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Maternal 3-methylcrotonyl-coenzyme A carboxylase deficiency with elevated 3-hydroxyisovalerylcarnitine in breast milk
Kyung Lae Cho, Yeo Jin Kim, Song Hyun Yang, Gu-Hwan Kim, Jun Hwa Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(Suppl 1):S41-S44.   Published online November 30, 2016

We report here a case of maternal 3-methylcrotonyl-coenzyme A carboxylase (3-MCC) deficiency in a Korean woman. Her 2 infants had elevated 3-hydroxyisovalerylcarnitine (C5-OH) on a neonatal screening test by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), but normal results were found on urine organic acid analysis. The patient was subjected to serial testing and we confirmed a maternal 3-MCC deficiency by blood...

A case of idiopathic isolated hypoglossal nerve palsy in a Korean child
Ji Hoi Yoon, Kyung Lae Cho, Hae Jung Lee, Seo Hui Choi, Kyung Yul Lee, Sung Koo Kim, Jun Hwa Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2011;54(12):515-517.   Published online December 31, 2011

Hypoglossal nerve palsy (HNP) is an uncommon neurological abnormality that can provoke characteristic clinical signs, including unilateral atrophy of the tongue musculature. We present the case of a healthy 11-year-old Korean male who was admitted to the outpatient department of our institution with acute onset dysarthria, tongue fasciculations, and right-sided tongue weakness upon awakening. His evaluation included a virology work-up,...

Original Article
A study on the therapeutic effects of Topiramate according to the types of migraine
Jun Hwa Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2010;53(4):554-559.   Published online April 15, 2010
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether the therapeutic effects of topiramate differ according to the types of migraine. Methods : We recruited 38 children and adolescents with migraine who had been treated with topiramate. The effect of topiramate was evaluated on the basis of the change in the frequency of migraine attacks after treatment. Results : Among...
The relationship between the time from arrival at a hospital to delivery and the occurrence of cerebral palsy in premature infants of less than 34 weeks of gestational age
Jae Woong Whang, A Lum Heo, Soo Hyun Koo, Hae Jung Lee, Jun Wha Lee, Joo Seok Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(11):1228-1233.   Published online November 15, 2009
Purpose : This study aimed to evaluate whether a shorter time from the arrival at a hospital to delivery is related to the occurrence of cerebral palsy in premature infants of less than 34 weeks of gestational age. Methods : We studied 142 newborns of less than 34 weeks of gestational age. The time from the arrival at the hospital...
Clinical review of acute seizures among children who visited the emergency room in Masan Samsung hospital from 2004 to 2006
Won Deok Lee, Jae Wook Yoo, Ju Suk Lee, Jun Hwa Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(4):420-425.   Published online April 15, 2008
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to evaluate acute childhood seizures, one of the most important causes of emergency room visits, to provide appropriate medical services. Methods : We reviewed the medical records of 433 (4.6%) pediatric patients with acute seizures that visited the emergency room at Masan Samsung hospital from 2004 to 2006. Results : The male to...
A study on the attitudes of middle school students concerning height
Won Derk Lee, Jae Wook Lieu, Jun Wha Lee, Joo Seok Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(3):248-255.   Published online March 15, 2008
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to evaluate the attitudes of middle-school students about height and their behaviors related to height gain. Methods : One thousand four hundred twenty two middle-school students were included. We requested that the students complete a battery of questionnaires asking about problems associated with height. Results : There was a clear difference between...
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A case of childhood relapsing/remitting multiple sclerosis and interferon β-1b treatment in a Korean patient
Hyun Seok Kim, Won Deok Lee, Jun Hwa Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2007;50(6):580-584.   Published online June 15, 2007
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disorder that affects discrete areas of the CNS, including the optic nerves, in a quite variable relapsing-remitting fashion over a prolonged period of time. Although MS is usually considered to be a disease that affects peoples in early to middle adulthood, children do develop multiple sclerosis. The frequency of MS onset before the age...
Original Article
Voiding cystourethrography in children with an initial episode of febrile urinary tract infection
Hae Jeong Lee, Won Deok Lee, Hyun Seok Kim, Tae Hong Kim, Joo Seok Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2006;49(6):653-658.   Published online June 15, 2006
Purpose : Because voiding cystourethrography(VCUG) is an invasive method, we studied whether VCUG could be postponed through evaluation of alternative non-invasive tests including renal ultrasonography and 99mTc-DMSA renal scan. Methods : We reviewed the medical records of 175 patients initially diagnosed with febrile urinary tract infection during the one year period of 1999, and compared 3-tests : renal ultrasongraphy, 99mTc-DMSA renal...
A Study on the Relationship between School-age Obesity and Type of Feeding in Infant Period
Kyung Lae Cho, Soo Young Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(11):1166-1171.   Published online November 15, 2005
Purpose : The aim of this study was to evaluate whether breast milk feeding at infancy has the effect of a programming agent preventing school-age obesity, or whether formula milk feeding is the cause of elementary school-age obesity. Methods : We randomly selected 4 elementary school in Masan and Changwon city. We calculated the BMI and obesity degree from height...
A Clinical Study on Relationship of Surgical Glove and Back Pain after Lumbar Puncture in Children
Sung Ryoung Han, Wan Suk Choi, Hae Jeong Lee, Hyun Seok Kim, Ju Suk Lee, Kyung Lae Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(3):310-314.   Published online March 15, 2005
Propose : In this study, we evaluated whether powder on surgical gloves is a cause of postpuncture backpain in children. Mothods : In 164 children with meningitis between July and September 1997, we did not remove powder from surgical gloves. However, in 149 children with menigitis between May and October 2001 the powder was removed from the surgical gloves. Results : Out...
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