Clinical Urogenital Findings in Post Traumatic Pelvic Injuries Diagnosed with Plain Radiography in Southwestern Nigeria

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A. O. Adebola Yusuf
A. P. Adefalujo
E. E. Emmanuel
O. F. Ajiboye
K. H. Tijani
R. A. Akinola

Abstract

Aims:  This is aimed at highlighting the clinical urogenital findings in post traumatic pelvic injuries diagnosed with plain radiography.

Study Design: Prospective cross-sectional study.

Place and Duration of Study: The accident and emergency departments of the tertiary hospitals of Lagos University Teaching Hospital, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, and Lagos State Health Service Commission’s Accident and Emergency Services Hospitals (LASEMS) between January 1st 2009 and December 31st 2009.).

Methodology: One hundred (100) patients of all ages were recruited, diagnosed by plain radiography as pelvic traumatic injury (51 males and 49 females). Their corresponding radiographic findings and the types of trauma, sociodemographic and clinical data obtained from the request cards and case notes or files were reviewed. The radiographic findings, socio-demographic and clinical data of these patients were reviewed. Statistical analysis was done using Epi Info Version 6 Statistical Software on an IBM-compatible computer.

Results:  51 (51%) females and forty-nine 49 (49%) males seen at tertiary hospitals in the Lagos metropolis were recruited for this study.

Ten (10) different categories of urogenital lesions were found in eighty-three (83) occurrences among the patients in a fairly equal sex distribution made of thirty-nine (39) males and forty-four (44) females.

Haematuria was the commonest finding in thirty-five (35) patients (47.29%), occurred more in Acetabular fracture (20.48%) while the least occurrence was found in two (2) each of vesicovagina fistula and urethra stenosis representing 2.41 %.

 

Keywords:
Urogenital, pelvic, trauma, bladder, heamaturia, enuresis, urethra

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O. Adebola Yusuf, A., P. Adefalujo, A., E. Emmanuel, E., F. Ajiboye, O., H. Tijani, K., & A. Akinola, R. (2018). Clinical Urogenital Findings in Post Traumatic Pelvic Injuries Diagnosed with Plain Radiography in Southwestern Nigeria. Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 1(1), 1-8. Retrieved from https://journalajorr.com/index.php/AJORR/article/view/24889
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