Emmanuel Kunle Abudu

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BACKGROUND Malignant tumours of the gastro-intestinal tract are not as rare as previous studies suggest. Recent studies have indicated increasing incidence. OBJECTIVE To document the pattern, age and sex distribution as well as histopathology characteristics of malignant tumours of the gastro-intestinal system in Lagos and Sagamu in Southwestern Nigeria.(More)
OBJECTIVE we present a 14 year retrospective histopathological study of 92 cases of adult lymphomas in Lagos. The aim is to document the histologic types, age and sex distribution. MATERIALS AND METHOD The materials consisted of slides and paraffin embedded blocks of all cases of lymphoma in adults above the age of 16 years seen between 1991 and 2004 at(More)
BACKGROUND Soft tissue malignancies constituted a heterogeneous group of rare solid tumors of mesenchymal cell origin with distinct clinical and pathological features. OBJECTIVES To review all the histologically confirmed soft tissue malignancies, with their age, sex distribution, and histological characteristics in Sagamu, South-West Nigeria. METHODS A(More)
Various reports suggest an increasing incidence of breast cancer in Nigeria. The large volume of literature published on the subject of breast cancer bear witness to the interest shown in the subject. We therefore carried out a review of 50 cases of breast cancer recently confirmed histologically by our unit to study their characteristics and compare these(More)
Infertility is a major problem in sickle cell disease patients, especially in males. In addition to low serum testosterone, other abnormalities involving the accessory sex organs, such as the seminal vesicles and the prostate gland, as well as marked decrease in ejaculate volume may be observed in male HbSS patients. Hence, the need to study the role of sex(More)
OBJECTIVE This is a 14-year retrospective histopathologic study of 720 lymph node biopsies. The aim is to document the causes of lymphadenopathy, the age and sex distribution in Lagos. MATERIALS AND METHODS The materials consisted of slides and paraffin embedded blocks of all lymph node biopsy specimens received from within and outside Lagos University(More)
Hidradenoma papilliferum is a known example of adnexal skin tumours with apocrine differentiation. It is a rare benign tumour which tends to arise from areas with rich concentration of aporine glands such as anogenital region, vulval, perineal, axillae, and periumbilical areas. In this report, the tumour was found in the upper outer quadrant of left breast,(More)
Cancers are thought to be rarer in younger population, but emerging data show an increasing incidence of these diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinicopathological characteristics of cancer among young patients (≥30 years) in Uyo, Nigeria. All specimens were collected and reviewed during the period January 2007-December 2012; complete(More)
Tamoxifen is the primary hormonal therapy for breast cancer as well as its chemoprevention. It is used in the management of breast cancer because of its anti oestrogenic effect. It is however an agonist on the endometrium with undesirable effects of endometrial proliferation with the risk of endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma. Several authors have(More)
BACKGROUND The usefulness of fine needle aspiration technique for cytology diagnosis of lymph node lesions has been a subject of controversy over years. OBJECTIVE This study aims to determine the accuracy of this technique in the diagnosis of peripheral lymph node lesions, in our center, using histology diagnosis as a gold standard. METHODS The(More)