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Two cases of islet cell hyperplasia with nesidioblastosis.
Myeong Ku Cho, Kyeong Bae Park, Gyu Bum Cho, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee, D.H Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(2):273-280.   Published online February 28, 1991
Hypoglycemia due to Hyperinsulinism is associated with nesidioblastosis, islet cell hyperplasia or adenoma. We experienced two newborn infants suffering from recurrent attacks of hypoglycemia, they were underwent a subtotal pancreatectomy for suspected islet cell dysmaturation syndrome. No tumor was found, but histology revealed islet cell hyperplasia and nesidioblastosis. After surgery one case who was treated with diazoxide, had persistent hypoglycemia but the other showed normal glucose...
Two cases of meconium peritonitis.
Hye Kyung Nam, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(2):256-260.   Published online February 28, 1991
Meconium peritonitis is a non-bacterial foreign body and chemical peritonitis occurring during intrauterine or early neonatal life as the result of an abnormal communicatiion between the bowel contents and the peritonesal cavity. We experienced two cases of meconium peritonitis, diagnosed in according to the clinical and radiologic features, in two female neonates who had the chief complaint of vomiting and abdominal distention. A brief review...
Adrenocortical carcinoma in a twelve month old male infant.
Woo Ryoung Lee, Kyoung Whan Oh, Chang Hwi Kim, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(1):137-143.   Published online January 31, 1991
Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare disease in childhood. Most of these carcinomas are functional, produc- ing endocrine abnormalities such as Cushing syndrome, virilization, precocious puberty, hyperaldosteronism or feminization. We experienced a case of adrenocortical carcinoma in a 12 month old male infant who exhibited features of Cushing syndrome, Virilization, precocious puberty and hyperaldosteronism, which were due to functional adrenocortical carcinoma. Microscopic examination revealed cellular pleomorphism...
A case of congenital lactic acidosis.
Suk Min Choi, Myeong Ku Cho, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee, Kikumaro Aoki, Shuichi Yamaguchi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(1):95-100.   Published online January 31, 1991
The congenital lactic acidosis represent a sizable group of metabolic disorders. They are in all likelihood genetically determined, and they are clearly heterogenous. They may be considered broadly as disorders of pyruvate metabolism in which there are two general categories: defects in gluconeogenesis and defects in pyruvate oxidation. We experienced a case of congenital lactic acidosis in neonate who was diagnosed by urinary organic acid...
Clinical Evaluation in Lipoid Pneumonia.
Myeong Ku Cho, Suk Min Choi, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(12):1656-1661.   Published online December 31, 1990
Seven cases of lipoid pneumonia in infant who were admitted to department of pediatrics, Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital from July 1988 to March 1990 were reviewed and analysed. The results were as follows: 1) All cases were taken shark liver oil (squalene®) forcefully in supine position 2) Out of 7, all cases were between the age of 3 months and 6 months, and the male...
A Study on Lighting in school.
Kyung Hwan Oh, Woo Ryung Lee, Sang Cheol Park, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(12):1623-1630.   Published online December 31, 1990
The students had to spend their most of times in school. It was supposed that the lighting of classrooms greatly affected the growth and development and visual acuity of students. The illuminance was measured in 12 classrooms of Chun An city (primary, middle and high school) from July to September, 1989. To evaluate the present status and problems of lighting in classrooms, we analyzed...
A Case of Cloacal Exstrophy.
Kyung Hwan Oh, Joon Soo Park, Hak Joo Cha, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(11):1574-1578.   Published online November 30, 1990
Cloacal exstrophy is a rare congenital anomaly. This anomaly results from failure of cloacal cpntatinn with the persistence of ? into which ilpiiir* and a rndirnAntary hind gut open. We have experienced in a 1-day old male neonate a typical case of cloacal exstrophy associated with omphalocele, genital anomaly, imperforated anus, meningocele, spina bifida, widely separated symphysis and equinovarus. A brief review of related literatures was made.
A Case of Crohn's Disease.
Suk Min Choi, Myeong Ku Cho, Sang Man Shin, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(11):1567-1573.   Published online November 30, 1990
Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease, which may affect any area of the gastrontestinal tract from mouth to anus. The etiology is not clearly defined and rather uncertain. The incidence of the disease is geogra- phically unequal in world wide distribution. Male and female are equally involved. We experienced a case of CrohnDisease in 13 year old male child who complained abdominal pain, anorexia...
