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Restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis has become the most commonly used procedure for elective treatment of patients with ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis. Since its original description, the procedure has been modified in order to obtain optimal functional results with low morbidity and mortality, and yet… (More)
The aim of our study is to demonstrate the difficulties of diagnosis of peritoneal tuberculosis in endemic areas and the value of laparoscopy for diagnostic confirmation. We report a retrospective study of 60 cases of peritoneal tuberculosis, collected from January 2004 to December 2009. The patients' median age was 41 years, and the sex ratio 0.4. The… (More)
INTRODUCTION Pancreatic localization of hydatid disease is atypical and extremely rare; it accounts for less than 1% of cases. Preoperative diagnosis may be difficult regarding the absence of clinical or radiological signs. MATERIALS AND METHODS We report a retrospective study of twelve cases of hydatid cyst of the pancreas over a period of 30 years (1980… (More)
BACKGROUND The colostomy may be terminal or lateral, temporary or permanent. It may have psychological, medical or surgical complications. AIM reporting the incidence of surgical complications of colostomies, their therapeutic management and trying to identify risk factors for their occurrence. METHODS A retrospective study for a period of 5 years in… (More)
Gallbladder tuberculosis is an exceedingly rare disease. A correct preoperative diagnosis of Gallbladder tuberculosis is difficult, and it may be confused with different gallbladder diseases. We present a new case of a patient who underwent surgery with the preoperative diagnosis of cholelithiasis. Diagnosis of gallbladder tuberculosis was obtained with the… (More)
Strangulation of an acute rectal prolapse is a rather unusual entity that represents a surgical emergency. We describe an extremely rare case of recurred, incarcerated, and strangulated acute rectal prolapse. The patient underwent emergency perineal rectosigmoidectomy (the Altemeier operation). The postoperative course was uncomplicated with an excellent… (More)
Intussusception is a well-known cause of acute abdomen in the pediatric population. Traumatic intussusception is exceedingly rare, with only 22 cases reported in the English language literature. We report a case of jejunojejunal intussusception that happened after blunt trauma to the abdomen in a 10-year-old boy. The patient presented with clinical… (More)
Les tumeurs stromales gastro-intestinales sont des tumeurs mésenchymateuses peu fréquentes. Elles sont localisées préférentiellement eu niveau de l'estomac. La localisation rectale reste rare. A un nouveau cas de tumeur stromale du rectum ainsi qu'une bref revue de la littérature, on se propose d'étudier les particularités cliniques, radiologiques et… (More)
Pure squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of gallbladder is a very rare tumour and is responsible for only 3% of the malignant neoplasm of this organ. We report a case of SCC of gallbladder in a 58-year-old woman. Through this new observation, we propose to study the clinicopathologic features, pathogeny and treatment of this rare entity.
Gastro-intestinal stromal tumors are uncommon mesenchymal tumors. There are localized preferentially in the stomach. The rectal localization is exceedingly rare. Through a new case of rectal stromal tumour as well as a review of the literature, we propose to focus on clinical, radiological and therapeutic particularities of this rare entity.