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Volume 38(11); Nov 1995
Original Articles
The Correlation between the Duration of Breast Feeding and Iron Deficiency Anemia(IDA)
Yee Ja Kang, Ha Sin Park, Hae Jin Choeh, Kyuchul Choeh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1453-1459.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : Iron deficiency anemia(IDA) is the most common nutritional deficiency. in young infants. This study was designed to determine a correlation between the duration of breast feeding and the severity of IDA, and to determine the recommending start point of iron fortified diet. Methods : The correlation between duration of breast feeding, and severity of iron deficiency. and IDA was...
Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Tumer' Syndrome according to Karyotypic Differences
Eun Young Kim, Kyoung Sim Kim, Kibok Kim, Won Jin Kee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1460-1469.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : To assess the differences of clinical features according to various karyotypes in Turner syndrome. Methods : Subjected to study were 45 patients with Turner syndrome, including 5 newborns, from March 1974 to April 1994. They were divided into 3 groups according to karyotypes: 45,X, mosaicism, and structural aberration; and the clinical features were compared. Also structural aberration groups, 46,XXp-and...
Use of Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization to Evaluate the Number of Chromosomes in Buccal Smear Cells in Normal Newborn Infants
Byoung Chan Lee, Jee Yeon Song, So Young Kim, Hyun Hee Kim, Seunghoon Han, Jong-In Byun, Wonbae Lee, Kyong Su Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1470-1475.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : The diagnosis for chromosomal anomality has been made by obtaining cells in metaphase from peripheral blood and fresh tissue culture. But this method is difficult to perform because somewhat invasive and necessary time for cell culture and staining(48-72hr). Recently, the method to find numerical abnormalities in, autosome and sex chromosome of adult buccal mucosal smear by FISH was...
Concentrations and Placenta Transferability of Subclasses of IgG in Newborn Infants with Gestational Age
Gyung Hee Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1476-1485.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : The object of this study was to investigate concentration and placental transfer of IgG subclasses in greater detail and examine the effect of gestational age. Methods : The concentration of IgGl. IgGz. IgG3 and IgG4 were estimated in 119 pairs of maternal and cord sera from pregnancies of various gestation ranging from 32 to 43 weeks using the method...
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections and Application of Nested Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction
Kon-Hee Lee, Hae-Sun Yoon, Kyu-Man Lee, Kyung-Hee Kim, Yang-Ja Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1486-1497.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : Respiratory syncytial virus(RSV) in the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in chileren less than 2 years old. Complications of RSV infections may be life-threatening in children who are immunosuppressed or who have congenital heart disease. Thus it is imperative that laboratory results be rapid and accurate. We therefore were interested in evaluating the role of RSV...
A Clinical Evaluation of the Gastrofiberscopy Studies in Children
Jung Ah Park, Young Ho Ahn, Jin Bok Hwang, Chang Ho Han, Hai Lee Chung, Young Dae Kwon, Jae Bok Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1498-1505.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : This study aimed to provide, as basic material, the experience of gastrofiberscopy in children and the clinical significance of Helicobacter pylori(H. pylori) infection in pediatric gastrointestinal disease. Methods : The objects were 99 patients(male 49, female 50) who underwent gastrofiberscopic examination in case of endoscopic indication at department of pediatrics of Taegu Hyosung Catholic University Hospital from March 1993...
A Clinical Study on the Liver Cirrhosis in Children: Review of 40 Cases
Je Woo Kim, Ki Sup Chung, Chan Il Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1506-1514.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : Liver cirrhosis is relatively uncommon disease in childhood, but the overall prevalence rate and etiology of the liver cirrhosis in children were uncertain in Korea. This clinical study was undertaken to help pediatricians manage the patients properly by investigating the etiology, clinical findings and the outcome on 40 pediatric patients with liver cirrhosis. Methods : This study was conducted...
A Follow-Up Study of Intractable Diarrhea in Early Infancy: Clinical Features of Cow's Milk Allergy and Cow Milk-Sensitive Enteropathy
Young Rak Kwon, Young Ho Ahn, Jin Bok Hwang, Chang Ho Han, Hai Lee Chung, Young Dae Kwon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1515-1524.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : The multiplicity of poorly defined illnesses and the variability of clinical and laboratory features elicited by milk ingestion in sensitized infants has made it difficult to differentiate them from the more common forms of cow milk intolerance. Following up the cases of intractable diarrhea in early infancy(illI), We investigated the clinical features of cow's milk allergy(CMA) and cow...
Immunogenicity of a Recombinant Hepatitis B Virus Vaccine Compared With a Plasma-derived Hepatitis B Vaccin~ and of Vaccination Schedules in Neonates
Ae Sil Kang, Jong Sin Kim, Jae Won Huh, Chang Youn Lee, Hyun Gi Jung, Jae Sun Park, Kwang Soo Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1525-1534.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : Hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine was developed against HBV infection, and used widely in the world. The plasma-derived HBV vaccine was prepared from the plasma of chronic hepatitis B virus carrier. But, the plasma-derived HBV vaccine had many kinds of problems, such as the limitation of source, expensiveness, and the possibility of infection which spread through blood. To avoid these...
