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A long-term subacute sclerosing panencephalitis survivor treated with intraventricular interferon-alpha for 13 years
Minsun Kwak, Hye-Ryun Yeh, Mi-Sun Yum, Hyun-Jin Kim, Su Jeong You, Tae-Sung Ko
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2019;62(3):108-112.   Published online September 18, 2018
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare, progressive, and fatal central nervous system disorder resulting from persistent measles virus infection. Long-term data are scarce, with a maximum follow-up period of 10 years. Interferon-alpha (IFN-α) is a protein that exerts its antiviral activity via enhancement of cellular immune response and is reported to be an effective drug for the treatment of...
Original Article
Neurology
Factors associated with mumps meningitis and the possible impact of vaccination
Kyuyol Rhie, Heung-Keun Park, Young-Soo Kim, Jung Sook Yeom, Ji Sook Park, Ji-Hyun Seo, Eun Sil Park, Jae-Young Lim, Chan-Hoo Park, Hyang-Ok Woo, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(1):24-29.   Published online January 22, 2016
Purpose

Mumps meningitis is a common complication of mumps infection; however, information on mumps meningitis in the postvaccine era is limited. The purpose of the present study was to determine factors associated with mumps meningitis and to discuss the effect of vaccination on this disease.

Methods

We retrospectively reviewed patients younger than 19 years with mumps, diagnosed at a university hospital in Korea...

Outbreaks of mumps: an observational study over two decades in a single hospital in Korea
Ji-Ung Ryu, Eun-Kyung Kim, You-Sook Youn, Jung-Woo Rhim, Kyung-Yil Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2014;57(9):396-402.   Published online September 30, 2014
Purpose

The introduction of the mumps vaccine has dramatically reduced the number of mumps cases, but outbreaks have recently occurred among highly vaccinated populations in developed countries. Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of patients with mumps admitted between 1989 and 2012 in a single hospital in Korea are described in the present study.

Methods

We retrospectively evaluated inpatients with mumps between 1989 and 2012...

Review Article
Current status of measles in the Republic of Korea: an overview of case-based and seroepidemiological surveillance scheme
Young June Choe, Geun-Ryang Bae
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2012;55(12):455-461.   Published online December 20, 2012

Following the Five Year Measles Elimination Program, measles has been declared eliminated from the Republic of Korea since 2006. However, there remain challenges related to the surveillance of measles in the postelimination phase. Even though the routine surveillance system has revealed a gradual decrease in the number of reported cases since 2002, 4 resurgences have occurred, notably due to outbreaks....

