PATTERN OF OROFACIAL BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN SOUTHWEST, NIGERIA.

@article{Ibiyemi2014PATTERNOO,
  title={PATTERN OF OROFACIAL BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN SOUTHWEST, NIGERIA.},
  author={S T Ibiyemi and Victoria Nwebuni Okoje-Adesomoju and Hannah O. Dada-Adegbola and Juwon Tunde Arotiba},
  journal={Journal of the West African College of Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={
          112-41
        }
}
BACKGROUND Orofacial bacterial infections present in diverse patterns due to the anatomical complexity of the area. The likelihood of spread from the initial area of infection is also high because of the presence of contiguous spaces in the head and neck region. AIM To determine the pattern and management outcome of orofacial bacterial infections in Southwest Nigeria. STUDY DESIGN A prospective study. SETTING University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS A… CONTINUE READING