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Original Article
A study of factors influencing advanced puberty
Yong Jun Park, Chang Min Moon, Hwang Jae Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2010;53(2):146-151.   Published online February 15, 2010
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to evaluate the timing of puberty and the factors inducing advanced puberty in elemental school students of low grades. Methods : The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade elemental students from the Goyang province were randomly selected, and their sexual maturation rate was assessed by physical examination. After obtaining an informed consent, a questionnaire...
Clinical Study of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in the Last 2 Years
Hyoung Sik Kim, Myong Wan Jang, Cheol Hong Kim, Hyun Hee Lee, Hwang Jae Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(10):1116-1120.   Published online October 15, 2005
Purpose : Although the rotavirus-related neonatal death occurred in western part of Kyeonggi Province recently, there were just a few reports about rotavirus gastroentertis in domestic since 2000. We proposed to investigate changes of epidemiology and clinical features of rotavirus gastroenteritis for the last 2 years. Methods : We selected 166 patients diagnosed as gastroenteritis from January, 2002 to July,...
Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies in Children and Adolescent with Chronic Disease : Utilizations and Patterns
Young Bin Kim, Jun Ho Song, Myoung Wan Jang, Hwang Jae Yoo, Cheol Hong Kim, Hyun Hee Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(9):929-934.   Published online September 15, 2005
Purpose : This study describes how often complementary and alternative medical(CAM) therapies, what patterns of CAM therapies utilization, what types of CAM therapies and why CAM therapies are used in children and adolescent with chronic disease. Methods : We interviewed and filled out questionnaires with parents of patients suffering from asthma, atopic dermatitis, congenital myopathy, epilepsy and so on from Mar...
Case Report
A Case of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura after Abdominal Blunt Trauma
Sang Eun Lee, Jung Kim, Cheol Hong Kim, Hwang Jae Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2004;47(4):465-469.   Published online April 15, 2004
Henoch-Schönlein purpura is the most common vasculitis in childhood and shows unique clinical features characteristic purpura, arthritis, abdominal pain, intestinal bleeding, nephritis and so forth by IgA mediated leukocytoclastic vasculitis. The etiology of Henoch-Schönlein purpura is unknown, but many variable causative factors are reported such as infection, drugs, vaccination, food, insect bite and so on. Henoch-Schönlein purpura precipitated by trauma...
Original Article
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,...
Correlation Between Clinical and Pathological Prognositic Factors of IgA Nephropathy in Children
Hwang Jae Yoo, Bon Su Ku, Young Tak Lim, Su Yung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(8):1093-1101.   Published online August 15, 1998
Purpose : Clinical and pathological prognostic factors of idiopathic IgA nephropathy have been reported, but mostly in adults and a few in children. Especially studies about correlation between those factors are very rare. Methods : We studied 58 children patients who were hospitalized to our clinics and diagnosed as IgA nephropathy by renal biopsy from Jan. 1989 to Jun 1996. They...
Case Report
A Case with Dysphagia Caused by Lower Esophageal Ring in Childhood
Su Eun Park, Hwang Jae Yoo, Cheol Hong Kim, Jae Hong Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(11):1616-1620.   Published online November 15, 1997
Lower esophageal ring is unique disorder of the esophagus. It is composed entirely of mucosal fold, containing no muscle or scar tissue. It is one of the most common causes of dysphagia of adults, but an unusual cause of dysphagia in pediatric age group. This 14-year old male patient experienced progressive dysphagia for several years. Approximately 15 months prior to this visit, he began...
A Case of Ischemic Colitis in Childhood
Hwang Jae Yoo, Su Eun Park, Sang Ook Park, Jae Hong Park, Su Yung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(6):867-871.   Published online June 15, 1997
Ischemic colitis is a common gastrointestinal disease not in childhood but in sixties decade. It' s developed due to ischemic injury of colon and classified to transient reversible form, chronic form and acute fulminant form. Uniquely Authors had experienced a case of ischemic colitis diagnosed as barium enema in childhood. This patient was brought to our hospital due to abdominal pain, abdominal distension and...
A Case of Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Congenita
Hwang Jae Yoo, Su Eun Park, Sang Ook Park, Jae Hong Park, Su Yung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(5):716-720.   Published online May 15, 1997
Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita is one of the osteochondrodysplasia, used to be diagnosed by clinical symptoms and radiologic findings. Clinical findings are short-trunk dwarfism, oval face, hypertelorism, short neck, kyphosis, lordosis, joint instability, coxa vara, pectus excuvatum, cleft palate, severe myopia, retinal detachment, deafness, and radiologic findings are thoracic kyphosis, lumbar lordosis, platyspondyly, anterior flaring of ribs, delayed ossification of head...
A Case of Hyperthyroidism Following Primary Hypotyroidism
Han Sung Cho, Hwang Jae Yoo, Sang Ook Park, Jae Hong Park, Su Young Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(6):863-866.   Published online June 15, 1995
A 9-year-old girl presented with primary hypothroidism have been followed by the development of hyperthyroidism. The diagnosis of primary hypothyroidism had been made by clinical manifestation, elavated serum thyroid-stimulating hormone level, antithyroglobulin antibody and antimicrosome antibody. Five and a quarter years later, the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism had been made by clinical maifestation such as enlargemetn of thyroid gland, tahcycardia, increased...
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