Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1988;31(3):370-374.
Published online March 31, 1988.
A Case of 18P-Syndrome with Frequent Intection.
Ellen A Kim1, Jong Sung Eum1, Hee Ju Kim1, Sung Ill Ahn1, Kyung Yu Park2
1Department of Pediatrics, Seoul Eul-Ji General Hospital
2Department of Otolaryngology, Seoul Eul-Ji General Hospital
잦은 감염을 동반한 18P- 증후군 1례
김애란1, 음종성1, 김희주1, 안승일1, 박경유2
1서울 을지병원 소아과
2서울 을지병원 이비인후과
Received: 28 November 1987
We herein reported a case of newborn with round face, low nasal bridge, micrognathia, down turning comers of mouth, large protruding ears, high arched palate with webbed short neck: This odd looking newborn was confirmed to have deltion of short arm of chromosome 18 (18P- syndrome). Frequent episodes of pneumonia developed until recently at 6 months of age. The cause of this frequent infection is uncertain but possibility of deficiency of secretory IgA was considered.
Key Words: 18P- syndrome, Frequent infection.

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