F. -R. Bennani

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The development of novel chemotherapeutic agents in colorectal cancer has improved survival. Following initial response to chemotherapeutic strategies many patients develop refractory disease. This poses a significant challenge common to many cancer subtypes. Newer agents such as Bevacizumab have successfully targeted the tyrosine kinase receptor epidermal(More)
UNLABELLED A 54 year old lady presented for routine excision of a scalp lesion thought clinically to represent a sebaceous cyst of the right occiput. 4 years earlier she underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and right salpingo-oophorectomy for 3 large uterine fibroids. Histo-pathological examination of the hysterectomy specimen revealed an incidental(More)
BACKGROUND Mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) is a rare but potentially fatal cause of mesenteric ischaemia. It presents insidiously and often diagnosis is made at emergency surgery. In half of the cases MVT develops without a causative factor, while in cases in which a pro-thrombotic state is found to exist MVT may be the first clinically detected(More)
Nitrofurantoin is a synthetic nitrofuran commonly used for the treatment and prophylaxis of urinary tract infections. We describe the case of a 75-yr-old woman who was taking nitrofurantoin as prophylaxis against recurrent urinary tract infections, and who subsequently developed pulmonary and hepatic toxicity. We postulate that a breakdown product of the(More)
Les fractures de fatigue (ou fractures de stress) sont des lésions osseuses survenant sans notion de traumatisme ni anomalie focalisée de l’os. Elles sont en recrudescence du fait de l’augmentation de la pratique sportive mais aussi de leur meilleure reconnaissance par l’imagerie en coupe. La fracture de fatigue du naviculaire tarsien est une fracture du(More)
Drooling is not induced by an excess of salivary but by incontinence, in case of patients with cerebral palsy and neurologically damaged. Than radical techniques of excision, duct ligations of salivary glands, the authors propose an original association of deviation of submandibular and parotid ducts behind the anterior pillar of soft palate. They discuss(More)
The lead time between diagnosis of Crohn's disease and presentation with a Crohn's related malignancy is generally twenty years from diagnosis. This case outlines that of a young man who presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain and was subsequently discovered to have a malignant stricture complicating underlying Crohn's disease that was(More)
This article [1] has been retracted by the authors because, contrary to the statement in the article, they did not obtain the necessary written informed consent from the patient's parents to publish this case. The article is no longer available online in order to protect the patient's privacy. The authors have agreed to the retraction.like sarcoma arising(More)