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None of the authors have any conflicts of interest. The corresponding author has had full access to all the data in the study and has final responsibility for the decision to submit for publication. Office of Population Census and Surveys (OPCS)—Surveys of Psychiatric Morbidity in Great Britain Report 1: The prevalence of psychiatric morbidity amongst(More)
This was a prospective study that aimed to find out the current pattern of facial fractures in northern Nigeria and to see if changes in the socioeconomic conditions in Nigeria during the past 20-30 years have affected the aetiology, sex and age distribution of the patients, and type of facial fractures. The setting was the maxillofacial unit of the(More)
This study was undertaken to provide information on the most probable positions of the mental foramen among northern Nigerian adults. 157 panoramic radiographs randomly selected from patient's records at the Department of Dental Surgery, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital and 32 unsexed mandibles from the collection of bones in the Department of(More)
BACKGROUND Information on the incidence of assault cases such as armed robbery, fights and house burglaries in most Nigerian cities are usually based on data collected from police records with little or no attempt to tap medical sources of information. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was therefore to compare the rate of recording of assault cases in the(More)
OBJECTIVES To present the prevalence and pattern of jaw fractures in children aged 15 years and below attending two hospitals serving as referral centres for facial injuries in North Eastern Nigeria. DESIGN Retrospective Cross Sectional Study. SETTINGS Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Borno State,(More)
The study is aimed at classifying liver diseases diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in our environment and to emphasize the importance of the procedure for management of our patients. Forty-two patients were referred by the physicians for fine needle aspiration cytology diagnosis in Histopathology Department, University of Maiduguri(More)
Ameloblastoma is characteristically considered to be a benign but locally aggressive and infiltrative odontogenic tumour with a high recurrence rate. Most recurrences of the solid or multicystic ameloblastoma occurred at the edges of the initial tumour or at the bony cavity left after the excision of a tumour. A case of an isolated soft tissue recurrence of(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of substance abuse among adult population of Nurpur Shahan and assess the participants' knowledge and awareness regarding substance abuse. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study conducted in the households of Nurpur Shahaan, adjacent to Bari Imam on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, during January 2010. A(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have shown that HIV-HBV co-infected patients have an increased risk of liver-related morbidity and mortality compared to their HIV-mono-infected counterparts. Furthermore, it has been reported that HIV-HBV co-infected patients have a significantly high incidence of drug-induced hepatotoxicity following commencement of HAART than(More)