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Original Article
Cold Agglutinin and Mycoplasma Antibody Titersin Children with Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia During Recent 5 Years
Seon Hwa Yoon, Joon Kyo Jung, Myung Ho Oh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(7):943-952.   Published online July 15, 1996
Purpose : More effective diagnosis and treatment through a survey on clinical aspect for the last 5 years and interrelation between cold agglutinin titer and mycoplasma antibody titer of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia. Methods : 369 patients hospitalized in the department of pediatrics of Chung Goo Sung Shim Hospital for the 5 years from January 1990 to December 1994 have been surveyed, which diagnosed to be...
Neurologic Complications Associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection
Sung-Jong Park, Tae-Sung Ko, Hyung-Nam Moon, Chang-Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(3):346-353.   Published online March 15, 1996
Purpose : Mycoplasma pneumoniae is known to be a common respiratory pathogen in children and cause neurologic complications in some patients. The clinical spectrum of the neurologic complications is wide, ranging from mild meningeal signs to severe neurologic symptoms with poor outcomes. The overall mortality in patients with neurologic complications has been approximated upto 10% and significant residual deficits could...
Case Report
A Case of Cerebral Infarction Associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection
Young Jae Koh, Dong Jun Kim, In Joon Seol, Ha Baik Lee, Ki Woong Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(1):115-119.   Published online January 15, 1996
Mycoplasma pneumoniae has been shown to be of etiologic importance in cases of upper-and lower-respiratory tract infections, especially in children and young adults. It may cause a variety of extrapulmonary manifestations in multiple organ systems, most commonly the central nervous system. The extrapulmonary syndromes include meningitis, cerebral infarction, acute transverse myelitis, psychosis, cerebellar ataxia, Guillain-Barré syndrome and Reye syndrome. Cerebral...
Original Article
A Study of Relationship between Bronchial Hyperreactivity (BHR) and Atopic Findings in Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia
In Kyeong Seo, Weon Jeong Bae, Jae Ook Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(9):1210-1219.   Published online September 15, 1995
Purpose : The respiratory infection due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae among school aged children and adolescents was recognized as an important cause of wheezing or BHR. This study was performed to evaluate relationship between BHR to Mch inhalation challenge and atopic findings in M. pneumoniae pneumonia. Methods : 61 patients with M. pneumoniae pneumonia who were admitted to the department of Pediatrics,...
Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in clinical Samples from Pediatric Patients by Polymerase Chain Reaction
Baik-Lin Eun, Sang Hee Park, Young Chang Dockgo, Sang Chul Seong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(8):1077-1086.   Published online August 15, 1995
Purpose : Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a common cause of a wide rage of upper and lower respiratory tract infections, especially in children and young adults. Routine laboratory diagnosis of M.pneumoniae infection is based mainly on serology and, to lesser extent, on cultivation. The cultivation of M.pneumoniae, a fastidious microorganism, is time-consuming and may require 1-3 weeks for results. Serological procedures...
Case Report
One Case of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Associated with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae In fection
Soo Kyung Lee, Joon Soo Lee, Soo Young Lee, Byung Ju Jeoung, Kyu Earn Kim, Ki Young Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(10):1441-1446.   Published online October 15, 1993
Bronchiolitis obliterans is an infrequent disorder characterized by partial or complete obstruction of bronchi and bronchioles by fibrous tissue following an insult to the lower respiratory tract. In the pediatric population, Bronchiolitis obliterans has most frequently been preceded by respiratory tract infection by adenovirus, influenza, measles. But it may occur in young adults after mycoplasma infection. We experienced the case...
Original Article
A Clinical Study on Wheezing of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia in Children
Jeong Eun Kwon, Jun Ho Yoon, Jae Ook Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(10):1366-1374.   Published online October 15, 1993
The relationship between respiratory infections and exacerbations of wheezing in patients with wheezy bronchitis or asthma has been described. Most respiratory infections were viral or Mycoplasma pneumoniae. This study was performed to evaluate the effect of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection on bronchial reactivity and atopic background. 106 patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia who were admitted to the department of pediatrics, Fatima Hospital,...
Clinical Consideration between the Type of pneumonia and cold Agglutinin Titer, and Mycoplasma Antibody Titer caused by Mycoplasma pneumonia in Children
Byung Yeon Kim, Hyang Suk Lee, Ill Kyung Kim, Chang Hee Choi, Jyung Ho You
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(7):959-967.   Published online July 15, 1993
The authors analysed 261 cases of mycoplasmal pneumonia in chidren who were admitted to the pediatric department of Seoul Adventist Hospital between July 1986 and June 1991. The result obtained were as follows; 1) Yearly distribution of the cases showed high in 1987 and 1991, but no significant difference was noted in seasonally or monthly distribution. 2) The peak incidence of age was...
A Clinical Study of Mycoplasma Pneumonia in Children During Recent 5 Years
In Seung Park, Ha Baik Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(8):1082-1088.   Published online August 15, 1992
Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections are among the most frequent respiratory diseases of school-aged children, adolescents and young adults. However in preschool children a persistent nonproductive cough, fever and interstitial or lobular infiltrates on the chest radiograph can recently be recognized as presenting features of M. pneumoniae. We studied to find out the recent trends in epidermiologic and clinical variabilities of M. pneumoniae...
The diagnosis of mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia by high density composite particles agglutinin test.
Hae Jin Choeh, Jung Hae Park, Chong Sung Chung, Kyu Chul Choeh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(8):1102-1109.   Published online August 31, 1991
In a prospective investigation of 21 chi Idem 3 years of age or more with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia, we analyzed the diagnostic efficacy of High Density Composite Particles Agglutinin(HDDA) test comparing with cold agglutinin tests and clinical findings. The results obtained were as followed. 1) Among 24 total cases, the number of cases showing positive reaction to HDPA and to cold agglutination test were 17 and...
