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Gunshot injury to chest

60 year old male Presentation:Gunshot to back HPC:Patient with no known chronic illnesses was well until about 8 hours prior to presentation(around 12:30am) when he was allegedly shot from a long range (from one end of a school park) by…

SCROTAL LACERATION WITH EVISCERATED TESTIS

  PRESENTATION:Injury to the scrotum-4 hours HISTORY:Patient was in his usual state of health until early on within the day when he fell from a mango tree and landed on his side(part of the head hitting the ground) and sustained…

10/9/20 Case of a 67year old male with recurrent right inguinal hernia. Patient is a known hypertensive on medication . He had right inguinal hernia repair done 15 years ago and was  well until he noticed a swelling in the…

PELVIC FRACTURE

        Mr AI 42 , galamasey  miner Pc : laceration to groins : 12hrs prior to presentation Fan belt tore off the machine in operation leading to groin and perineal injuries , immediately couldn’t walk, carried to…

AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE

46 years known hypertensive on medication with intermittent dark haematuria and flank masses for past 5 years .   Normal hb 12.7g/dl creatinine 300umol/l urea 7 Patient counselled on the condition and the treatment options available being control of hypertension…

Acute intestinal obstruction

    We present a patient who experienced classic symptoms of acute intestinal obstruction. He attempted to relieve the symptoms by swallowing a mixture of herbs and cowrie. This undoubtedly worsened his symptoms and he was finally brought to the…

Acute scrotum

  7/6/20 Presenting complaint: acute scrotal pain 24hrs A 52 year old male with no known chronic illness was in his usual state of health until he slipped and fell astride on a culvert while working on a well. He…

Penile fracture

  NAME: S. A. AGE: 33Yrs SEX: Male   PRESENTING COMPLAINT: Swollen penis – 4hrs HISTORY OF PRESENTING COMPLAINT:  Patient felt a sharp pain when he hit his erect penis against the inner thigh of his partner during sexual intercourse…

liver abscess in an elderly farmer

An elderly male farmer with no known chronic illness presented to our facility with fever, severe right upper quadrant pain and yellowish eyes of a week duration. The right upper abdominal pain was gradual in onset. Pain radiated to the…

orocutaneous fistula in HIV / AIDS boy

We present  a 7 year old boy with a right cheek defect . The boy was brought to the hospital by the mother. Both are HIV/AIDS patients who were previously on ARVs but had stopped several months ago. Child developed…