Imane Kamaoui

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the value of CT enteroclysis in depicting small-bowel carcinoid tumors in symptomatic patients with surgical, histologic, or clinical follow-up findings as a reference standard. SUBJECTS AND METHODS At our institution, 44 patients with symptoms of suspected gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors underwent CT(More)
PURPOSE To describe the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of hepatic involvement in hereditary-hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) and to determine the interobserver agreement for all of them. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-three consecutive patients (including 17 women, mean age: 55 years) with HHT, according to the Curaçao criteria, underwent(More)
PURPOSE To assess the value of standard double reading of whole body CT in the management of polytrauma patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Prospective study between January and July 2005. Two senior radiologists with expertise in trauma imaging, blinded to clinical findings, reviewed 105 initial CT examinations of polytrauma patients. These examinations had(More)
Stab wounds of the spinal canal are rare and constitute an uncommon cause of spinal cord injury. They are usually responsible for an immediate neurological deficit that requires emergency therapeutic management to minimize the extent of neurological deficit and to prevent further loss of neurological function. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to(More)
UNLABELLED Perivascular epithelioid cell tumors (PEComas) encompass a group of rare mesenchymal neoplasms, which typically have a perivascular location with dual melanocytic and muscular differentiation. They are found in a variety of localizations, though lesions in the liver are exceedingly rare. Because of their rarity, the clinical, radiological and(More)
INTRODUCTION Tracheobronchial amyloidosis is an uncommon localized form of amyloidosis that can simulate a tracheal tumor. Clinical signs are not specific and the diagnosis is rarely given before performing a bronchoscopy with multiples biopsies. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a 60-year-old Moroccan woman, complaining of dyspnea and wheezing for(More)
Post-partum pituitary necrosis (Sheehan's syndrome) is a rare complication of post-partum hemorrhage. The diagnosis can be erratic and often delayed. In this case report of Sheehan's syndrome in the post-partum period, the signs were characterized by agalactia, severe hypoglycemia, and low serum levels of thyroid hormones, cortico-adrenal hormones, and(More)
Retrospective review of the value of MR in the evaluation of stab injuries to the cervical cord in three patients admitted to our hospital. The mean patient age was 25 years old. Clinical examination showed hemiparesis in the first 2 cases and a Brown-Sequard syndrome in the third patient. Cervical spine radiographs showed no bony lesion. MR showed cord(More)
Urogenital tuberculosis is a rare disease; however, it is the second most common location for tuberculosis after the lung. Currently, incidence of urogenital tuberculosis is increasing due to factors such as a higher prevalence of immunosuppression (especially that caused by human immunodeficiency virus infection) and drug abuse. Herein a new case of male(More)