Spina bifida cystica in northern Nigeria


At the Ahmadu Bello University Hospitals in northern Nigeria 152 boys and 160 girls with spina bifida cystica were registered from 1971 to 1985. Only 21% of the patients were registered at the hospital within 24 h of birth; 90% had been delivered at home and without antenatal care. The malformation occurred in the lumbar or lumbosacral region in 75% of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00307931


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@article{Mabogunje1990SpinaBC, title={Spina bifida cystica in northern Nigeria}, author={Oluwatope A Mabogunje}, journal={Child's Nervous System}, year={1990}, volume={6}, pages={103-106} }