hrp0089p2-p295 | Multisystem Endocrine Disorders P2 | ESPE2018

Paediatric Endocrinology Mapping and Services in Nigeria: A Decade After

Yarhere Iroro , Jaja Tamunopriye

Background: With the inception of the Paediatric endocrinology training centre for Africa and West Africa a decade ago, several endocrinologists have been trained and are practicing in various part of Africa and Nigeria. The services and challenges faced are articulated in this survey.Objective and hypothesis: To determine the service delivery and challenges faced by paediatric endocrinology units in Nigeria.Method: A self-administ...

hrp0082p2-d1-320 | Diabetes | ESPE2014

Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Secondary School Students in Port Harcourt Nigeria

Jaja Tamunopriye , Yarhere Iroro

Background: There is evidence to suggest an increase in type 2 diabetes mellitus worldwide even in children and adolescents. It is usually preceded by a period known as prediabetes and other risk factors such as elevated blood pressure, obesity, hypertriglyceridemia and family history of diabetes mellitus.Objective and hypotheses: To determine the number of risk factors for type 2 DM in each subject studied for selected risk factors.<p class="abstext...

hrp0084p3-895 | Fat | ESPE2015

Evaluating Liver Enzymes and Cholesterol Levels in Newly Diagnosed Obese Children Attending the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital

Yarhere Iroro , Jaja Tamunopriye

Background: Increasing obesity epidemic is not limited to the developed world, but is gradually gaining grounds in the developing countries. The attendant metabolic syndrome is one major complication but liver disease seems to be attaining significant proportion in adult and adolescent obese patients.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the extent of liver damage in obese children attending the Paediatric endocrinology clinic using liver enzyme levels.<...

hrp0092p3-294 | Late Breaking Abstracts | ESPE2019

Beck Depression Inventory Scores for Children with Some Chronic Diseases (Type I Diabetes Mellitus, Sickle Cell Anaemia, and AIDS) in University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital

YARHERE IRORO , Jaja Tamunopriye , Anolue Mirabel

Objectives: To determine the presence of depressive disorders in adolescents with T1DM, SCA, and HIV/AIDS being managed in UPTH and to compare the scores between the various diseases.Method: A cohort study of 75 children (20 T1DM, 26 SCA, and 29 HIV/AIDS) presenting to the Department of Paediatrics, UPTH between 1stof October 2018 and 31stof May 2019 had an interviewer administered Beck depression i...

hrp0089p3-p343 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology or Sex Endocrinology P3 | ESPE2018

Genital Abnormalities and Management Outcomes as Seen in the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital

Yarhere Iroro , Jaja Tamunopriye , Clement-Wekere Gift

Background: Genital abnormalities are a source of concern and anxiety to parents and patients and in some cases, for the physicians who may have difficulty making pathological and eventually genetic diagnosis. They range from simple small penis and labial adhesions to the complex genital ambiguity and disorders of sex development.Hypothesis: To determine the genital abnormalities presenting in the Paediatric endocrinology unit of the University of Port H...

hrp0082p3-d2-997 | Thyroid (1) | ESPE2014

Delayed Diagnosis of Congenital Hypothyroidism and Consequences: a Case Series

Jaja Tamunopriye , Yarhere Iroro , Chuku Calistus

Background: Screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in newborns and early treatment of the condition is a cost effective way of preventing mental retardation and growth retardation worldwide.Objective and hypotheses: To highlight consequences of delayed diagnosis and treatment of four children with congenital hypothyroidism in our centre.Method: We present four cases of children with congenital hypothyroidism seen at our centr...

hrp0082p3-d1-982 | Thyroid | ESPE2014

Preliminary Result and Normative TSH Values for Healthy Nigerian Newborn Children

Yarhere Iroro , Oduwole Abiola , Suwaid Salma , Yahaya Alkali , Ibekwe Maryanne , Adeniran Kayode , Fetuga Bolanle , Elusiyan Jerome , Idris Hafsat W , Jaja Tamunopriye , Adesiyun Omotayo , Jarrett O O

Background: Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is the commonest congenital endocrine disorder in the world and also the commonest most preventable cause of mental retardation. Screening is mandatory in developed countries, but none exists in sub-Saharan country. We present a preliminary report of the first Nigerian screening for CH.Objective and hypotheses: To screen normal newborn babies in different regions in Nigeria and to determine the normal range of T...