Fatima Ezaitouni

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BACKGROUND It is well established that prednisone above 7.5 mg/day may induce osteopenia in association with decreased bone formation. In contrast, the effect of cyclosporine on bone remodeling and bone mineral density (BMD) is controversial. Multiple confounding factors explain this controversy, especially after renal transplantation. METHODS Fifty-two(More)
OBJECTIVES Cyclosporine has been thought to have a deleterious effect on bone in transplant recipients because of high turnover osteopenia observed in humans after transplantation. However, varying confounding factors such as renal and parathyroid function, cumulative steroid doses and previous exposure to aluminium, also play a role and hinder(More)
We describe a case of TINU Syndrome. A 17 year-old girl presented four weeks after an acute tubulo-interstitial nephritis with renal failure a bilateral anterior uveitis. Renal function improved spontaneously. Investigation failed to reveal systemic or infectious diseases. The treatment with oral and topical corticosteroids was successful for the uveitis.
We present two cases of renal lymphoma revealed by acute renal failure (ARF), which remains a rare clinical entity. Case 1 was a 29-year-old man with an ARF. The diagnosis was a primitive kidney immunophenotype B lymphoma. The patient died after three courses of chemotherapy due to rapid spread lymphoma. The second case was a high-grade renal lymphomatous(More)
UNLABELLED Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a renal replacement therapy method that could be proposed in the first intention for the treatment of end stage renal disease (ESRD). The aim of the study is to describe the beginning and development of PD in "Ibn Sina" University Hospital in Rabat, and to evaluate the outcome of the patients treated by this technique.(More)
BACKGROUND The impact of dialysis on patient quality of life has been recognized as an important outcome measure. The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study compared quality of life in 4 continents [1], but very scarce information is available about dialysis patients' quality of life in Africa. The objective of this study was to translate the Kidney(More)
L'association Kaposi–myélome multiple est extrêmement rare. Nous rapportons, le cas d'un patient âgé de 76 ans suivi dans notre formation pour un myélome à immunoglobuline A kappa stade III-B selon Durie et Salmon. Ceci a été associé à des lésions cutanées dont la biopsie cutanée était en faveur d'une maladie de Kaposi. La sérologie de l'herpès virus humain(More)