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Volume 32(5); May 1989
Original Articles
The Precalence and Trend of Obesity in Children and Adolescents.
Kyu Bum Cho, Soon Bok Park, Sang Chul Park, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee, Sung Jae Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):597-605.   Published online May 31, 1989
The pose of this study is to survey the prevalence and trend of obesity at ages 6 to 11 in Seoul from 1984 to 1988. The number of children and adolescents comprised of 5,391 boys and 5,289 girls. Overweight was defined as weight that exceeded the standard weight for height and sex by more than 20% (relaive weight > 120%). The result was as...
Postnatal Weight Curve in Low Birth Weight(Appropriate for Gestational Age) Infants.
Kyoung Mi Park, Ran Namgung, Chul Lee, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):606-619.   Published online May 31, 1989
Postnatal body weight changes were observed in 171 surviving infants with birth weights from 875 gm to 2,125 gm who were born at Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine form 1981 to 1987. Only infants whose sizes were appropriate for gestational age were included in the study. Infants were divided into 5 groups by biπh weight, with the median weight were 2,000 gm,...
Current Immune Status of Children and Pregnant Women in Korea(I).
Eun Jung Kim, Ju Kwan Park, Chang Hwi Kim, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):620-629.   Published online May 31, 1989
This study was conducted to find out rubella immune status as basic data for devising surveillance plan to prevent rubella epidemic and congenital rubella syndrome in Korea. Rubella ELISA antibody was tested to the study group of 253 cord blood. 352 children and 486 pregnant women. who visited Soonchunyhang University Hospital from Feb., 1987 to Oct.. 1987 The provisional results obstanined from the study...
Clinical Study of Intussusception in Childhood Comparison Between Barium Reduction Group and Surgically Treated Group.
Seung Hyun Cheon, Kyoung Sim Kim, Young Wook Kim, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):630-637.   Published online May 31, 1989
A clinical study was undertaken on 172 cases of intussusception who had been admitted to Kwangju Christian Hospital from Jan. 1981 to June 1987. 110 cases were treated by barium reduction, were analyzed and were compared with 62 cases treated surgically. The results were as followed; 1) In age incidence, 88.2% of barium reduction group (BRG) and 85.5% of surgically treated group (STG) were...
Vesicoureteral Reflux Associated with Urinary Tract Infection in Children.
Kee Hyuck Kim, Hong Kyu Lee, Soon Il Lee, Moon Chul Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):638-643.   Published online May 31, 1989
The vesicoureteral reflux(VUR) is frequently found among the patients with urinary tract infection(UTI) and progress to reflux nphropathy and even renal failure. So, early detection and pr er treatment are important to prevent renal damage. The authors studied 221 patients with UTI admitted at Sowha children’s hospital from January, 1985 to June, 1988. Intravenous pyelography and voiding cystourethrography were performed in all patient with UTI. The...
Hypercalciuria in Children with Hematuria.
Tae Sung Ko, Chang Youn Lee, Young Seo Park, Hae Il Cheong, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):644-652.   Published online May 31, 1989
Ten children with gross hematuria were diagnosed as hypercalciuria in the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children’s Hospital during the period from June 1983 to Aug. 1987. We reviewed their clinical data, retrospectively, and could obtain the following results. 1) The age at the onset of gross hematuria ranged from 4 months to 10 7/12 years, and the male to female ratio was...
Clinical Study on Asplenia and Polysplenia Syndrome.
Jung Yun Choi, Yong Soo Yun, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):653-658.   Published online May 31, 1989
The clinical characteristics of sixteen cases of asplenia and four cases of polysplenia were studied at Seoul National University Hospital from October 1986 to February 1988. Cardiac anomalies were confirmed by echocardiography and cardiac catherization. Splenic status was confirmed by abdominal aortography in most cases. Mean age of asplenia was 1 year 10 months and that of polysplenia was 8 years 6 months. Male-Female...
Infections in Childhood Leukemia.
Choong Won Lee, Young Sik Kim, Byung Kyu Park, Soon Ki Kim, Il Soo Ha, Hoan Jong Lee, Hyo Seop Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):659-664.   Published online May 31, 1989
A retrospective study was performed on twenty-nine children, who had experienced infection one or more times, among the thirty-eight children diagnosed as leukemia at the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital, between January, 1984 and June, 1985, and followed up for more than three years. The results were as follows; 1) The age of patients ranged from I year 5 months to 14 years...
Cyclophosphamide-Induced Hemorrhagic Cystitis in Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Young Seo Park, Il Soo Ha, Soon Ki Kim, Hae Il Jung, Yong Choi, Hyo Seop Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):665-669.   Published online May 31, 1989
We studied the cyclophosphamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis in 72 cases of acute lymphocytic leukemia or Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which had been treated at Seoul National University Children' s Hospital from June, 1985 to May, 1988 1) Among 72 cases treated with cyclophosphamide, 6 cases(12.8%) developed hemorrhagic cystitis in 47 cases of acute lymphocytic leukemia and 2 cases(8.0%) in 25 cases of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. 2) The development of...
Psychosocial Screening of Childhood Asthmatic Parient by PSC(Pediatric Symptom Checklist).
Hye Hyun Kim, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):670-677.   Published online May 31, 1989
It has been accepted that psychosocial difficuties are frequently associated with asthma of childhood, as etiologic factor and/or consequence of the disease. Management of these psychosocial problems has great impact on the course of asthma and early finding of the problems has been strongly advocated. The purpose of this study was to evaluate psychosocial functioning of asthmatic patients and compare them with other groups...
The Use of Continuous Theophylline Infusion in Pediatrc Severe Bronchial Asthma.
