Imene Dahmane Ayadi

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We report a new case of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) type II which is a perinatal lethal form. First trimester ultrasound didn't identified abnormalities. Second trimester ultrasound showed incurved limbs, narrow chest, with hypomineralization and multiple fractures of ribs and long bones. Parents refused pregnancy termination; they felt that the diagnosis(More)
Epidural hematoma in newborns is rare, it occurs more frequently in infants born from nulliparous mothers with delivery difficulties. Intracranial hemorrhage in infants is usually secondary to vascular malformations, anticoagulation, inherited or acquired coagulopathy. Hematological disorders are infrequently associated with congenital rubella. The main(More)
We report a rare case of isolated thrombocytopenia related to anti-Ro/SSA antibodies. The mother was followed for unlabeled familial thrombocytopenia. The mother had positive anti-Ro/SSA antibodies. She was asymptomatic without skin lesions or other criteria neither of systemic lupus erythematosus nor other connective tissue disease. Pregnancy was(More)
BACKGROUND Twin pregnancy is associated to high neonatal morbidity particularly for the second twin. AIM To assess twin delivery practice in our department and prognosis of second twin. METHODS Retrospective study of medical files of parturition women with twin pregnancy between January 2003 and December 2006. Were excluded women delivered before 28(More)
Retroperitoneum is a very uncommon site of enteric duplication (ED). We report a new case of retroperitoneal ED cyst suspected in utero. Prenatal ultrasound showed an abdominal cystic mass. Noncommunicating retroperitoneal ED cyst measuring 70 mm × 30 mm was resected. Histopathologic examination confirmed the diagnosis.
Perinatal-lethal Gaucher disease is very rare and is considered a variant of type 2 Gaucher disease that occurs in the neonatal period. The most distinct features of perinatal-lethal Gaucher disease are non-immune hydrops fetalis. Less common signs of the disease are hepatosplenomegaly, ichthyosis and arthrogryposis. We report a case of Gaucher's disease(More)
We report a retrospective study of nine neonatal observations of antenatal isolated pyelectasis during a period of two years. Pyelectasis associated with other congenital abnormalities and in utero died foetus were excluded. Finding interesting sex, gestational age at diagnosis, echographic aspect, antenatal management and postnatal follow-up were assigned.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess vitamin D status in mothers and their newborns and identify predictive factors of vitamin D deficiency. METHODS A cross-sectional study was undertaken of healthy women and their full-term newborns delivered at the Charles Nicolle Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia, between October and November 2012. Maternal and neonatal serum 25-hydroxy vitamin(More)
BACKGROUND The medication iatrogenic risk is quite unevaluated in neonatology Objective: Assessment of errors that occurred during the preparation and administration of injectable medicines in a neonatal unit in order to implement corrective actions to reduce the occurrence of these errors. METHODS A prospective, observational study was performed in a(More)