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Volume 32(6); Jun 1989
Original Articles
Serum IgE Levels in Bronchiolitis Patients.
Seong Hee Choi, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):749-755.   Published online June 30, 1989
Bronchiolitis is a virus.caused lower respiratory disease resulting from inflammatory obstruction of the small airways. The condition may develop to asthma anddifferential diagnosis is not clearcut between two diseases during infancy. Measurement of the serum IgE concentration has been used as an aid in the differential diagnosis. The purpose of this study is to compare the serum IgE levels between control groups and bronchiolitis patients,...
Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis.
Shin Heh Kang, Chul Lee, Ran Namgung, Dong Gwan Han, Ki Keun Oh, Seung Hun Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):756-764.   Published online June 30, 1989
The diagnosis of congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis has traditionally been made on the basis of history and physical examination in the majority of patients. Imaging procedures such as UGI series have been reserved for vomiting infats in whom the diagnosis was obscure. More recently ultrasonography with the lack of hazards associated with radiation provides an additional method of investigation which is accurate and diagnose...
Clinical Observation on Amiodarone Treatment for Critical Arrhythmia in Children.
Ki Soo Kim, Chung Il Noh, Jung Yun Choi, Yong Soo Yoon, Chang Yee Hong
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):765-772.   Published online June 30, 1989
Sixteen cases of critical arrhythmia in children were prospectively studied at the department of pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital, from Oct. 1986 to Apr. 1988 in order to determine the efficacy and side effect of amiodarone treatment in children. Their ages ranged from 5 months to 17 years with 2 patients younger than 1 year of age. The most frequent indication of amiodarone treatment...
Color Doppler Assessment of Mitral Regurgitation in Childhood.
Jo Sam Koo, Jae Won Huh, Yang Dong Park, Hyun Kee chung, Ho Joon Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):773-778.   Published online June 30, 1989
Sensitivity and specificity of detection of Mitral Regurgitation (MR) was assessed by Color Doppler. The degree of MR was also estimated by the Regurgitant Jet Length and Maximum Regurgitant Jet Area/Left Atrial Area (Max. RJA/LAA)% and compared with that assessed by Left Ventriculography. The following results were obtained: 1) Of 108 patients with an adequate Color Doppler study, 90 han no MR by Ventriculography. All were...
A Clinical Study on Children with Acute Glomerulonephritis.
Jeong Ok Kim, Son Moon Shin, Yong Hoon Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):779-788.   Published online June 30, 1989
A clinical observation has been made on 111 children with acute glomerulonephritis who were admitted to Pediatric Department of Yeungnam University Hospital during 5 years period from June 1, 1983 to May 31, 1988. The incidence of acute glomerulonephritis among hospitalized patients was 1.59% and the annual incidence was decreased markedly after June 1986. Peak incidence was noticed in the wintertime from November to January...
Serum IgE Level in Patients with Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome.
Sung Oh Kim, Hee Jung Ahn, Seong Ho Kim, Woo Gill Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):789-796.   Published online June 30, 1989
It has been reported that many patients with minimal change nephrotic syndrome(MCNS) have high serum IgE level, but its significance has not been disclosed yet. In this study, serum levels of IgE were evaluated in different stages of the disease with or without treatment in 26 MCNS(proven by renal biopsy) patients admitted to the Department of Pediatrics Hanyang University Hospital from January, 1980 to...
Radiologic Evaluation About Urinary Tract Infection In Children.
Soon Wha Kim, Byung Rai Cho, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn, Chong Hyun Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):797-803.   Published online June 30, 1989
There had been total 165 cases of urinary tract infection who had been admitted to the ward of pediatrics, National Medical Center from ]an. 1986 to Sept. 1987. Among these, 80 cases had indication of radiologic evaluation; they were the first-documented urinary tract infection in male patients, the first documented urinary tract infection in female patients younger than 6 years of age,...
Urinary Tract Anomalies in Congenital Heart Disease.
Chang Youn Lee, Young Seo Park, Hae Il Cheong, Jung Yun Choi, Young Soo Yun, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko, In One Kim, Kyung Mo Yeun, Kwang Myung Kim, Hwang Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):804-808.   Published online June 30, 1989
A variety of urinary tract anomalies were detected in 1,569 children with congenital heart disease during their cardiac evaluation with cardiac cineangiography in the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children’s Hospital within a period from October 1985 to April 1988. The incidence, nature and course of these urinary tract anomalies were analyzed and the results were as follows; 1) The number of male children...
Idiopathic Hypercalciuria in Children.
Kyung Ha Ryu, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee, Jae Sun Jung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):809-815.   Published online June 30, 1989
Idiopathic hypercalciuria is defined as increased urinary excretion of calcium in normocalcemia without primary cause. It is associated with urinary symptoms, such as hematuria but it occurs without any symptoms too. If left untreated, it may cause kidney stone, dimineralization of bone, or other problem. The incidence of idiopathic hypercalciuria was 3.9% in asymptomatic group compared to 5% in unselected populations in this study....
Clinical Observation and Electroencephalographic Findings relatee to Prognostic factor in Neonatal Seizure.
Soo Chun Kim, Jung Sam Jeon, Chong Woo Bae, Sa Joon Chung, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):816-822.   Published online June 30, 1989
To study the clinical prognosis of the neonatal seizure, we carried out a retrospective review on medical records of 40 neonates who were admitted to the Dept. of Pediatrics, Kyung Hee University Hospital between January 1979 and December 1986. The results from the study are summarized as follows 1) Male to female ratio were 1.8:1. In 50.0%(20/40) of newborn infants, neonatal seizure was detected under...
