Ishaq Muhammad

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From 1980 to 1989, 45 patients with clothing burn injuries were admitted into the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria. Children aged 15 years and below numbered 30 and adults aged 16 years and above totalled 15. There was a female preponderance in the ratio of 1.8:1. The cumulative monthly frequency between October and February(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the aetiological factors and clinical presentation of haematuria as seen in a tertiary healthcare centre in a developing country in Africa. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study comprised a retrospective review of the diagnostic indices and notes of patients with macroscopic haematuria presenting at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching(More)
Over a period of 10 years, a total of 320 limb amputations were performed on adults at the Ahmadu Bello University Hospital, Nigeria. The major indication for upper limb amputation was trauma and post-fracture splintage gangrene (57%). In the lower limb the most common indication for amputation was advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the skin involving the(More)
Primary hepatocellular carcinoma more often presents acutely with rupture and haemoperitoneum in Africa and Asia where the tumour is more common than in the Western world. This detailed report on 35 patients with ruptured primary hepatocellular carcinoma describes the clinical features of this phenomenon in the savannah zone of Northern Nigeria. A third of(More)
We report a retrospective review of 57 patients with endemic Kaposi's sarcoma (EKS) seen between 1981 and 1990 and 40 prospectively diagnosed patients with and without human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection seen between 1991 and 1995. In the retrospective study 52 patients were males and five were females. Their ages ranged between 15 and 62 years(More)
A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether ventricular pacing wires should be placed routinely in all patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) regardless of immediate post-cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) rhythm status. Using the reported search, 142 papers were(More)
From 1971 to 1980 in Zaria which is situated at the confluence of four major motor roads, 890 patients with head injuries were managed by general surgeons and their trainees. A review of 600 clinical records showed that 80% of the injuries resulted from road traffic accidents; 38% of the patients belonged in the third decade; 82% were males and extremity(More)
This is a retrospective study of 84 children aged 36 months and less who were admitted for burns care from January 1980 to December 1989. Fifty-four (64%) had scalds, 28 (33%) had flame burns and in two children the cause was not known. The upper extremities were most commonly involved. Sixty-five per cent of the children were admitted during the cool, dry(More)
Urinary tract infection (UTI) was the only pathology found among 42 children presenting at the paediatric outpatient department with pain or straining on micturition. 18 (42.9%) had cystourethritis proven bacteriologically. 3 of these had gonococcal urethritis and were all males aged less than 3 years. Four had vasical schistosomiasis. No definite diagnosis(More)