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To describe a case of breast cancer manifested by cerebellar syndrome and to establish a relationship between breast cancer and Paraneoplastic syndromes through the presence of anti- yo antibodies in serum and cerebrospinal fluid of a patient. Our patient was 52 years old, Multipara with 5 children alive. She had been 3 years post-menopausal under Hormonal(More)
The purpose of this report is to describe two cases involving a 43-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman who underwent laparoscopic surgery for dolichocolon causing severe constipation. In both cases the procedure consisted of left colectomy with colorectal anastomosis. There was no operative mortality or morbidity. The outcome on constipation was good. This(More)
Laparoscopic surgery is now a widely accepted modality for gastrointestinal surgery. In this report the authors evaluate their four-year experience with laparoscopic surgery in a total of 494 patients in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Cholecystectomy and appendectomy were the main indications in this series. However laparoscopic surgery has a wide range of(More)
The authors report the first case of Crohn's disease in Côte-d'Ivoire. A 20-year-old Ivorian man presented chronic diarrhea and weight loss over six years. Ulcerated lesions were found throughout the colon extending to the terminal ilieum but not involving the rectum. Diagnosis of Crohn's disease was established on radiological and histological findings.(More)
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