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Meckel's diverticulum is the commonest congenital abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract. Hemorrhage, obstruction and inflammation are the three main categories of complications resulting from Meckel's diverticulum. Spontaneously perforation of Meckel's diverticulum is very rare and mimics acute appendicitis. We report a case of 26 year-old male, who(More)
Non functional retroperitoneal paragangliomas are rare tumors: less than 50 cases are reported in the literature. They are usually asymptomatic and can attain big dimensions. The authors report a case diagnosed by histological examination of the operative specimen. Malignant tumors more frequent than the benign tumors present with a regional extension and(More)
Primary hydatid cyst in the head of pancreas is rare. We report a case of a 26-year-old patient, who presented with obstructive jaundice. The imaging studies, while demonstrating a fusiform dilatation of the common bile duct, was unhelpful in identifying the etiology. A pancreatic head cyst was discovered at the time of surgery. Diagnosis was confirmed by(More)
The authors report 40 hydatid cysts of rare localization selected during a period of 11 years and represent 10.75% on the whole of the hydatid cysts operated during the same period all localizations dumbfounded. The splenic localization is the more frequent with 15 cases, so 4.9%, it occupies the third place after the classic localizations (liver, lung).(More)
Breast cancer, rarely encountered in men, accounts for 0.2 to 1.5% of the cancer morbidity in men and 1 to 5.7% of all breast cancers. The aim of this work is to analyse the different epidemiological, therapeutic and outcome features of this disease in men using a retrospective multicentric approach to 50 cases reported in Casablanca from 1980 to 1992. The(More)
AIM This prospective study was designed to evaluate functional results of a pseudocontinent perineal colostomy (PCPC) using Schmidt's technique. METHODS Functional results in eight patients whose rectum were resected due to cancer or anal epidermoid carcinoma and reconstructed by PCPC between January 1995 and July 2002 in our institution were evaluated.(More)