Iheanacho Malachy

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BACKGROUND Stroke is a life-changing, debilitating complication of sickle cell disease (SCD). Previous studies had recorded high stroke prevalence amongst this group of patients. Nigeria has a large population of people affected by this condition and this study aims to assess the stroke prevalence in this large population. METHODOLOGY Stroke prevalence(More)
INTRODUCTION Previous studies had enlisted renal medullary carcinoma (RMC) as the seventh nephropathy in sickle cell disease (SCD). Clinical experience has contradicted this claim and this study is targeted at refuting or supporting this assumption. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of RMC and describe other renal complications in SCD. MATERIALS AND(More)
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