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  • Presenting signs of retinoblastoma at a tertiary level teaching hospital in Ethiopia 

    Shifa, Jemal Zeberga; Gezmu, Alemayehu Mekonnen (African Field Epidemiology Network,http://www.afenet.net/, 2017-09-22)
    Introduction: Retinoblastoma is a primary malignant intraocular neoplasm that arise from immature retinoblasts with in developing retina. The commonest presenting sign in developing country is proptosis which is the late ...
  • A rare case of thymic hyperplasia in a 6-month-old hiv-exposed infant with signs of airway compression 

    Gezmu, Alemayehu (Medknow publications,http://www.medknow.com/, 2017)
    This is report of a rare case of thymic hyperplasia in a 6-month-old female child with significant compression effect on the airways and shift of the mediastinum. Timely imaging study and tissue biopsy play an important ...
  • A case report of significant congenital depressed skull fracture after cesarean section delivery 

    Gezmu, Alemayehu Mekonnen; Mazhani, Loeto (Wolters Kluwer ‑ Medknow,https://wkauthorservices.editage.com/open-access/medknow.html, 2018)
    We report a case of depressed skull fracture in an hour old newborn delivered by cesarean section for breech presentation. The depression was surgically corrected as a spontaneous resolution did not occur after some interval. ...
  • The prevalence of microalbuminuria and associated factors among patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Botswana 

    Molefe-Baikai, O.J.; Mooketsi, M.; Cainelli, F.; Rwegerera, G.M. (Wolters Kluwer - Medknow; https://wolterskluwer.com/, 2018-11-12)
    Background: Microalbuminuria (MA) has been established as an early marker of both diabetic nephropathy and vascular disease in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). Aims: This study was conducted to determine the prevalence ...
  • Short stature and growth hormone deficiency: unexpected manifestations of McCune-Albright syndrome 

    Pina Rivera, Yordanka; Rwegerera, Godfrey Mutashambara; Sesay, Sheikh (BMJ Publishing Group Limited; https://www.bmj.com/, 2018-08-27)
    McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) is a rare disease characterised by triad of monostotic or polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, café au-lait skin spots and a variety of endocrine disorders; precocious puberty (PP) being the most ...
  • Cavernous sinus thrombosis in a 14-year old boy 

    Mokgacha, Kabelo; Maruza, Monde P.; Sesay, Sheikh O.; Rwegerera, Godfrey M. (Turkish National Pediatric Society; ipa-world.org/society-resources/code/member-view-news-detail.php?id=446, 2018-07-01)
    Cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST) is a rare, life-threatening disorder occurring as a result of sepsis or secondary to aseptic causes in the setting of a thrombophilic disorder that has over the years been linked to high ...
  • Assessment of the household availability of oral rehydration salt in rural Botswana 

    Jammalamadugu, Swetha Bindu; Mosime, Botsang; Masupe, Tiny; Habte, Dereje (PAMJ-Center for Public Health Research and Information, http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/, 2013)
    Introduction: Diarrhea contributed for 17.6% of under-five deaths in Botswana. Oral rehydration salt (ORS) therapy has been the cornerstone in the control of morbidity and mortality secondary to diarrheal diseases. The ...
  • A continuous mathematical model for Shigella outbreaks 

    Chaturvedi, Ojaswita; Masupe, Tiny; Masupe, Shedden (Scientific & Academic Publishing, http://www.sapub.org/, 2014)
    A continuous mathematical model of shigella diarrhea is introduced in this paper. According to the pathogenesis of shigella, the model had been designed as an SIRS system comprising of a non-constant population. The ...
  • SIRS model for the dynamics of non-typhoidal salmonella epidemics 

    Chaturvedi, Ojaswita; Masupe, Shedden; Masupe, Tiny (IJCER Online Publication Inc., http://www.ijceronline.com/, 2013-10)
    A continuous mathematical model of salmonella diarrhea is introduced in this paper. According to the pathogenesis of salmonella, the model had been designed as an SIRS system comprising of a non-constant population. The ...
  • Simultaneous false aneurysm and arterio-venous fistula in the presence of a single wound 

    Ayane, G.N.; Walsh, M.; Prozesky, D.; Kadimo, K. (Elsevier, https://www.elsevier.com/, 2018-07-16)
    We describe a patient in whom a stab wound to the right supraclavicular fossa led to a subclavian artery false aneurysm and an arterio-venous fistula (AVF) between the right subclavian artery and the right internal jugular ...
  • A case of cryptococcal lymphadenitis in an HIV-Infected woman 

    Rwegerera, Godfrey M.; Chowdhury, Wahhab; Setime, Mpho A.; Vento, Sandro (Israel Medical Association; https://www.ima.org.il/eng/, 2014-02)
    A 31 year old black African woman presented at a local clinic in Botswana with a 1 week history of a painless swelling on the left side of her neck. She did not have fever, night sweats, productive cough or weight loss. ...
  • Non-communicable diseases in antiretroviral therapy recipients in Kagera Tanzania: a cross-sectional study 

