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Volume 33(6); Jun 1990
Original Articles
Recent Advance in Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Childhood.
Chong Young Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):735-743.   Published online June 30, 1990
Statistical Analysis of Patients in Seoul National University Children's Hospital (1985~1988).
Kyung Mo Kim, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):744-753.   Published online June 30, 1990
Statistical analysis of outpatients and inpatients from 1985 to 1988 was assessed with aims to have an overal grasp of patterns and trends of childhood diseases at Seoul National University Children, s Hospital. 1) Number of outpatient visits were totally 458,390 with annual number of visits of 144,754 and average daily number of 461, including 241 visits in Department of Pediatrics. 2) Number of patients at Eemergency...
Clinical Studies on Congenital Anomalies.
Hyeon Joo Chai, Kyung Hee Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):754-761.   Published online June 30, 1990
Modem medical science has been developed advanced rapidly in the past years, but congenital anomalies are known as a major cause of neonatal death. So, we studied the incidence of congenital malformations among 11,119 babies deliveried or admitted at EWUH during a period of five years starting from June 1983. The results were as follows: 1) The incidence of congenital malformations among 11,119 deliveries was 1.5%(1.5%...
A Study of C-Reactive Protein in Acute Infectious Diseases in Children.
H K Choi, Y H Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):762-771.   Published online June 30, 1990
The C-reactive protein is an abnormal protein, which is reacted to various non-specific stmuli such as infection, tissue necrosis, trauma, neoplasm and granuloma formation. Hence, C-reactive protein was index of infection and its allied diseases. Serum C-reactive protein determination on total 207 patients with infectious disease and allied conditions were done in the pediatric ward of Chungnnam National Hospital during the period from Jan, 1988...
A Clinical Study of Febrile Convulsion and Factors Related to Recurrence.
Soo Gi Kang, Myung Hee Yoon, Hyung Ja Park, Shinna Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):772-779.   Published online June 30, 1990
65 Cases of febrile convulsion were reviewed in terms of their clinical pictures and factors related to their recurrences. Seemingly related factors are: 1) age of first episode: The age of first ipisode was under 12months of age in 11.4% of initial cases and 46.7% of recurrent cases. 2) family history of convulsive disorder: There were family history of convulsive disorder in 23.4% of recurrent cases, compare to...
Clinical Study of Epilepsy in Children.
Byeng Gu Min, Chan Young Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):780-789.   Published online June 30, 1990
The author analyzed the seizure types, clinical symptoms, and laboratory examinations in 156 epileptic children who were admitted to Maryknoll Hospital during the 6 years since June 1983 > The results were summarized as follows: 1) Of the 156 epileptic children, 48.1% exhibited generalized seizures, 37.2% partial seizures, 10. 2% unclassified seizures. The most common type was tonic-clonic seizure (37.8%). 2) Epilepsy was most frequent in children...
Clinical Study of Status Epilepticus in Children.
Se Chang Hamm, Chan Young Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):790-798.   Published online June 30, 1990
The authors analyzed the causes, clinical manifestations, courses and outcomes in 29 children with status epilepticus who were admitted at Pusan National University Hospital between January 1980 and June 1989. The results were summarized as follows: 1) In sezure disorder, the incidence of status epilepticus was 7.1%. Status epilepticus was occured throughout childhood without age prevalence and the incidence male to female ratio was 3.1:1. 2) The causes...
Therapeutic Effect of Iron Deficiency Anemia.
Dong Suk Lee, Chang Hee Han, Kun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):799-806.   Published online June 30, 1990
A prospective study was conducted to see the therapeutic effect of iron deficiency anemia on a different oral iron doses. Studied patients consisted of 48 children with iron deficiency anemia who were admitted to our Pediatric Department during January 1988 - September 1989. Three groups were consisted with Group A (element iron dose 3 mg/kg/d, 16 cases), Group B (3 mg/kg/d with vitamin C...
A Clinical Study of Childhood Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
In Sang Jeon, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chong Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):807-820.   Published online June 30, 1990
To study the clinical characteristics and treatment result of childhood NHL, the retrospective study was performed on 82 children with NHL, experienced at the department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital, during 10 years from January 1979 to December 1988. The results were as follows; 1) The sex ratio of male to female was 2.4:1. 2) The age of patients ranged from 8 months to 15 years,...
A Clinical Study on Tumors in Children.
Jae Wook Ko, Seon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):821-829.   Published online June 30, 1990
A clinical study was made on 558 cases of benign or malignant tumors occuring under the age of 16 years which had been observed at the National Medical Center during a period of 12 years, from January 1976 to December 1987. Five hundred fifty eight tumors were divided into 308 benign, 223 malignant and 27 uncertain tumors. The frequency of malignant tumors among total admitted...
A Case of Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (Type1) of the Lung.
