Leïla Balafrej

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We report a case of Rosaï-Dorfman Disease revealed by renal failure in a 43 years old patient. Clinical presentation included abdominal lymphadenopathy and general status deterioration. Diagnosis was established by histopathological examination of the node which revealed sinusal lymphohistiocytosis. Treatment combined prednisone and cyclophosphamide and was(More)
OBJECTIVES Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in chronic hemodialysed patients. The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of cardiovascular calcifications in dialysed patients and to evaluate their risk factors. METHODS We did a transversal study in 86 chronically hemodialysed patients in the hemodialysis(More)
Osteomalacia is still common in Morocco, where the leading causes are nutritional deficiencies followed by intestinal diseases. Osteomalacia rarely occurs as the first manifestation of a renal tubule disorder due to a connective tissue disease such as Sjögren's syndrome. The case of a 40-year-old woman who presented with a five-year history of generalized(More)
CONTEXT Diabetic nephritis is a renal microangiopathy that represents a major cause of morbidity and mortality in diabetic patients. It is expressed either by microalbunuria, proteinuria or renal failure, depending on the stage of the diabetes. In this context, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) slow down the progression of renal damage. (More)
The authors report a case, the first in Morocco, of a kidney transplanted woman pregnancy. The pregnancy occurred eleven months after the kidney transplantation. The renal function has not been modified. Treatment immunosuppressor has been maintained. The pregnancy evolution has been marked by a moderate hypertension arterial without child reverberation. To(More)
INTRODUCTION Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is a disorder of heme biosynthesis resulting from deficiency in the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase. In the sporadic form of PCT, there are many agents that trigger the clinical manifestations. EXEGESIS We report a case of PCT in an hemodialysed patient with hepatitis C virus infection (HVC). He was treated(More)
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