Primary pulmonary carcinoma in Lagos, Nigeria: a clinicopathological study.

@article{Elesha1995PrimaryPC,
  title={Primary pulmonary carcinoma in Lagos, Nigeria: a clinicopathological study.},
  author={Stephen O Elesha and Emmanuel Olarenwaju Bandele},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={276-9}
}
A retrospective clinicopathological study of bronchogenic carcinoma in patients admitted to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) during a 17-year period (1975-1991) is presented. Out of the 148 cases, 88 were confirmed histopathologically and in the remaining 66 cases, diagnosis was based on a combination of clinical and radiological features. Epidermoid carcinoma was the commonest histopathological variant and the male/female ratio was 2:1. Sixty five percent of the patients admitted to… CONTINUE READING