Cystinurua in Siblings.
Sung Ik Cho, Min Yong Oum, Jae Ock Park, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(3):351-359.   Published online March 31, 1990
We report cystinuria in siblings. Renal colic, hematuria, dysuria and stone passage were developed in younger brother (4 year 6 month old boy). But the elder sister (6 year old girl) had no specific symptoms nor signs. The identification of the disease was proved by cyanide nitroprusside test and amino acid analysis of urine. In our patients the chromatographic amino acid patterns of urine showed...
A Case of Sirenomelia.
Hyun Kuk Kim, Sung Ik Cho, Byoung Tae Kim, Hak Jhoo Cha, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(2):241-245.   Published online February 28, 1990
A neonate weighing 960 gm with undetermined sex was born after 32 weeks of gestation. The baby had multiple abnormalities such as fused lower extremities, abcence of the anus and external genitalia, meningomyelocele, right anortia, anomalous ribs, pulmonary hypoplasia, renal agenesis and rectal agenesis. The diagnosis was established by physical and autopsy findings. A brief review of literature was made.
Glucose-6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency.
Meen Jai Lee, Sang Eun Lee, Dong Whan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee, Sang Chul Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(2):212-219.   Published online February 28, 1990
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase(G-6PD) deficiency is the most common disease-producing enzyme deficiency of human beings, but extremely rare in Korea. Four well-characterized clinical syndromes are recognized: acute, oxidative stress(drug or infection) induced hemolytic anemia; neonatal hyperbilirubinemia; favism and chronic nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia. We have experi- enced a case of G-6PD deficiency in child associated with chronic hemolytic anemia and exacerba- tions of hemolysis by infection and drug...
A Case of Nonimmunologic Hydrops Fetalis Associated with Down Syndrome.
Sang Eun Lee, Meen Jai Lee, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(2):205-211.   Published online February 28, 1990
We experienced a case of nonimmunologic hydrops fetalis associated with Down syndrome. The patient had generalized edema with severe scrotal swelling and abdominal distension. A roentgenogram showed bilateral pleural effusion and ascites. The chromosomal study revealed 21 trisomy. On autopsy, there were pleural fluid and ascites as well as pericardial fluid. Small ASD and incomplete lobation of the right lung were detected. Chromosomal abnormalities should always...
A Clinical and Diagnostic Study of the Allergic Rhinitis in Children.
Hyun Kuk Kim, Min Yong Oum, Bok Yang Pyun, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(2):189-195.   Published online February 28, 1990
Recently many studies and development of allergology especially in allergic rhinitis have been carried out and the number of allergic rhinitis patients has been increased. In order to get basic clinical information, the authors performed clinical and diagnostic analysis with 132 cases complaining of nasal stuffness, watery rhinorrhea or sneezing who visited the out- patient department of Pediatrics, Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital from...
Statistical Analysis of Death Cases in Pediatric Ward.
Kui Ae Jang, Kyeung Bae Park, Jae Ock Park, Chang Hwi Kim, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(1):1-9.   Published online January 31, 1990
Statistical analysis of death cases during the 9 years from Jan. 1979 to Dec. 1987 in pediatric ward of Soonchunhyang university hospital was carried out. The following results were observed. 1) Total numbers of admission during the 9 years were 16365, of whom 296 expired. 2) Average mortality rate was 1.8% and the annual mortality rate showed decreasing tendency from 1979 to 1987. 3) In age distribution, the neonates...
A case of paraquat poisoning in child.
Min Yong Oum, Sung Ik Cho, Young Chang Kim, Hak Ju Cha, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(11):1540-1545.   Published online November 30, 1989
Paraquat is a widely used herbicide and its poisoning in human induces acute renal failure, hepatic dysfunction, progressive respiratory failure, oral cavity ulcer and cardiac manifestations with high mortality rate. We experienced a case of paraquat poisoning in a 12 years old child who revealed acute renal failure, pneumothorax, subcutaneous emphysema, pneumomediastinum and died 44 hours at acciden- tal ingestion of paraquat solution inspite of...
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