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January-June 2018| Vol 28| Issue 1

Original Article

Impact of suturing of stoma edges directly to skin without peritoneal fixation

Introduction: Enterostomies are one of the common surgical procedures performed in a general surgery unit. Enterostomies are fixed to the peritoneum/abdominal wall, before being sutured to th...


Original Article

Pattern of congenital musculoskeletal anomalies in a suburban Nigerian tertiary hospital

Introduction: Available data in congenital musculoskeletal anomalies (MSAs) in Africa are sparse; hence, we decided to evaluate the pattern of congenital MSA as seen in Irrua Specialist Teach...


Original Article

Changing pattern of intestinal obstruction at Nnewi, South-Eastern Nigeria

Background: Intestinal obstruction is a common surgical emergency. Its pattern and causes vary between communities. Previous reports, including a study from Nnewi, showed obstructed external ...


Case Report

Parapharyngeal space lipoma mimicking cystic hygroma

Parapharyngeal space (PPS) tumors constitute only 0.5%–0.8% of all tumors of which lipoma is the rarest. In general, lipoma is found just beneath the subcutaneous tissues. Here, we pre...


Case Report

Parosteal osteosarcoma of the maxilla: A case report and review of the literature

This study reports a rare case of parosteal osteosarcoma, a low-grade malignant lesion diagnosed in a 67-year-old female who presented with a slow growing oval-shaped, well circumscribed, bony hard,...


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