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Original Article
The relationships among birth season, sunlight exposure during infancy, and allergic disease
Jung Min Hwang, Se Hyun Oh, Mee Yong Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(5):218-225.   Published online May 31, 2016

The recent increase in the prevalence of allergic diseases is hypothetically attributed to immune dysregulation in turn caused by a reduction in exposure to sunlight. We explored relationships between birth season, sunlight exposure, exercise duration, and an allergic disease.


We performed a questionnaire-based survey on allergic diseases among elementary school students. Birth time was categorized according to the season (summer and...

Clinical features of Epstein-Barr virus-associated infectious mononucleosis in hospitalized Korean children
Keun Hyung Son, Mee Yong Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2011;54(10):409-413.   Published online October 31, 2011

Few studies have been conducted on the recent status of infectious mononucleosis (IM) in Korean children. The aim of this study was to evaluate the recent trend in the clinical manifestations of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated IM as well as the clinical differences according to age.


A retrospective study was performed on 81 children hospitalized with EBV-associated IM who fulfilled the serological...

A study on the incidence of anemia according to feeding patterns and the status of weaning diet
Hyun Ji Kim, Mee Yong Shin, Sung Shin Kim, Jae Ock Park, Chang Hwi Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(8):875-880.   Published online August 15, 2009

Purpose:Iron-deficiency anemia remains the most common nutritional deficiency in young infants. This study aimed to survey the actual condition of feeding patterns and weaning diet and to study the association between these factors and the prevalence of anemia in infants aged over 9 months. Methods:We studied 171 infants aged 9-24 months who were hospitalized in the general ward with mild to moderate acute illnesses....
Clinical aspects of chronic urticaria in children
Hye Seon Kang, Mee Yong Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(2):205-212.   Published online February 15, 2009
Purpose : Chronic urticaria is a disorder characterized by the appearance of wheals for more than 6 weeks; in most cases, the etiology is unknown. This study was aimed to discover the clinical aspects, the etiologic factors, and the course of chronic urticaria. Methods : 51 children who were diagnosed with chronic urticaria in the past 4 years, and who...
A clinical study of deep neck abscess in children
Soo Jung Lee, Mee Yong Shin, Chang Hwi Kim, Yoon Woo Koh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2007;50(4):363-368.   Published online April 15, 2007
Purpose : It has been reported that deep neck abscesses are recently increasing again. We analyzed pediatric cases with deep neck abscesses during the last several years to contribute to the treatment of the disease. Methods : The clinical data of 30 children under 16 years of age with deep neck abscess from February 2001 to July 2006 were analysed retrospectively....
Case Report
A Case of Jejunal Juvenile Polyp Presented as Intussusception
Ki Beom Kwon, Mee Yong Shin, Kye Won Kwon, Jae Ock Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(4):453-456.   Published online April 15, 2005
Single or scattered sequential hamartomatous juvenile polyps are common in the large intestine, especially the rectosigmoid area, where they are usually nonfamilial. Juvenile polyps arising in the small inestine are very rare. Juvenile polyps are usually found in children aged between 1 and 10 years, the majority of cases are between 2 and 4 years of age. Bleeding is the...
Original Article
Flexible Bronchoscopic Findings and Therapeutic Effects in Atelectasis of Children
Mee Yong Shin, Jong Hee Hwang, Eun Hee Chung, Jeong Hee Moon, Ju Suk Lee, Yong Min Park, Kang Mo Ahn, Sang Il Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(9):1090-1096.   Published online September 15, 2002
Purpose : We evaluated the clinical manifestations, bronchoscopic findings and therapeutic effects of flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in atelectasis of children. Methods : Sixty six children who received bronchoscopy due to persistent atelectasis, acute severe atelectasis and incidental atelectasis on plain chest radiography were studied retrospectively. Results : The most common causative underlying disease was pneumonia(60.4%). Other underlying conditions were pulmonary tuberculosis, chronic...
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