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Volume 33(3); Mar 1990
Original Articles
Statistical Study on Pediatric Emergency Patients.
Boyoung Hong Ahn, Young Hee Chung, Young Wook Kim, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):283-290.   Published online March 31, 1990
An analysis was carried out on the pediatric patients who visited the emergency room of the Kwangju Christian Hospital during the three-year-period from Jan. 1985 to Dec. 1987. The results were as follows: 1) Out of 27,610 total emergency patients, 9,784 (35.8%) were under 15 years of age. 2) The male-to-female ratio was 1.6:1. 3) The peak incidence was found among children aged between 1 month to 11...
A Study on Free Fatty Acid and Albumin Levels in Breast Milk.
Eun Young Kwak, Sang Kee Park, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):291-298.   Published online March 31, 1990
Breast milk has been the principal roles of feeding infants all over the world. Fatty acid in breast milk is a very important source of energy and a-lactalbumin is a specipic protein that is necessary for optimal growth and development of infants. The free fatty acid and albumin levels in breast milk from 128 korean mothers were analysed from January to August 1988. A...
A Study on Pratol(R) Poisoning in Childhood.
Hyon Sook Seo, Heock Il Kwon, Jae Seung Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):299-305.   Published online March 31, 1990
A Clinical observation was made on 22 cases of Pratol poisoning in childhood, who were admitted to department of pediatrics, severance hospital from January, 1979 to June, 1989. The results were as follows: 1) The ratio of male to female was 1:1 in total, 7 cases: 3 cases in the age group of 1 to 3 year and 3 cases: 7 cases in the age...
Clinical Evaluation on Newborn of Teenage Pregnancy.
Man Cheol Ha, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):306-314.   Published online March 31, 1990
The authors have analysed the clinical characteristics of 117 cases of teenage pregnancy and their 122 newborn cases who were visited Pusan National University Hospital and Hae Sung Hospital from January 1982 to August 1988. The results were summarized as follows; 1) The youngest teenage mother was 14 years old, and below 17 years old was 28.2% and the remainder were between 18 and 19 years...
Clinical Study of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Infection in Children.
Jong Woon Choi, Hoan Jong Lee, Byung Kiu Park, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):315-323.   Published online March 31, 1990
A retrospective analysis of clinical findings in 43 patients with M. pneumoniae infection who visited Department of Pediatrics of Seoul National University Hospital from January, 1987 till December, 1987 was performed. 1) The peak incidence of age was 5 to 9 years of age (20 cases; 46.5%), and male-to-female ratio was 1.05:1. 2) Monthly distribution showed a high frequency in April (10 cases; 23.3%) and seasonal distribution showed...
The Estimation of Pressure Gradients of the various Cardiac Chambers Using Conbtinuos-Wave Doppler Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease.
Du Young Choi, Yeon Sim Kim, Hyung Suk Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):324-331.   Published online March 31, 1990
Continuous-Wave doppler echocardiography was used to estimate the Pressure gradient in 55 children with congenital heart disease. To test whether the Doppler method would be useful for evaluation and management of pediatric patients with ventricular septal defect (VSD)), pulmonic stenosis (PS), tricuspid regurgitation (TR), we recorded the maximal velocity (Vmax) of transseptal, pulmonary and regurgitant tricuspid jet flows and calculated the pressure gradients used by...
Comparison of the 3-Imaging Procedures (IVP,VCUG & USG) on Children with Urinary Tract Infection.
Min Hee Yeo, Won Yeob Kim, Jee Sung Kim, Sang Geel Lee, Im Ju Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):332-340.   Published online March 31, 1990
This study was performed in 106 childrens with urinary tract infection who were admitted to Pediatric Department of Fatima Hospital during 2 1/2 years period from January 1986 to June 1988. Each patient was evaluated in three imaging procedures: intravenous pyelography (IVP), voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) and ultrasonography (USG). 1) Of 106 cases, 59 cases (55.7%) were normal on the three imaging procedures (IVP, VCUG, USG), whereas...
An Outbreak of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infection.
Hong Jong Joo, Keun Hee Chung, Yoo Mee Kim, Soon Gi Kim, Moon Soo Park, Jin Keun Chang, Sung Woo Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):341-350.   Published online March 31, 1990
We experienced one outbreak of Yersinia pseudtuberculosis infection that had not been reported in our country. In May, 1988, an outbreak of acute infection with symptoms suggestive of Yersinia pseudotuber- culosis infection occurred among a middle school students in No-Won-Gu, Seoul. Two hundreds and fifteen students went on a picnic at the Mt. Surak in No-Won-Gu on 13th May, 1988. Fifty of 95 students who...
Cystinurua in Siblings.
Sung Ik Cho, Min Yong Oum, Jae Ock Park, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):351-359.   Published online March 31, 1990
We report cystinuria in siblings. Renal colic, hematuria, dysuria and stone passage were developed in younger brother (4 year 6 month old boy). But the elder sister (6 year old girl) had no specific symptoms nor signs. The identification of the disease was proved by cyanide nitroprusside test and amino acid analysis of urine. In our patients the chromatographic amino acid patterns of urine showed...
2 cases of I-cell disease.
H D Lee, K H Kim, Y T Lim, W T Kim, S Y Kim, H J Jeon, H J Park, C Y Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):360-366.   Published online March 31, 1990
Clinical pictures of 2 cases with I-cell disease patients, 8 and 11 months old female, were analyzed. Characteristic coarse facial features, gum hypertrophy, retarded growth and dysostosis multiplex were observed in both cases. Under phase contrast microscopic examination, cultured fibroblasts of skin of case I patient had their cytoplasm filled with numerous dark granules leaving only a juxtanuclear crescent free of inclusions. We report...
