Pattern of chloroquine-induced pruritus in antenatal patients at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.


The importance of Malaria, especially in pregnancy, cannot be over-emphasised. A major determinant of compliance with treatment in this environment is the pruritus chloroquine induces when ingested. This cross-sectional study of 200 antenatal patients was aimed at obtaining the pattern of the pruritus in antenatal patients. The prevalence of chloroquine… (More)


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