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Volume 37(11); Nov 1994
Medical Lecture Course
Adolescent Medicine and Pediatrician's Commitment
Sanghee Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1483-1487.   Published online November 15, 1994
Original Articles
A Clinical Study on Urinary Tract Infection in Infants and Children
Yoon Hwa Cha, Hee Ran Choi, Seong Hee Jang, Young Min Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1488-1499.   Published online November 15, 1994
This is a report of clinical study on the 63 patients of symptomatic urinary tract infection who were hospitalized at the Department of Pediatrics in Kangnam General Hospital during the period between the May of 1989 and the September of 1992. The observation results were as follows: 1) The frequency of urinary tract infection (UTI) was the highest in children...
Diagnostic Value of Stable Microbubble Rating Test and Shake Test for the Early Detection of Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Prematurity
Sung Eun Lee, Sang Lak Lee, Chin Moo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1500-1507.   Published online November 15, 1994
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) of newborn is a disease revealed high morbidity and mortality rate, especially in premature infant. To evaluate the predictive value of Stable Microbubble Rating (SMR) and Shake test on RDS in premature infant, the anthors carried out the gastric aspirates Shake test and SMR test at birth, 3 and 6 hours after birth respectively on 124 premature...
Evaluation of Development of Normal Infants Using Bayley Developmental Test
Young Mi Chung, Chul Lee, Kook In Park, Ran Namgung, Dong Gwan Han
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1508-1518.   Published online November 15, 1994
From April to September 1992, 40 infants with age 6 months to 8 months who had been born in Yongdong Severanve Hospital were studied for evaluation of their development using Bayley developmental test. The result obtained were as follow: 1) Mean mental developmental index(MDI) is higher than mean psychomotor developmental index (PDI) and the values are 101.9¡¾8.2 and 105.5¡¾9.8 respectively. 2) As...
A Study on the Serum Triglyceride Values in Children
Sang Won Cha, Young Hun Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1519-1525.   Published online November 15, 1994
The concentration of serum triglyceride values were studied at department of pediatrics, Chungnam National University Hospital. With the total 742 cases, among them 462 boys and 280 girls who were at the age of 2 months through 15 years old. Serum triglyceride values were measured to determine the distribution of values and evaluated on the basis of sex, age, height...
Antilymphocyte Globulin Therapy for Aplastic Anemia in Children
Soo Jong Hong, Hee Young Shin, Hyo Seop Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1526-1539.   Published online November 15, 1994
Immunosuppressive therapy based on the use of antilymphocyte globulin (ALG) has become standard therapy for patients with aplastic anemia who are not eligible for bone marrow transplantation. In this study, T cell subsets before and after ALG therapy, hematologic responses, complications and prognostic factors were analysed. Eleven (42%) out of twenty-six patients treated with ALG showed response, but...
Analysis of Platelet Membrane Glycoprotein Ⅱb-Ⅲa complex in Whole Blood of Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia by Flow Cytometry
Byoung Geun Lee, Man Choon Kang, Jong Man Park, Pyung Han Hwang, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1540-1547.   Published online November 15, 1994
Glanzmann's thrompasthenia is a rare autosomal recessive hemorrhagic disorder characterized by prolonged bleeding time, and deficient or absent clot retraction in the presence of normal platelet count. The major underlying abnormality in this disease is grossly defective first-phase aggregation of platelet, which are unresponsive to ADP or other platelet agonists such as epinephrine, collagen, thrombin in any concentration. This disability...
Characteristics of Insulin-Like Growth Factor I in Serum; Pattern of Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein (Large Complex) in Short Stature Patients with Complete Growth Hormone Deficiency
Jin Nyoung Park, Byung Deok Seo, Jeh Hoon Shin, Soo Ji Moon, Sung Yeoul Chang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1548-1559.   Published online November 15, 1994
To elucidate the complex of insulin-like growth factor binding proteins (IGF-BPs) in short stature patients, we carried out a prospective study on three patients who were diagnosed as complete GH deficiency at the department of pediatrics form July 1992 to June 1993. The results were summarized as follows: 1) Two circulating IGFs complexed to specific binding protein existed in normal serum. Binding...
Diagnosis of Thoracic Lesions in Children by Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Dong Nam Kim, Nam Su Kim, Hahng Lee, Jong Sung Kim, Suk Chul Jeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1559-1564.   Published online November 15, 1994
To elucidate the clinical availability of FNAB, we reviewed retrospectively medical records of 30 patients who had infiltrative pulmonary lesion or pulmonary nodule of mediastinal mass, and got percutaneous fine needle aspiration biopsy using Wescott needle, 20~22 gauge, at the department of Pediatrics, Hanyang university hospital from July, 1986 to June, 1993. The obtained results were as follow: 1) There were 30...