Original Article
Assessment about the measles elimination from cases and outbreaks, 2002-2007 - Assessment about the measles elimination -
Jae Sung So, Un Yeong Go, Hyun Kyung Oh, Soo Jin Baek, Jong Koo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(1):68-74.   Published online January 15, 2009
Purpose : We assessed about the measles elimination in Korea according to analyzing national data on measles cases for 2002-2007. Methods : We estimated the effective reproduction number according to the proportion of imported cases and outbreak size. Results : Eleven cases, thirteen cases, six cases, six cases, 25 cases (60.0% were linked to 1 outbreak of 15 cases), and 180...
The Safety and Immunogenicity of a Trivalent, Live, Attenuated MMR Vaccine, PriorixTM
Seung-In Ahn, Min-Kook Chung, Jung-Suk Yoo, Hye-Jeon Chung, Jae-Kyun Hur, Young-Kyu Shin, Jin-Keun Chang, Sung-Ho Cha
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(9):960-968.   Published online September 15, 2005
Purpose : This multi-center, open-label, clinical study was designed to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a trivalent, live, attenuated measles-mumps-rubella(MMR) vaccine, PriorixTM in Korean children. Methods : From July 2002 to February 2003, a total of 252 children, aged 12-15 months or 4-6 years, received PriorixTM at four centers : Han-il General Hospital, Kyunghee University Hospital, St. Paul's Hospital at...
Measles Antibodies Measured by Plaque Reduction Neutralization Test in Infants during the First Year of Life
Sung Hee Oh, Hak Won Kim, Younghee Lim, Hahng Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2004;47(8):827-832.   Published online August 15, 2004
Purpose : The 2000-2001 measles epidemic resulted in more than 50,000 cases with the highest attack rate occuring in infants less than one year of age, indicating the necessity of measles immunization before 12 months of age when a measles outbreak occurs again. The study was conducted to measure maternal measles antibody in infants by plaque reduction neutralization test(PRN), for...
Bronchoalveolar Cellularity and IL-8 Levels in Patients with Post-measles Wheezing
Da Eun Jung, Byeong Eui Kim, Ju Young Chung, Jeong Yeon Kim, Sang Hyuk Ma, Chang Keun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2003;46(8):763-768.   Published online August 15, 2003
Purpose : This study was conducted to investigate the pulmonary cellular profiles and IL-8 levels in patients with post-measles wheezing. Methods : Twelve previously healthy infants with a minimum of three episodes of wheezing after measles pneumonia(Measles wheezing, median age, 1.3 years) were recruited by a retrospective examination of hospital records. They underwent bronchoalveolar lavage(BAL) with flexible bronchoscopy, and high-resolution computed...
Clinical Significance of C-reactive Protein in Measles
Sang-Lim Choi, Kyung-Yil Lee, Hyung-Shin Lee, Ja-Hyun Hong, Kyung-Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2003;46(5):480-483.   Published online May 15, 2003
Purpose : We evaluated clinical manifestations and laboratory findings in patients with measles according to C-reactive protein(CRP) concentration. Methods : A retrospective analysis was performed using the medical records of patients with measles at The Catholic University of Korea, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital from October 1999 to May 2000. We divided the patients with measles into four groups according to CRP...
A Comparative Study of Measles According to Age
Eun-Sung Eun, Sang-Lim Choi, Kyung-Yil Lee, Hyung-Shin Lee, Ja-Hyun Hong, Jin-Han Kang, Kyung-Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2003;46(1):33-36.   Published online January 15, 2003
Purpose : We evaluated clinical manifestations and laboratory findings in patients with measles according to age distribution. Methods : Retrospective analyses were performed using medical records of patients with measles admitted to The Catholic University of Korea, Daejon St. Mary's Hospital from October 2000 to May 2001. We divided the patients with measles into three age groups, i.e., those who were...
The Findings and Significances of Brain SPECT in Acute Mealses Encephalitis
Jung Chul Kim, Ju Mi Choung, So Hee Eun, Dae-Yeol Lee, Jung Soo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(11):1373-1380.   Published online November 15, 2002
Purpose : Acute measles encephalitis(ME) is characterized by an abrupt onset of fever and obtundation, frequently accompanied by seizures and multifocal neurological signs. The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical manifestation, progression and the brain SPECT patterns in patients with acute ME. Methods : This study included 11 children with acute ME admitted to Chonbuk National University Hospital. Ten patients received a...
The Characteristics of the 2000-2001 Measles Epidemic in the Seoul Metropolitan Area
Dae Hun Pee, So Hoon Byun, Kyung Burm Kim, Young Yoo, Kee Hyoung Lee, Young Kyoo Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(10):1219-1226.   Published online October 15, 2002
Purpose : To assess the clinical characteristics of the 2000-2001 measles outbreak in the Seoul metropolitan area, Korea, the clinical data of measles inpatients were analyzed. Methods : Three hundred and five children diagnosed with measles by clinical manifestation from July, 2000 to February, 2001, in Seoul, Ilsan and Ansan City were grouped according to their age and investigated for clinical manifestations, vaccination history...
Clinical Features of Patients with Measles during 2000-2001
Sung Ryon Ahn, Su En Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(8):980-986.   Published online August 15, 2002
Purpose : Although the number of patients with measles have dramatically decreased since the introduction of measles vaccines in 1965, measles outbreaks have occurred periodically every 4-6 years during the 1990s(1989-1990 and 1993-1994). During 2000-2001, measles prevailed all over the country again. A characteristic of current epidemics is that the majority of affected population was infants and school-aged children. This...
Clinical Studies of Measles Prevalence in Western Kyungnam District in 2000
Byoung O Kwon, Hye Young Ju, Jeong Hee Kim, Hwang Jae Yoo, Chun Soo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(3):331-338.   Published online March 15, 2002
Purpose : To investigate the feature of the range of measles in 2000, we studied epidemics of the measles in western Kyungnam District. Methods : Among 489 patients under 15 years of age who visited or were admitted to in our hospital from January to December in 2000, we selected 344 patients whose measles IgM antibody was positive. We investigated age,...
Case Report
A Case Of Common Variable Immunodeficiency with Fatal Measles
Su Jin Cho, So Hyun Kim, Soo Jung Lee, Kyung Ha Yoo, Kyung Hyo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(12):1463-1468.   Published online December 15, 2001
Common variable immunodeficiency(CVID) is a heterogeneous immunodeficiency syndrome characterized by hypogammaglobulinemia, recurrent bacterial infections, and a variety of immunological abnormalities. We report a 10-year-old boy diagnosed with CVID and a fatal case of measles. He was admitted for fever, cough, conjunctival injection with purulent discharge and maculopapular rash with some scattered pinpoint sized petechial lesions on the whole body for...
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