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Diagnosing renal failure due to diethylene glycol in children in a resource-constrained setting
Background In 2008, several Nigerian children developed acute kidney injury (AKI) after ingesting teething syrup contaminated with diethylene glycol (DEG). Because there are limited diagnostic facilities in resource-constrained ...
Drug-induced acute dystonia in a 7 year old child following the use of artesunate-amodiaquine: A case report. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine.
(IOS Press, 2010)
Acute drug induced dystonias are commonly reported with antipsychotic drugs, however there have been reports of extrapyramidal symptoms following the use of 4-aminoquinolones such as chloroquine and amodiaquine for treating ...
Experience with Hydroxycarbamide Use: Indications, Adverse effects and clinical course at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Lagos.
(Lagos University Medical Society, 2018-01)
Sickle cell disease is the most common inherited hemoglobin disorder with the highest prevalence in sb-Saharan Africa. The clinical course of the disease has improved with newborn screening, penicillin prophylaxis and ...
Spectrum of Thyroid Abnormalities among Children Living with HIV in Lagos, Nigeria
Thyroid disorders have been described in an adult population but are underreported in the pediatric population. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and describe the spectrum of thyroid abnormalities among ...
Pattern of presentation, treatment, and determinants of outcome of pediatric oncology cases at a tertiary institution in Lagos.
Background: Cancers in children are increasing all over the globe, however, the outcome in LMICs is still quite poor due to a myriad of factors. Aim: This review focused on pattern of admissions in a pediatric oncology ...
Heart failure in children
(Green & Cherished, 2013)
Helicobacter pylori infection in malnourished children in Lagos
(Wolters Kluwer - Medknow, 2019)
Background/Aim: Helicobacter pylori infection is acquired in childhood, but there are conflicting reports on malnutrition and the infection. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of H. pylori infection among ...
Systolic blood pressure of Nigerian Children with Sickle cell disease
(Paediatric Association of Nigeria, 2012)
Background: Blood pressure readings of adult Nigerians with sickle cell disease (SCD) are reported to be lower than that of the general population but similar studies in children are unavailable. Objectives: To determine ...
Early onset unusual second cancers- more nightmare in a resource constrained setting, a report from Lagos, Nigeria
Second cancers are not quite common in the pediatric age group, and they are described as histologically distinct cancers from the initial cancer. This study aimed to report the occurrence of second cancers among a cohort ...
A Review of 10 Years Autopsy of children with Cardiovascular Disorders
(Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications, 2005)
Objectives: To review the prevalence and pattern of cardiovascular disorders in childhood autopsies in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). To also determine the frequency of associated extra cardiac complications ...