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Yu Jin Jung 3 Articles
Pontine Hypoplasia and Cri-du-chat Syndrome in a Preterm Infant
Yu Jin Jung
Kosin Med J. 2018;33(1):117-121.   Published online June 30, 2018
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A premature infant with gestational age 36+4 weeks was admitted with respiratory distress syndrome. Surfactant and ventilation were firstly done to improve his respiration. After extubation, weak, high-pitched cry and asymmetric face with micrognathia and hypertelorism were detected. Therefore, cytogenetic analysis was performed, and his karyotype was 46, XY, del(5) (p14p15.33). Pontine hypoplasia was detected on cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Therefore, karyotyping and cranial MRI should be performed in case of preterm infants with suspicion of Cri-du-chat syndrome (CdCS).


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    Jin Sol Choi, Eun Ae Yoo, Jin Ok Choi, Soo Jung Kim
    Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology.2020; 81(4): 979.     CrossRef
Clinical Features and Factors Associated with the Frequency of Phototherapy in Premature Birth Gestation < 35 Weeks and Birth Weight ≤2,500 g
So Yoon Choi, Ho Yeon Hwang, Yoo Rha Hong, Yu Jin Jung
Kosin Med J. 2012;27(2):133-139.   Published online December 27, 2012
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Clinical features according to the frequency of phototherapy and clinical risk factors on the number of phototherapy were investigated in premature births with gestation <35 weeks and birth weight ≤2,500 g.


The 186 infants with gestation <35 weeks and birth weight ≤2,500 g were admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit of Kosin University Gospel Hospital from March 2009 to August 2010. The 171 infants were alive and had jaundice requiring phototherapy. Phototherapy was usually started to 50-70% of the maximal bilirubin level. They were divided into two groups according to the frequency of phototherapy as single phototherapy group (group I) and multiple phototherapy group (group II). We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of all patients.


The mean gestational age and birth weight of group I were 31.0±2.9 weeks and 1,596±485 g and those of group II were 31.1±2.6 weeks and 1,592±430 g. Compared with group I, albumin and Apgar score at 1 minute of group II were significantly higher and the day of peak bilirubin was also late. Duration of phototherapy in group II was statistically longer than that group I but duration of ventilator and aminophylline use for apnea was significantly shorter. The frequency of antibiotic use, incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), and intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) of group II were significantly lower than those of group I.


The day of peak bilirubin was late and the frequency of antibiotic use, incidence of BPD, and IVH were low in group II. The aggressive phototherapy may be considered in premature births with jaundice.

A Case of Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in a Girl with Nephrotic Syndrome
Min Ji Kim, Hoyeon Hwang, Yu Jin Jung, Jung Hyun Lee, Jae Sun Park, Kyung Soon Jeong
Kosin Med J. 2011;26(2):167-172.   Published online December 1, 2011
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