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Burden of gluteal fibrosis and post-injection paralysis in the children of Kumi District in Uganda Alves, Kristin; Penny, Norgrove; Ekure, John; Olupot, Robert; Kobusingye, Olive; Katz, Jeffrey N; Sabatini, Coleen S

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Background: The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of postinjection paralysis (PIP) and gluteal fibrosis (GF) among children treated in a rural Ugandan Hospital. Methods: We conducted a retrospective cohort study by reviewing the musculoskeletal clinic and community outreach logs for children (age 

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