Abdelfettah Zidane

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The inhalation of a foreign body (FB) is rare in the adult although more common in the child. The type of FB varies greatly according to the dietary and educational habits of the populations studied. In Morocco, metal FB are common, especially the pins used to attach scarves. These pins migrate easily and wedge at a distance making them difficult to extract(More)
Hydatid cystic disease is still a health problem in Morocco. Mediastinal localization is very rare. We report the case of a 24-year-old man who presented with right chest pain and dyspnea. Chest X-Ray and computed tomography showed a mediastinal mass. The diagnosis was confirmed perioperatively by macroscopic and histologic investigations. Resection of the(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to report our experience in the management of hydatid cysts of the mediastinum. METHODS Among 206 patients who underwent surgery in our department for intrathoracic hydatid cysts between September 2001 and September 2008, 7 patients (3.4%) aged 24 to 49 years (mean, 36.2 years) had mediastinal hydatid cysts.(More)
Pulmonary actinomycosis is a rare bacteriological disease, characterized by local suppuration and an extensive fibro-inflammatory process, with a possible pseudotumoral outcome. We report on a case in a 15-year-old boy, admitted in our department for prolonged pleuropneumopathy. Clinical and radiological findings were not contributive. The diagnosis of(More)
Lipoma is a common benign tumor of soft tissues in adults. An intrathoracic location, particularly in the parietal pleura, is rare. We report two cases of pleural parietal lipoma with a review of literature. A preoperative diagnosis was established histologically by fine-needle aspiration in the first case and radiologically by computed tomography scan in(More)
Thyroid is a rare localization of tuberculosis, and should be considered in the diagnosis of nodular lesion of the thyroid gland except for the complicated forms with collection in which the fine needle aspiration showed the acid fast bacilli on Ziehl-Neelson stain (Koch bacilli) and/or granulomatous inflammation with caseation necrosis. We report the case(More)
OBJECTIVE To report our experience in the management of intra-thoracic extra-pulmonary hydatid cyst, and to discuss the etio-pathogeny of this affection. PATIENTS AND METHODS Among 80 patients who underwent surgery in our department for intra-thoracic hydatid cysts between September 2001 and September 2005, six patients (7.5%) had an extra-pulmonary(More)