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Diagnosis and constitutional and laboratory features of Korean girls referred for precocious puberty
Doosoo Kim, Sung-Yoon Cho, Se-Hyun Maeng, Eun Sang Yi, Yu Jin Jung, Sung Won Park, Young Bae Sohn, Dong-Kyu Jin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2012;55(12):481-486.   Published online December 20, 2012
Purpose

Precocious puberty is defined as breast development before the age of 8 years in girls. The present study aimed to reveal the diagnosis of Korean girls referred for precocious puberty and to compare the constitutional and endocrinological features among diagnosis groups.

Methods

The present study used a retrospective chart review of 988 Korean girls who had visited a pediatric endocrinology clinic from...

A study of the relationship between clinical phenotypes and plasma iduronate-2-sulfatase enzyme activities in Hunter syndrome patients
Ok Jeong Lee, Su-Jin Kim, Young Bae Sohn, Hyung-Doo Park, Soo-Youn Lee, Chi-Hwa Kim, Ah-Ra Ko, Yeon-Joo Yook, Su-Jin Lee, Sung Won Park, Se-Hwa Kim, Sung-Yoon Cho, Eun-Kyung Kwon, Sun Ju Han, Dong-Kyu Jin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2012;55(3):88-92.   Published online March 16, 2012
Purpose

Mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II or Hunter syndrome) is a rare lysosomal storage disorder caused by iduronate-2-sulfatase (IDS) deficiency. MPS II causes a wide phenotypic spectrum of symptoms ranging from mild to severe. IDS activity, which is measured in leukocyte pellets or fibroblasts, was reported to be related to clinical phenotype by Sukegawa-Hayasaka et al. Measurement of residual plasma IDS...

The metabolic syndrome and body composition in childhood cancer survivors
Young Bae Sohn, Su Jin Kim, Sung Won Park, Se-Hwa Kim, Sung-Yoon Cho, Soo Hyun Lee, Keon Hee Yoo, Ki Woong Sung, Jae Hoon Chung, Hong Hoe Koo, Dong-Kyu Jin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2011;54(6):253-259.   Published online June 30, 2011
Purpose

Long-term survivors of childhood cancer appear to have an increased risk for the metabolic syndrome, subsequent type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in adulthood compared to healthy children. The purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of the metabolic syndrome and associated factors in childhood cancer survivors at a single center in Korea.

Methods

We performed a retrospective review of...

Case Report
Three Cases of Atypical Kawasaki Disease with Coronary Aneurysm
Min-Young Park, Kwang-Sun Han, Sung-Yoon Cho, Byoung-Soo Cho, Sung-Ho Cha
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(9):1315-1319.   Published online September 15, 1993
Kawasaki disease is described by fever lasting five days or more, bilateral conjunctival injection, changes of lips and oral cavity, polymorphous exanthema, acute non-purulent cervical lymphadenopathy, and changes of extremities. Atypical Kawasaki disease is defined as fewer than 4 of 6 criteria described above including coronary artery abnormalities. Especially, atypical clinical manifestations of Kawasaki disease appear in infants younger than 6...
Acute Tubular Necrosis Associated with Typhoid Fever
Sung-Yoon Cho, Kyu-Young Lee, Sung-Ho Cha, Byoung-Soo Cho, Chang-Il Ahn, So-Yeon Yu, Mun-Ho Yang, Soon-Don Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(6):867-872.   Published online June 15, 1992
Acute tubular necrosis has been rarely reported in typhoid fever. We experienced a case of acute tubular necrosis due to typhoid fever in a 5 years old male patient. The patient showed significant titer of widal reaction associated with acute renal failure. Renal boipsy finding was compatible with acute tubular necrosis and immune complex was not deposited. Clinical and urinary...
Original Article
Brain CT Findings According to Seizure Type in Children with Seizure Disorder
Sung-Yoon Cho, Byoung-Kee Yeo, Sa-Jun Chung, Chang-Il Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(4):470-475.   Published online April 15, 1992
Detection of the organic lesion in convulsive disorder is very important for the therapeutic p-lan and the prognostic aspects. The results of brain CT in 204 children with seizure were evalu-ated in relation to the age of onset, according to seizure type, and final diagnosis of abnormal fi ndings by CT scan. The following results were obtained. 1) Out of 204 cases,...
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