A mother’s management of rectal prolapse in a Nigerian toddler
Keywords:Burns, Convulsions, Home management, Hot bath, Sepsis
A 20 months old Nigerian girl who had rectal prolapse was subjected to sitting on a hot ‘sitz’- like bath as a home management of the prolapse. Gluteal, perineal and upper thigh burns and sepsis; also, febrile convulsion and spontaneous passage of 5 ascaris worms were the sequellae.
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