Some social and sexual problems experienced by Nigerians with limb amputation.

@article{Akesode1981SomeSA,
  title={Some social and sexual problems experienced by Nigerians with limb amputation.},
  author={Fatiu A Akesode and U E Iyang},
  journal={Tropical and geographical medicine},
  year={1981},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={71-4}
}
The socio-sexual dysfunctions associated with amputation were studied among a group of 100 Nigerians with limb amputations. The mean age was 30 years. Road traffic accidents and war-related injuries constituted 70% of cases. Decrease in social interaction as the result of amputation was reported by 20%, 13% of the married males admitted a change in sexual life and activities after the amputation; 24% of those studies had some form of sexual problems. Nigerians with amputation experience… CONTINUE READING

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