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Damorou, F., Togbossi, E., Pessinaba, S. and Soussou, B. (2008) Epidémiologie et circonstances de découverte de l’hypertension artérielle(HTA) en milieu hospitalier à Kpalime (ville secondaire du Togo). Mali Médical, 13, 17-20.

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  • TITLE: Contribution of the Fundus Examination in the Management of General Pathologies in Hospital in Lomé-Togo

    AUTHORS: Nouhou Diori Adam, Nonon Saa Kassoula Batomaguela, Dzidzinyo Kossi, Abbey Abbevi Elie, Abdou Zakou, Yacoubou Soumana, Abdou Amza, Komi Patrice Balo

    KEYWORDS: Fundus, Hypertensive Retinopathy, Diabetic Retinopathy, Headache Lomé

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Internal Medicine, Vol.9 No.3, August 21, 2019

    ABSTRACT: Many general conditions have an impact on the fundus. The purpose of our work was to study the epidemiological profile of patients referred to our service for a review of the fundus and analyze the results. It was a retrospective study description of the examinations of the fundus during the period from January 2016 to December 2017. In the ophthalmology department of the Lomé University Hospital Center, during the study period, 1019 consultations were recorded, of which 727 were for fundus 6.84%. There were 336 men and 391 women, a sex ratio of 0.85. The age group 40 - 69 years accounted for 61.9%. The frequency of the main reasons for the request was hypertension 54.2% (N = 394); hypertension complicated or associated with other conditions (CKI, CKD, pregnancy and diabetes) accounted for 21.6% (N = 157), headache associated with a decrease in visual acuity 8.25% (N = 60), diabetes 6.46% (N = 47) and sickle cell disease 0.69% (N = 5). Hospitalized patients 52.41% (N = 381). The fundus was abnormal in 546 patients or 75.11%. Hypertensive retinopathy was found 80.21% cases in hypertensive patients, diabetic retinopathy 43.42 in diabetic patients. Diabetics Fundus examination in hospital practice found a retinal lesion in three-quarters of cases. It so important to ask the examination of the fundus most often in the current pactise.