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INTRODUCTION The World Health Organization defines epithelioid angiomyolipoma as a potentially malignant mesenchymal neoplasm characterized by proliferation of predominantly epithelioid cells and as closely related to the triphasic (classic) angiomyolipoma. It can be benign, potentially aggressive or malignant. The pathologist's role is crucial in making a(More)
Renal oncocytoma is a rare and benign renal tumor. Only few cases have been reported in Moroccan populations. In the present study, we report our experiences in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of this disease. We report on six cases of renal oncocytoma indentified between 1990 and 2008 in the urology department of "CHU Ibn Sina" in Rabat. These six(More)
The aim of this work is to record the acquired or congenital uropathy diagnosed during kidney injury and to evaluate their diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic aspects. We report a retrospective study of 13 cases (14%) of renal trauma on pathological kidney from a total of 93 observations of renal trauma collected at Department of Urology A in the(More)
The authors report a case of renal metastasis from a thyroid adenocarcinoma in a 56-year-old man, occurring 3 years after isthmolobectomy for papillary thyroid carcinoma. He predominant clinical symptoms were low back pain, haematuria and deterioration of the general state. Ultrasonography showed a hypoechoic left renal mass, 56 mm in diameter, with a(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of topical application of corticosteroid cream in the treatment of phimosis in children and to compare the results obtained with those reported in the literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS In the context of a prospective study conducted between January 1997 and November 2001, 108 children with a mean(More)
The case files of 198 patients with a stone, treated by percutaneous nephrolithotomy between 1985 and 1999, were studied. This series consisted of 113 men and 85 women with a mean age of 41 years (17-71 years). The stone was in the pelvis (167 cases) of the kidney, multiple in 40 cases and staghorn in four cases. The complications were septic in six cases(More)
The androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) formerly known as testicular feminization is transmitted on a recessive X-linked. Its diagnosis is usually made at puberty if primary amenorrhea is present because the external genitalia are female. We report the case of two sisters aged 30 and 18 years, with testicular feminization syndrome discovered during the(More)
The authors report 9 cases of adrenocortical carcinoma: 6 women and 3 men. 5 cases (55%) had a "nonfunctioning" tumor and 4 cases (45%) presented a clinical endocrinologic syndrome. According to the MacFarlane classification, patients were classified as: stage I: 1 case, stage III: 6 cases and stage IV: 2 patients. Adrenalectomy was performed in 7 cases.(More)