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Volume 11 No 1

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Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 11 Number 1, February, 2018 – ISSN: 1597-7188 SPECTRUM OF INFLAMMATORY LESIONS IN SUPERFICIAL LYMPH NODE BIOPSIES IN UYO, NIGERIA (2007 TO 2015) DIFFERENCES IN EVOKED EMOTIONS, FEELINGS AND REACTIONS TO BODY AND MOUTH ODOUR PATTERN OF MORBIDITYAMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS OFAGE SEEN AT ...

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RISK FACTORS AND MICROBIOLOGICAL PATTERN OF POST CAESAREAN WOUND INFECTION IN FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE OWERRI

Onwube OC, Nzeribe EA, Onyegbule E, Osuagwu EC, Okoye CC, Iyiegbu C, Njemanze C. ABSTRACT Background: Delivery by caesarean section has been reported as the single most important risk factor for maternal infection. Post caesarean wound infection continues to be a source of maternal morbidity and mortality in developing countries despite the recent advances in aseptic techniques. Wound infection is ...

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SPECTRUM OF INFLAMMATORY LESIONS IN SUPERFICIAL LYMPH NODE BIOPSIES IN UYO, NIGERIA (2007 TO 2015)

1Akinbami Oluyinka Samuel, 2Abudu, Emmanuel Kunle. ABSTRACT Introduction:  The lymph node is commonly involved by a spectrum of inflammatory pathologies, some of which are associated with graven morbidity and  mortality if not promptly treated. Objectives: To analyze  pathological spectrum of involvement of peripheral lymph nodes by various inflammatory lesions at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital and a private specialist ...

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DIFFERENCES IN EVOKED EMOTIONS, FEELINGS AND REACTIONS TO BODY AND MOUTH ODOUR

*Clement Chinedu Azodo **Oseremen Gabriel Ogbebor ABSTRACT Objective: To compare evoked emotions, feelings and reactions to body and mouth odour among undergraduates. Methods: This questionnaire-based cross-sectional study was conducted among undergraduates of the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. Results: Nearly one-quarter of the participants reported taking into account body odour (23.3%) and mouth odour (24.7%) on meeting people on ...

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PATTERN OF MORBIDITY AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS OFAGE SEEN AT RURAL HEALTHCARE FACILITY IN SOUTH-SOUTH NIGERIA

Iyanam VE1, Udoh SB1, Morgan UM1 ABSTRACT Background: Under five morbidity constitutes serious public health challenge with attendant deleterious sequelae on children globally, especially in sub-Saharan Africa and other least developed countries. This is further aggravated by inadequate research data on the state of health of under five children especially in rural areas. This study was done to describe the ...

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OVARIAN ECTOPIC PREGNANCY IN AKTH: CASE SERIES

Shuaibu Adavuruku Danjuma,**Taiwo Nafia Abolanle*, Muhammad Zakari**, Murtala Yusuf** ABSTRACT Background: Ovarian pregnancy is a rare form of extra-uterine pregnancy. Clinical presentation varies from asymptomatic to life threatening ones. Case: We report two cases of multiparous patients who presented with ruptured primary ovarian ectopic pregnancy with haemoperitoneum managed in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano. The diagnosis was made at surgery ...

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SOCIAL DISTANCE TOWARDS THE MENTALLY ILL PERSONS AMONG MEDICAL UNDERGRADUATES IN UYO, NIGERIA. THE IMPACT OF MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON ITS MAGNITUDE

Henry Effiong Jombo,MBChB,FMCPsych1 Alphonsus Udo Idung,MBBS,FWACP2 ABSTRACT Background: A high level of stigmatizing attitudes and social distance towards persons with mental illness has been reported in the medical community. Objective: This study was conducted to assess the social distance of medical undergraduates towards persons with mental illness and the impact of medical education and training on its magnitude. Methods: This ...

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THE INFLUENCE OF GINGIVAL EXPOSURE ON SMILE ATTRACTIVENESS

*Azodo CC, **Okeke ON ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the influence of gingival exposure on smile attractiveness. Methods: Photograph of one male and female volunteer with gummy smile, ideal occlusion and no dental anomalies were taken and manipulated on the computer with different gingival exposure levels ranging from +4mm to -4mm. The photographs were then printed and numbered 1-10 [Male=1-5 and ...

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A CASE REPORT OF A FULL TERM PRIMARY ADVANCED EXTRAUTERINE ABDOMINAL PREGNANCY

1Osaze O. Oboigba;MBBS, 2Taiwo O. Dunsin;MBBS,FWACS,FMCOG 3Nosakhare O. Enaruna;MBBS,FWACS,FMCOG ABSTRACT Background: Extra-uterine abdominal pregnancy is extremely rare and is frequently missed during antenatal care. This is a report of a full-term extra-uterine abdominal pregnancy in a grand multipara who had recently used progesterone-only contraceptive and had laparotomy with good maternal outcome. Case presentation: A 35-year-old, grand multipara presented at term ...

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