Nwokeji CM

Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Federal Medical Center Owerri, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    Changing Trends in Lymph Node Lesions in Owerri, South East Nigeria
    Author(s): Egejuru RO, Nnadi IG* and Nwokeji CM

    Aim: The objective of this study is to define the common causes of both peripheral and visceral lymphadenopathy in Owerri and compare with the previous studies. Methodology: The surgical day books, the histology request, and report forms, as well as the operative findings, were used to retrieve the biodata of patients, history, clinical and histologic diagnoses. Results: The mean age was 37.41 years with age range of 2 to 84 years. The peak age of lymphadenopathy was in the 11-20 years age group. There was a female preponderance giving a male to female ratio of 1:1.2. The commonest disease involving the lymph nodes in this study is metastatic carcinomas which constituted 50% (28 cases). The second commonest lesion was reactive lymphoid hyperplasia which contributed 17.86% (10/56), tuberculous lymphadenitis.. Read More»

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