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Morbidity and mortality among road users in Benin-City, Nigeria.
- M. A. Nzegwu, A. Banjo, W. Akhiwu, J. Aligbe, C. O. Nzegwu
- Annals of African medicine
- 1 September 2008
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE Murray and Krug had reported that road traffic injuries are a major cause of death globally, with disproportionate number occurring in developing counties. Seventy out of 308… Expand
A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF PAEDIATRIC MEDICOLEGAL AUTOPSIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BENIN TEACHING HOSPITAL, BENIN CITY, NIGERIA.
Childhood mortality is still of high magnitude in most developing countries and the death of a child is a tragedy for both the child's family and the community more so, when they are mainly due to… Expand
Evaluation of diagnostic performances of visual cervical inspection with acetic acid and colposcopy in Benin city, Nigeria.
OBJECTIVE To determine the performance indicators of visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and colposcopy to detect cervical premalignant lesions. METHODS A prospective cross-sectional study… Expand
Analysis of Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality amongst Pedestrians involved in Road Traffic Accident in Benin City
Forty-four pedestrians participated in the study. They were road traffic accident victims who were brought into the emergency units of either the University of Benin Teaching Hospital or the State… Expand
The science and knowledge of forensic odontology: repositioning the dentist in the legal environment
This paper was based on a survey of the knowledge of forensic odontology among professionals in medicine, dentistry, law and the law enforcement agents. The results show low level knowledge of… Expand
Olfactory Neuroblastoma (ONB) in a 2 year old child: A case Report
A case of olfactory neuroblastoma (ONB) presenting in a 2 year old girl as a nasal mass is presented. Although olfactory neuroblastomas have been reported from various parts of the world, this, to… Expand
Childhood Orbito-Ocular Tumours In Benin City, Nigeria - A 25 year Histopathological Review
Context: The eye is among the common sites for tumours during the childhood period with the potential risk of visual loss in these children. Aims: The aim of this study was to determine the various… Expand
Small intestinal tubulovillous adenoma--case report and literature review.
Benign small intestinal tumour, though rare, have been reported. We report a case of sessile and extensive tubulovillous adenoma in a 13-year-old girl. She presented in a private hospital with three… Expand
Presentation of colorectal cancers in Benin-City, Nigeria
Background : Colorectal cancer is a major cause of cancer death worldwide, and the prevalence in Nigeria appears to be increasing due to a shift to western diets. We undertook a retrospective… Expand
Medicolegal Childhood Deaths in Benin City , Nigeria Décès de la petite enfance médico-légales au Bénin City, au Nigeria
BACKGROUND: Children under the age of 15 years constitute over 40% of the population in developing countries of the world including Nigeria. Deaths in this age group also contribute over 40% of total… Expand