Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1975;18(8):561-566.
Published online August 31, 1975.
A Clinical Study of Infectious Hepatitis
Eoh Jung Lee, Seockoo Bai, Joon Tai Kim, Won Chui Kim, Duk Jin Yun
Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine
전염성 간염의 임상적 관찰
이의정, 배석구, 김준태, 김원철, 윤덕진
연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
We have observed 259 cases of Infectious Hepatitis during the last 8 years from Aug. 1966 to Jul. 1974, who were hospitalized at the pediatric department of the YonSei University, College of Medicine. In 1966 we reported a clinical study of 107 cases of infectious hepatitis which, was publisized in 1968. This is an additional clinical report to this study. We have obtained following results. 1)The incidental ratio to total in-patients was 2.4%. The sex incidence was more common in male ranged 2 : 1. 2) The age incidence was highest in 3 to 8 years (69%) and in Autumn it showed highest occurence. 3)The common complaints were Anorexia (67.2%), Dark urine (58.3%), Abdominal pain (56.8%), General malaise C44.8%), Hepatomegaly (90%), Jaundice (70%) and AbdominaL distension (36.3%), in it’s order of frequency. 4)In most cases the total blood cell counts were normal and liver function tests were abnormal: S.G.P.T. increased in 87.6%, S.G.O.T. in 82.1% and total bilirubin in 78.4% of cases. 5)The 254 cases in 259 cases were improved, but 3 cases developed hepatic coma and rest 2 cases were not followed.

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