Abdelhamid Miri

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INTRODUCTION We retrospectively reviewed 106 pediatric cases of peripheral osteoarticular tuberculosis (OAT) seen over a 21-year period in Morocco. Patients with vertebral tuberculosis were excluded from the study. PATIENTS AND RESULTS The 55 boys and 51 girls had a mean age of 8 years. The hip and knee together contributed 63% of the osteoarticular foci.(More)
We report an exceptional case of tuberculosis in an 8-year-old girl. The focus of infection was situated in the anterior muscle compartment of the left thigh. Diagnosis was established on the basis of histological findings. A 12-month antituberculosis regimen was given. Outcome was good with no general or functional sequelae. Based on this case and data(More)
21 cases of Sprengel deformity in 19 patients were treated in Paediatric orthopaedic unit of Children's hospital of Rabat in 20 years. Only 6 patients (4 girls, 2 boys) were operated on. The ages of the patients at operation ranged from four to fifteen years (mean age: 10 years). The duration of follow-up ranged from 8 months to 10 years (average: 4 years(More)
Solitary bone cysts involving the spine in children are extremely rare. We report such a lesion in a 7-year-old girl who presented with an expansible, bubbly cystic lesion of the third lumbar vertebra. The intraoperative findings and histologic examination indicated the diagnosis of a solitary bone cyst. She was treated successfully with curettage and bone(More)
False aneurysm or pseudo aneurysm of an artery in close proximity to fractured bone is a well-recognized entity, and fewer various cases, involving different sites have been reported in the literature. We report new case of a Moroccan's patient who had 10-year-old boy presented with a right non displaced both-bone forearm fracture; the patient was placed in(More)
Centro-somatic tuberculous vertebral osteitis is defined as tuberculous infection of the vertebral body with preserved integrity of the adjacent intervertabral disk. Other types of vertebral tuberculosis include Pott's spondylodiscitis and exceptional lesions of the posterior arch. We report a case of centro-somatic tuberculous vertebral osteitis in a(More)
We report four cases of scoliosis associated with diatematomyelia observed between 1984 and 1998. The patients were four girls aged 10 to 12 years. Skin lesions were found on the midline in 3 cases and 2 had a neurological disorder. A myeloscan was performed in two cases, tomomyelography in one and MRI in one. Three patients were operated on with good(More)
A case of tuberculosis of the craniocervical junction in an eight-year-old is reported. Presenting symptoms were painful torticollis, dysphagia, and tetraparesis. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings strongly suggested the diagnosis, which was confirmed by peroral aspiration of a retropharyngeal collection. Management was by(More)
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