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Childhood burns in Zaria, Nigeria.
From 1971 to 1980, 429 children with burn injuries were admitted to the Ahmadu Bello University Hospital, Zaria. These were major burns in 275 patients, moderate in 82 and minor in 72. Fourteen of… Expand
Crohn's disease in a Nigerian.
• We recently examined a Nigerian with regional enteritis in whom the main lesion was located in the ascending colon. The diagnosis of Crohn's disease was established only on histological grounds. In… Expand
Extradural guinea-worm abscess. Report of two cases.
✓ Two cases are reported of extradural abscess from guinea-worm infection, one that resulted in paraplegia, and the other in motor weakness of the legs.
Neonatal primary peritonitis in Nigeria
Six cases of neonatal primary peritonitis admitted to Ahmadu Bello Hospital, Zaria, between January 1972 and July 1973 are reported, of whom 4 survived. All patients had evidence of umbilical sepsis,… Expand
Surgical management of pericarditis in Zaria, Nigeria.
Over eight years, 58 rural Nigerians with pericarditis were treated surgically in Zaria using basic surgical facilities. Eighteen patients had purulent pericarditis, associated with staphylococcal… Expand
Plasma volume studies with four different plasma volume expanders.
Abstract Thirty-four patients were divided into four groups. Patients in each group received 500 ml. of one of the four plasma expanders; 6 per cent hydroxyethyl starch, 3.5 per cent Haemaccel, 6 per… Expand
Splenic abscess in children: aspects of management.
Malignant tumours of the breast in Northern Savannah of Nigeria.
Duplication of the colon and genito-urinary tracts: management of a case and review of embryogenesis.
Massive hiatal hernia in children.
- A. Alarfaj, M. S. Khwaja, P. Upadhyaya
- The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica
- 1 August 1991
Ten children had massive hiatal hernias repaired between January 1982 and February 1991. Their clinical presentation, association with other congenital abnormalities, and postoperative complications… Expand