Olayinka Omolola Adeosun

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Orofacial clefts are the most common malformations of the head and neck. In Africa, orofacial clefts are underascertained, with little or no surveillance system in most parts for clefts and other birth defects. A Nigerian craniofacial anomalies study, NigeriaCRAN, was established in 2006 to support cleft research specifically for epidemiological studies,(More)
BACKGROUND The Care of cleft patients is very challenging. Team cleft care is usually lacking in many developing countries due to shortage of qualified manpower. This study is aimed at highlighting anaesthetic challenges in the management of cleft in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS This was a study of cleft lip and palate patients who were managed during(More)
INTRODUCTION Chondromyxofibroma (CMF) is exceedingly rare, accounting for 0.5% of the 10,065 bone tumors categorized by Unni and Inwards and 1.6% of their catalog of benign bone tumors. Only 2 of the 50 chondromyxoid fibromas included in their study occurred in the skull. Chondromyxoid fibroma of the maxillofacial region is typically seen in patients in the(More)
This study was carried out to determine the presence of penicillinase producing strains of Staphylococcus aureus in the nose and ear of apparently healthy students of Bells University of Technology, Ota. 160 nasal and ear swab samples were randomly collected and screened for the presence of penicillinase producing strains of S. aureus using standard(More)
A case of localised African histoplasmosis with an unusual presentation in a 56 year old Nigerian farmer is reported. The lesion presented as an ulcer clinically mimicking squamous cell carcinoma of the lower lip. An incisional biopsy and culture studies confirmed African histoplasmosis and the ulcer healed spontaneously without treatment. This case is(More)
INTRODUCTION Pleomorphic adenoma or mixed tumour is a benign salivary gland tumour, presenting usually in the parotid or submandibular glands. This tumour contains elements of both epithelial and mesenchymal origin. They are the most common tumours (50%), (60-65%) of the major and minor salivary glands. The palate is considered as the most common intraoral(More)
A case of delayed repair of lower lip repair tissue avulsion following gun shot injury in a 35 year old commercial driver is presented. The report illustrates the need for adequate wound debridement over a period of time to demarcate viable tissues before surgical reconstruction. It also serves as a reminder of the problems that may be faced in managing(More)
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