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Volume 37(1); Jan 1994
Original Articles
Clinical Study of Febrile convulsion and Factors Related to Recurrence
Jong Gyun Kim, Keon Su Rhee, Young Hun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):1-8.   Published online January 15, 1994
We have reserched the relationship of their clinical pictures and factors related to the risk of recurrence of 75 patients with simple or complex febrile convulsions, who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Chungnam National University Hospital from January 1987 to July 1991. The 75 patient were followed up and consisted of the 55 patients with initial or non-recurrent...
The Incidence of Allergic Disease among the Pediatric Outpatient
Jeong Hee Kim, Jun Hee Park, Dae Hyun Lim, Soon Ki Kim, Byong Kwan Son
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):9-18.   Published online January 15, 1994
The incidence of allergic disease in pediatric outpatient department of a hospital, where primary care is undertaking, was studied from Arp. 1, 1989 to Mar. 32, 1990. The results were as follows, 1) The incidence of respiratory tract disease was the highest with the value of 57.2% of the total patients, followsed by gastrointestinal tract disease (13.9%), infectious disease (6.7%), visit...
Prediction of Neurologic Outcome of Perinatal Asphyxia by Use of CK-BB Isoenzyme Measurements
Eun Sik Kang, Jung Hea Park, Hea Jin Choeh, Chong Sung Chung, Kyuchul Choeh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):19-25.   Published online January 15, 1994
Creatine kinase (CK) isoenzyme are considered as a specific tissue injury marker. Brain tyupe isoenzyme of CK (CK-BB) was measured in 44 healthy and 33 asphyxiated preterm and fullterm infants. Samples were drawn from peripheral blood at six to ten hours after birth. There were no difference of CK-BB and CK-BB% between preterm and fullterm infants. CK-BB and CK-BB% were well...
A Clinical Study of Serologically Diagnosed Yersinia Pseudotuberculosis Infection in Children
Mi Won Kim, Youn Jeong Jeong, Yong Kyu Lee, Jeong Wan Seo, Jin Keun Chang, Hoan Jong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):26-32.   Published online January 15, 1994
A retrospective analysis of clinical findings in 23 patients with Y. pseudotuberculosis infection who visited Department of Pediatrics of Han Il Hospital from May, 1990 to June, 1992 was performed. 1)The most prevalent age group was 7 to 12 years (16 case:69.6) and male-to-female ratio was 1.1:1. 2) Monthly distribution showed a high frequency in April, May and June(22 cases:95.8%) 3)The common symptoms...
Diagnostic Significance of Red Cell Indices in Non-anemic Iron Deficiency and Iron Deficiency Anemia: Reevaluation with ROC Curve
Hwang Min Kim, Won Kyu Choi, Jae Seung Yang, Jong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):33-39.   Published online January 15, 1994
To validate the diagnostic significance of red cell indices in non-anemic iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia, complete blood count, serum iron, total iron binding capacity, and serum ferritin were measured in 208 middle school girls between 13 and 15 years age. We used Reciever Operating Characteristic (ROC) curve to compare the diagnostic significances of various red cell indices (MCV,...
Urinary Red Cell Volume in the Diagnosis of Glomerular and Non-Glomerular Heaturia in children
Jong Sul Kwon, Dong Seok Kim, Myung Sung Kim, Joon Sik Kim, Chin Moo Kang, Dong Seok Jeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):40-46.   Published online January 15, 1994
Hematuria is a important clinical sign that is a consequence of significatn renal, urologic or sytemic disease. Recently the morphology of the red cell in hematuria has been used to indicate a renal or non-renal source and also the measurement of red cell volume by red cell analyzer has been used to distinguish glomerular from non-glomerular hematuria. In this study, the...
Analysis on the Cause of Eosinophilia in Premature Infants
Woo Sik Kang, Suck Kyu Hur, Mee Kyung Namgoong, Hwang Min Kim, Baek Keun Lim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):47-53.   Published online January 15, 1994
Eosinophilia is a common finding in premature babies during the neonatal period. Serial eosinophil counts were determined in 94 hospitalized, appropriately grown premature infants whose gestational ages ranged from 28 to 36 weeks. The incidence, sseverity and etiologic factors of eosinophila were retrospectively studied in premature infants, who were divided into three groups according to their gestational age. The results were...
A Clinical Observation of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia Due to ABO imcompatibility
Kang Woo Lee, Young Guk Kim, Dong Gun Park, Kee Hwan Yoo, Kwang Chul Lee, Soon Kyum Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):54-60.   Published online January 15, 1994
A clinical and statistical study was performed on 213 neonates of hyperbilirubinemia who were admitted to department of pediatrics of Korea University Hospital from Jan. 1989 to Jun. 1991. And we studied the difference between ABO compatible group and incompatible group, such as, day of appe5rance of hyperbilirubinemia, tendency of bilirubin concentration change, reticulocyte, hemoglobin and duration of hyperbilirubinemia. The following...
Cardiac Rhabdomyoma in Children-A Report of 26 Cases
Ho Sung Kim, Youn Woo Kim, Wun Jung Bae, Chung Il Noh, Jung Yun Choi, Yong Soo Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):61-69.   Published online January 15, 1994
We reviewed 26 cases of Cardiac rhabdomyoma in children which were diagnosed between 1986 and 1991 in Seoul National University Children's Hospital. Twenty-two cases were associated with tuberous sclerosis. Total tumor count was 58 and mean tumor count per patient was 2.23. Their Cardiac rhabdomyoma were diagnosed from fetal period through 12 years after birth. Median age was 9.5 months....
