Hakeem Babatunde Fawehinmi

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Aim: This study is designed to determine changes in some of craniofacial parameters such as subnasale to gnathion distance and nasal index in sickle cell anaemia in comparison to the healthy children in Port-Harcourt. Method: In this research which span over a two year period, measurements were taken of the facial indices (nasal and the subnasale to(More)
Background. Determination of sex is an important concern to the forensic anthropologists as it is critical for individual identification. This study has investigated the existence of sexual dimorphism in the dimensions and the area of the IOA triangle. Methods. A total of 100 adult dry skulls, (78 males; 22 females) from departments of anatomy in Nigerian(More)
The measurement of craniofacial parameters have clinical, forensic and anthropologic significance. Local data on inner canthal and outer canthal distances and the canthal index may reveal the pattern of differential growth in craniofacial features resulting from factors such as sex, diet and genetic distinctions. In the present study, we provide normative(More)
INTRODUCTION This research was conducted in view of the importance of anthropometric indices of the head and face in forensic medicine, surgery, paediatrics and medical imaging. This study was put forward to determine some of the effects of chronic diseases on head and face of children with homozygous sickle cell disease. METHOD A comparative study on(More)
Changes in the numbers or volume of the different cell types in the testis have been widely used to ascertain the effects of environmental and chemical agents on the testis. This study is designed to investigate the direct effects of metronidazole on the testicular cells by quantifying the number of Sertoli and Leydig cells. A total of 105 adult male and 50(More)
Simian, and Sydney creases are anomalous palmar crease that had generated medical attention as their presence correlate strongly with several human chromosomal abnormalities and diseases. Works on these creases have been done on several human populations; racial and ethnic, but no specific documented study had singled out the Ijaws of SouthSouth Nigeria in(More)
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