Fafany Ben Mansour

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Eosinophilic pneumonias are a group of heterogeneous disorders, rarely reported in children. We describe a case of a 12-year-old boy hospitalized for an acute febrile respiratory failure. Chest radiograph showed bilateral diffuse infiltrates. A pulmonary eosinophilic infiltration was confirmed by a major blood eosinophilia at 33,800/mm(3) associated with(More)
We report a case of a 1-month-old boy who has developed respiratory distress. Chest X-ray and CT scan showed over distension of the left upper lobe and a mediastinal shift in favour of congenital lobar emphysema (CLE) of the left upper lobe. One month after uneventful lobectomy, he was readmitted at hospital for another episode of respiratory distress.(More)
BACKGROUND The clinical polymorphism and the low yield bacteriological tests make the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TBC) in children often difficult. THE AIM of this report is to specify hospital incidence of childhood TBC and to discuss problems in diagnosis. METHODS We reviewed retrospectively cases of TBC enrolled at Medicine A Department in Children's(More)
Thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anemia (TRMA) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by megaloblastic anemia, diabetes mellitus and progressive sensorineural deafness. We report the cases of two infants, aged 4 and 5 months, hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis requiring insulin therapy. Laboratory tests revealed megaloblasic anemia,(More)
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