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Original Article
Comparison of a whole blood Interferon-γ assay and A tuberculin skin test for detecting latent tuberculosis infection in children
Jin-Kyong Chun, Jin-Kyong Chun, Chang Ki Kim, Chang Ki Kim, Hyun Sook Kim, Hyun Sook Kim, Ghee Young Jung, Ghee Young Jung, John A. Linton, John A. Linton, Ki Hwan Kim, Ki Hwan Kim, Taek Jin Lee, Taek Jin Lee, Ji Hyun Jeon, Ji Hyun Jeon, Dong Soo Kim, Dong Soo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(9):971-976.   Published online September 15, 2008
Purpose : Surveillance for detecting and managing latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a key component of tuberculosis control. The classic surveillance tool, the tuberculin skin test (TST), may have some limitations when used in the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG)-vaccinated population. The object was to perform a blood test QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In Tube (QFT-G IT) based on the detection of interferon-γ (IFN-γ)...
Peripheral Neutrophil Count and Respiratory Failure in Preterm Infant
Kum Joo Lee, Soo Young Yun, Ran Lee, Jae Ho Hean, Ghee Young Jung, Jin Hee Park, Young Sun Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(5):596-602.   Published online May 15, 2002
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to analyze the association of peripheral neutrophil count with the development of respiratory failure in preterm infants. Methods : A retrospective study was conducted from January 1993 to December 1999 on 44 preterm infants, who were admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit of St. Francisco hospital. Preterm infants(birth weight 500 to 1,350...
Case Report
A Case of Pulmonary Artery Sling
Mi Hee Oh, Il Tae Whang, Ghee Young Jung, Doo Bong Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(11):1611-1615.   Published online November 15, 1997
Pulmonary artery sling is a rare vascular anomaly in which the left pulmonary artery arises from the right pulmonary artery and then traverses between the esophagus and the trachea toward the hilum of the left lung. Despite the availability of a corrective operation, the mortality rate remains very high due to the high incidence of associated obstructive anomalies of tracheobronchial trees. We experienced a...
A Case of Spontaneouse Hemothorax Associated with a Posterior Mediastinal Endodermal Sinus Tumor in a Female Patient
Eui Seok Park, Il Tae Hwang, Ghee Young Jung, Du Bong Lee, Young Sook Han, Hyo Seon Choi, Mi Kyeong Ji
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(10):1465-1469.   Published online October 15, 1997
Primary endodermal sinus tumor(yolk sac tumor) of the mediastinum is rare. Most patients are young and male, and the great majority of tumors are found in the anterior mediastinum, and spontaneous hemothorax is a rare presentation of intrathoracic tumors. We report a case of spontaneous hemothorax associated with a posterior mediastinal endoderml sinus tumor occuring in a female patient. Brief review and related literatures...
A Case of Intestinal Abnormal Rotation by Mesenteric Lymphangioma
Eui Seok Park, Il Tae Hwang, Ghee Young Jung, Du Bong Lee, Hyo Seon Choi, Mi Kyung Jee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(9):1309-1313.   Published online September 15, 1997
Mesenteric lymphangioma was first recognized when an autopsy case was recorded in 1507 by Benevieni. It has been known clinically rare disease and probably a congenital developmental abnormality due to failure of drainage of peripheral primary lymphatic spaces. We experienced a case of abnormal rotation in intestine by mesenteric lymphangioma in a 8 years old male who showed vomiting and abdominal...
A Case of Chéiak-Higashi Syndrome
Soo Jin Kim, Soo Kyung Choi, Kyung Hee Park, Ghee Young Jung, Young Ok Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(7):983-987.   Published online July 15, 1995
Chéiak-Higashi syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterised by partial oculocutaneous albinism, frequent pyogenic infections and abnormal large lysosomal granules in leukocytes and other granule containing cells. We experienced a case of Chéiak-Higashi syndrome in a twenty days old male who show-ed partial albinism, recurrent infections and characteristic abnormal large granules in granuloc-ytes on peripheral blood smear and bone marrow...
