Sm Yusuf
Bayero University Kano
PathologyDermatologyDiseaseBody mass indexMedicine
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Background: Pityriasis rosea (PR) is an acute self-limiting papulo-squamous skin disorder commonly observed in otherwise healthy children and young adults. Objective: To describe the clinical pattern of PR in Kano, Northwest Nigeria. Materials and Methods: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study that was carried out between June 2010 and May 2011 among out-patients attending three dermatology clinics in Kano, Nigeria. Patients with rashes that met the clinical diagnostic criteria of PR were...
#1Baba Maiyaki Musa (Bayero University Kano)H-Index: 6
#2Musa A. GarbatiH-Index: 1
Last. Muktar H. Aliyu (Vandy: Vanderbilt University)H-Index: 27
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#1M. I. AdamkoloH-Index: 1
#2Md. Salleh HassanH-Index: 1
Last. Sm YusufH-Index: 5
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Information technologies (ITs) have been employed in various fields of human endeavour especially to engender socio-economic development. One key sub-sector in which the adoption of ITs is increasingly becoming critical in Malaysia is the farm-based (agri-based) enterprises. However, previous studies have suggested that a number of factors influences the adoption of ICT by enterprises, especially small and medium firms. This study was prompted by the need to determine the factors that influence ...
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#1Sm YusufH-Index: 5
#2Tiijani UaH-Index: 1
Last. Gezaqa IdH-Index: 1
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Background : Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory disorder. Recently, there are suggestions that LP is associated with dyslipidemia in a large series of patients independent of other causes Objective : The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence and associated risk factors for dyslipidaemia among patients with LP. Methods : This case-control study included 180 subjects, 90 with lichen planus (39 men and 51 women) and 90 (44 men and 46 women) controls consecutively recru...
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#1Muhammad S Mijinyawa (Bayero University Kano)H-Index: 4
#2Sm Yusuf (Bayero University Kano)H-Index: 5
Last. Andrew Uloko (Bayero University Kano)H-Index: 5
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Background: Thinness in older children has been associated with delayed pubertal maturation, reduced muscular strength and work capacity. There is paucity of studies on thinness among adolescents in Nigeria. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of thinness among adolescents in Kano, Northwestern Nigeria . Materials and Methods: In this descriptive cross-sectional survey, we used a multi-staged random sampling technique to select 718 students from six secondary school...
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#1Sm YusufH-Index: 5
#2Baba Maiyaki MusaH-Index: 6
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Background: To determine and compare the health seeking behavior for common skin disorders of an urban and rural community of Kano, Nigeria Material and Methods: A multistage random sampling was used to select two Local Government Areas (an urban and a rural), each comprising three wards. Structured interviews were conducted to elicit information on the health-seeking behaviour of household members. Results: Total 164 respondents (82 respondents each from rural and urban areas) were used for the...
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#1Sm YusufH-Index: 5
Last. Andrew UlokoH-Index: 5
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Background: Childhood and adolescent obesity is a global public health concern because of associated increased risk of cardiovascular diseases later in life. Although there are several studies on childhood obesity in Nigeria, few have assessed it in adolescents. Objectives: This study intends to assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity in adolescents in urban northern Nigeria. Method: A cross sectional school based survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity...
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#1Muhammad S Mijinyawa (Bayero University Kano)H-Index: 4
#2Sm Yusuf (Bayero University Kano)H-Index: 5
Last. Aisha M. Nalado (Bayero University Kano)H-Index: 3
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Linear immunoglobulin A (IgA) dermatosis (LAD) of childhood is a self-limiting blistering eruption. At histology, the blisters are subepidermal and may be reported as resembling dermatitis herpetiformis or bullous pemphigoid. Direct immunofluorescence (DIF) of normal or perilesional skin shows a linear band of IgA at the basement membrane. Many of the patients also have a circulating IgA antibody against the basement membrane. Diagnosis of this condition in a resource constrainedcenter, where im...
#1Andrew UlokoH-Index: 5
Last. At Uloko
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Background : The pattern of diabetes admissions in tertiary health care facilities in northern Nigeria is poorly documented. We aimed to review the clinical presentation, complications and mortality of diabetes admissions at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) Kano. Methods: A retrospective review of cases of diabetes mellitus (DM) admitted into the medical wards of AKTH over 30 months was done. Data extracted from patients’ case notes, ward admission/discharge register and death certificate...