Leg Ulcer Node

Leg ulcer is a chronic and worrying complication of SCD but there is inadequate education for its prevention and management. The study is designed to address the paucity of information about the laboratory and socio-demographic markers of sickle cell leg ulcers as a basis of health promotion interventions for its prevention and to investigate the genetic trait of SCD patients with leg ulcers attending the plastic surgery and haematology clinics in Gwagwalada and Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

Investigators

Dr Amina Abubakar (P.I)

Professor Nash Oyekanmi

Professor O.E. Nnodu

Dr Thairu Yunusa

 

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