Gassan El-Dalati

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BACKGROUND Psoriasis is associated with a form of spondyloarthropathy in 10-30% of cases. A major feature of psoriatic arthritis is enthesitis. In some patients with psoriasis the presence of enthesitis could be underdiagnosed. OBJECTIVE To investigate the presence of lower limbs entheseal abnormalities in patients with chronic plaque psoriasis without(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the role and efficacy of aspiration alone in the treatment of hydroceles occurring after varicocelectomy. Hydroceles represent one of the most common complications related to varicocelectomy at any age. METHODS From September 1990 to 2008 at our department, a total of 453 varicocelectomies were performed. Inclusion and exclusion(More)
Temporary tracheal balloons have been shown to improve lung growth in fetuses with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Fetoscopic Endoluminal Tracheal Occlusion (FETO) is performed at 26-28 weeks gestation, and then is removed in utero at 34 weeks gestation at highly specialized centers. In case of preterm labor at a hospital without a specialized team,(More)
Accessory spleen torsion is very rare condition especially in children. The aim of this study is to report the conservative treatment option. In April 2009 we observed a 10-year-old child affected by hereditary spherocytosis who reported acute abdominal pain without fever or vomiting. At hospitalization all blood tests were within normal value. Abdominal(More)
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