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Cases Studies of Intussusception with Special References.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1981;24(9):844-853.
Published online September 15, 1981.
Cases Studies of Intussusception with Special References.
Kyung Sook Choi, Myoung Sook Kim, So Kyung Park, Dong Hak Shin
Department of Pediatrics, Presbyterian Hospital, Kee Myoung University, Dae Gu, Korea.
소아 장 중첩증에 대한 임상적 고찰
최경숙, 김명숙, 박소경, 신동학
계명대학교 의과대학부속 동산병원 소아과학교실
This paper present 105 cases which were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics of Dong San Presbyterian Hospital from Jan. 1978 to July, 1980 The results are summarized as follows; 1) Age incidence, 94% of patients were under age of two, 88.2% of patients were under one year, and adults were high incidence in Korea. 2) Male to female ratio was 2.1:1 3) In seasonal incidence, spring was relatively high. 4) In 76.4% of cases, their body weight were over 50 percentile of Korean normal infants and children. 5) The patients who visited hospital within 24 hrs. from onset of symptom was occupied in 57.7%. 6) The cardinal symptom and signs were vomiting (89.4%), abdominal pain. Irritability, crying, (72.9%), mucous bloody stool (70.6%) and abdominal mass (42.1%) 7) In analysis by intussusception type(40.0%), ileocolic type (23.5%), ileoileal type(17.6%), jejunojejunal type (17.6%), in adults. 8) In simple abdominal X-ray figures showed the dilatation due to gastrostomy 52.9% and phenomenon of fluid retention 30.6%. 9) Etiologic causes were confirmed only 7.1% in children and 29.4% in adults, the causes in 92% were idiopathic in children and 70.6% in adults respectively. 10) In previous illness, we find out its predisposing factors 42.4% in children. 11) Hydrostatic barium reduction was successed in 47.1% of all cases and operative cases were 47%
Key Words: Cases Studies of Intussusception in children

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