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Edentulous child with Allgrove syndrome: a rare case report
Mohammad Vahedi, Shima Fathi, Hanif Allahbakhshi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(11):456-459.   Published online November 18, 2016

Triple-A syndrome, also known as Allgrove syndrome, is a rare autosomal recessive disorder. The 3 features of this syndrome are achalasia, adrenal insufficiency, and alacrima. Achalasia could be the first manifestation of the triple-A syndrome; however, its etiology is unclear. Alacrima is generally asymptomatic but can be detected by obtaining patient history. Although adrenal insufficiency could have manifestations such as...

A Case of Achalasia Managed by Balloon Dilatation
Hwa-Yeon Lee, Jin-A Son, Jae-Wook Ko, Jae-Yun Kim, Don-Hee Ahn, Byung-Kook Gwak, Jeong-Kee Seo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(11):1596-1600.   Published online November 15, 1998
An 8-year-old male was admitted because of dysphagia and substernal pain suffered while eating followed by postprandial vomiting for 2 years. He was always hungry due to postprandial vomiting and willing to eat again just after vomiting. After this meals, he used to jump up and down to shake off the substernal discomfort. A narrowing of the gastroesophageal junction was...
Original Article
Manometric Response to Heller's Myotomy in Achalasia.
Chun Wha Lee, Kyung Mo Kim, Jeong Kee Seo, Hyung Ro Moon, Joo Hyun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(1):101-108.   Published online January 31, 1989
Achalasia is an espohageal motility disorder. It is characterized by the loss LES relaxation on swallowing and of esophageal peristalsis and results in dysphagia, regurgitation and substernal pain. Manometry is one of several diagnostic tests of achalasia and reveals 1) Complete absence of esophageal peristalsis, 2) hypertension of LES. 3) impaired sphincter relaxation on swallowing and 4) positive esophageal body pressure compared to intragastric pressure. We...
A Case of Familial Dysautonomia.
Hong Jin Lee, Dong Kyu Jin, Sei Won Yang, Jeong Kee Seo, Hyung Ro Moon, Je Geun Chi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(5):648-654.   Published online May 31, 1988
Few documented cases of Familial dysautonomia fulfilling current diagnostic criteria have been recognized in non-Jews especially in orientals. In our case diagnosis was established in 8 year old Korean girl. She fulfilled 8 out of 9 essential diagnostic criteria of Riley. It represents a report of this syndrome with achalasia and improved with modified Heller’s myotomy.
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