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Volume 33(7); Jul 1990
Original Articles
Intrauterine Growth of Korean Infants from 25 Weeks to 44 Weeks Gestation.
Ghee Young Jung, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):887-900.   Published online July 31, 1990
It is very important to reduce the perinatal morbidity or mortality by early recognition of abnor- mally overgrown or undergrown neonates. To achieve this, it is necessary to establish the standards of intrauterine fetal growth of Korean infants. Though there were some previous reports, we intended to make more appropriate fetal growth curve standards by retrospective cross-sectional study using the data obtained from measurements...
Diaphragmatic Movements in Neonates.
Hee Shang Youn, Han Wook Yoo, Moon Hong Do, Jung Hyun Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):901-906.   Published online July 31, 1990
Right diaphrgmatic movement was recorded in 25 neontes when asleeping or in quietly awake state. Using 5-MHz transducer of Aloka 860 color echocardiography we measured those in the supine flat, supine head up, supine head down and prone flat positions. Results were as follows: 1) Normative data of right hemidiaphragmatic movement of 25 neonates were obtained in the positions. 2) Deaphragmatic movement of posterior third was significantly greater...
Pulmonary Air Leaks in the Newborn.
Soon Wha Kim, Kyung Hee Kim, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):907-914.   Published online July 31, 1990
A clinical study was performed on 26 cases of pulmonary air leaks in the newborn who were admitted to the NICU of National Medical Center from Jan. 1984 to Aug. 1988 The results were as follows: 1) Spontaneous air leaks were 2 cases (7.7%)and secondary air leaks were 24 cases (92.3%). 2) Of the 26 cases of pulmonary air leaks, 13 cases (50.0%) had meconium aspiration...
The Effect of Low-Dosage Alpha-Interferon Therapy in Children with Chronic Active Hepatitis B.
Hee Kyung Kim, Sung Min Choi, Cheol Woo Ko, Kun Soo Lee, Ja Hoon Koo, Doo Hong Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):915-922.   Published online July 31, 1990
A clinical trial was conducted to determine the effect of low-dosage recombinant a-interferon therapy in children with HBs Ag and HBe Ag positive chronic active hepatitis. Studied patients consist of 7 biopsy-proven children (aged 6.5-11.5 yr). After 16 weeks of therapy, following results were obtained. Out of 7 HBe Ag positive cases, 5 cases (71.4%) were converted to HBe Ag negative state. One of two...
Clinical Study of Fulminant Hepatitis in Childhood.
Se Wook Oh, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):923-931.   Published online July 31, 1990
Twenty one cases of childhood fulminant hepatitis admitted to Pediatric department of Pusan National University Hospital form Jan. 1979 to Sep. 1989 were analysed. The results were as follows; 1) Age distribution was from 8 months to 13 yerars old and 66.7% of the patients were 2 to 9 year old of age. In sex ratio, male to female was 1,6:1. 2) Presumable etiologic factors were HBV...
Orbital Infections in Children.
Hak Won Kim, Young Tae Kim, Sung Hee Oh, Ha Baik Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):932-939.   Published online July 31, 1990
Seven pediatric patients with orbital infections who were managed at the Hanyang University Hospital from April 1981 to June 1988 were reviewed. The summary of the study were as follows. 1) Seven patients were distributed between 3 months to 14 years of age and four were male. 2) Conditions associated with orbital infections were furuncles (eyelid, nasal cavity, finger), upper respiratory tract infections, and extraction of dental...
Comparisons of the Pressure Gradients between Two-Dimensional Echocardiographic Doppler Studies and Cardiac Catheterization in Pulmonary Stenosis.
Won Ho Choi, Young Sook Kang, Tae Chan Kwon, Chin Moo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):940-945.   Published online July 31, 1990
The right ventricular outflow tract pressure gradient measured by Doppler echocardiography was compared with the pressure gradient by cardiac catheterization in 19 children who were admitted to the department of Pediatrics, Dong San Hospotal during the period of 18 months from January 1987 to June 1988 for the evaluation of heart disease. Among 19 cases, 10 cases were Tetralogy of Fallot, 5 cases were...
Correlation among Electrocardiographic, Echocardigraphic and Hemodynamic Analysis in Atrial Septal Defect, Ostium Secundum type.
Soon Jung Lee, Chi Han Kwon, Joon Sik Kim, Tae Chan Kwon, Chin Moo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):946-951.   Published online July 31, 1990
The electrocardiographic, echocardiographic and hemodynamic analysis were made on 32 patients with atrial septal defect of ostium secundum type, who were diagnosed by echocardiography, right heart catheterization at Dong San Hospital, Keimyung University during the period of 5 years and 6 months from Jaunary 1982 to June 1987. Following results were obtained. Out of 32 patients, 14 were male and 18 were female. Their ages...
Blood Pressure Values of Primary, Middle and High School Children in Kwangju.
Jin Soo Choi, Ki Weon Park, Jae Sook Ma, Tai Ju Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):952-958.   Published online July 31, 1990
For the purpose of establishing normal reference values, the author measured blood pressure of 6, 221 school children (male 3,587, female 2,634) in Kwangju area using automatic noninvasive oscil- lometic method. Blood pressure increased as age and height increased. Distributions of systolic blood pressures were 101±7 mmHg (Mean±SD) in boys and 102±7mmHg (Mean±SD) in sgirls at age 7 and increased with a rate of 1,6...
