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Solitary fibrous tumour (SFT), a rare mesenchymal neoplasm usually arising from the pleura, may also occur in many other extra pleural sites. It has exceptionally been described in the pancreas. This report describes the case of a benign SFT of the pancreas occurring in a 41-year-old man who presented with a solid epigastric mass. Pathological and(More)
A case of intraprostatic cyst is reported. The patient presented with a completely evacuated hydatid cyst of the prostate. The intraprostatic cystic cavity that was communicating with the urethra developed urinary stones. The patient had transurethral resection of the prostate, the stones in the cyst were pushed into the bladder and fragmented using a(More)
Primary hydatid cyst of adrenal gland is still an exceptional localization. The adrenal gland is an uncommon site even in our country in which echinococcal disease is endemic. We report two cases of primary hydatid cyst of adrenal gland presented with isolated abdominal pain. The diagnosis was based on CT-scan, which showed a cystic mass of respectively the(More)
Primary subcutaneous cyst hydatid disease is an exceptional entity. We report a new case involving a 70-year-old woman hospitalized for a subcutaneous mass in the hypogastric area with no local inflammatory signs. Radiological examination was consistent with a partially calcified subcutaneous cyst in the hypogastric area. Complete surgical resection of the(More)
OBJECTIVES Hydatid cyst of liver is a parasitosis which is an endemic state in Tunisia and is a very rare cause of Budd-Chiari syndrome. The purpose of this study was to report the clinical features, radiological investigations and therapeutic management. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of 12 patients who underwent surgery for Budd-Chiari(More)
A case of colonic perforation complicating percutaneous nephrolithotomy in a 64-year-old woman is reported. Nonoperative management was successful with the creation of a controlled colocutaneous fistula by pulling the nephrostomy tube back from the kidney to the colon and the use of an elemental diet and antibiotics. Internal urinary drainage was not(More)
Hydatid cyst of the adrenal gland (HCAG) is an exceptional occurrence. We report our experience of six cases of HCAG and discuss the diagnosis and treatment of this hydatid localization. We retrospectively reviewed and analyzed the clinical files of six patients admitted to our institution from January 1990 to December 2000 for HCAG. Patients varied in age(More)
BACKGROUND Evaluation of activity of Crohn's disease is based on CDAI. Several other tools have been studied to assess disease activity with more accuracy. AIMS To assess the correlation between Doppler parameters of superior mesenteric artery and disease activity and to assess the accuracy of these parameters in discriminating between active and(More)