Choleithiasis in Childhood
Soon Young Kim, Jeong Kee Seo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):70-77.   Published online January 15, 1994
Nineteen children found to have gallstones at Seoul National University of Children's Hospital form Jun. 1982 to Jun. 1992 wee reviewed. The results were as follows: 1) The mean age was 10 years, with 9 boys and 10 girls. Most of the cases (63%) were over 10 years of age. 2) Clinical manifestations were abdominal pain (14 cases), naused and/or vomiting (5 cases), fever...
Risk Factors and Outcome of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Beyong Il Kim, Yun Sil Chang, Dong Woo Son, Hae Kyung Han, Jung-Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun, In One Kim, Kyung Mo Yeon, Je G. Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):78-88.   Published online January 15, 1994
The 45 neonates with bronchopulmonary dysplasia among 355 neonates who were managed with mechanical ventilation and oxygen therapy in NICU of Seoul National University Chhildren's Hospital from January 1, 1968 to December 31, 1991, were analyzed for risk factors and outcome. The results were as follows: 1) The incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia was 12.7% 2) Respiratory Distress Syndrome was most common underlying problem. 3)...
The Growth Hormone Response to Growth Hormone-Releasing Hexapeptide (GHRP-6) in the Sprague Dawley Rat with Hypothyroidism
Sei Won Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):89-98.   Published online January 15, 1994
We studied the effects of growth hormone to subthreshold, threshold, or suprathershold dose of growth hormone-releasing hexapeptide (GHRP-6) in conscious and unconscious (anesthesized with ketamine and phenobarbital) female Sprague Dawley rats with hypothyroidism, induced with methimazole and compared these results with those in conscious and unconscious rats with euthyroidism. The results were as below; 1) In conscious rats, the peak GH response...
Case Reports
A Case of Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia, Type II
Won Kyung Yang, Jung Wan Yoo, Hyung Goo Cho, Dong Chul Park, In Sung Lee, Won Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):99-103.   Published online January 15, 1994
Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia Type II (herditary erythroblatic multinuclearity with positive acidfied serum test;HEMPAS) is characterized by binuclearity, multinuclearity, pluripolar mitoses, karyorrhexis of normoblasts, and the presence of abnormla antigens on the red cells. We experienced a case of HEMPAS in a 2 month old girl patient who had an intermittent fever, abdominal distention with palpable liver & spleen, and generalized jaundice. The...
A Case of Bart's Syndrome - Epidermolysis Bullosa and Congenital Localized Absence of Skin -
Hong Shin Jeon, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Hee Jun Yoo, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):104-108.   Published online January 15, 1994
A female newborn had the following characteristics: a congenital localized absence of skin over the lower extremities; blistering of the skin or mucous membrane, incited by trauma, which heals without scarring; and congenital absence or deformity of the nails. In respect to the characteristic manifestationhj, clinical course and electron microscopic features, our patient seems to fit well into Bart's syndrome....
A Case of Childhood Adenocarcinoma
Mi Jung Park, Moon Sung Psrk, Seunng Hwang Oh, Chuhl Joo Lyu, Ki Sup Chung, Byung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):109-114.   Published online January 15, 1994
Gastric adenocarcinoma in childhood is an extremely rare disease with poor prognosis. We experienced a case in which a 14 year old female patient who was admitted with complaints of abdominal pain, indigestion and obstipation. Her physical examination revealed positive Blumer's rectal shelf, positive ascitic fluid cytology and typical radiologic and endoscopic findings suggesting gartric adenocarcinoma. She showed symptomatic improvement...
A Case of Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis
Bin Cho, Dong Sung Kim, Byung Churl Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):115-112.   Published online January 15, 1994
Distal renal tubular acidosis (RTA) is a biochemical syndrome as a dificiency of hydrogen ion secretion by the distal tubule and collecting duct. Owing to the nature of the defect, hyperchloremic non-anion gap metabolic acidosis and high urine pH despite severe systemic acidosis is characterized. Typical manifestations of distal RTA are growth retardation, rickets, polyuria and nephrocalcinosis. We experienced a case of...
Two Case of Psedohypoaldosteronism Type 1
Ji Eun Lee, Jung Wan Seo, Seung Joo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):122-128.   Published online January 15, 1994
Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1 is a genetic renal tubular disease of salt wasting, presenting in young infants. Tubular unresponsiveness to elevated endogenous an exogenou aldosterone is the suggested pathogenetic mechanism. Oral sodium chloride supplementation relieve the clinical symptoms and electrolyte distrubances. We experienced 2 cases of PHA type 1 in 38-day and 450day old male infants who were presented with failure to...
A Case of Immature Intrapericardial Teratoma
Hea Young Shin, Won Kju Choe, Hae Yong Lee, Chong Kook Lee, Keun Chang Song, Soon Hee Jung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):129-134.   Published online January 15, 1994
This paper describles a case of intrapericardial teratoma in a 20-day-old female neonate, who suffered from cyanosis and respiratory difficulty. She was evaluated by echocardiography, chest CT and MRI, the suspected intrapericardial mass was identified and surgically removed. The postoperative diagnosis was intrapericardial teratoma, grade II. This case is reported with brief review of some related literature.
A Case of Disseminated Tuberculosis woth Tuberculosis Otitis Media
Soo Bong Lee, Jin Tack Kim, Joon Sung Lee, Kyung Su Lee, Whang Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):135-140.   Published online January 15, 1994
Tuberculous otitis media is the second most frequent ENT disease of tuberculous origin. Most cases occur secondarily, when organisms are coughed into the nasopharynx from pulmonary lesions, or as the result of hematogenous spread. The clinical findings are profuse otorrhea, absence of pain, profound hearing loss, perforation of tympanic menbrane and paralysis of facial nerve. We have experienced one case...
Clinical Lecture
Treatment of Tuberculosis in children
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(1):141-146.   Published online January 15, 1994
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