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Original Article
An Epidemiologic Study of Kawasaki Disease(1987-2000) : Incidence of Coronary Artery Complication in the Acute Stage
Kyung-Yil Lee, Min-Young Park, Ji-Whan Han, Hyung-Shin Lee, Jin Choi, Kyung-Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(6):783-789.   Published online June 15, 2002
Purpose : We evaluated the epidemiologic characteristics and incidence of coronary artery sequele of children with KD according to treatment. Methods : We retrospectively analyzed 506 medical records of children with KD, who were admitted at Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital from Jan. 1987 to Dec. 2000. Results : The mean annual incidence was 36.1±11.1 cases per year. There was a slightly higher...
Case Report
A Case of Shaken Baby Syndrome
Jin Choi, Hyun Hee Kim, Won Bae Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(6):851-855.   Published online June 15, 2000
Shaken baby syndrome refers to the group of nonaccidental injuries occuring in infants and children as a consequence of violent shaking. The characteristic injuries include subdural and subarachnoid hemorrhages, retinal hemorrhages, traction-typed metaphyseal fracture of long bone and fractures of the ribs. General physical findings may include bruising and burns, but sometimes no extracranial injuries are detected. Affected children are...
Dapsone in a Case with Chronic Recurrent Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
Jin Choi, Soo Jung Lee, Dae Kyun Koh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(11):1574-1578.   Published online November 15, 1999
The most clearly delineated condition with prominent cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis which presents to a pediatrician is Henoch-Schönlein purpura. There is general agreement that in Henoch-Schönlein syndrome the skin manifestations have a very benign long-term course and that corticosteroids are of little value. Dapsone appears to be of special value in diseases characterized by an accumulation of polymorphonuclear neutrophils notably leukocytoclastic...
Original Article
Epidemiology of Varicella in Korea Based on Pediatrician's Office Practice
Dong Jun Kim, Hyeon Soo Park, Sang Yun Lee, Kee Surk Park, Taik Kill Kim, Young Hoon Song, Jin Choi, Jin Woo Han, Young Suk Song, Tae Jin Park, Hong Kun Kim, Soo Yup Lee, Sun Ho Lee, Hak Won Kim, Sung Hee Oh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(5):620-628.   Published online May 15, 1997
Purpose : Although varicella outbreakes have frequently occured, the epidemiology of varicella in Korea has not well been delineated. Furthermore without enough investigation with regard to safety and efficacy of varicella vaccine in Korean population, thevaccine has begun to be used in healthy children. Therefore the authors analized the clinical features of patients diagnosed of varicella to aid in understanding...
Clinical Study of C-Reactive Protein in Neonatal Bacterial Infections.
Kyung Shin Kim, Myung Sung Moon, Jin Choi, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(9):866-871.   Published online September 30, 1983
Bacterial infections, such as sepsis, meningitis, pneumonia and urinary tract infection are frequent causes of death during neonatal period. Further more clinical symptoms of neonatal infections are often quite vague and the illnesses unexpectedly progress rapidly. The causative organisms are detected with difficulty in many instances. Therefore a quick, simple and.reliable laboratory test is obviously needed for easy recognization of neonatal bacterial...
A Study of Serum Ferritin Levels in Patients with Acute Infectious Hepatitis.
Jin Choi, Kyung Shin Kim, Woo Gill Lee, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(7):669-673.   Published online July 31, 1982
Serum ferritin, iron, and total iron binding capacity were measured in 47 patients who were admitted to Hanyang University Hospital under the diagnosis of acute infectious hepatitis(excluding HBsAg positive patients) from September 1980 to March 1981. At the same time, serum transminase were estimated as indicator of liver function. Then we evaluated the relationship between serum ferritin, iron, and iron...
Case Report
A Case of Tuberculous Peritonitis Confirmed by Peritoneoscopy.
Jin Choi, Kyu Youp Kim, Woo Gill Lee, Choon Suk Kee, Min Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(7):666-670.   Published online July 15, 1981
Tuberculous peritonitis is mainly transmitted via hematogenous spreading of tuberculous bacilli. But sometimes this disease is occured, as the abdominal lymph node infected by the localized tuberculous enteritis was ruptured We pressent the report and the brief review of related literatures, who experienced a case of tuberculous peritonitis confirmed by paracentiesis and peritoneoscopic examination in a 9 years old male...
A Case of Short Arm Deletion of Chromosome 14.
Ra Lee, Jin Choi, Woo Gill Lee, Chong Moo Park, Yong Kyun Paik
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(2):164-168.   Published online February 15, 1981
We have experienced a case of short arm deletion of chromosome 14 (46, XY, del (14p)) in a 3y4 years old boy who had chief problems of mental retardation and microcephaly. This case was confirmed by chromosome analysis with various banding method. Dermatoglyphic analysis of the patient showed increased total ride counts die presence of whorl patterns and simian creases...
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