    Magafu, Mgaywa Gilbert Mjungu Damas; Moji, Kazuhiko; Igumbor, Ehimario Uche; Magafu, Naoko Shimizu; Mwandri, Michael; Mwita, Julius Chacha; Habte, Dereje; Rwegerera, Godfrey Mutashambara; Hashizume, Masahiro (African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET); www.afenet.net/, 2013-11-06)
    Introduction: The aim of this study was to describe the extent of self-reported non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) recipients in Kagera region in Tanzania and their effect ...
  • An 80 year old hermaphroditic with HughBrenner Brenner tumor: A rare case report and review of literature 

    Ayane, Gezahen Negusse; Motsumi, Mpapho Joseph; Motlaleselelo, Pako; Kadimo, Khutsafalo (African Journal of Urology; https://www.ajol.info/index.php/aju, 2018-03-09)
    Introduction: Hermaphroditism is a general term used to describe a sexual development disorder usually diagnosed at an early stage in sexual development. However, this is a report of an 80 year old sexual ambiguity patient ...
  • Epidemiology of patients presenting to the emergency centre of Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana 

    Chandra, Amit; Mullan, Paul; Ho-Foster, Ari; Langeveldt, Antanoid; Caruso, Ngaire; Motsumi, Joseph; Kestler, Andrew (African Journal of Emergency Medicine, http://www.afjem.org/, 2014)
    Introduction: Emergency medicine is a newly recognized specialty in Botswana and the country launched an emergency medicine residency in January 2011. Data regarding the practice of emergency medicine in Botswana are ...
  • HIV hospital admissions attributable to specific opportunistic infections and factors associated with them at a Botswana Referral Hospital 

    Tlhakanelo, John Thato; Tshikuka, Jose Gaby; Molefi, Mooketsi; Magafu, Mgaywa Gilbert Mjungu Damas; Masupe, Tiny; Matchaba-Hove, Reginald Blessing (Scientific Research, www.scirp.org/, 2015-08-31)
    Hospital admissions among people living with HIV (PLWH) in Botswana are high. Opportunistic infections (OIs) are responsible for most of these admissions. Although leading OIs causing these admissions have been identified ...
  • A case report of a giant appendiceal mucocele and literature review 

    Motsumi, Joseph Mpapho; Motlaleselelo, Pako; Ayane, Gezahen; Sesay, Omar Sheikh; Valdes, Ramos Johamel (Pan African Medical Journal, http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/, 2017-10-04)
    A 43-year-old female presented at the accident and emergency department of Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana. She reported a deep dull aching pain of two years duration in the right iliac fossa that has been ...
  • Spontaneous splenic infarcts and rupture presenting as massive haemoperitoneum 

    Ayane, Negusse Gezahen; Cox, Megan; Shifa, Jemal; Kadimo, Khutsafalo (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, http://journals.ub.bw/index.php/pula, 2017)
    Spontaneous rupture of a normal spleen without a history of an evident blunt abdominal trauma is a rare clinical entity and can occur in both histologically normal and diseased spleen. Non-traumatic spontaneous splenic ...
  • Right congenital diaphragmatic hernia associated with abnormality of the liver in adult 

    Ayane, Negusse Gezahen; Walsh, Mikel; Shifa, Jemal; Kadimo, Khutsafalo (Pan African Medical Journal, http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/, 2017-09-22)
    A Bochdalek hernia (BH) occurs when abdominal contents herniate through the postero-lateral segment of the diaphragm. The right side is affected considerably less commonly than the left. Most BHs present are diagnosed early ...
  • Leydig cell tumor of the testis presenting with gynaecomastia due to hyperprolactinemia after orchiectomy 

    Rivera, Yordanka Pina; Rwegerera, Godfrey Mutashambara; Chowdhury, Wahhab; Chobanga, Kudra Jumanne; Milan, Alexei Ortiz (Sciedu Press, http://web.sciedu.ca/, 2017-10-10)
    Leydig cell tumors (LCT) are rare and represent 1% to 3% of all tumors of the testis. LCTs can either be benign or malignant with clinical presentation varying from testicular mass associated with endocrinal manifestations ...
  • Disseminated Burkitt’s Lymphoma with a Pancreatic Mass in a HIV Positive Woman Diagnosed by Axillary Lymph Node Biopsy 

    Rwegerera, Godfrey Mutashambara; Rivera, Yordanka Piña; Zhou, Feng; Chobanga, Kudra Jumanne; Sesay, Sheikh Omar (Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, http://www.jcdr.net/, 2017-08-01)
    Burkitt’s Lymphoma (BL) is a highly aggressive B cell lymphoma of non Hodgkin’s type usually presenting in extranodal sites for endemic and sporadic types of the disease. Like other Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas (NHL), HIV ...

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