peer-reviewed monthly journal of medicine published in English. It is the official publication of The Korean Pediatric Society. Korean J Pediatr covers clinical and research works relevant to all aspects of child healthcare. The journal aims to serve pediatricians through the prompt publication of significant advances in any field of pediatrics and to rapidly disseminate recently updated knowledge to the public. Additionally, it will initiate dynamic, international, academic discussions concerning the major topics related to pediatrics. Manuscripts are categorized as current opinions, review articles, original articles, case reports, and letters to the editor.