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We report the results of a retrospective study in the medical intensive care unit of the Principal Military Teaching Hospital of Dakar. The objectives were to determine the epidemiological and clinical aspects of severe malaria and to evaluate the prognostic values of the failure of different organs. Eighty-seven patients were admitted for severe malaria.(More)
Trypanocidal drugs remain the most accessible and thus commonly used means of controlling tsetse transmitted animal African trypanosomosis. In Togo, trypanocides are sold on official as well as unofficial markets, but the quality of these trypanocides is undocumented so a drug quality assessment study was conducted from May 2013 to June 2014. Trypanocides(More)
Wandering or migrating spleen is a rare anomaly which is usually described in children. Complications, which include pedicle torsion, are common and can be life-threatening. We report the case of a 17 year-old patient with a long past medical history of epigastric pain suffering from wandering spleen with chronic torsion of the pedicle. The clinical picture(More)
Résumé Nous rapportons le cas d'une patiente de 7 ans qui a consulté pour une douleur abdominale aigue paroxystique siégeant au niveau de l'épigastre associée à des vomissements sans arrêt des matières et des gaz. L'examen clinique ainsi que le bilan biologique étaient sans particularité. L'échographie abdominale demandée en première intention a montré une(More)
La rate baladeuse ou errante est une anomalie rare, qui est le plus souvent décrite chez l'enfant. Ses complications parmi lesquelles figure la torsion de son pédicule sont fréquentes et peuvent engager le pronostic vital du patient. Nous rapportons un cas de torsion chronique du pédicule d'une rate baladeuse chez un patient de 17 ans, au long passé de(More)
We report the case of a 7-year old patient presenting for acute paroxysmal abdominal pain at the level of epigastrium associated with vomiting without involving blockage of materials and gas. Clinical examination and laboratory tests were unremarkable. Abdominal ultrasound was requested as a first line investigationa and showed a right echogenic homogeneous(More)
Résumé Nous rapportons un cas de hernie de Spiegel compliquée d'occlusion chez une femme de 86 ans dont le diagnostic a été posé à la tomodensitométrie Elle avait consulté aux urgences chirurgicales pour des douleurs de la fosse iliaque droite d'apparitions brutales associées à des vomissements. L'examen physique a retrouvé une patiente fébrile (38,2°), une(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency of admission and its reasons, severity and outcome among elderly patients in our intensive care unit (ICU) and compare them with those for younger subjects. METHODOLOGY Retrospective study covering a 5-year period (January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2009) in the ICU of the principal hospital in Dakar. We included(More)