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Prevalence and risk factors for vitamin D deficiency in children with iron deficiency anemia
Jung Won Yoon, Sung Woo Kim, Eun Gyong Yoo, Moon Kyu Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2012;55(6):206-211.   Published online June 21, 2012

The increasing prevalence of breast feeding has led to concerns about vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in children. We evaluated the prevalence of VDD in a population of Korean children with IDA and assessed the risk factors for VDD in these children.


A total of 79 children who were diagnosed with IDA were prospectively surveyed from April...

Case Report
Methemoglobinemia development after ingestion of a chinese herbal medicine: A case report
Se Eun Hyun, Pil Joo Hwang, Kyung Pil Nam, Eun Gyong Yoo, Man Yong Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;52(3):385-388.   Published online March 15, 2009
An 8-year-old girl visited the emergency room with perioral cyanosis and dyspnea, which had developed 20 hrs prior to the hospital visit. She had taken a Chinese herbal medication for 3 days prior to the onset of the symptoms. A co-oximeter examination revealed a methemoglobin level of 23.7%. An intravenous infusion of methylene blue was administered. Chemical analysis of the...
Original Article
Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in Korean children, from 1979 to 2006-a meta-analysis
Jin Woo Kim, Hyun Kyong Seo, Eun Gyong Yoo, Sung Jin Park, So Hwa Yoon, Hye Young Jung, Manyong Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(3):315-323.   Published online March 15, 2009
Purpose : This study aimed to perform a systematic review of the reports on Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in the last 30 years (1980-2006) to investigate the intervals between outbreaks, change in the peak incidence age, and diagnostic methods. We also aimed to validate the proper diagnostic criteria for M. pneumoniae pneumonia. Methods : We reviewed 62 original articles on M. pneumoniae...
Early stress hyperglycemia as independent predictor of increased mortality in preterm infants
Young Sun Wee, Gae Hyun Ahn, Eun Gyong Yoo, In Sook Lim, Kyu Hyung Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(5):474-480.   Published online May 15, 2008
Purpose : Stress hyperglycemia is common in critically ill adult patients. It is known as a predictor of increased mortality, and intensive insulin therapy has been shown to improve the prognosis in such patients. We have investigated the relationship between early stress hyperglycemia and clinical outcomes in preterm infants. Methods : In this study, 141 preterm infants with a gestational age...
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children
Jee Min Park, Eun Gyong Yoo, Duk Hee Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(5):646-653.   Published online May 15, 2002
Purpose : The incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in children has been increasing worldwide recently, which is thought to be related to the increasing prevalence of obesity. We investigated to evaluate the incidence and the characteristics of type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and also analysed the relationship between intrauterine growth retardation and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Methods :...
The Clinical Types and Characteristics of Diabetes Mellitus in Korean Children
Eun Gyong Yoo, Hye Jung Shin, Duk Hi Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(12):1591-1598.   Published online December 15, 2000
Purpose : Diabetic children should be classified into type 1 or 2 for adequate diabetic control. However, there is a shortage of information of the appropriate criteria in Korea. This study is desinged to discover the clinical types and characteristics of diabetes mellitus(DM) in Korean children. Methods : We studied the clinical characteristics and laboratory findings of 177 diabetic children. Classification...
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