Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1990;33(12):1656-1661.
Published online December 31, 1990.
Clinical Evaluation in Lipoid Pneumonia.
Myeong Ku Cho, Suk Min Choi, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Soon Chun Hyang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
지방성 폐렴의 임상적 고찰*
조명구, 최석민, 이동환, 이상주
순천향대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 13 August 1990   • Accepted: 28 September 1990
Seven cases of lipoid pneumonia in infant who were admitted to department of pediatrics, Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital from July 1988 to March 1990 were reviewed and analysed. The results were as follows: 1) All cases were taken shark liver oil (squalene®) forcefully in supine position 2) Out of 7, all cases were between the age of 3 months and 6 months, and the male to female ratio was 4:3 3) The most common symptoms were cough (7 cases), fever, dyspnea and tachypnea in that order. Cyanosis was noted in 2 cases. 4) The common physical findings were coarse breath sound, chest wall retraction, decreased breath sound, rale and wheezing in that order. 5) The factor that may be responsible for aspiration was forced feeding of shark liver oil to their children among all cases. 1 case had gastroesophageal reflux. 6) on the chest X-ray examination, consolidation were noted in all cases and right upper lobe involvement was the most common. 7) Among 7 cases who were treated medically, 2 cases improved, 4 cases not improved and 1 case * died.
Key Words: Lipoid Pneumonia

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