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Malabsorption Secondary to S.stercoralis Infestation
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1982-10)
S.stercoralis infection is endemic in the tropics. Stercolalis infestation either produces minimal gastro intestinal symptoms or may remain asymptomatic. Malabsoption seems to result when the parasitic ...
Obstetrical performance in elderly Zambian parturients`
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1980-02)
The Obstetrical performance of elderly parturients (aged 40 and above) who delivered at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka during 1979 and 1980, has been analysed. There were 39,109 ...
Relapsing Fever in Sichili
(Medical journal of zambia, 1984-01)
Between 1 December, 1982 and 30 November, 1983, 274 cases of tick borne relapsing fever were found in Sichili. Mainly children were affected and the incidence was lower during the cold season. Clinically, tick fever ...
Bed-wetting in Lusaka suburb
(Medical journal of zambia, 1981-11)
Bed wetting may sometimes be the result of physical pathology or psycho-social stress or it may be due simply to stow maturation - Kolvin (1975) but even when it occurs in older children it may •neither ...
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency: Screening of 200 Zambian new born
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1984-06)
Two hundred newborn children were studied for the frequency of occurrence of glucose-6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency at University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka. An overall frequency of 11.5 ...
Puberty in Zambian Children
(Medical journal of zambia, 1980-06)
A cross sectional study of 2,638 Zambian school children 1,220 boys and 1,418 girls has been done in Lusaka to study the puberty process. Pubic and axillary hair, breast development ...
(Medical journal of Zambia, 1980-02)
A patholodcal study of six chemodectomas seen during nine years period is presented. The histopathology, diagnosis, and histogenesis are discussed.
Seminoma arising in undescended tests
(Medical Journal of Zambia, 1980-12)
A case of seminoma arising in one of bilaterally undescended testes is described and a survey of the incidence and prognosis presented.
Premature Fusion of Cranial Sutures (CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS)
(Medical Journal of Zambia, 1983-10)
A personal experience in the management of craniosynostosis in 15 Zambian male children has been presented. An important finding of this study was rather late referral of the majority of ...
Biomechanical basis of the tibial recurvation osteotomy
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1983-07)
Tibial recurvation osteotomy which was introduced by Lok, et al more than ten years ago has been applied to over 140 patients with a high rate of success. Results depend on the preoperative functional status of the ...