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UNLABELLED Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a newly identified risk factor in chronic liver disease (CLD) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of this study was to analyze the pathological characteristics of HCC and nontumoral liver in patients with MS as the only risk factor for liver disease in comparison with those that developed in the course of other(More)
UNLABELLED Although steatosis is a common histological feature in chronic hepatitis C (CHC), nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) has not yet been clearly characterized in this context. The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the characteristics of patients with NASH and CHC. Biopsies were categorized as CHC alone (178 patients [57%]),(More)
Résumé Le cancer du sein est le cancer le plus fréquent de la femme en Tunisie et dans le monde. Dans le Cap Bon tunisien, les particularités anatomopathologiques de ce cancer n'ont pas été précisées auparavant. Leur connaissance est nécessaire pour l'adaptation des systèmes de prévention et de soins dans la région. Le but de notre étude était de déterminer(More)
HHV8/EBV-associated germinotropic lymphoproliferative disorder (GLD) is a challenging diagnosis given its rarity, the particular clinical presentation, and the lack of expression of markers usually used in establishing hematopoietic lineage. We report a new case of HHV8/EBV GLD in an immunocompetent 78-year-old woman. The diagnosis was made in an(More)
Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach is very rare. Its pathogenesis is unclear and the treatment strategy is controversial. We report an agressive primary squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach with liver and lung metastases in a 55-year-old man. The patient presented with a 1-month history of abdominal pain, vomiting and weight loss. Abdominal(More)
Le mélanome anorectal est une tumeur agressive. Le diagnostic est souvent retardé à cause de la rareté de l’entité et la confusion avec d’autres lésions bénignes anorectales. Nous rapportons le cas d’une femme âgée de 81 ans qui a été opérée pour prolapsus hémorroïdaire. L’examen anatomopathologique de la pièce opératoire était en faveur d’un mélanome(More)