Original Article
Epidemic Aseptic Meningitis in 1993 -Focused on Virus Culture-
Ji Yeon Cho, Hyang Ju Kim, Ghee Young Jung, Jin Keun Pang, Du Bong Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(7):901-906.   Published online July 15, 1995
Purpose : Aseptic meningitis is relatively common disease caused by virus, however in most of casesthe main causes are unnoticed since virus culture and isolation is quiet difficult in our country. Authors of this thesis have conducted virus culture and isolation test to figure out cause of aseptic meningitis that was prevalent through out the country from June to July...
Case Report
A Case of Goltz Syndrome
Won Rae Kim, Hyang Joo Kim, Ghee Young Jung, Jin Gun Bang, Du Bong Lee, Jung Hee Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(7):994-998.   Published online July 15, 1994
Goltz syndrome is known as a rare mesoectodermal hereditary disease, characterized by focal dermal atrophies with hernias of adipose tissue and also associated with a multitude of possible skeletal, dental, ophthalmological and other abnormalities. We experienced a case of Goltz syndrome. An one day old female newborn had focal atrophic and telangiectatic skin lesions, microphthalmia, syndactyly and urinary tract abnormality. The finding...
Original Article
A Clinical Study of retinopathy of Prematurity
Jong Won Lee, Jin Kyung Jung, Ji Hae Kang, Ghee Young Jung, Moo Ung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(5):636-641.   Published online May 15, 1994
Among 666 premature infants or low birthweight infants who were admitted in NICU of st. Francisco General Hospital from January 1990 to Jun 1992, 96 infants were diagnosed as retinopathy of prematurity by indirect ophthalmoscope. The result were follows: 1) Among 666 patients, retinopathy of prematurity developed in 96 patients(14.1%) 2) The high incidence was observed in low birthweight and small gestational age. 3)...
Intrauterine Growth of Korean Infants from 25 Weeks to 44 Weeks Gestation.
Ghee Young Jung, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(7):887-900.   Published online July 31, 1990
It is very important to reduce the perinatal morbidity or mortality by early recognition of abnor- mally overgrown or undergrown neonates. To achieve this, it is necessary to establish the standards of intrauterine fetal growth of Korean infants. Though there were some previous reports, we intended to make more appropriate fetal growth curve standards by retrospective cross-sectional study using the data obtained from measurements...
A Case of Metastatic Ganglioneuroblastoma.
Ghee Young Jung, Chin Sam Ro, Ki Ung Hong, Yun Jung Kim, Eun Kyung Hong, Moon Hyang Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(1):121-129.   Published online January 31, 1989
Ganglioneuroblastoma is a malignant tumor which contains characteristics of both the neuroblastoma and the ganglioneuroma. It may be invasive and metastasized to the distant organs. We experienced a case of ganglioneuroblastoma which was arised from the left adrenal gland and metastasized to the left femur and the bone marrow. A 3 year old male patient was diagnosed as ganglioneuroblastoma and confirmed histologically A review of literatures...
Early Growth Patterns of Premature Infants Fed Premature Special Milk.
Ghee Young Jung, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(8):766-771.   Published online August 31, 1984
We observed 67 premature infants admitted to the nursery of Dept, of Pediatrics, Ewha Womans University Hospital from Sep. 1982 to Aug. 1983. Birth weight were ranged from 1.5 kg to 2.5 kg and no specific problem was noted during admission. Among 67 cases, control group (37 cases) was given formula and study group(30 cases) was given premature special milk...
Case Report
A Case of Congestive Cardiomyopathy.
Ghee Young Jung, Joong Gon Kim, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(7):726-730.   Published online July 31, 1983
We have experienced a case of congestive cardiomyopathy in a 4-year-old boy who had progressive cardiomegaly, congestive heart failure and weakness of right upper and lower extremities. On necropsy, the heart showed hypertrophy of cardiac muscle with focal granular degeneration. Clinical course of the case was reported with review of literature.
Original Article
The Reason For Breast Feeding Failure.
Ghee Young Jung, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(6):527-533.   Published online June 30, 1983
338 mothers who had expsrienced breast feeding were surveyed through questionnaire about the reason for breast feeding failure at the pediatric outpatient department and well babjr clinic of Ewha Womans University Hospital from July to August 1981. 1) 50.7% df mothers intended breast feeding “for baby’s health” and the median intended,time was 6 months. 2) The majority of failure is in the first...
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