Mohammed Omer

Mohammed Omer
University of Al Qadarif · Faculty of Medicine

Bachelor of Medicine
TA, Internal Medicine

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Background In South Sudan, sleeping sickness is a frequent condition caused by human African trypanosomiasis. There are two stages that are well-known. When the CNS is affected, especially with Trypanosoma gambiense infection, the early hemolymphatic stage and the late encephalitic stage have been observed, including mental, motor, and sensory symp...
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Background Several investigations were carried out during the pandemic, demonstrating a number of neurological symptoms linked to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) infection. Objectives The goal of this review is to discuss COVID‐19 disease's neurological signs and squeals. Methodology From December 2019 to May 2020, data were retrieved from Pu...
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Background Migraine—and episodic headache—is one of the most common types of primary headache. Migraine is considered a serious health problem that affects the quality of life. During university life, students often report increased levels of stress, depression, anxiety, and irregular sleep, all of which are associated with migraines. Our aim was t...
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Background Neurocritical care is a growing subspecialty. It concerns with the management of life‐threatening neurological disorders. There is limited information regarding epidemiological data, disease characteristics, variability of clinical care, and in‐hospital mortality of neurocritical patients worldwide. Objectives To study the pattern of ne...
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Background Patients with neurocritical disorders who require admission to intensive care units (ICUs) constitute about 10–15% of critical care cases. Objectives To study the outcome of neurocritical disorders in intensive care units. Methodology This is a prospective cross‐sectional study that was conducted among neurocritical patients who were a...
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Introduction This is the first study done in the National Center for Neurological Sciences, Khartoum State, to assess the quality of life among more than 100 Sudanese epileptic patients, in the period from September to December 2020. Methodology This is a descriptive cross-sectional study; data were collected using an interview-based semi-structur...
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Africa has been significantly affected by the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. It is noteworthy in this context that this is the continent with the poorest and most vulnerable populations to infectious diseases. Since the emergence of the pandemic, scientific journals have published much literature on the topic; however, among...
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Introduction: The benefits of antibiotics are under threat by self-medication, which culminated in economic burdening of developing countries, treatment failures, the emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria and an increased probability of exposure and infection of the general population by antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains. Obj...
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Background COVID-19 is a novel respiratory infectious disease. Preventive measures against COVID-19 include facemask use, physical distancing and good sanitation and hygiene practices. Risk perception of COVID-19 is important in prevention. Lockdown was imposed in Sudan in early 2020. The study aim to study the compliance, risk perception and atti...
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A 3-year-old child presented with recurrent chest pain for 3 months, echocardiography showed a thorn inside the left ventricle, the patient was diagnosed with foreign body complicated with infective endocarditis and received proper treatment, and operation was performed after inflammatory reaction subsided.
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Background COVID-19 lockdown has affected diabetes management among the insulin pump users by changing their life style, affected their mental health, limited diabetes and insulin pump supplies and more difficult communication with the healthcare providers Objectives The aim of this research is to study the effects of COVID-19 lockdown on managing...
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A 3 years old child presented with recurrent chest pain for 3 months, echocardiography showed a thorn inside left ventricle, patient diagnosed as foreign body plus infective endocarditis, received proper treatment, and operation done after inflammatory reaction subsided. Abstract A 3 years old child presented with recurrent chest pain for 3 months,...
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Background Migraine is a main form of headache, it is also a chronic and complex neuroinflammatory disease; it is characterized by recurrent severe headaches, usually affecting one side of the head, and often accompanied by nausea and blurred vision. In susceptible individuals, irritants can trigger migraine attacks, which can be considered as trig...
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Background: Patients with neurocritical disorders that require admission to intensive care units (ICUs) constitute about 10–15% of critical care cases. Objectives: To study the outcome of neurocritical disorders in intensive care units. Methodology: This is a prospective observational study which was conducted in neurocritical patients who were adm...
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Human African Trypanosomiasis also known as sleeping sickness is a common disease in South Sudan. There are two recognized sstage, The early hemolymphatic stage and The late encephalitic stage when the CNS is involved specially with Gambians infection, broad neurologic spectrum has been reported such as psychiatric, motor, sensory.
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Background: Electrocardiographic changes and elevated serum troponin are frequent findings in acute stroke. They may reflect what is known as the neuro-genic myocardial injury. However, as stroke and cardiac diseases share the same risk factors. Coexistence of the two is highly susceptible. Objectives: To determine the electrocardiographic changes...
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Electrocardiographic changes and elevated serum troponin are frequent findings in acute stroke . They may reflect what is known as the neuro-genic myocardial injury . However, as stroke and cardiac disease share the same risk factors; coexistence of the two is highly susceptible. Our objectives were to determine the electrocardiographic changes and...