Dong Sik Kim, Hwang Min Kim, Jae Seung Yang, Baek Keun Kim, Jong Soo Kim, Dong Hwan Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):830-834.   Published online June 30, 1990
A rare form of congenital cystic lung disease, characterized by the presence of one or usually multiple interconnecting cyst, is called congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung. This disease almost invariably presents either in live premature or stillborn infants, and death in those infants bom alive usually occurs within a few hours of birth. Infants with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation usually have tachypnea,...
Treatment of Congenital Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula with Therapeutic Embolization in a Child.
Byung Hee Kim, Young Soo Chun, Jin Soo Choi, Jae Sook Ma, Tai Ju Hwang, Jae Kyu Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):835-841.   Published online June 30, 1990
Congential pulmonary arteriovenous fistula is an uncommon malformation which has an abnormal connection between the pulmonary capillary bed, in which venous blood in the pulmonary artery is shunted through the fistula into the pulmonary vein without exposure to alveolar air, enters the left heart, and results in systemic arterial unsaturation, polycythemia, cyanosis and clubbing. Death often results from cerebral abscess and rupture of the...
Transsphenoidal Meningoencephalocele in Association with Hypopituitarism ans Congenital Dysplastic Optic Disc: A Case Report.
Chang Gee Kang, Jung Wan You, Sung Chul Shin, Myung Goo Min, Duk Hi Kim, Jin Guk Kim, Oh Wong Kwon, Tae Sub Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):842-847.   Published online June 30, 1990
Transsphenoidal meningoencephalocele is congenital defects in the sphenoid bone through which meninges and brain tissue have herniated; the defect, located in the midline of the base of the skull, was first reported by Richter in 1813. The nine cases of transsphenoidal meningoencephalocele have been reported. Patients with transsphenoidal meningoencephalocele also may have other midline craniocerebral and midfacial anomalies, including additional meningoencephalocele hypertelorism, cleft palate, and abnormalities...
A Case of Dandy-Walker Syndrome Associated with Multiple Congenital Anomalies.
Gye Weon Shin, Chul Ho Lee, Bo Kyung Cho, Chung Sik Chun, Sung Hun Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):848-853.   Published online June 30, 1990
The Dandy-Walker Syndrome is a developmental disorders of the brain characterized by cystic deformity of fourth ventricle, agenesis or hypoplasia of the cerebellar vermis, and hydrocephalus. This syndrome is frequently associated with central nervous system malformation and systemic anomalies. We experienced a case in a 2-day-old female who has multiple congenital anomalies. On physical examinations, macrocephaly with prominent occiput, encephalocele in the occipital area, microphth- almia,...
A Case of Corpus Callosun Agenesis with Situs Ambiguus.
Kiyoung Cheong, Jaehong Yoo, Jongjin Seo, Keonsu Rhee, Younghun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):854-859.   Published online June 30, 1990
In agenesis of the corpus callosum, the major nerve fiber tracts that connect the two carebral hemisphere are absent, and various associated anomalies involve almost all organs. We experienced a case of corpus callosum agenesis associated with situs ambiguus that has not been reported until now. A brief review of related literatures was done.
A Case of Poland's Syndrome.
Seok Gyoung Kang, Joo Tae Choi, Wha Mo Lee, Young Seok Jeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):860-863.   Published online June 30, 1990
Poland’s syndrome is a congenital disorder associated with absence of the pectoralis muscle and ipsilateral defect of the upper extremity, usually syndactyly. The syndrome is not hereditary and is of unknown origin. It affects males more frequently than females. Recently, we experienced a 1 year old male, who had the absence of right pectoralis muscle and ipsilateral syndactyly with hypoplasia of fingers.
A Case of Aplastic Anemia Following hepatitis.
Gae Soon Yeo, Doo Kweon Kim, Chul Ho Kim, Soon Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):864-869.   Published online June 30, 1990
We experienced a case of aplastic anemia following hepatitis in a 4-year-old girl. Pancytopenia was developed during the convalescent period of hepatitis, and it was getting worse, while serial data of liver function test showed improvement. We tried a methylprednisolone pulse therapy, and about 7 months after treatment the CBC findings returned completely normal. She has enjoyed her healthy life during follow-up of over 2...
A Case of Dermatomyositis.
Pal Dong Kim, Chi Han Kwon, Eun Sook Suh, Chin Moo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):870-878.   Published online June 30, 1990
Dermatomyositis is a rarely recognized disorder with poor prognosis. The mortality has been decreased after the initiation of steroid for ifs treatment. Authors experienced a case of der- matomyositis responded well to prednisone therapy and developed hyperglycemia laterly. A 14 year old boy was admitted to pediatric ward with the chief complaints of progressive muscular weakness and facial rash and diagnosed as having dermatomyositis...
The Right of Ingeritance and Family Name of Embryo by Artificial Conception (50).
Gook Jin Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):879-880.   Published online June 30, 1990
Medical Common Sense
A Criteria for Calculation of Hospital Rate for the Health Insurance (50).
Chong Kil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(6):881-881.   Published online June 30, 1990
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