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General Pediatrics
Clinical features, diagnosis, and outcomes of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with coronavirus disease 2019
Ji Hee Kwak, Soo-Young Lee, Jong-Woon Choi; the Korean Society of Kawasaki Disease
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2021;64(2):68-75.   Published online December 30, 2020
Hundreds of cases of children and adolescents with hyperinflammatory responses such as Kawasaki disease have been reported amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, leading to coining of the new term COVID-19–associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. In this review article, we introduce the illness and describe its case definitions, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, treatments, and outcomes.
Perspective
Infection
Can we get a clue for the etiology of Kawasaki disease in the COVID-19 pandemic?
Jong-Woon Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2020;63(9):335-336.   Published online July 13, 2020
A new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been spreading globally since December 2019. Children with a Kawasaki disease (KD)-like illness related with COVID-19 have been reported in Europe and the United States. They presented with symptoms of KD with or without cardiac abnormalities or shock, showing manifestations of hyperactive proinflammatory cytokine reactions like KD. Such cases may provide the opportunity for us to learn more about the etiology and pathogenesis of KD.
Original Article
Usefulness of echocardiographic findings in the early diagnosis of Kawasaki disease
Chang Hwan Choi, Sung Hwan Byun, Je Duk Jeon, Jong-Woon Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2007;50(1):47-51.   Published online January 15, 2007
Purpose : The early diagnosis of Kawasaki disease (KD) is difficult sometimes, especially in atypical or incomplete cases presenting 4 or less principal clinical features without coronary arterial lesions (coronary arterial ectasia or aneurysm). The authors investigated the incidence of echocardiographic abnormalities in patients with KD to discover whether abnormal echocardiographic findings might be helpful in the early diagnosis of...
Case Report
A Case of Protein-losing Enteropathy in Congestive Heart Failure : Resolution with Prednisolone
Jong-Woon Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(5):587-591.   Published online May 15, 2001
Protein-losing enteropathy can result from primary or secondary intestinal lymphangiectasia. Secondary intestinal lymphangiectasia develops as a result of lymphatic obstruction or elevated lymphatic pressure. Cardiac lesions such as constrictive pericarditis, post-Fontan procedure state, and chronic congestive heart failure increase lymphatic pressure and may cause intestinal lymphangiectasia and protein-losing enteropathy. An 11-year-old girl who underwent corrective surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot...
A Case of Systemic Fibromuscular Dysplasia with Renovascular Hypertension and Superior Mesenteric Arterial Aneurysm
Jong-Woon Choi, Sang-Min Yoon, Young-Chae Joo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(6):872-876.   Published online June 15, 1997
Original Article
A Study about Optimal Dose of Aspirin in Treating Kawasaki Disease
Yun-Jeong Chang, Seung-Kyoo Han, Soon-Ki Kim, Byong-Kwan Son, Jong-Woon Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(3):378-385.   Published online March 15, 1995
Purpose : A prospective study was performed to evaluate the efficacies of two different dosages of aspirin(ASA) in treating Kawasaki disease(KD). Methods : Thirty-nine children with KD were admitted to this hospital from July, 1992 to May, 1993, and were assigned randomly into 2 groups. Group A(medium-dose group, 20 patients) was given 50mg/kg/d(# 4), and group B(high-dose gorup, 19 patients) was...
Case Report
Adrenogenital Syndrome Combined with Congenital Hypothyroidism
Jong-Woon Choi, Woo-Sik Cheong, In-Kyu Yi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(11):1607-1609.   Published online November 15, 1994
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