Ernest Moukouri

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Microalbuminuria and retinopathy was studied in a non-proteinuric diabetic population of Cameroon. Patients were enrolled on a consecutive basis in two referral hospitals in Yaoundé. Retinopathy was evaluated by direct ophthalmoscopy and biomicroscopy, and controlled by mydriatic fundus photography. Detection of microalbuminuria was carried out on an(More)
A survey to determine the prevalence and causes of blindness and visual impairment in the Extreme North Province of Cameroon was conducted in the Spring of 1992. A total of 10,647 people age 6 years and older was selected from a multi-stage, clustered sample stratified by ecological zone. The subjects were examined by ophthalmologist-led teams for visual(More)
The authors are publishing the epidemiologic aspects of retinoblastoma in a cameroonian area. The study is prospective and is carried out in the eye clinic of CHU over a period of 7(1/2) years. We include all patients diagnosed and confirmed histologically after enucleations to have retinoblastoma. The frequency of retinoblastoma is 0.83% per 10000(More)
L'éversion congénitale des paupières est une affection rare. Son traitement en première intention est généralement conservateur, constitué de lubrifiant, d'antibiotiques, de manoeuvres d'inversion de la paupière éversée et d'une éducation des parents. Nous présentons le cas d'un nouveau-né de huit heures de vie ayant une éversion congénitale bilatérale des(More)
The authors study the main causes for blindness in the Western Province thanks to the hospital data from the only Ophthalmology service of this region. When checking the files of the 204 patients the main blindness causes are (in decreasing order): cataracts, glaucomas, optical nerve atrophy, uveitis, onchocerciasis.... This study also shows the absence of(More)
OBJECTIVE To obtain cross-sectional data on clinical and nutritional vitamin A deficiency from which to design appropriate intervention strategies. DESIGN A population-based survey using multistage, cluster sampling. SETTING Extreme North Province of Cameroon, West Africa. PARTICIPANTS Children aged 0 to 5 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Clinical signs(More)
We analysed the epidemiological, clinical, biological, morphological and therapeutic characteristics of 36 cases of pituitary prolactinomas in Yaoundé, Cameroun. Diagnosis was made on the basis of neuro-ophthalmological, gynaecological and sexual symptoms associated with quantity determinations of prolactinemia, total testosterone and blood oestrogen,(More)
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