oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Sigmoidoscopy in Ibadan, Nigeria: a critical review

Volume 32, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The case notes of 342 patients, being some of those who had sigmoidoscopy with biopsy over a ten-year period, January 1971 to December 1980, were reviewed. There is a high correlation between macroscopic and microscopic diagnosis by malignant and inflammatory / infiltrative lesions. The procedure, which is simple and safe, is recommended for use in every hospital and clinic.

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