Lamia Ben Hassine

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Osteomalacia is a relatively common condition, which is frequently underdiagnosed due to lack of clinical suspicion and non-specific symptoms. Osteomalacia can complicate tubulo-interstital nephritis. However, it occurs exceptionally as the first manifestation of Sjögren syndrome with renal involvement. It is a consequence of chronic metabolic acidosis and(More)
BACKGROUND Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a severe disease. It can be caused by loss of pathology. CASE REPORT We report the case of chronic aortic dissection discovered during the evaluation of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). This case is characterised by the severity of clinical presentation, challenging diagnosis and(More)
The objective of this studies is to review clinical and laboratory features of lupus panniculitis. The authors report 3 cases of lupus profundus from a group of 70 lupus erythematosus. In both cases the lupus panniculitis presented as subcutaneous infiltrated and indurated nodules. The diagnosis was confirmed on clinical, histological and therapeutic data.(More)
Hypokalaemic rhabdomyolysis represents a medical emergency requiring rapid diagnosis and appropriate aetiological treatment. Renal tubular acidosis is a common cause of hypokalemia which can be idiopathic or secondary to systemic disorders such as Sjogren's syndrome. It can remain asymptomatic or manifest with metabolic abnormalities including hypokalemia(More)
Although tuberculosis is endemic in Tunisia, only a few cases of intestinal disease have been reported. This entity is usually associated with pulmonary tuberculosis. Any part of the gastrointestinal tract may be affected but usually with ileocaecal involvement. Diagnosis is extremely difficult because the clinical presentation is so variable. The disease(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of the allergic diseases increased considerably during the last decades. The clinical expression of allergy depends on the interaction of genetic and environmental factors. AIM The aim of our study was to evaluate the prevalence of sensitizing to aeroallergens in the child and to determine the risk factors of sensitizing. (More)
Haemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a clinical entity that combines non-specific clinical and biological features. The diagnosis is usually confirmed by a bone marrow examination. HPS may be primary or secondary to a malignancy or to an infectious or autoimmune disease. Early aggressive survey of the aetiology and optimal treatment of the underlying disease(More)
INTRODUCTION Dental pain is a frequent reason for consulting. It may have non-odontogenic causes such as lesions of vascular, neurologic, muscular, or bone structures. The diagnosis and management of this acute or chronic pain syndrome may be difficult. We report a case of atypical dental pain leading to the diagnosis of a plasmocytic mandibular tumor(More)