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A Case of Intestinal Amebiasis with Protein Losing Enteropathy
Chan Young Pak, Hee Taeg Kim, Soo Young Choi, Yun Jong Kang, Yeon Chung Chung, Jin Keun Ghang, Jeong Kee Seo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(10):1458-1464.   Published online October 15, 1997
Amebiasis is an infectious disease caused by Entameba histolytica. Amebiasis remains an extremely important consideration in the differential diagnosis of diarrhea, especially when there is associated bleeding. It is imperative that appropriate studies to establish or exclude the diagnosis of amebiasis be carried out in all patients who present with a clinical and sigmoidoscopic picture of colitis, and that patients treated with metronidazole for amebiasis...
A Case of17α-Hydroxylase Deficiency
Yong Kyu Lee, Yun Jong Kang, Chan Young Pak, Soo Young Choi, Moon Soo Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(4):577-584.   Published online April 15, 1996
A 12-year-old girl with hypertension, hypokalemia, cystic ovaries and absence of secondary sexual development is presented. Hormonal study revealed very low levels of cortisol, testosterone, estrogen, and high levels of progesterone, deoxycorticosterone, corticosterone, FSH and ACTH. Following treatment with dexamethasone and estrogen, the levels of the latter group remarkably decreased. Serum potassium level and blood pressure also became normal. With...
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