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Apr 01, 2024Open    Access

Epidemioclinical Profile, Therapeutics and Outcome of Patients with Post-Perforation Typhic Peritonitis in DRC in Lomami Province, Luputa Rural Health Zone: 5-Year Retrospective Study at Lusuku Rural Hospital Center

Mukadi Degaule Mulombo,Ngoyi Samson Kahanga,Nzala Roddy Matanda,Katomb Freddy Mukadi,Ilunga Boniface Ilunga,Kabila Joseph Luboya
Introduction: Perforations of the small intestine are a common cause of generalized peritonitis, a common condition in surgical practice. It has high morbidity and mortality, and postoperative complications are common. Various techniques have been described for their treatment, without any real consensus on performance. The magnitude of the problem is not fully appreciated, especially in rural areas. The objective of this study is to determine the epidemioclinical character and management of per...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.11, 2024
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1111276


Mar 20, 2024Open    Access

Acute Cerebral Ischemia in Children Rare Case Related to Anxiety, Treated with Chinese Acupuncture in Dhamar Governarate Yemen

Hadi Mujlli,Salah Ali Al Shawki,Mohammed Ali Al Huthi
Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) is relatively rare in children, but can lead to sig-nificant morbidity and mortality. Focal neurological signs occur in three-quarters of patients, with hemiplegia are the most common for the di-agnosis. A case report describes, 10-year-old girl who presented to the emer-gency department (ED) of our neurological center in Dhamar city 100 km south to Sana’a capital city of Yemen, with the diagnosis of an acute ischemic stroke clinically and documented before and after ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.11, 2024
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1111306


Jan 31, 2024Open    Access

Acute Chest Syndrome and Pulmonary Embolism in Sickle Cell Disease Case Report: About one Case Admitted at the Mixed Medecine and Sickle Cell Anemia Center (M.M.SC.A) Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Alain Munganga Mukuna, Mawisa Nkemfuni Timothée, Longina Kake Roger, Ndalako Yagbanzi Noela, Vangu Payadu Christian, Nimy-Ta-Phemba Tany, Ikoko Mpembe Mimie, Kabengele Obel Benoit
Sickle cell disease (SCD), a hereditary genetic disorder marked by abnormal circulating hemoglobin, presents a spectrum of complications necessitating collaboration among hematologists, internists, and emergency and resuscitation physicians. Chief among these complications are vaso-occlusive crises and acute thoracic syndrome, with pulmonary embolism (PE) emerging as a critical and potentially fatal manifestation. In the pediatric SCD population, the incidence of PE is likely underestimated, and...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.11, 2024
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1111003


Oct 26, 2023Open    Access

Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects of Chronic Renal Failure at the Departmental University Hospital of Borgou and Alibori (CHUD/B-A) in Parakou (Benin)

Coovi Nonwanou Ignace Tokpanoude, Séraphin Ahoui, Damien Barikissou Georgia, S. E. Elvire Djossou, Sayo Djibo, Benoit Agossoukpe, Gottfid Agballa, Vidékon Odjou, Ireti Nethania Elie Ataigba, Badirou Aguemon
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains underestimated in Africa, and particularly in Benin. Epidemiological data from different countries show a growing prevalence. This study aimed to investigate the epidemiological, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of chronic renal failure at the Departmental University Hospital of Borgou and l’Alibori (CHUD/B-A) in Parakou. This was a descriptive cross-sectional study conducted in the nephrology department of CHUD/B-A over 6 years from January 1, 2017, to Dece...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110816


Aug 25, 2023Open    Access

Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infections in Uganda: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Danladi Makeri, Priscilla Peter Dilli, Doreen Nyaketcho, Theophilus Pius
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) pose a significant burden on public health, affecting millions of individuals worldwide; on average, a typical Ugandan female will have an infection once a month. Understanding their epidemiology is crucial for targeted interventions. This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to synthesize existing literature on urinary tract infections in Uganda, providing a comprehensive overview of its prevalence. On June 24th, 2023 we searched two bibliographic databases...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110490


Apr 20, 2023Open    Access

Melioidosis a Rare Cause of Infective Endocarditis: A Case Report

Chun Kiat Ng, Anuradha P. Radhakrishnan
Burkholderia pseudomallei is an unusual causative organism of infective endocarditis. We present a case of Melioidosis mitral valve endocarditis with dissemination to the liver and kidney in a young woman with underlying SLE with lupus nephritis. Despite the delay in reaching a diagnosis, the patient was successfully treated with intravenous Ceftazidime and oral trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and was discharged well. The identification of the specific aetiologic organism is important for t...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110004


Sep 09, 2022Open    Access

A Tetra Paresis Revealing Multiple Sclerosis: About a Case and Review of the Literature

Male Dore, Souleymane Djigue Barry, Mohamed Lamine Toure, Mohamed Lelouma Mansare, Kaba Conde, Karinka Diawara, Mohamed Lamine Conde, Adama Kone, Idrissa Doumbouya, Mamady Camara, Issiaga Bah, Fode Abass Cisse
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is very little described in tropical environments. It represents the leading cause of non-traumatic neurological disability in young subjects. We report the case of a patient with MS, 31 years old with no particular medical history, progressively presented weakness of the 4 limbs followed by lumbar pain which regressed after 2 months under the effect of symptomatic treatment with corticosteroids. Three months later, he presented with dysarthria and gait disturbance. The n...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1109198


Mar 18, 2022Open    Access

Prevalence of Hypertensive Diseases and Associated Risk Factors above 30 Years Adult People Admitted in Morogoro Regional Refferal Hospital 2021, Tanzania

Harun Elmada Nyagori
Hypertension is the commonest cardiovascular disorder due to its role in the causation of coronary heart disease, stroke and other vascular complications. In Tanzania, hypertension is one of major risk factors for cardiovascular mortality and it’s attributed for 10% of all deaths. Increasing prevalence in hypertensions expected due to economic transition, increased population growth, aging behavioural risk factors, such as: unhealthy diet and excessive alcohol consumption. Awareness of hypertens...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108423


Feb 28, 2022Open    Access

Prevalence and Associated Factors with Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Moroccan Region

Ibtissam El Harch, Soumaya Benmaamar, Naoual Oubelkacem, Reda Jennane, Bineta Jho Diagne, Moncef Maiouak, Imad Chakri, Mohammed Omari, Nada Otmani, Mohamed Amine Berraho, Samira El Fakir, Rhizlane Berrady, Nabil Tachfouti
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting particularly women and is characterized by diverse symptomatology. the main objective of our work is to assess the risk of anxiety and depression and their associated factors in patients with this disease and this is within the framework of a cross-sectional study carried out in the internal medicine department of CHU Hassan II in Fez. Eligible patients were recruited, informed about the study and invited to participate in or...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108394


Jan 07, 2022Open    Access

Severe Neurological Manifestation from Jatropha curcas (Mbono Kaburi) Poisoning in 5 Years Old: A Case Report

Matei Mselle, Aisa Shayo, Ronald Mbwasi, Phillip Mrindoko, Elise Kimambo, Arnold Likiliwike, Lucy Frisch, Elton Meleki, Zaituni Hatibu, Nyemo Peter, Ally Iman, Faith Mosha, Beatrice Maringo, Ikupa Minga, Deborah Mchaile
Background: Jatropha curcas belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family and is found in the coastal areas of tropics. The leaves, fruits and seeds of the plant are used for various ailments. Not only there are few reported cases of its poisoning in the paediatric age group but also rarely reported to cause neurological manifestation even in adult population. We present a case of a 5 years old that presented with severe acute neurological manifestation soon after ingestion of the seeds of Jatro...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108028


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