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A 30-month-old male infant presented with sacrococcygeal and pre-sacral mass. Ultrasound (US) abdomen revealed a huge pre-sacral mass with irregular margins extending into the pelvis, pushing the rectum antero-laterally. CT scan and MRI confirmed the US findings. Serum alpha fetoprotein level was abnormally elevated. Histopathological examination of… (More)
UNLABELLED Mucormycosis is caused by a zygomycetes fungus in a vascular location. This fungus is a saprophytic organism which can become pathogenic in specific conditions, particularly in patients with diabetes mellitus. A rhinocerebral localization is common, leading to often fatal devastating sinusitis. Positive diagnosis requires histological proof with… (More)
The inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour has clinical, biological or histological features sometimes misleading with a septic condition. Presenting symptoms are variable and arising circumstances remain obscure. We report three cases occurring in a postpartum context. The first patient, a 28-year-old female, had left psoitis with a sepsis the first day… (More)
A 38 year old patient with multiple known risk factors for endometrial carcinoma (monophasic cycles, obesity, familial prediabetes, nulliparity, polycystic ovaries with diffuse thecal hyperplasia) presented with metrorrhagia caused by an endometrial lesion for which the diagnosis hesitated between atypical endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma. Hysterectomy… (More)
431 cone biopsy specimens referred for CIN2 and CIN3 between 1984 and 1993 were reviewed with a peculiar attention paid to the possible associated endocervical glandular changes. The following features could be demonstrated: microglandular hyperplasia (17 cases), tubal metaplasia (15 cases), mesonephric hyperplasia (10 cases), in situ adenocarcinoma (7… (More)
Phlegmonous gastritis is a rare bacterial infection of the stomach. Its diagnosis is difficult and has a poor prognosis. The authors report a case of phlegmonous gastritis occurring in a 50 year-old woman in whom the diagnosis was made by microscopic examination after surgery for intestinal occlusion. The patient died a few hours after the operation.
Twelve ovarian leiomyomas were seen over a 12-year period, representing one quarter of all reported cases. Most of them were situated in the ovarian hilum (9/12 of our cases), some were situated in the medulla (2 of our cases) and one case was situated in the cortex. They were fairly small and, due to their site, they were generally asymptomatic and rarely… (More)