M. L. Adeoti

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AIM To assess the prevalence, presentation, treatment and outcome of management of male breast cancer (MBC) in Osogbo, Nigeria. METHODS A review of all cases of MBC seen at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital Osogbo between January 2004 and December 2006 was done. The age, presenting symptoms and signs, stage, histology, associated co-morbid illnesses, treatment(More)
OBJECTIVES That women with cancer of the breast seek medical help late is a common occurrence in developing countries. We decided to see if education and environment play any role in this and in cancer screening. A semi-structured questionnaire was drawn to inquire about knowledge, attitude (beliefs) and practices of women to breast cancer and available(More)
BACKGROUND Iatrogenic injuries to the ureter are hazardous complications of pelvic operations, causing severe morbidity and even mortality. OBJECTIVE To present our 10 years experience in the management of such ureteric injuries. DESIGN A retrospective study carried out between January 1990 and December 1999. SETTING Two busy health institutions,(More)
BACKGROUND Burkitt's lymphoma is a disease of children age ranging 8-10 years. Lymphoma involving the breast is an unusual clinical entity, which is rarely distinguished preoperatively from other more common forms of breast cancer. The Management differs from the more typical adenocarcinoma of the breast in that the emphasis is on systemic therapy. CASE(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To present a 5 years experience on the pattern and outcome of emergency operations in a new teaching hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study carried out between April 1998 and March 2003 with appropriate data extracted from the available case notes. RESULTS Two thousand and seventy operations were performed within the(More)
BACKGROUND Appendicitis is a common clinical condition worldwide. Differences in incidences, sex, age, and seasonal variations have been reported widely, with paucity of information from Nigeria. AIM To assess the trends in incidence and pattern of variation with age, sex, and seasons of the year. MATERIALS AND METHODS A review of the records of all(More)
OBJECTIVE To screen for undescended testis, retractile testis and other anomaly of the external genitalia in randomly selected Nursery/Primary schools in Osogbo, Nigeria. DESIGN A prospective study involving seven different Nursery/Primary schools with 1615 male pupils ages 2-10 years were screened. SETTING Five private Nursery/Primary schools and two(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To evaluate students' performance and its predictors in the preclinical examinations at the College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross section of students' records admitted into medical programme in 1999/2000 sessions was studied. RESULTS Younger students(More)
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most common cancer among African women. Most researchers have attributed the late presentation to poor knowledge of breast cancer symptoms. OBJECTIVE This study was designed to evaluate the relationship between knowledge and practice of breast cancer screening in two groups of women with different levels of knowledge of(More)
BACKGROUND There is an indication of the possibility of the direct or indirect influence of trace element in the development and prevention of malignant diseases, the contribution of the trace elements in the etiology of breast cancer has been under scrutiny. AIMS The aim of this study was to determine the serum concentration of trace element in serum of(More)