Kenneth C. Eze

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We report a case of human pentastomiasis in a 70-year-old retired long-distance driver/farmer whose diagnosis was made incidentally while being investigated for a 1-month history of cough and abdominal pain. The chest X-ray revealed multiple comma-shaped and rounded opacities in keeping with Armillifer infection, most likely Armillifer armillatus. The(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To find out the causes, time of presentation for ultrasound scan, pattern of eye injuries and orbital ultrasound findings in patients with orbito-ocular trauma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective study of request cards, case notes and ultrasound reports of 67 patients who had trauma to the eye and were assessed with ultrasonography(More)
BACKGROUND Musculoskeletal injuries are common in developing countries, but access to high quality orthopedic care is not. Traditional bone setters (TBS) serve to fill the gap, but the nature and quality of their treatment are largely understudied. Traditional bone setting in Idunmunkpaghan clan of Ogwa community, Edo State, Nigeria, was founded by Odion(More)
BACKGROUND Aquagenic pruritus (AP) occurs during or after contact of the skin with water such as occurs in bathing. METHODS This study aims to describe the prevalence of aquagenic pruritus in a young adult population and describe the circumstances of bathing.A Population-based cross sectional study involving administration of Questionnaires to young adult(More)
Fibular hemimelia is the congenital absence of the fibula and it is the most common congenital absence of long bone of the extremities. Shortening of the extremity is obvious at birth with leg-length discrepancy. On plain radiograph of the leg and foot, significant fibular deficiency (hypoplasia) or absence of the fibula can be seen. In this case report, a(More)
The purpose was to establish simple statistics of the effects of lassa fever in northern part of Edo State, Nigeria. Lassa fever activity in the northern part of Edo state, Nigeria, was confirmed in 2004 by laboratory analysis of samples sent to Bernhard–Nocht Institute (BNI) for Tropical Medicine Hamburg, Germany. The published report of that study is(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to establish the patterns of death amongst Nigerian leaders since independence, thus providing a feasible avenue to avoid their recurrence if possible especially amongst the political elite who currently hold power. METHODS Using available unclassified authentic public information, all leaders who had ruled Nigeria(More)
OBJECTIVES To find out the causes, number, percentage and sizes of rejected radiographic films with a view of adopting measures that will reduce the rate and number of rejected films. SETTING Radiology Department of a University Teaching Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over a two-year period (1st April 2002 to 31st March 2004), the total number of x-ray(More)
The incidence of dextrocardia with or without situs inversus is rare though the true incidence in Nigeria is not known. Plain films are the preliminary investigations of choice in diagnosis of situs anomalies. The aim of this case report is to emphasise the importance of recognition of the spectrum of situs anomalies, because the altered anatomy associated(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the structural findings in brain sonography of African infants with complicated sporadic bacterial meningitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective assessment of medical records of patients who underwent brain sonography on account of complicated bacterial meningitis. The brain sonography was carried out over a 4-year period(More)