Prevalence and Its Changes of Hepatitis B Viral Markers from 1988 to 1993 in Korean Children
Jae Geon Sim, Jeong Kee Seo, Seong Jae Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1535-1539.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : Hepatitis B infection is prevalent in Korea and active immunization of Hepatitis B has been proceeded intensively during the last decade. This study was designed to evaluate the changes of the prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and that of antibody (HBsAb) in Korean children from 1988 to 1993. We can estimate the prevalence and tendency of...
Ischemic Hepatitis in Children after Cardiac Operation -Analysis of Clinical Characteristics, Risk Factors and Outcome-
Kyung Mo Kim, Jeong Kee Seo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1540-1546.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : We have experienced frequently the ischemic hepatitis after cardiac operations which shows rapid striking rise of transaminase. But the ischemic hepatitis in children after cardiac operation is not defined yet in Korea. We examined the clinical characteristics and analyzed the risk factors and outcome in 20 children who showed typical clinical course of ischemic hepatitis after cardiac operation. Methods...
Prevelance and Associated Factors of Childhood Obesity on the Elementary Students in Kwangju City
Myoung Sook Chung, Yung Il Rho, Eun Gyeoung Jung, Kyung Rye Moon, Sang Gee Park, Young Bong Park, So Yeon Ryu, Jong Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1547-1557.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : The prevalence of childhood obesity and its attendant morbidity have increased and the success of therapy for childhood obesity has been limited. It is important for us to recognize risk factors for the development of obesity in children. The purpose of our study is to provide useful information for the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity. Methods : A...
Case Reports
Two Cases of Systemic Candidiasis in Premature Infants
Dae Kyun Kim, Woo Chul Suh, Eun Gyeoung Jung, Eun Seok Yang, Sang-Kee Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1558-1564.   Published online November 15, 1995
Reports of systemic candidiasis in neonates have been noted recently with its major advances in neonatal care permitting the frequent survival of low birth weight infant. Factors influencing the development of systemic candidiasis include prematurity, very low birth weight, the presence of intravascular catheter, the use of hyperalimentation, prolonged broad spectrum antimicrobial therapy and prolonged endotracheal intubation. We experienced two cases...
A Case of Renal Hypoplasia with Renovascular Hypertension
Sang Doo Lee, Jae Hee Park, Jae Beom Lee, Yun Duk Yoo, Byoung Hwa Lee, Mi Sun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1565-1570.   Published online November 15, 1995
Renal hypoplasia is a condition in which the kidneys are small because of developmental parenchymal deficit. Essential to this definition is the notion of normally developed and differentiated individual nephrons and ducts, without coexisting dysplasia. Affected renal artery and intrarenal blood vessel branches are relatively hypoplastic and commonly sclerotic. Stenosis of main arteries or its branches are apt to cause...
A Case of the Renal Artery Aneurysm Associated with the Dysplastic Kidney
Tae Hee Park, Soo Hee Chang, Young Min Han, Soo Chul Cho, Dae Yeol Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1571-1576.   Published online November 15, 1995
Multicystic dysplastic kidney is the most frequent cause of abdominal mass in the neonate. It is frequently associated with contralateral genitourinary tract abnormalities and the most common abnormality is vesicoureteral reflux. Renal artery aneurysm is very rare in the children. Furthermore the case associated with the renal artery aneurysm has not been reported yet. We experienced a case of the left...
A Case of Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita with Congenital Hypertropic Pyloric Stenosis
Seung Chul Yang, So Young Kim, Hyun Hi Kim, Seung Hoon Han, Jong In Byun, Won Bae Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1577-1582.   Published online November 15, 1995
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is a congenital syndrome characterized by extreme stiffness and contracture of multiple joints and associated hypoplasia or absence of development of muscle, bone, and soft tissues; and refers to a heterogeneous group of congenital disorders of unknown but probably multiple etiologies. We present a 50 days old male baby who has had mmultiple fixed contractures of joints...
A Case of Ring 14 Chromosome Syndrome
Jeong Hwa Choi, Han Sang Cho, Young Tak Lim, Hee Ju Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1583-1587.   Published online November 15, 1995
A case of ring 14 chromosome syndrome, confirmed by chromosome study, was dis¡ⓒ cribed. She was 15 months old and manifestated facial abnormalities containing micro¡ⓒ cephaly, flat occiput, hyperterrorism and psychomotor retardation, intractable seizure. Chromosomal study showed the ring 14 chromosome, karyotypic ally she was depicted 46, XY, r(14). A brief review of all literature was also presented.
Nutcracker Syndrome: Report of A Case
Ki Joong Kim, Bu Heon Lee, In Cheol Park, Kwang Woo Ko, In One Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1995;38(11):1588-1592.   Published online November 15, 1995
The Nutcracker syndrome refers to compression of the left renal vein between the aorta and the superior mesenteric artery, associated with hematuria, abdominal pain, and varicocele formation. We report a 13-year-old boy with intermittent gross hematuria for 14 months before admission. Ultrasonography shows narrowing of proximal left renal- vein and dilatation of distal left renal vein at the point of superior...
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