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Human African Trypanosomiasis also known as sleeping sickness is a common disease in South Sudan. There are two recognized sstage, The early hemolymphatic stage and The late encephalitic stage when the CNS is involved specially with Gambians infection, broad neurologic spectrum has been reported such as psychiatric, motor, sensory.
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Background (COVID-19) had a great impact on the world’s health systems since December 2019. A little is known about the clinical characteristics and risk factors associated with COVID-19 severity in Sudanese Patients; therefor it is necessary to summarize the clinical characteristics of patients with COVID-19 and to explore the risk factors associa...
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Ectopic origin of the right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva is an extremely rare anomaly of coronary arterial morphology, often incidentally discovered and clinically silent. We, hereunder, experienced a case of ectopic origin of the right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva.
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An ectopic coronary artery is observed in 0.05–0.1% of angiographic series, may be of tangential origin or proximal endocardial pathway, may result in a slit hole that interferes with flow, and is associated with sudden death. An ectopic coronary artery is observed in 0.05–0.1% of angiographic series, may be of tangential origin or proximal endocar...
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Ectopic origin of the right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva is an extremely rare anomaly of coronary arterial morphology, often incidentally discovered and clinically silent. We, hereunder, experienced a case of ectopic origin of the right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva.
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Introduction:This is the first study done in the national center for neurological sciences, Khartoum state to assess the quality of life above hundred Sudanese epileptic patients, in the period from September to December 2020. Methodology: This is a descriptive cross sectional study, data was collected using interviewing questionnaire and this ques...
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Background: COVID-19 lockdown has affected diabetes management among the insulin pump users by changing their life style, affected their mental health, limited diabetes and insulin pump supplies and more difficult communication with the healthcare providers Objectives: The aim of this research is to study the effects of COVID-19 lockdown on managin...
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Headache is one of the most common diseases of the nervous system. It is estimated that nearly half of the adult population has had at least one headache in the past year. As well as social burdens such as pain, disability, poor quality of life and financial costs. Headache is characterized by recurring headaches and is one of the most common disea...
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Background: Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases. The coexistence of epilepsy and PNES poses a major challenge to neurologists and psychiatrists in the treatment and follow-up care of patients. Methods: 33 Sudanese patients with epilepsy and concomitant psychogenic non epileptic seizure where included in this study and full deta...
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Introduction. The aim of this study was to assess the approach and management of suspected encephalitic patients in Omdurman teaching hospital. Methods. This was a cross-sectional descriptive study, conducted on 84 patients who are suspected of encephalitis in neurology department. The data was analyzed using SPSS. Results. The commonest group of a...
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Background The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is highly contagious and can spread a pandemic, so it is related to serious health issues and major public concerns, and is considered by the medical community to be the greatest concern because it is the greatest risk of infection. Objective To identify and assess the psychological effects of the C...
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COVID-19 is a mysterious disease presented in different ways, so we have to deal with each patient nowadays thoroughly, including COVID-19 testing as rou- tine test. The Case report discusses the rare finding of COVID-19 in CSF of GBS patient.
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Background: Sydenham’s chorea (SC), is the most common form of acquired chorea in childhood, it is considered as neurological complication of streptococcal pharyngitis. Our aim was to determine the clinical pattern, association of Sydenham’s chorea with other manifestation of ARF and the laboratory findings of Sydenham’s chorea among Sudanese patie...
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Background: As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads rapidly around the world, urgent action is needed to combat the new coronavirus, while other deadly diseases such as malaria cannot be ignored. The impact of the coronavirus on countries affected by malaria and, where possible, contribute to a successful response to COVID19. Our aim is to assess the poss...
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Background Epilepsy is defined as having two or more unprovoked seizures, which result from excessive neuronal firing in the brain leading to sudden abnormal movements of the body. Epilepsy, which was known previously as the sacred disease, is still accompanied with stigma, myths, misconceptions that renewed with each age. Our main aim is to Assess...
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Background: As the world is fighting against the COVID19 outbreak most of the countries closed universities nationwide, impacting nearly 80% of students globally. In order to obtain information and to identify differences between medical students the study has been asset. The primary objective of this survey is to better understand the motivations...
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Background: As the world is fighting against the COVID19 outbreak most of the countries closed universities nationwide, impacting nearly 80% of students globally. In order to obtain information and to identify differences between medical students the study has been asset. The primary objective of this survey is to better understand the motivations...
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Lassa fever, caused by the Lassa virus of the Arenaviruses family, is a re-emerging public health concern that has led to 300,000 infections and 5,000 deaths annually in Africa. Highly prevalent in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, Côte d'lvoire, Ghana, Togo, and Benin, patients infected with the virus can manifest with cough, sore throat, he...
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Background Migraine — an episodic headache —is one of the most common types of primary Headache. Migraine is considered a serious health problem that affects the quality of life. During university life, students often report increased levels of stress, depression, anxiety, and irregular sleep, all of which are associated with migraines.Our aim was...
