International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 535

Table of Content: November 2014; 6(11)

November 2014

Vaginal birth or repeat caesarean section: women's preferred mode of delivery after a primary caesarean section in Maiduguri, Nigeria

Vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) is an acceptable option for delivery in a woman with one prior lower segment caesarean section (CS) and in the absence of an obvious contraindication to vaginal delivery. This was a cross sectional study that sought to explore the preferred mode of delivery (VBAC or CS) in a cohort of post operative patients that had a primary CS and the reason for such preference using a...

Author(s): Babagana Bako, Ado Danazumi Geidam, Ibrahim Mohammed Sanusi, Abdulkarim Garba Mairiga and Bilkisu Isa

November 2014

Rhabdomyosarcoma followed six episodes of squamous cell carcinoma in a Nigerian albino: A case report

Beginning from 1975, a Nigerian albino aged 27 years developed squamous cell carcinoma that recurred a total of seven times, the last being a rhabdomyosarcoma in 2005 at the age of 61 years. In this context, we are aware of published cases of carcinoma but not of sarcoma. With special reference to albinism, squamous cell carcinomas superabound. If at all, resections are scarcely carried out more than...

Author(s): Wilson I. B. Onuigbo, James C. Nwozo and Richard E. Nnabuko