Fawzi Khediri

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A 52-year-old Tunisian patient had fever, impaired health and several opportunistic infections (Campylobacter jejuni, Mycobacterium hominis, Herpes virus, Giardia intestinalis, Vibrio metschnikovii). Lymphocytopenia was noted (348/mm3; CD4+: 2.2%; CD4+/CD8+: 0.1). Polymerase chain rection search for HIV was negative in serum and in tumor tissue. Diagnosis(More)
The authors report a prospective study of 34 chronic HBs Ag carriers detected among a cohort of 9029 blood donors. Liver biopsy performed in all cases revealed a normal liver in 5 cases (14.7%), non-specific lesions in the form of fatty infiltration or mild portal inflammation in 3 cases (8.8%), chronic persistent hepatitis (CPH) in 21 cases (61.7%) (mild(More)
The aim of our study was to look for Epstein Barr virus (EBV) genome by in situ hybridization in 23 MALT gastric lymphomas. 15 cases were of low grade, and 8 were of high grade malignancy. We obtained a positive result in 3 cases (13%) of low grade lymphomas. EBV was present in few centrocyte-like and centroblastic cells. Literature review shows an EBV(More)
The authors report eight cases of MALT malignant lymphomas arising in the stomach in four cases, small intestine in two cases and salivary glands in two cases. The gastric lymphomas presented in the form of persistent epigastric pain sometimes lasting for several years, in patients with a mean age of 50.5 years. Gastroscopy revealed recurrent ulcerations in(More)