A clinical study of pneumonia presented with positive cold agglutin- in test.
Il Jung Joo, Jin Seop Juong, Sang Woo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(8):1093-1101.   Published online August 31, 1991
A clinical study was performed on 65 patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics of Seoul Paik hospital from September 1,1989 to August 31, 1990. The results were as follows; 1) Seasonal distribution showed a high frequency in summer (33 cases; 50.8%). 2) The peak incidence was 5 to 9 years of age (32cases;49.2%). 3) Male to female ratio was 1:1.17(30:35). 4) On the chest...
Clinical Study of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Infection in Children.
Jong Woon Choi, Hoan Jong Lee, Byung Kiu Park, Hyung Ro Moon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(3):315-323.   Published online March 31, 1990
A retrospective analysis of clinical findings in 43 patients with M. pneumoniae infection who visited Department of Pediatrics of Seoul National University Hospital from January, 1987 till December, 1987 was performed. 1) The peak incidence of age was 5 to 9 years of age (20 cases; 46.5%), and male-to-female ratio was 1.05:1. 2) Monthly distribution showed a high frequency in April (10 cases; 23.3%) and seasonal distribution showed...
Unusual Forms of Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Manifestations of Mycoplasmal Pneumonia.
Young Soo Lee, Chang Ho Hong, Chul Lee, Sung Gyu Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(8):1064-1073.   Published online August 31, 1989
A clinical study was performed on 145 patients admitted to the Departement of Pediatrics, Yong Dong Severance Hospital between July, 1984 and June, 1987 with the diagnosis of Mycoplasmal pneumonia. This diagnosis was done when chest X-ray or auscultation of the chest showed signs of pneumonia. Patients with cold agglutinin titrations of 1:64 or titrations with four fold increase during follow up had Indirect...
Clinical Study of Interrelationship Between Cold Agglutinin Titers and Indirect Hemagglutination Titers in Children with Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia During Recent 3 Years.
Jong Chan Shin, Jae Youn Kim, Myung Ik Lee, Soon Wha Kim, Keun Chan Sohn, Kyeung Eun Jung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(7):915-925.   Published online July 31, 1989
A clinical study was made on 103 cases of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia patients during the period of 3 years from July ’84 to June '87. Indirect hemagglutination test (IHA) and/or cold agglutinin test (CAT) were measured and follow-up studies were done until the 50th day of the illness. Each titer was compared for analysis of interrelationship between them. And we obtained following results: 1) The highest...
A Case of Mycoplasmal Meningitis Associated with Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia.
Sang Young Jeong, Seung Koog Kim, Sung Ho Cha, Sa Jun Chung, Chang Il Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(4):556-560.   Published online April 30, 1989
Mycoplasmas have been recognized as pathogens of respiratory tract in children and adolescence, but clinically apparent pneumonia develops in only 3 to 10% of infected persons. Central nervous system complication, such as aseptic meningitis, meningoencephalitis. transverse myelitis, hemiplegia, cerebellar ataxia and psychosis, associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection were developed in .0.1 % of all Mycoplasmal infection. We experienced a case of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia and...
Clinical Consideration on Pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma Pneumoniae in Children.
Il Kyung Kim, Hyung Jin Kwon, Ho Seong, Chang Hee Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(1):1-10.   Published online January 31, 1989
A retrospective analysis of clinical findings in 63 patients above 2 years of age who were admitted to our hospital due to pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae from July, 1986 to June, 1987 was performed. The results obtained were as follows: 1) The number of patients showing positive reaction to cold agglutinin test (above 1:64) were 59 (55. 7%) among 106 total pneumonia cases. 2) The...
A Clinical Study of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia.
Jeong Wi Yook, Sun Ock Kim, Min Shik Kim, Hey Sun Lee, Young Min Ahn, Dae Young Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(12):1603-1611.   Published online December 31, 1988
A clinical study was made on 114 cases of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumoniae pneumonia during the period of 3-6/12 years from April, 84 to September, 87. The results were as follows; 1) Among the 920 cases of lower respiratory tract infections, the incidence of Mycoplasma infection was 25.4%(234/920). 2) The mean age was 6.2 ±2.9 years and the male to female ratio was 1:1.1. 3) There was no significant seasonal...
A Clinical Study on Patients with Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia in Childhood.
Yeong Ho Ra, Sung Ho Cha, Sa Joon Chung, Yong Mook Choi, Chang Il Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(7):759-768.   Published online July 31, 1987
Clinical features of 96 cases (46 Mycoplasmal pneumonia: Group I, 50 Non-Mycoplasmal pneumo- nia: Group II) above 2 years of age were studied prospectively from December, 1985 to June, 1986 who were admitted to the Dept, of Pediatrics, Kyung Hee University Hospital. The summary of the study is as follows: 1) Among the total 96 cases with pneumonia above 2 years of age, the frequency...
Clinical Observation on Pneumonia due to Mycoplasma Pneumoniae in Children.
Baik Lin Eun, Hyun Keum Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(6):651-657.   Published online June 30, 1987
The author determined mycoplasma antibody titer in 216 cases of pneumonia who were admitted to the pediatric ward of Korea Medical Center Guro Hospital from November, 1985 to September, 1986, and clinical investigation and statistical analysis were performed between mycoplasma anti- body positive group and negative group. The following results were obtained: 1) In 216 cases of children with pneumonia, incidence of mycoplasma antibody positive cases...
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