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July-December 2018| Vol 14| Issue 2

Original Article

The cost of burn wound care in low-income nations could be reduced with the use of palm kernel oil: A preliminary study

INTRODUCTION: Palm kernel oil, Shea butter and honey are used traditionally for the treatment of variety of ailments in West Africa, but there are no scientific report on burn wound healing act...


Original Article

Epidemiology of hand burns among children in Zaria, Northwestern Nigeria

BACKGROUND: The events leading to hand burns injuries in a child are a complex relationship between the child, heat source, mechanism, and the environment where the event occurs. Preventing han...


Original Article

To evaluate effectiveness of flap surgery in patients of grades 3 and 4 pressure ulcers

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of flap surgery for grades 3 and 4 pressure ulcers. DESIGN AND SETTING: Patients were included in this prospective study conducted in the Departm...


Original Article

Experience with management of nasal defects

INTRODUCTION: Nasal reconstruction is a challenging undertaking for the reconstructive surgeon. Clinical patterns and outcomes in nasal reconstruction in blacks are relatively less well reporte...


Case Report

Cenani–Lenz syndrome: A case report

Cenani–Lenz syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive congenital malformation syndrome characterized by syndactyly and oligodactyly of fingers and toes, disorganization and fusion of metacarpals, m...


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Nigerian Journal of Plastic Surgery, a publication of Nigerian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons; Nigerian Burn Society, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.njps.org.

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