neonate with chief complaints of respira- tory distress and bilateral exophthalmos with corneal opacity. Physical examination revealed craniosynostosis, bilateral exophthalmos, external strabismus, parrot beaked nose, high arched palate, hypoplasia of maxilla, prognathism of mandible, protruded tongue and adducted flexion deformity of both arms. A brief review of literatue was made.
Two Siblings of Congenital Hypothyroidsm due to Organification Defect.
Young Kie Park, Kwang Sun Park, Byung Churl Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):582-588.   Published online April 30, 1989
Congenital hypothyroidism due to a variety of defects in the biosynthesis of thyroid hormone is detected in 1/30,000-50,000 live births. In the iodide organification defect which is one of defect in the biosynthesis of thyroid hormone, iodide is not organified and may be rapidly discharged from the thyroid by administration of perchlorate. We experienced two siblings who had short stature, goiter, mental retardation, constipation and other...
Surrogate Mother and Parentage
Gook Jin Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):589-589.   Published online April 30, 1989
Medical Common Sense
A Criteria for Calculation of Hospital Rate for the Health Insurance.
Chong Kil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(4):590-591.   Published online April 30, 1989
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