ORIGINAL ARTICLES - Volume 9 number 1 - 2023

Challenges in the Management of Posterior Urethral valves in Children in a Teaching Hospital in Nigeria - Uchenwa TA, Anochie IC

Posterior Urethral valve (PUV) is the commonest cause of congenital lower urinary tract obstruction in males. Download the full Article >>

Deranged Kidney Function in Neonates in Kano: A cause for Concern. By: Obiagwu PN

In neonates, derangement in kidney function on admission is often overlooked, especially in resource-constrained settings, and is associated with increased risk of morbidity and mortality. Download the full Article >>

Renal Function of HIV Infected Children in a Tertiary Hospital: Impact of Routine Medications By: Ezeh GO, Oniyangi O, Babaniyi IB, Nwatah VE, Eke FU

Children infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) develop kidney diseases from various means. These include renal infiltration by the virus itself, medications used in the treatment of HIV opportunistic infections, and other systemic infections.
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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria and Sensitivity Patterns among Under-Five Year Old Children By: Ayodele OA, Okolo AA, Chima OU, Ezeonwu UB

Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) has been recognized to be common among under-fives, and its presence may be a pointer to an underlying urinary tract abnormality. Download the full Article >>

Bilateral Nephromegaly Due to Acute LymphoblasticLeukaemia in an African Male Chid: A Case Report By: Kan MK, Bassey EU, Ekpenyong EE, Kouya F, Ikpeme EE.

Nephromegaly is the enlargement of the kidney(s). In children, common cause include polycystic kidney disease, hydronephrosis, neproblastoma, lymphomas, glycogen storage disorders and rarely infiltration by leukemic blast cells. Download the full Article >>

afjp_vol 6 no 2 urinary abnormalities in asymptomatic school age children by dike a.i and okechukwu a.a

Nitrituria and leucocyturia are indicative of urinary tract infection and a commonly missed condition in asymptomatic children. Download the full Article >>

Afjp_vol 6 no 1 acute kidney injury following envenomation by african bees by b. Admani

Acute Kidney injury is a very rare complication of bee sting envenomation. It is associated with high morbidity and mortality and early identification of acute kidney injury and management can be lifesaving in Children. Download the full Article >>


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