Clinical Analysis of Children with Nephrotic Syndrome.
Ki Young Cheong, Keon Su Rhee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):959-969.   Published online July 31, 1990
A clinical analysis was made on 51 cases with nephrotic syndrome who were admitted to Pediatric Department of Chung Nam National University Hospital from January 1st, 1984 to December 31st, 1988. Clinical manifestation, response to the inital continuous steroid therapy, relapsing patterns, factors affecting response to steroid therapy, pathologic findings and difference in laboratory findings between relapser and nonrelapser were evaluated. Results were as follows; 1) Among...
Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Therapy in Anemia Accompanied by Chronic Renal Failure.
Dong Kyu Jin, Hae Il Cheong, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):970-976.   Published online July 31, 1990
A clinical study was carried out to evaluate the efficacies of rHuEPO (recombinant human erythropoietin) in anemia of 7 chronic renal failure patients under dialysis at Seoul National University Children's Hospital from Feb. 1989 to Nov. 1989. The results were as follows; - 1) There was progressive increase of hematocrit levels in all 6 hemodialysis patients and mainte- nance dosage of rHuEPO to sustain hemoglobin...
Dubowitz Neurologic Examination in Normal Neonates.
Young Soo Lee, Soh Yeon Kim, Dong Chul Park, Kook In Park, Ran Namgung, Chul Lee, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):977-988.   Published online July 31, 1990
With the improvement in survival rate in high risk infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, there is rising concern about the neurologic sequelae in these infants. In order to evaluate the neur- ologic examination in normal neonates, 400 normal newborns were evaluated for a duration of 6 months from Mach 1989 to August 1989. Neonates greater than 37 weeks gestational age, birth weight...
Study on Pubertal Changes in Adolescent Girls.
Sang Mi Ha, Ki Soo Pai, Un Jun Hyoung, Duk Hi Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):989-998.   Published online July 31, 1990
Puberty is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood whereby rapid growth takes place psychologically and physically, especially sexual maturation. Puberty usually starts at 10 to 12 years and ends at 17 to 19 years. However due to recent improvement in general hygiene, nutrition and standard of living, puberty comes at an earlier age. Three thousand nine hundred and ninety seven girls from...
A Case of Edward Syndrome.
Bong Hyune Chung, Hee Jung Seo, Young Hee You, Hyun Sook Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):999-1003.   Published online July 31, 1990
A case of 18 trisomy syndrome in a female baby who bom at our K.V.H. was presented. The baby had multiple anomalies those were characterized by intrauterine growth retardation, narrow microce- phalic skull with prominent occiput, low-set malformed ears, micrognathia, rocker-bottom feet with short & big toe, shield-like chest and webbed neck. Chromosomal study showed trisomy 18. On autopsy, Horseshoe-kidney had been found.
A Case of (21q 21q) Translocation Down Syndrome Inherited from a t(21q 21q) Balanced Carrier Mother.
Byeong Gie Yeo, Chong Woo Bae, Yong Mook Choi, Chang Il Ahn, Bo Hoon Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):1004-1008.   Published online July 31, 1990
Vast majority of t(21q 21q) Down syndrome occur de novo and familial cases are extremely rare. In familial translocation Down syndrome, One of the parent show 45 chromosomes. In general, the carrier parent carrying (21q 21q) translocation is phenotypically normal because significant amount of genetic material has not been lost in the translocation process. Homologous Robertsonian translocation can be produced either by abnormal gametogenesis...
A Case of Congenital Hypofibrinogenemia.
Ji In Park, In Seok Lim, Chul Ha Kim, Byoung Hoon Yoo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):1009-1011.   Published online July 31, 1990
Congenital hypofibrinogenemia is a rare congenital bleeding disorder, inherited by autosomal dominant or recessive trait. We experienced one case of congenital hypofibrinogenemia in 4 year-old female patient with chief complaints of headache and ecchymosis. History of continuous umbilical cord bleeding and frequent bleeding tendency against minor trauma were revealed on her past medical history. On laboratory data, bleeding time, platelet aggregation test were normal and...
A Case of Cold Urticaria.
Chul Ho Lee, Sung Ik Chang, Jin Han Kang, Joon Sung Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):1012-1017.   Published online July 31, 1990
Cold urticaria is one of the most common forms of physical urticaria characterized by pruritus, hive formation, redness, swelling, angioedema and occasionally symptoms of hypotension after cold exposure. Usually the diagnosis can be ascertained with the use of an ice cube test or an ice water immersion test, in which a wheal reaction appears oh the exposed skin in 10 〜 20 minutes....
A Case of Lamellar Ichthyosis.
Yeon Seung Lim, Sang Joo Han, Won Il Park, Kyung Ja Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):1018-1023.   Published online July 31, 1990
We observed a case of lamellar ichthyosis who was 4 day-old boy with the chief complaints of poor feeding, exessive lamellated scale covering entire body. Diagnosis of lamellar ichthyosis was estab- lished by clinical features and histopathological study. A brief review of literature was made.
The Right of Ingeritance and Family Name of Embryo by Artificial Conception (51).
Gook Jin Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):1024-1025.   Published online July 31, 1990
Medical Common Sense
A Criteria for Calculation of Hospital Rate for the Health Insurance (51).
Chong Kil Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1990;33(7):1026-1026.   Published online July 31, 1990
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