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April-June 2018| Vol 5| Issue 2

Original Article

Impaired cognition and normal cardiometabolic parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes in Kano, Nigeria

Background: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been linked with impaired cognition, elevated blood pressure, and dyslipidemia. However, these findings have not been uniform. Aim: This study aime...

Original Article

Effect of CD4 T-lymphocyte count and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection stage on the prevalence and pattern of rheumatologic disease in HIV-infected patients in Zaria, North-Western Nigeria

Introduction Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a scourge of the modern time. Occurring with high frequency in patients of all ages and both genders, and across all strata of the s...

Original Article

Effect of obesity on self-reported pain and functional disability in patients with knee osteoarthritis in Zaria, North Western Nigeria

Introduction: Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common causes of arthritis in human, with the knee joint being the most commonly affected. Knee OA patients often present with knee pain and vary...

Case Report

Self-inflicted genital incision: a rare case report

Yankan gishiri, a genital cut, on the vagina for various illnesses is a harmful cultural practice. It is usually performed by traditional barbers. We report a case of Mrs. AA, a 20-year-old para 3 who...

Case Report

Neurotoxicity following snakebite and the challenges of management in an urban area—a case report

Snakebites disproportionately affect the lower socioeconomic segments of the society, people with poorly constructed houses, and those with limited access to education and health care. Cases of snakeb...

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Sub-Saharan African Journal of Medicine, a publication of Faculty of Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.ssajm.org.

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