Habib Bouhaouala

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Myositis ossificans circumscripta (MOC) is a rare benign disorder characterized by heterotopic ossification of soft tissues. We report a case in a 21-year-old male who presented with knee pain after strenuous physical activity. Evidence of inflammation of the knee and a hard swelling in the subquadricipital area were the main physical findings. The initial(More)
A population-based echotomographic (ECT) and serological survey of hydatidosis was carried out in a high risk community located in Central Tunisia. 1434 subjects over 5 years of age (93.3% of the population in this age range) underwent an abdominal echotomography (ECT) and a serological test (ELISA with confirmation by counterelectrophoresis). The ECT(More)
A 42 years old woman was seen October 1987 because of tumor on the left maxilla. Removal of the lesion and histologic examination conclude at myeloplaxe tumor. A second giant cell lesion appears in the right maxilla 2 years later. The diagnosis of brown tumor was confirmed by the discovery of a parathyroid adenoma. We discuss about this case diagnosis(More)
BACKGROUND Several modalities of varicocele treatment are available, however, no therapeutic technique showed its superiority with regard to the other one. AIM To compare the results of three techniques of varicocelecomy. METHODS Retrospective Analytical and comparative study of 128 patients treated by of three techniques of varicocelectomy: the open(More)
We report a case of Behçet disease complicated by superior vena cava syndrome secondary to extrinsic compression by mediastinal fibrosis. This association is not reported in literature. The habituel etiology of vena cava syndrome in Behçet disease is venous thrombosis. Radiological investigations of this syndrome are necessary to avoid an useless(More)
BACKGROUND Melorheostosis is a rare chronic bone disease of unknown etiology that often affects a single limb. AIM Report a new case of melorheostosis of the ribs improved by pamidronate infusions CASE A 36-year-old man without any medical history was admitted for a history of one month painful tumefaction on the 7th left rib. The diagnosis of(More)
Lipomas are rarely observed in a subpleural localization. Clinical signs are uncommon and most are an incidental discovery at x-ray. We report a case of an incidentally discovered lipoma in the subpleural area observed in a 56-year-old patient. Physical examination showed normal respiratory function. An extrapulmonary intrathoracic opacity situated in the(More)
INTRODUCTION Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is an inherited metabolic disease with many systemic manifestations. We report 5 cases. OBSERVATIONS The first patient presented cutaneous (yellowish grouped papules with reticulate pigmentation) and ocular manifestations (angioid streaks). The second patient is the sister of the first and presented the same(More)
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