Koffi Amégbor

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OBJECTIVES Describe the epidemiological and histological aspects of the prostate cancer in Togo. METHODS It was a retrospective descriptive study relating to 202 cases diagnosed between 1984 and 2003 at the Laboratory of Pathology of the Tokoin teaching hospital of Lome. The parameters studied were: frequency, age, circumstances of discovery, PSA value(More)
PURPOSE The incidence of gastrointestinal tumors is difficult to estimate in Togo, so the purpose of this report was to describe the tumors diagnosed by the national pathology laboratory. METHODS This was a retrospective descriptive study of 742 gastrointestinal tumors diagnosed between 1986 and 2005 by the pathology laboratory of the Tokoin university(More)
It is a descriptive and cross-sectional study on all issues relating to peritoneal tuberculosis histological diagnosed in the pathology department (LAP) of the Lomé Tokoin CHU from January 1993 to December 2014 (20 years). A total of 44 cases of peritoneal tuberculosis were included. They were 18 women and 26 men, with a mean age of 37.6±0.2 years. The(More)
Objective. To describe the epidemiological and histological aspects of cancers in Togo. Materials and Methods. We made a retrospective review of the epidemiological and pathological features of cancers observed from 1984 to 2008 at the laboratory of pathology of CHU-TOKOIN in Lomé, Togo. Results. During our study period, we found 5251 cases of cancers with(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE In African traditional medicine, Ageratum conyzoides has been used as purgative, febrifuge, anti-ulcer and wound dressing. To date there is no safety information about long term use of Ageratum conyzoides which contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids, a class of hepatotoxic and carcinogenic phytochemicals. This study aims to evaluate(More)
PURPOSE Tumours of the ovary is rare in childhood. The aim of our work was to describe the epidemiology and histological aspects of these tumours in Togo. MATERIAL AND METHODS Retrospective review of the epidemiologic and pathologic features of the ovary tumours in childhood (0 to 15 years), observed from 1988 to 2007 at the laboratory of pathology of the(More)
Vitex doniana is traditionally used in Togo to treat various diseases including wounds. The aim of this work was to evaluate the efficiency of Vitex doniana on cutaneous wound healing. Wounds were induced in ICR mice divided into four groups as following: Group I received carbopol 974P NF empty gel, Groups II and III were treated topically with carbopol gel(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to provide epidemiological and histological data of thyroid cancers in Togo. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective cross-sectional study of cases of thyroid cancers diagnosed from 2000 to 2014 (15 years) at the pathology laboratory of the Sylvanus Olympio Teaching Hospital of Lome. All cases of review of a(More)
Basidiobolomycosis is a deep mycosis which preferentially affects rural young people in tropical countries. We report a case of basidiobolomycosis successfully treated with ketoconazole. It was a 9-year-old boy of rural origin in whom the diagnosis of basidiobolomycosis was suspected due to a deep skin infiltration involving the chest and neck. Histology(More)
The high prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis in Togo and its late management often lead to sequels. This study takes stock of these cancerous and non-cancerous lesions observed on histological pieces in the pathology laboratory of the Teaching Hospital of Lome in 10 years. We find 28.1 % of malignant tumor lesions, dominated by urothelial carcinoma.