Bone Age Determination and Hand Radiographic Findings in Children With Russell-Silver Syndrome.
Hun Kyu Lim, Sei Won Yang, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):823-833.   Published online June 30, 1989
Russell.Silver syndrome is a disease of unknown etiology characterized by prenatal onset dwarfism irrespective of full term gestation, growth retardation, body asymmetry, craniofacial dysproportion with a triangular face, short and incurved little finger, etc. Forty.two children were diagnosed as Russell.Silver syndrome by Silver’s criteria at SNU Children' s Hospital from Apr. 1981 till Aug. 1988, and we reviewed clinical data and hand radiographs of...
The Effect of Infantile Eczema on the Development of Allergic Diseases.
Hee Sup Kim, Chang Sung Lee, Sung Hwan Kim, Sang Il Lee, Sung Jae Suh, Pyung Nam Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):834-838.   Published online June 30, 1989
For the evaluation of the correlation between infantile eczema and other allergic disorders in childhood, we performed the study which included questionnaire and allergic skin test, in July through August, 1987. Eight hundred and thirty three students were selected randomly from the middle class in Seoul. All the materials were grouped into four; early primary school group (6-8 years of age; EPSG), late primary...
A case of Evans Syndrome Associated with A-V Malformation.
Keun Haeng Cho, Min Young Lee, Kwang Chul Lee, Young Sook Hong, Soon Kyum Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):839-844.   Published online June 30, 1989
In 1951, Evans and associates first described a group of patients with primary thrombocytopenic purpura for a diagnosis of Evans syndrome, The criteria for a diagnosis of Evans syndrome were(l) hemolytic anemia with a positive direct coombs’ test and thrombocytopenia occuring either simultaneously or in succession and(2) the absence of any known underlying etiology. We experienced a case of Evans syndrome associated with...
3 Cases of Prune Belly syndrome.
Chong Sung Chung, Chong Woo Bae, Byung Soo Cho, Chang Il Ahn, Ju Hie Lee, Moon Ho Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):845-851.   Published online June 30, 1989
The prune belly syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by laxed, wrinkled abdominal wall, cryptorchidism and urinary tract anomalies. But it has wide spectrum of clinical severity, clinical presentation and other anomalies such as pulmonary and skeletal anomalies. We suggested that we should examine the abdominal wall carefully in order to detect mild form (class III) of prune belly syndrome when we...
A Case of Prune Belly Syndrome.
Myoung Suk Nam, Soon Soen Lim, Young Ha Kim, Moon Ki Joe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):852-856.   Published online June 30, 1989
We have recently experienced a case of prune.belly syndrome in male with congenital defect of abdominal muscles, both cryptorchidism, ureter and bladder dilatation, left renal cyst. Imperforate anus and left club foot were associated. The diagnosis was confirmed by autopsy. A brief review of Iiterature was made.
A Case of Laurence-Moon-Biedl Syndrome Including Diabetic Mellitus.
Byoung Hoon Lee, Byung Rai Cho, Myoung Ik Lee, Keun Chan Sohn, Hyung Joon Yoo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):857-861.   Published online June 30, 1989
Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome has a varialbe phenotype and includes obesity, mental deficiency, retinitis pigmentosa, polydactyly and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism. This report concerns a rare case of a 13-year-old girl having diabetic mellitus with Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome. The relevant literature was reviewed.
A case of Aplasia Cutis Congenita.
Young Soon Hwang, Jong Hwan Kim, Tae Bong Kim, Won Yong Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):862-865.   Published online June 30, 1989
Aplasia cutis congenita is a rare disease presenting in the newborn infant as localized areas of skin defect. In the majority of instances, this is limited to the scalp, although other areas of body may also be involved. Other congenital malformations have been reported to occur with aplasia cutis congenita. We observed a newborn infant with aplasia cutis congenita. The skin defect was found...
A Case of Febrile Ulceronecrotic Pityriasis Lichenoides et Varioliformis Acuta.
Jin Hyeon Park, Hae Sung Cho, Kyu Jin Oh, Hee Jung Kwon, In Sil Lee, Gyae Yong Song
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):866-871.   Published online June 30, 1989
Febrile ulceronecrotic pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta is a severe form of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta characterized by the sudden polymorphous eruptions composed of diffuse coalescent macule, papule, vesicle, hemorrhagic vesicle and reddish brown crust on the neck, trunk, axilla, both extremities, and systemic symptoms such as fever and malaise. We have experienced a case of febrile ulceronecrotic pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta which...
A case of Pachyonychia Congenita.
Dong Seok Choi, Ho Kyung Choi, Keun Su Rhee, Young Hun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):872-876.   Published online June 30, 1989
A case of pachyonychia congenita occuring in a 15-month-old girl was reported with brief review of the literatures_ Brownish disc orated and excessively thickened nails with onychogryphosis, hyperkeratosis of soles and knees, follicular lesions on elbow, knees and trunk, and leukoplakia of the tongue and oral mucous membrane were noted.
Legal Position of Embrgo by Artificial Conception
Gook Jin Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1989;32(6):877-877.   Published online June 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(6):878-879.   Published online June 30, 1989
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