- Childhood burns in south eastern NigeriaPhilemon E Okoro
Department of Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
Afr J Paediatr Surg 6:24-7. 2009..Previous studies on this topic in parts of Nigeria either lumped adults and children together or were retrospective. We, therefore, prospectively studied the current trends in burns in children...
- Recurrent lymphangioma: what are the treatment options?Philemon E Okoro
Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
Afr J Paediatr Surg 6:44-6. 2009..Could adjunct of sclerotherapy have made a difference at the first surgery? Faced with a third recurrence, what other options are left? We report this case to highlight the difficulties and dilemma in managing extensive lymphangiomas...
- Duplication cyst of the bowel causing ileal volvulus. A case reportP E Okoro
Department of Surgery, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Niger J Med 19:230-2. 2010..Exploratory laparotomy revealed ileal volvulus secondary to duplication cyst. This case is reported because of its rarity and to show the strength of sound clinical evaluation even in the face of technological advancements...
- Giant macroglossia with persistent nonocclusion in a neonatePhilemon E Okoro
Department of Surgery, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State, Nigeria
Afr J Paediatr Surg 8:229-31. 2011..Physiotherapy did not help and our experience with neonatal jaw osteotomy is limited. We wonder if a prenatal aspiration of the tongue cyst could have forestalled this jaw deformation...