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Current collision mitigation systems focus on rear end collisions. To address the full spectrum of real world accidents, these systems will have to be enhanced to cover more traffic situations. Vehicle to vehicle accidents in crossing traffic situations make up around 25% of accidents in Germany. This paper discusses the requirements and differences(More)
A case of polyarthritis following intravesical administration of bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) for bladder carcinoma is reported in a patient with long-standing ankylosing spondylitis. Possible links between BCG-therapy and joint manifestations are discussed in the light of data from the literature. Patients who develop joint manifestations after(More)
The ovarian vein syndrome is due to ureteral compression caused by a dilated ovarian vein. The authors describe the clinical case of a young ten-week pregnant woman in whom the ovarian vein syndrome was revealed by a pain in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen associated with fever. Excretory urography, retrograde uretero pyelography and computed(More)
We report a case of bilateral 2,8 dihydroxyadenine urolithiasis in a 25-year-old woman, born from an incestuous union between a brother and sister, who developed the first manifestations at the age of 9 years. This condition results from APRTase deficiency and an autosomal recessive inherited disorder. Diagnosis requires physical analysis of the stones and(More)
A case of a tumor of the urinary tract discovered after renal trauma is reported. The clinical and radiolocal observations are presented as well as the interest of this case in forensic medicine. A review of the legal aspects recalls the principles of imputability in cases of cancer and trauma. While malignant tumors discovered after renal trauma are often(More)
A case of hemoperitoneum secondary to the rupture of an ovarian cyst is reported in a 14 1/2 year-old girl. The severity of the bleeding was explained by anticoagulant therapy given during the previous 3 weeks for laceration of ankle ligaments which necessitated surgery. In this age group, the differential diagnosis with a ruptured ectopic pregnancy had to(More)