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Journal of the Korean Academy of Family Medicine 1991;12(1):94-101.
Published online January 1, 1991.
A clinical observation on childhood bronchial asthma.
Kwang Tae Kim, Jin Seog Oh, Hae Youn Kim, Seog Yong Choi, Hee Cheol Kang, Dong Hak Shin
소아 기관지 천식의 임상적 고찰
오진석, 신동학, 김광태, 김해연, 최석용, 강희철
계명대학교 의과대학 동산의료원 가정의학교실
Abstract
The clinical observation on 136 patients of bronchial asthma were seen at Dong San Medical Center from January 1988 to December1988.
The results were following :
1) Age distribution at the time of visiting Clinic ranged between 1 year and 15 years. Most patients(73.5%) were below 6 years of age. Sex ratio was 3:1 with male predominance.
2) Most patient(69.9%) were below 3 year of age at age of onset.
3) In 11.8% of cases there noted positive allergic history & allergic family history in 32.4%.
4) Eosinophilia was noted in 39.7%.
5) Total IgE level measured by EIA after 5-12 days of onset showed the most increased level of all days.


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