S-Space College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원) Dept. of Medicine (의학과) The Seoul Journal of Medicine The Seoul Journal of Medicine Vol. 31 No.4 (1990)
Congenital Esophageal Stenosis- Case SNUCH-32 -
- Chi, Je G.; Yoo, Shinae
- Issue Date
- Seoul J Med, Vol.31 No.4, pp. 293-298
- This 3-year-old girl was admitted to the Seoul National University Children's Hospital (SNUCH) for
the fifth time on July 16, 1990, for a surgical intervention.
She was born on September 19, 1987 via normal full term spontaneous delivery with the birth weight
of 3.4 kg. The vaccination was done as scheduled The family history was unremarkable except for
her maternal grandmother who had diabetes mellitus and grandfather died of stomach cancer.
She had been healthy until June, 1988 (9 months of age) when her meal was changed from breast
milk and weaning food to solid food. She experienced episodes of regurgitation and vomiting. The
vomiting was intermittent and cyclic, and was not projectile or bilious. However, since her general
condition was good the parents did not pay much attention for these symptoms On August 21, 1988
(11 months of age) she started to run fever with cough, for which she was brought to a local pediatric Clinic. With the 22impression of pneumonia she was managed With antibiotics. She developed diarrhea at that clinic, and was transferred to SNUCH.