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Volume 33(12); Dec 1990
Original Articles
A Study on Lighting in school.
Kyung Hwan Oh, Woo Ryung Lee, Sang Cheol Park, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1623-1630.   Published online December 31, 1990
The students had to spend their most of times in school. It was supposed that the lighting of classrooms greatly affected the growth and development and visual acuity of students. The illuminance was measured in 12 classrooms of Chun An city (primary, middle and high school) from July to September, 1989. To evaluate the present status and problems of lighting in classrooms, we analyzed...
Clinical Analysis on Childhood Accidents.
Won Seop Kim, Youn Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1631-1638.   Published online December 31, 1990
We carried out a stastical & clinical analysis on 2,593 cases of childhood accidents visiting emergancy room of National Medical Center during last 5 years, from Jan. 1, 1984 to Dec. 31, 1988. The results were as follows: 1) The total percent of accidents among EMR visitors showed 6% increase in 1988 compared to that of in 1984 2) The most common type of accidents was trauma...
Changes of beta-lactoglobulin Specific Immunoglobulins According to the Age and the Onset of Cow's Milk Feeding.
Jong San Lee, Soo Young Cho, Pyoung Han Hwang, Soo Cheol Cho, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1639-1646.   Published online December 31, 1990
It is not yet possible to explain in detail the pathogenesis of the diverse types of food allergy encountered clinically. This generalization applies to milk allergy in spite of the large number of studies reporting the immune responses to cow’s milk proteins, both in healthy subjects and in milk sensitive patients. This study was performed to define the changes of circulating immunoglobulins against milk protein...
Changes of PPD-Specific Immunoglobulin in Pulmonary Tuberculosis After Treatment.
Ja Young Kim, Mun Hwan Lee, Pyoung Han Hwang, Chan Uhng Joo, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1647-1655.   Published online December 31, 1990
The definite diagnosis and precise assessment of response to therapy is still a problem in childhood tuberculosis because these patients rarely produce sputum and if obtained it may be negative. For this reason, diagnosis rely largely on the clinical and X-ray examination, which have a low specificity and high proportion of false positive results. Recently immunologic diagnosis of tuberculosis using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was...
Clinical Evaluation in Lipoid Pneumonia.
Myeong Ku Cho, Suk Min Choi, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1656-1661.   Published online December 31, 1990
Seven cases of lipoid pneumonia in infant who were admitted to department of pediatrics, Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital from July 1988 to March 1990 were reviewed and analysed. The results were as follows: 1) All cases were taken shark liver oil (squalene®) forcefully in supine position 2) Out of 7, all cases were between the age of 3 months and 6 months, and the male...
A Study of Serum Transaminase Level and It's Correlation with Dehydration in Children with HRV Gastroenteritis.
Tae Joon Park, Eung Sang Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1662-1669.   Published online December 31, 1990
The study was taken to study the serum transaminase level and it’s correlation with dehydration in Human Rotavirus gastroenteritis. 129 children, who admitted to the Department of Pediatrics in Chung-Ang University Hospital from January 1987 to December 1989 with chief complaints of fever, vomiting, and watery diarrhea were included in this studies. The stool specimen on admission was tested for Rotavirus Ag by ELISA method....
A Clinical Analysis on Acute Appendicitis in Children.
Woo Ryoung Lee, Dong A Lee, Jae Ock Park, Sang Joo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1670-1679.   Published online December 31, 1990
This study is a clinical analysis of 111 cases of acute appendicitis in children under the age of 15 which were treated at Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital during the past 4 year period from January 1985 to December 1988. The following results were obtained. 1) The incidence of appendicitis was low (2.7%) under the age of 5 and showed a gradual increase in proportion to...
Causes of Chronic Headache in Children.
Han Koo Moon, Son Moon Shin, Yong Hoon Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1680-1688.   Published online December 31, 1990
Chonic headache is one of the most common symptoms in childhood diseases. Headache may occur as a symptom of many clinical disorders, including emotional disorders, head injuries, migraine, intracranial masses, intracranial inflammations or diseases of the eyes? ears, or nose, etc. But it may not always be possible to determine the cause in a given case despite elavorate diagnostic procedure because of non-obvious experession...
Diagnostic Approach of The Childhood Bronchial Asthma.
Suk Hyun Ha, Ji Sun Cho, Woon Kee Yoon, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1689-1698.   Published online December 31, 1990
Clinical and environmental studies were made on 150 cases of bronchial asthma patients who were admitted to the Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital from January, 1987, to December, 1988. Results were as folios: 1) The age distribution showed 64.7% under 6 years old; male to female ratio was 2.4:1. 2) The peak age of onset was below 6 years of age, 80.7% of total cases being included. 3) Bronchial...
Diagnostic Significance in Case with Growth Hormone Deficient Dwarfs.
