Adelola Adeloye

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Normal skull thickness has been measured in a general hospital population of 300 blacks and 200 whites in America. In both groups, there is a rapid increase in skull thickness during the first two decades of life, followed by a small uniform increase reaching a peak in the fifth and sixth decades. The sex differences are variable, but in certain age groups(More)
Analysis of 89 intracranial tumors in children presenting at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, between 1960 and 1982 is reported. These tumors are commonest in the first decade of life and occur more in males than in females. Fifty-three per cent of the primary brain tumors are supratentorial. The commonest sites are cerebellum, cerebrum,(More)
H UMAN pineal gland calcification, which was reported in autopsy specimens about 300 years ago, was first described in the plain skull roentgenogram in 1918 by Sch#{252}ller,’6 who remarked that the gland “very often shows a calcium deposit from the third decade and occasionally even in children.” Subsequent workers confirmed Sch#{252}ller’s observation and(More)
Malawi has a pyramidal health care structure, featuring at its broad base health centres and outreach stations in villages and rural areas; at the middle the district hospitals which receive cases from the villages and outreach health stations, and at its narrow apex the few central hospitals one of which is located in each of the three regions as a(More)
The case is described of an eight-year-old Nigerian boy who died from olfactory neuroblastoma which presented with nasal obstruction and epistaxis. Autopsy showed intracranial extension of the tumour into the frontal lobe, and histology revealed undifferentiated neuroblasts, forming rosettes in some areas and producing tangled neurofibrils in others. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterise gait pattern in hemiparetic patients quantitatively using clinical footprint method. DESIGN A case control study. SUBJECTS Sixteen hemiparetic patients (12 males and 4 females) aged 16 to 64 years who attended neurological clinic at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Stride length, step(More)