Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

Recent Submissions

  • A Nigerian child with spina bifida cystica and a ruinous aftermath 

    Okeniyi, John; Oseni, Saheed; Ogunlesi, Tinuade; Oyedeji, Gabriel (The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine, 2004)
    We report a 3-day old term male Nigerian baby with an uncomplicated unruptured spina bifida cystica who defaulted from neurosurgical care and had incision and drainage done by a quack. He presented 3 months later with ...
  • Post circumcision meningitis in a male infant: 

    Oyedeji, A; Okeniyi, John; Ogunlesi, Tinuade; Oyelami, Oyeku; Oyedeji, Gabriel (The Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology, 2004)
    OA, an 11-month-old male infant was admitted to Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa, Nigeria on 23rd of July 2004 with a 2-day history of fever, irritability and convulsions. A nurse colleague of his father had earlier circumcised ...
  • Acute renal failure following Potassium bromate accidental poisoning: 

    Okeniyi, John; Aladekomo, Theophilus; Oyelami, Oyeku (Nigerian Journal of Paediatrics, 2003)
    Accidental poisoning is common in children. Potassium bromate is a commonly used additive and raising agent in many edibles particularly bread, a staple food worldwide, yet its accidental poisoning has hitherto, not been ...
  • Asymptomatic intestinal parasitosis among semi-urban Nigerian children 

    Okeniyi, John; Ogunlesi, Tinuade; Oyelami, Oyeku; Oyedeji, Gabriel (The Internet Journal of Epidemiology, 2004)
    A cross-section of 175 healthy children at the Wesley Guild hospital, Ilesa, Nigeria had microscopic examination of fresh stool samples for intestinal parasites; 58 (33.1%) had various parasites while 4.0% had poly-parasitism. ...