Duk Hi Kim, Mi Jung Park, Yan Kyu Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1699-1704.   Published online December 31, 1990
As the scope for treatment with GH widens, it is of interest to evaluate those criteria that are used conventionally for diagnosis of GH deficiency. 11 patients with hypotha lamic-pituitay lesions and 11 patients with idiopathic GH deficiency underwent retesting GH secretion with insulin or arginine stimulation test. All 11 parients with organic GH deficiency remained GH deficient. Of the 11 retested patients with...
HLA Typing, Islet Cell Antibody and C-Peptide of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus in Children.
Hyeong Rae Cho, Sei Joong Ko, Duk Hi Kim, Hyun Chul Lee, Kap Bum Huh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1705-1712.   Published online December 31, 1990
35 childhood insulin-dependent (Typel) diabetes mellitus were typed for HLA and examined for presence of islet cell antibody and level of C-peptide. The following results were obtained: 1) HLA types were present as follows; HLA A24 (9) in 58%, DR3 in 38% and DR4 in 62%. This was slightly higher than the Korean population of 38%, 7% and 48% but there was no significant difference. 2) When...
Prolapse of Ileal Mucosa Through the Patent Omphalomesenteric Duct.
Hwan Gyu Park, Ki Soo Pai, Jeong Wan Yoo, Kook In Park, Ran Namgung, Chul Lee, Dong Gwan Han, Eui Ho Hwang, In Joon Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1713-1717.   Published online December 31, 1990
The omphalomesenteric duct in the embryo is a communication between the yolk sac and primitive gut. The duct closes by six to eight weeks of intrauterine life and disappears soon after. Patent omphalomesenteric duct is a congenital anomaly which occurs when there is incomplete closure of the duct during this period. The authors experienced a cases whereby a 29-day old male baby had patent...
A Case of Hypohydrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia.
Chun Oh Lee, Byung Min Moon, Young Wook Kim, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1718-1722.   Published online December 31, 1990
Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is a group of disorders characterized characterized by faulty development of ectodermal structures including the skin, teeth, skin appendages, resulting in hypohi- drosis, hypotrichosis, and abnormal dentition. Here, we report a case of typical hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia in a 16-month-old male who had unexplained recurring fever, hypohidrosis, hypotrichosis, anodontia, and characteristic facial features.
A Case of Right Lung Agenesis Associated with Right Hemifacial Atrophy.
Jung Tak Kim, Young Mi Chung, Dong Goo Lee, Byeong Ju Jeoung, Kyu Earn Kim, Ki Young Lee, Jin Suk Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1723-1728.   Published online December 31, 1990
Unilateral lung agenesis is a rare disease with associated anomalies of soft tissue, the musculos- keletal system, cardiovascular system and gastrointestinal system in 50-60% of cases. When associat- ed anomalies are absent, the disease may not be discovered during a lifetime, but in most of the cases, frequent respiratory infection or associated anomalies make it possible for diagnosis of the disease. Since early diagnosis...
Three cases of Acute Transverse Myelitis.
Hae Young Hwang, Jong Sik Moon, Se Jung Sohn, Hak Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1729-1734.   Published online December 31, 1990
Acute transverse myelitis can be defined as acute disorder characterized clinically by signs of lesions in motor and sensory tracts on both sides of the spinal cord. In the typical cases, there is a distinct bilateral sensory deficit level, paraparesis or quadriparesis, abonormal function of rectal and vesicular sphincters and often with the evidence of preceding or concurrent viral illness. Recently, we experienced three...
Osteogenic Sarcoma as Second Malignant Neoplasm After Treatment of Retinoblastoma.
Ja Young Kim, Moon Whan Lee, Ju Hyung Kim, Pyoung Han Hwang, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1735-1740.   Published online December 31, 1990
The improvement in survival for childhood cancer has been achieved through the use of multiple- agent chemotherapy and radiotherapy. However, one of the limitations to quality and length of survival has been the development of second malignant neoplasm. We exprienced a case of second malignant neoplasm in 13-year-old boy who developed osteogenic sarcoma after successful treatment of retinoblastoma. At 3 years of his age,...
A Case of Virginal Breast Hypertrophy.
S C Hamm, S W Oh, S S Shim, H D Lee, S Y Kim, H J Park, H J Jun, C Y Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1741-1747.   Published online December 31, 1990
A 12-year-old girl visited due to massive breast enlargement during past 10 months. We evaluated hormonal levels and radiologic studies but could not find the cause and diagnosed as virginal or juvenile breast hypertrophy. Hormonal therapy was not effective. We relieved her physical discom- fort or mental anguish with reduction mammoplasty and report with brief review of related literatur- es.
Practicla Problems on Notification of Cancer (56).
Gook Jin Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1748-1749.   Published online December 31, 1990
A Criteria for Calculation of Hospital Rate for the Health Insurance (56).
Choong Kil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(12):1750-1750.   Published online December 31, 1990
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