Publications by authors named "Fatima Faskari Nasir"

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A four-year-old Nigerian boy with battered child syndrome: implications for public health.

Pan Afr Med J 2020 18;35:47. Epub 2020 Feb 18.

Department of Pediatrics, Federal Medical Centre, Katsina, Katsina State, Nigeria.

Battered child syndrome (BCS) is a form of physical abuse that is characterised by multiple injuries and potentially fatal outcome. Despite the high prevalence of physical abuse in developing countries, BCS is rarely reported. Hence, this report highlighted a four-year-old Nigerian boy who suffered multiple injuries (scalp haematoma, bruises, right clavicular fracture, and burns) from the paternal uncle's wife. This case report is discussed along the line of public health approach for curbing the social menace.
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December 2020