Audu Abdullahi Bukar

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Nigeria has the fourth highest prevalence of TB and the highest prevalence of Sickle cell anaemia (SCA) in the world. SCA patients have impaired immunity and are vulnerable to TB. Hence, we studied the haematological indices of SCA patients with TB in Nigeria. A total of 23 SCA patients with TB were studied in parallel with equal number of age and sex(More)
BACKGROUND The non-O blood group is an established risk factor for deep vein thrombosis (DVT), while controversy surrounds the role of sickle cell trait (SCT) as a risk factor for DVT. We hypothesised that if SCT is a risk factor for DVT, individuals with non-O blood groups and SCT (Hb AS) would have a higher risk of DVT than their counterparts with non-O(More)
Although Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men globally, its primary presentation as Epistaxis alone is quit uncommon. Epistaxis has numerous causes and hence poses early diagnostic challenge. We report a case of 68 year old man who presented with recurrent epistaxis as the main complaint .He was thoroughly evaluated and(More)
Nigeria has the fourth highest prevalence of TB and the highest prevalence anaemia (SCA) in the world. SCA patients have impaired immunity and are vulnerable to TB. Hence, we studied the haematological indices of SCA patients with TB in Nigeria. A total of 23 SCA patients with TB were studied in parallel with equa SCA patients without TB. SCA patients with(More)
Aims: The study was carried out to determine whether there is any possible association between ABH secretor status, ABO blood group and diabetes mellitus. Study design: Prospective study: Experimental and Structured Questionnaires Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted in endocrinology clinic of University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital(More)
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