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Background Epilepsy is a common disease, and its economic consequences are manifested in frequent hospital visits, examinations and treatments. Objective To estimate the direct costs of epilepsy among Sudanese epileptic patients. Design and Methods The study was conducted on some clinical cases of epilepsy patients in Sudan. Data on clinical char...
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Introduction Mycetoma is a chronic specific granulomatous progressive and disfiguring subcutaneous inflammatory disease. It is caused by true fungi (Euomycetoma) or by higher bacteria (Actinomycetoma).Mycetoma mainly affects lower limbs, followed by upper limbs, back and rarely head and neck. Mycetoma is mainly transmitted through trauma with infec...
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Introduction: Epilepsy is the most common serious brain disorder worldwide, the impact of it on quality of life can be substantial with far-reaching and life-long consequences despite all this very few studies have been carried out on the QOL in epilepsy. Objectives: To investigate the quality of life in adult Sudanese patients with epilepsy attend...
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Background and aims:Adverse effects are leading causes of treatment failure with antiepileptic drugs(AEDs).We studied the cosmetic effects of AEDs and their association with medications adherence and quality of life .Methods The study was performed on Sudanese epilepsy patients attending Daoud charity (June-September2014). Five main variables were...
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Introduction: Diabetic neuropathies are thought to result from diabetic microvascular injury involving small blood vessels that supply nerves. Cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) represents a serious complication associated with Diabetic neuropathies. Objectives: The aim of the study is to investigate the presence of cardiovascular diabetic autonomi...
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Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is relatively uncommon cause of stroke mainly affects young ladies, with a wide spectrum of symptoms severity and prognosis. In this study we aim to study the clinical profile and Risk Factors of CVST among Sudanese patients in Khartoum state hospitals.
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Neurological manifestation and complications are common due to COVID-19. It affects higher functions, cranial nerves and the motor system. The authors report a case of GBS as an example of a success story in managing a complicated case of COVID-19 in an elderly male with signs of a poor prognosis.
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Background Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is relatively uncommon cause of stroke mainly affects young ladies, with a wide spectrum of symptoms severity and prognosis. In this study we aim to study the clinical profile and Risk Factors of CVST among Sudanese patients in Khartoum state hospitals. Methods This is an observational cross-secti...
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Background: Misuse of antibiotics therapy refers to failure to end therapy, skipping of doses, re-use of left over. In Sudan, antibiotic resistance is notably high and is attributed to the overuse and misuse of antibiotics. A lot of studies reported improper antibiotic use among university students . Methods and Materials: A cross-sectional analyti...
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Peri-operative SARS-CoV-2 infection increases postoperative mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the optimal duration of planned delay before surgery in patients who have had SARS-CoV-2 infection. This international, multicentre, prospective cohort study included patients undergoing elective or emergency surgery during October 2020. Su...
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Background: An increased prevalence of epilepsy had been documented with dementia. Alzheimer’s disease and epilepsy often coexist. Objective: The aim of this study to assess incidence rates of epilepsy among Sudanese patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Methods: This is a prospective cohort study. We followed 480 patients aged more than 65 years with...
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Background: As cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is common in our country and it carries a high risk of morbidity and mortality if it is not detected and treated early. The common aetiological associations of CVST are post-partum, pregnancy and oral contraceptive pills. Objectives: To study the etiological association of CVST among Sudanese patien...
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Background: The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is an emerging infection causing a widely spread pandemic of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The current COVID-2019 pandemic is prompting fear of falling sick, dying, helplessness and stigma so urgent and timely understanding of mental health status is needed to help...
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Introduction: Since December 2019, an outbreak of severe respiratory infection (COVID-19) emerged in the city of Wuhan in China. It quickly spread around the world and is now a pandemic of epic proportions. Medical students are the future generation of doctors who will have to face this and any future similar catastrophe. The knowledge, awareness a...
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Authors from AIIMS Delhi- Junaid Alam, Dinesh Bagaria, Minu Bajpai, Akshay Kumar Bisoi, Arvind Chaturvedi, Sandeep Chauhan, Narendra Choudhary, Rajendra Singh Chouhan, Sunil Chumber, Surya Kumar Dube, Kamran Farooque, Vasubabu Gudala, Amit Gupta, Mohit Joshi, Apoorva Kabra, Shashank Sharad Kale, Abhinav Kumar, Subodh Kumar, Dhruv Mahajan, Rajesh Ma...
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Introduction: The benefits of antibiotics are under threat by self-medication, which culminated in economic burdening of developing countries, treatment failures, the emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria and an increased probability of exposure and infection of the general population by antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains. Objec...
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Objectives: The objectives of this study were to assess the approach and management of suspected encephalitis cases in Omdurman Teaching Hospital. Methods: This study was a descriptive cross-sectional study over 6 months (May to October 2019). The study included 84 patients with suspected encephalitis, selected by convenience sampling. A standardis...

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