Jae Wook Lee, Hyang Suk Hyun, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):678-686.   Published online May 31, 1989
When a pediatric patient is seen in severe bronchial asthma, he or she is treated with an intravenous theophylline preparation that is administered in an initial intravenous loading followed by a constant infusion. But when constant infusion is impossible, a fourth of the 24 hours calculated dosage may be preferred intravenously every 6 hours. We compared the time interval to steady state, pulmonary function at...
Two Cases of Quintuplets.
Hwa Il Kwag, Kwang Ok Lee, Wan Lee, Young Youn Choi, Tai Ju Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):687-694.   Published online May 31, 1989
The incidence of multiple pregnancies is realtively low in humanbeing than in other species. The reported incidence of multiple pregnancies is highest among Blacks and East Indians, followed by North European White, and is lowest among the Mongolian races. Recently, with advent of clomiphen therapy, multple pregnancies are more freqently encountered. Multiple pregnancies are frequently associated with highest rate of maternal morbidities and pregnancy wastages...
A Case of Eczema Herpeticum Occurring in Atopic Dermatitis.
Eun Young Choi, Min Sik Kim, Hey Sun Lee, Young Min Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):695-699.   Published online May 31, 1989
We have experienced an 11-month-old male who had suffered from atopic dermatitis and subsequent eczema herpeticum which was confirmed by Tzank test and successfully treated with Acyclovlr. We report this case with a brief review of related literature.
A Case of Trichobezoar.
Ue Chong Yang, Bong Sik Kong, Sang kyu Park, Ho Jin Park, Mi Ja Shin, Seok Hwan Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):700-704.   Published online May 31, 1989
Trichobezoar is one of the rare diseases, which usually occurs in teen.aged girl who has an emotional disturbance and history of trichophagia. We experienced a case of gastric trichobezoar in a 8 year old girl, who had colicky abdominal pain and movable epigastric mass with the history of trichophagia. Diagnosis was suspected by the history of trichophagia and movable epigastric mass and confirmed by...
A Case of Renovascular Hypertension.
Kang Oh Lee, Soo Gi Kang, Mi Ja Yoon, Hyung Ja Park, Bok Lyun Kim, Shin na Kim, Hae Il Cheong, In One Kim, Kyung Mo Yeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):705-712.   Published online May 31, 1989
Recently, we experienced a case of renovascular hypertension in 7 year-old boy, who came with chief complaints of protracted vomiting and severe headache for 2 days. Right after admission, he developed seizure and loss of consciousness lasting 5 minutes. Blood pressure was 230/180 mmHg at that time. Diagnostic studies were done with plasma renin activity, rapid sequence pyelography and arteriography, which showed severe focal...
Two Cases of Poland Syndrome.
Kul Ha Yoo, Ki Soo Pai, Byung Ju Chung, Chul Lee, Dong Gwan Han, Jong Doo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):713-717.   Published online May 31, 1989
Poland syndrome is characterized by an absence of the pectoralis major muscle, with ipsilateral defect of the upper extremity, usually syndactyly. The incidence of this syndrome has been estimated at 1 per 25,000 to 77,000 persons and more than 100 patients have been described worldwide. Recently, we experienced two patients, the one was 14 year old male, who showed absence of left pectralis maior...
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2 in Siblings.
Jeong Sam Jeon, Dong Hub Lee, Byung Soo Cho, Sa Jun Chung, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):718-723.   Published online May 31, 1989
We experienced two cases of spinal muscular atrophy, type 2 in 1 year 11 months old boy and 4 year 1 month old girl with the complaint of progressive muscular weakness on both lower extremities (frog leg position). Their development had been almost normal since birth and they could stand alone briefly at 12 months of age, but progressive muscular weakness had been apparent...
A Case of Congenital Hypoplastic Anemia.
Jae Wook Lee, Soon Ok Kang, Jee Sung Kim, Im Ju Kang, Seh Yoon Jeong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):724-729.   Published online May 31, 1989
We observed a case of congenital hypoplastic anemia in a 6 months old female patient who was admitted because of severe anemia & failure to thrive and diagnosed through bone marrow aspiration. This patient had reticulocytopenia & increased M:E ratio (57.5:1). His hematologic improvement was followed by administration of prednisone. A brief review of related literature was made.
A Case of Thiopental-Induced Hemolytic Anemia After Open Heart Surgery.
J H Lee, K H Cho, K C Lee, J W Lee, S K Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):730-734.   Published online May 31, 1989
We experienced a case of thiopental-induced hemolytic anemia with impairment of renal function after open heart surgery. The diagnosis was suggested by clinical features, CBC, urinalysis, transfusion reaction study and chemistry, and finally established by immunohematologic study. We detected antibody against thiopental in the patient’s serum (end-titer:1:16). The review of literature was made briefly.
A Case of the Hepatoblastoma with Precocious Puberty.
In Young Park, Byung Jun Lee, Byung Churl Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):735-740.   Published online May 31, 1989
Hepatoblastoma is a rare neoplasm in childhood. Hepatoblastoma associated with precocious puberty caused by human chorionic agonadotropin (HCG) secreted by the tumor itself, is very rare. We experiened a case of hepatoblastoma with precocious puberty in a 28-month-old boy, who was admitted because of abdominal pain, enlarged testis & penis, pubic hair and a deep voice. Diagnosis was made by typical Clinical manifestation, elevated...
Parentage of Doner and Unmarried mother
Gook Jin Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):741-741.   Published online May 31, 1989
Medical Common Sense
A Criteria for Calculation of Hospital Rate for the Health Insurance.
Chong Kil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(5):742-743.   Published online May 31, 1989
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