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Polymorphisms of the NR3C1 gene in Korean children with nephrotic syndrome
Hee Yeon Cho, Hyun Jin Choi, So Hee Lee, Hyun Kyung Lee, Hee Kyung Kang, Il Soo Ha, Yong Choi, Hae Il Cheong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(11):1260-1266.   Published online November 15, 2009
Purpose : Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (NS) can be clinically classified as steroid-sensitive and steroid-resistant. The detailed mechanism of glucocorticoid action in NS is currently unknown. Methods : In this study, we investigated 3 known single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) (ER22/23EK, N363S, and BclI) of the glucocorticoid receptor gene (the NR3C1 gene) in 190 children with NS using polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment...
Case Report
Cerebro-oculo-facio-skeletal syndrome : A case report
So Hee Lee, Seong Jin Hong, Jung Hwa Lee, Soo Yun Oh, Sun Heum Kim, Duk Hwan Kho, Kyo Sun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(4):435-438.   Published online April 15, 2008
The Cerebro-oculo-facio-skeletal (COFS) syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by multiple abnormalities that involve the brain, face, eyes, and extremities. COFS syndrome is regarded as a degenerative disorder of the brain and spinal cord caused by a mutation of the DNA repair genes. We report on an 8-month-old girl with COFS syndrome who exhibited growth and developmental delay,...
Original Article
Maintenance dose of electrolyte free polyethylene glycol (PEG) 4000 in Korean children with chronic functional constipation
So Hee Lee, Sun Hwan Bae
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2007;50(12):1212-1216.   Published online December 15, 2007
Purpose : To determine optimal maintenance dose and to evaluation the efficacy and safety of polyethylene glycol 4000 (PEG4000) in children with chronic functional constipation. Methods : This study enrolled 41 children with chronic functional constipation at the Konkuk university hospital August 2005, then June, 2007. Effective maintenance dose was designed as initial amount of PEG4000 that improved frequency, bowel movement,...
Case Report
A case of lung abscess caused by Burkholderia cepacia in healthy child
Jung Hwa Lee, So Hee Lee, Seong Jin Hong, Young Chil Choi, Eun Gu Hwang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2007;50(1):89-94.   Published online January 15, 2007
Burkholderia cepacia is a Gram-negative aerobic bacillus known to cause opportunistic infections in the immune-compromised hosts. This microorganism is strongly virulent and causes a necrotising invasive infection that may lead to death. As B. cepacia is highly resistant to various antimicrobials, combination antimicrobial therapy must be used instead of monotherapy. We report a successful treatment of lung abscess that was...
Original Article
Comparative study of therapeutic effects according to duration of medium-dose aspirin therapy at the acute stage of Kawasaki disease
Jung Hwa Lee, So Hee Lee, Sang Taek Lee, Yong Hyun Park, Seong Jin Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2006;49(7):790-795.   Published online July 15, 2006
Purpose : This study was performed to compare the therapeutic effects according to duration of medium-dose aspirin(50-60 mg/kg/day) therapy at the acute stage of Kawasaki disease(KD). Methods : Total 87 patients with KD were enrolled in this study. We performed retrospective analysis of clinical characteristics and echocardiographic findings based on medical records. Patient were randomly divided into 2 groups according to...
A Domestic Outbreak of Bacterial Dysentery Caused by Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase(ESBL)-producing Shigella sonnei
Hyun Taek Lim, So Hee Lee, Jung Hwa Lee, Jeong Eun Kim, Kyo Sun Kim, Eun Ju Jeong, Seung Hyun Lee, Chang Gyu Kang, Seong Jin Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(10):1107-1115.   Published online October 15, 2005
Purpose : An outbreak of ESBL-producing Shigella sonnei enteritis was unprecedented not only in Korea but throughout the world in the past. We intended to devise a management guideline for ESBL-producing shigellosis based on analysis of clinical manifestations and response to therapy. Methods : We analyzed 103 patients who were admitted to the hospital with acute GI symptoms and were...
Case Report
A Case of Chylous Mesenteric Cyst in a Neonate
Hyun Taek Lim, Jung Hwa Lee, So Hee Lee, Jeong Eun Kim, Seong Jin Hong, Young Chil Choi, Sang Yun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(5):569-571.   Published online May 15, 2005
Mesenteric cysts are one of the least common intraabdominal lesions, which are very rare in neonates. Among mesenteric cysts, a chylous cyst is the rarest one of all. This entity can be found anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract from the duodenum to the rectum. Mesenteric cysts may be asymptomatic and found on routine examinations, or can present with symptoms such...
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