A case of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.
Jin Soo Choi, Byung Hee Kim, Young Soo Chon, Hwa Il Kwang, Young Youn Choi, Tai Ju Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):367-372.   Published online March 31, 1990
The Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (exomphalos-macroglossia-gigantism: E M G Syndrome) is characterized by the presence of a wide variety of anomalies such as omphalocele, muscular macroglossia, gigantism, neonatal hypoglycemia, cytomegaly of the adrenal fetal cortex, hyperplasia of gonadal interstitial cells, and hyperplastic visceromegaly, particularly of pancreas and kidneys. Other abnormalities may include hemihypertrophy, microcephaly and mental retardation, prominent occiput, facial flame nevus, neonatal polycythemia, and linear indentations...
A case of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.
Nam Joo Hwang, Soo Mi Back, Yang Suk Choi, Son Sang Soe, Hye Kyoung Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):373-379.   Published online March 31, 1990
We experienced on case of Backwith-Wiedemann syndrome. This female neonate manifested omphalocele, gigantism, facial nevus flammeus, Macroglossia, and ear lobe grooves. A brief review of related literature was done.
Two cases of Goldenhar's Syndrome.
Ah Young Yun, Nam Sun Baik, Young Ah Lee, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):380-385.   Published online March 31, 1990
Goldenhar’s syndrome is a syndrome consisting of (1) epibulbar dermoids and/or lipodermoids (2) preauricular skin tags and blind-ended fistulas and (3) vertebral anomalies. Two cases of Goldenhar’s syndrome which showed asymmetric facies, epibubar dermoids, preaur- icular skin tags blind-ended fistulas in 7 month-old girl and 2 month-old boy were reported. In one of our cases cleft of vertebrae, hypoplasia of left lung and cyanotic...
A case of Endobronchial Tuberculosis Accompanied by Embedded Lymph Node.
Kyoung Hoon Choi, Jeong A Hwang, Byeung Ju Jeong, Kyu Earn Kim, Ki Young Lee, Fan Chen Mong, Hee Dae Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):386-392.   Published online March 31, 1990
We experienced a case of endobronchial tuberculosis accompanied by an embedded lymph node in a 1 3/12-year old male who was admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine. On bronchogram, a punched out defect was noted at the site of the right main bronchus from where the right upper lobe bronchus and right intermediate bronchus branched. Although bronchoscopy was performed three...
Lipoid Pneumonia.
Chang Gee Kang, Ho Seong Kim, Jung Tak Kim, Dong Soo Kim, Eun Kyung Han, Kwang Gil Lee, In Joon Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):393-397.   Published online March 31, 1990
Lipoid pneumonia is a chronic, interstitial, proliferative inflammation resulting from aspiration of lipoid material; it occurs principally in debilitated infants. Animal oils, owing to their high fatty acid content, are the most damaging. There are no characteristic signs or symptoms; cough is most common and in severe cases there may be dyspnea. We have experenced one case of lipoid pneumonia cause by an aspiration of...
A Case of Chronic Relepsing Pancreatitis with Calcification in Childhood.
Yo Han Kim, Min Sik Kim, Moo Young Song, Eun Ryoung Kim, Jong Duk Lee, Soon Jai Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):398-403.   Published online March 31, 1990
A 9-vear-old girl presented with recurrent abdominal pain. Investigations failed to show any of the demonstrable causes of pancreatitis, but she was found to have pancreatic calcifications with the help of the plain abdominal x-ray, abdominal ultrasound and abdominal C—T scan. Pancreatic calcifications are virtually pathognomonic of chronic pancreatitis. We report this case and review related literatures briefly.
Two Cases of Congenital Dislocation of the knee.
Hwa Jin Byun, Hye Kyung Lee, Hee Ju Kim, Sung Il Ahn, Chang Soo Ra, Woo Ku Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):404-409.   Published online March 31, 1990
Congenital dislocation of the knee is rare deformity. Since its first description by chatelaine in 1822, many authors have been proposed. The authors experienced two cases of congenital dislocation of the both knees and a brief review of the related literatures was made.
A case of congenital dyserythropoietic Anemia.
Sang Oh Na, Seong Hoon Ha, Hong Hoe Koo, Hee Young Shin, Il Soo Ha, Hyo Seop Ahn, Doek Ja Oh, Myoung Hee Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):410-415.   Published online March 31, 1990
The congenital dyserythropoietic anemia refers to a group of hereditary disorders of erythropoiesis characterized by ineffective erythropoiesis, multinuclearity of erythroblasts, and secondary hemo- chromatosis. The authors report a case of anemia in a 4 month-old girl whose bone marrow showed dyserythropoietic features. A brief review of referential literatures was made.
A Case of Retroperitoneal Lymphangioma.
Gyu Jin Oh, Jin Hyeon Park, Hee Jung Kwon, In Sil Lee, Kui Won Park, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):422-428.   Published online March 31, 1990
Cystic lymphangioma, or cystic hygroma, is a true, benign, congenital multic-ystic tumor arising from sequestration of embryonic lymphatic tissue. Most often it occurs at birth or early in life, and it was found most commonly in the neck, but rarely in the retroperitoneum and its distribution coincides with that of the primitive lymph sac. We have experienced a case of retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma in...
The Right of Ingeritance and Family Name of Embryo by Artificial Conception (47).
Gook Jin Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):429-430.   Published online March 31, 1990
Medical Common Sense
A Criteria for Calculation of Hospital Rate for the Health Insurance (47).
Chong Kil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(3):431-431.   Published online March 31, 1990
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