International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 518

Full Length Research Paper

Collodiaphyseal angle in the diagnosis of coxa vara and coxa valga in adult Nigerans

Abiodun A. A.
  • Abiodun A. A.
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile- Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
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Ikem I. C.
  • Ikem I. C.
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile- Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
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Adeyemi D. O.
  • Adeyemi D. O.
  • Department of Anatomy and Cell biology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
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Ofusori D. A.
  • Ofusori D. A.
  • Department of Anatomy and Cell biology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
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Komolafe O. A.
  • Komolafe O. A.
  • Department of Anatomy and Cell biology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 22 April 2015
  •  Accepted: 27 March 2018
  •  Published: 30 September 2018

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