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Volume 24(10); Oct 1981
Original Articles
Clinical Diagnosis of Mental Handicap Child and Their Assessment.
Chang Jun Coe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):911-919.   Published online October 15, 1981
140 cases of mentally handicapped children were investigated for clinical diagnosis and assessed for their abilities by Griffith test. The youngest child was 1 month old and the oldest was 15 years old. The clinical diagnosis was able to make in 75%: 40% was cerebral palsy and the rest 35% showed various diagnosis. In 25%, etiological diagnosis was not able...
Early Neonatal Mortality Rate; Neonatal Factors.
Mee Kyung Park, Choong Hee Kim, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):920-927.   Published online October 15, 1981
In 8218 newborns who were born in Ewha Womans University Hospital during the period from January, 1974 to December, 1978, the authors investigated the mortality rate within 7 days after birth and studied the factors associated with it. The results are as follows; 1. The early neonatal mortality rate was, in average, 15.5 among 1000 live newborns. 2. The mortality...
Histiocytic Medullary Reticulosis in Children: Report of Four Cases and Analysis of Previously Reported Cases.
Eue Cho Yang, Jae Ho Lee, Soon Ung Kang, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chang Yee Hong, Je G Chi, Yong Il Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):928-941.   Published online October 15, 1981
Histiocytic Medullary Reticulosis(H.M.R.) is a rapidly progressing fatal disease seen most often in adults, but it has been reported in children younger than 15 years of age. H.M.R. is clinically characterized by fever, wasting generalized lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly. In the terminal stage, jaundice, purpura, anemia and pancytopenia are all present with or without skin involvement. Cardinal pathologic features are systemized...
Results of Treatment in 33 Patients with Neuroblastoma.
Hak Yong Kim, Choong Kil Chung, Duk Jin Yun, Byung Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):942-949.   Published online October 31, 1981
Neuroblastoma is a malignant neoplasm which arises from primitive sympathetic neuroblasts. It is the second most common solid tumor in young children, exceeded in incidence only by brain tumors. This tumor shows immunological features and spontaneous regression. But, in spite of recent advances in multimodality therapy survival rate has not been improved much. We reviewed 33 patients with neuroblastoma who...
A Clinical Statistics of Meconium-Stained Baby.
Choong Hee Kim, Soon Hee Choi, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):950-956.   Published online October 15, 1981
Clinical study on meconium-stained babies among 6190 newborn's delivered at EWHA Womans University Hospital in 5-year period from January 1973 to December 1977 was. The results are summarized as follows: 1) The incidence of meconium staining was 10.87% in total 6190 newborns. 2) There was a tendency of increasing incidence of meconium staining in babies with higher birth weights and...
Clinical Observation on Accidents for Infant and Childhood Who Visited the Emergency Room in the Wonju Christian Hospital from Kangwon Area.
Seong Ku Kim, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):957-967.   Published online October 15, 1981
Accidents have become one of the most important problem in the pediatric and child health field because of the recently observed high incidence of and mortality from accidents. Due to an improvement of the living standard in general and especially due to the wide application of vaccination and antibiotics, there has been a decline of incidence of infectious diseases in...
Case Reports
A Case of D1-Trisomy Syndrome.
Soon Hee Choi, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):968-972.   Published online October 15, 1981
One cases of D1-Trisomy Syndrome which was confirmed by chromosome study at Ewha Womans University Hospital is presented. The premature female infant was delivered spontaneously at 36 1/2 weeks of gestation at Ewha Womans University. The family and antenatal history were not remarkable except ingestion of some kinds of antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs during the first trimester. On physical examination...
A Case of Cushingoid syndrome Associated with Mediastinal Lipomatosis, Aseptic Necrosis of Hip Joint and Growth Retardation.
Chang Woo Koh, Hyung Jin Choi, Chang Hwi Kim, Sang Man Shin, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):973-981.   Published online October 15, 1981
The 15 year-old female patient was admitted with the complaints of moon face, obesity and short stature. She has received steroid therapy since 11 years ago at home to control joint pain due to rheumatoid arthritis. The diagnosis was confirmed by history of long-term steroid therapy, characteristic clinical features, biochemical studies and radiological studies. In radiological studies, superior mediastinal widening,...
A Case of Acute(infantile) Gaucher's Disease.
Baek Keun Lim, Kwan Sub Chung, Jae Seung Lee, Kir Young Kim, Byung Soo Kim, Duk Jin Yun, Chang Jin Kim, Chan Il Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):982-990.   Published online October 15, 1981
A case of Acute infantile form of Gaucher's disease in Korean infant is described. The large cells characteristically found in the bone marrow and liver in Gaucher's disease have been investigated with electron microscope, as well as light microscope. The pertinent literature has reviewed briefly concerning the clinical and laboratory fingings, roentgenographic picture, pathogenesis, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of this...
A Case of Chronic Active Hepatitis.
H J Park, H K Park, H J Chun, M J Shin, S C Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):991-996.   Published online October 15, 1981
Chronic active hepatitis (CAH) is defined as ongoing inflammation within the liver sustained beyond the expected time of resolution. The etiology of CAH is not completely understood, but hepatitis B infection, drugs such as oxyphenisatin, isoniazid, and alpha-methyldopa, and altered immunity are considered. The most common findings are jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly, elevated serum transaminase activities, hypergammaglobulinemia, and positive "autoimmune" serologic tests,...
A Case of Transient Complete A-V Block.
Yung Boo Kim, Hwan Sup Kang, Chang Hyo Lee, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):997-1102.   Published online October 15, 1981
We experienced a case of transient complete A-V block, which developed probably due to acute myocarditis of viral etiology. The patient was 13 year old boy, and was admitted to our ward with chief complaints of intermittent abdominal pain and chest discomfort. The auscultation of the heart revealed, the 1st heart sounds varied in intensity, and the E.K.G. findings, checked...
A Case of Sturge-Weber Disease.
Soon Ok Byun, Jong Du Kim, Moon Suk Ji, Myung Hi Shin, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):1003-1008.   Published online October 15, 1981
A case of Sturge-Weber disease in an 8 year old male was presented. The diagnosis was established by characteristic features of Sturge-Weber disease including facial portwine nevus, convulsion, right hemiplegia, intracranial calcification and mental retardation. A brief review of related literature was made.
A Case of Harlequin Fetus.
Eun Hee Bak, Ai Sunn Choi, Elizabeth M Nicholson, Young Shin Kwark, Jung Hee Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):1009-1013.   Published online October 15, 1981
The Harlequin fetus-ichthyosis fetalis-is known to be rare. Recently, we experienced a case of Harlequin fetus in stillborn infant due to autosomal recessive inheritance likely. A review of literature was done briefly.
Problem Case Conference
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome.
K.W. Ko, J.G. Ji
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1981;24(10):1014-1019.   Published online October 15, 1981
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