Spectrum of paediatric rheumatic diseases in Nigeria

  title={Spectrum of paediatric rheumatic diseases in Nigeria},
  author={Babatunde Hakeem Olaosebikan and Olufemi Oladipo Adelowo and Barakat Adeola Animashaun and Richard Oluyinka Akintayo},
  booktitle={Pediatric rheumatology online journal},
BACKGROUND Paediatric rheumatology service in Sub-Sahara African is virtually not available as there is a shortage of paediatric rheumatologists and other rheumatology health professionals. We aim to describe the clinical spectrum and the frequencies of paediatric rheumatic diseases (PRDs) in Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Lagos, Nigeria. METHODS This is a retrospective review of patients with PRDs seen over a five year period (March 2010 to February 2016) at the… CONTINUE READING