Ehsen Ben Brahim

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BACKGROUND Krunkenberg tumor is defined as the ovarian metastases of a primary digestive tumor composed of a signet ring cells. AIM Describe the different characteristics of Krukenberg's tumor to improve diagnostic criteria and the therapeutic approche. METHODS Five cases of Krukenberg tumor are diagnosed in 5 year period between 2002 and 2005. The(More)
Malignant eccrine spiradenoma is an extremely rare skin tumor of sweat gland origin. In most cases, it arises in pre-existing benign eccrine spiradenoma. We report an additional case of malignant eccrine spiradenoma. The present case is of a 75-year-old man with malignant eccrine spiradenoma developed in the right shoulder. He had a 6-year history of a(More)
The giant condyloma acuminatum of the perianal region is a tumor characterised by its large size with the propensity to infiltrate into deeper tissues, contrasting with a microscopically benign pattern. The evolution after malignant transformation of condyloma and lymph node invasion is rare. However it is exceptionally observed a lymph node invasion of(More)
The Dubin-Johnson syndrome (DJS) is an autosomal recessive liver disorder characterized by a chronic conjugated hyperbilirubinemia a dark greenish appearance of liver tissue, a double peaked sulfobromophthalein clearance curve, and a characteristic lysosomal accumulation of black pigment "melanine-like" in the hepatocytes. Laboratory datas indicated an(More)
BACKGROUND Cutaneous extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma is rare, being seen principally in children. We report a case of cutaneous sarcoma in the sole of the foot in a child. CASE REPORT A 9-year-old child with no medical history of note was presenting a skin tumor for 3 months on the heel of the right foot. This tumor was burgeoning and painful and measured(More)
Ectopic molar pregnancy is a rare occurrence and consequently not often considered as a diagnostic possibility. We report two cases of molar hydatidiform tubal pregnancy. Diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy was confirmed on clinical biological and sonographic investigations. Diagnosis of molar pregnancy was done on histopathology. The clinical course was(More)
Actinomyces is an anaerobic, gram-positive bacteria saprophyte of the oral cavity, lungs, genital and gastro-intestinal tracts. Tubo-ovarian infection is rare. The authors report a case of tubo-ovarian abscess, due to actinomyces ruptured in the sigmoid and diagnosed in a 30-year-old woman using an intra-uterine device for more than 5 years. After(More)