Flore Ouédraogo

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of neonatal surgery emergencies and to highlight the main causes and difficulties related to better handling of these emergencies. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a 1-year descriptive prospective study from September 2009 to September 2010 based on 102 cases collected. At admission, we(More)
Thoracic aortic aneurysm is a rather rare disorder in children and difficult to diagnose. It is generally linked to congenital heart defects or connective-tissue diseases. Our case is a 10-year-old girl admitted in the pediatric emergency care unit on January 19th, 2015 for massive haemoptysis and severe anaemia. Examination revealed severe anemia and a(More)
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), characterized by acute exacerbations and remissions. We report the clinical case of an infant, an 8 months female baby. The time between disease onset and diagnosis of the disease was 6 months. It was from an unknown etiology. The main clinical picture was weight stagnation, mucoid(More)
Background: Despites the advances in transport, intensives care unit and new treatments modalities, conjoined twins continue to pose a significant challenge for paediatric surgeons. This study was undertaken to highlight the peculiarities of the management of conjoined twins in a poor resource setting. Methods: All confirmed cases of conjoined twins were(More)
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