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January-April 2020| Vol 14| Issue 1


Port Harcourt Medical Journal valedictory editorial

The Port Harcourt Medical Journal (PMJ) went to press inaugural in September 2006 following the decision of the College Academic Board chaired by Prof OJ Odia. That was volume 1, number 1. The Colle...

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Prevalence and possible aetiological factors of acne keloidalis nuchae in South–South Nigeria

Background: Acne keloidalis nuchae (AKN) is a scarring folliculitis found predominantly among men of African descent. It could present as pustules, papules or keloidal eruptions usually at th...

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Knowledge, pattern and determinants of the use of skin-lightening creams among University Undergraduates in Southwestern Nigeria

Background: Fair skin has been associated with beauty and sexual attraction. Aggressive marketing of skin-lightening products to unsuspecting members of the general population continues despi...

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Measurement of thoracic and lumbar pedicle dimensions in Nigerians using computed tomography

Background: Pedicle screws are often used to stabilise the spine. They afford the benefit of a three-column control of the spine. The technique of pedicle screw insertion is familiar and has ...

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Changing pattern of adult external abdominal hernias in Zaria

Background: External abdominal hernias are very common diseases encountered in surgical practice. A previous report from this centre 21 years ago documented the pattern of adult external abdo...

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Port Harcourt Medical Journal, a publication of College of Health Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Triannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.phmj.org

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