Clinical Significance of Septal Malalignment in Ventricular Septal Defect
Dae-Keun Moon, Jae-Sook Ma
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1565-1572.   Published online November 15, 1994
Purpose : Depending on the direction and degree of the septal deviation, the patient with malalignment-type VSD present with a variety of clinical syndrome. It is the purpose of this study to examine clinical characteristics of malalignment-type VSD, and to emphasize the clinical significance of septal malalignment in VSD and thus to increase the awareness for it. Methods : We analyzed...
Clinical Significance of Septal Malalignment in Ventricular Septal Defect
Wan-Yong Shin, Sa-Jun Chung, Chang-Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1565-1573.   Published online November 15, 1994
Purpose : Depending on the direction and degree of the septal deviation, the patient with malalignment-type VSD present with a variety of clinical syndrome. It is the purpose of this study to examine clinical characteristics of malalignment-type VSD, and to emphasize the clinical significance of septal malalignment in VSD and thus to increase the awareness for it. Methods : We analyzed...
Serum Total Cholesterol and HDL Levels in Healthy Korean School Children: Do They Correlate with Obesity?
Jae Geon Sim, Mi Za Chun, Moses Whang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1579-1585.   Published online November 15, 1994
Purpose : The cut-off value for hypercholesterolemia and normal HDL levels for Korean children are still not established despite increasing hypercholesterolemia with recent socioeconomic change. One of the aims of this study its to screen the serum total cholesterol and HDL levels in normal Korean school children, and another is to evaluate the relationships between serum lipid levels and obesity. Methods...
A Study for Menstruation of School Girl in Ansan
Ae Yeon Lim, Dae Hun Pee, Baik Lin Eun, Sang Hee Park, Soon Kyum Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1586-1595.   Published online November 15, 1994
Purpose : Menstruation is a great part as the procedure for physiological, psychological development and physical growth, and menstrual disorders are very common problems in adolescence period. These problems can be resolved by interview or appropriate education of normal pubertal development. However unlike other developed countries, systematic report or appropriate education for menstruation may not be performed in our country....
Ultrasonographic Diagnosis by Pyloric Volume Measurement in Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
Soon Kil Lee, Jae Wha Oh, Yeon Kyun Oh, Chang Guhn Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1595-1599.   Published online November 15, 1994
Real-time ultrasonogram was performed in 31 Pt. With CHPS, who was admitted at the pediatric department of Wonkwang University hospital from January 1991 to June 1993. Those who had positive results of pyloric volume for diagnosis of CHPS and were confirmed by surgery. The results were at follows, 1) The average ultrasonographic measurements of pyloric muscle thickness, pyloric diameter, pyloric length were...
EEG Abnormalities in Henoch-Schölein Purpura
Hae Wom Cheon, Dong Gun Park, Kee Hwan Yoo, Joo Won Lee, Soon Kyum Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1600-1606.   Published online November 15, 1994
Schölein-Henoch purpura is a generalized small vessel vasculitis characterized by non-thrombocytopenic purpura, arthritis, abdominal pain and nephritis. In 1913 Osler described an allergic purpura associated with hemiplegia. After then Lewis et al. Reported the cases of Schölein-Henoch purpura associated with convulsion, coma, confusion, intracranial hemorrhage, and chorea, CNS complication has been reported in 1-8% of children and subsided spontaneously in...
Case Reports
Adrenogenital Syndrome Combined with Congenital Hypothyroidism
Jong-Woon Choi, Woo-Sik Cheong, In-Kyu Yi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1607-1609.   Published online November 15, 1994
A Case of Epstein's Syndrome
Seon Young Choi, Hyun Chul Chae, Hae Young Cho, Hong Bae Kim, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1610-1614.   Published online November 15, 1994
Epstein's syndrome is a rare disease whish is characterized by the association of thrombocytopenia, macrothrombocytopathia, nephritis and deafness. We experienced a case of Epstein's syndrome in a 12 years old male patient who was presented with a life long history of bleeding, usually as epistaxis, bilateral sensorineural deafness and hematuria with proteinuria starting in the childhood. Hematologic studies showed thrombocytopenia with...
A Case of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
Byoung Geun Lee, Soo Hee Chang, Soo Young Cho, Pyoung Han Hwang, Jung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1615-1619.   Published online November 15, 1994
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome is an X-linked disorder characterized by recurrent infection, thrombocytopenia and eczema. Various defects in cell-mediated immunity and deficient antibody response to carbohydrate antigens have been described. We experienced a case of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome of 28 months old male patient. He has been suffered from multiple petechiae with bleeding, recurrent pyogenic infections and generalized eczema since 3 months of...
A Case of Symmetrical Peripheral Gangrene in Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Mi Jeong Kim, Seung Hee Park, Sun Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1994;37(11):1620-1623.   Published online November 15, 1994
The symmetrical peripheral gangrene syndrome consists of sudden onset of symmetrical gangrene of the fingers, toes and more raely, the nose, upper lip, ear lobes, or genitalia. There is no evidence of occulusion of large vessels or vasculitis. We experienced a case of symmetrical peripheral gangrene developed in fingers and toes with disseminated intravascular coagulation in 20 day-old permature infant with...
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