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We report a case of sirenomelia sequence observed in an incident of preterm labor during the 29th gestational week. According to some authors, this syndrome should be classified separately from caudal regression syndrome and is likely to be the result of an abnormality taking place during the fourth gestational week, causing developmental abnormalities in(More)
The association of pelvic hydatid cyst with pregnancy is rare. We collected 4 cases between 1981-1990. Our incidence is of 1/30000 deliveries. The diagnosis was suggested in 3 cases by the patient's country of origin and previous history of extra-pelvic hydatid disease. It is confirmed by ultrasonography, which is still the first choice examination. During(More)
BACKGROUND For some teams, hysteroscopy, should be performed before each IVF attempt to maximize the chances of implantation because of the high cost, the investment in time and the psychological impact of each IVF cycle, but answer to the question of the systematic practice of hysteroscopy prior to IVF is far from settled. AIM Assess the benefits of(More)
BACKGROUND Endometrial adenocarcinoma usually occurs after menopause, but in 2%-14% of cases, it occurs in young patients (less than 40 years of age) who are eager to preserve their fertility. Its treatment includes hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy, and, in some cases, radiation therapy. AIM To describe a case of(More)
Cesarean scar pregnancy is a rare type of ectopic pregnancy associated with severe complications such as uterine rupture, uncontrollable bleeding which may lead to hysterectomy, and definitive infertility. Many therapeutic options are available such as Dilatation & Curetage, excision of trophoblastic tissues using either laparotomy or laparoscopy,(More)
BACKGROUND Menstruations, by their abundance and their duration, can be a source of impaired quality of life. Women with inherited bleeding disorders appear to be, specially at risk. AIM Assess the impact of menstrual blood loss on the quality of life for women with inherited bleeding disorders. METHODS 31 women with various inherited bleeding disorders(More)
The authors studied hematological and iron status in 83 pregnant, Tunisian women during each trimester of pregnancy, and compared them with a group of 31 control women of childbearing age. The incidence of anemia (hemoglobin 11 g/100 ml) was 2-3 times higher among the pregnant women that the controls. In the group of pregnant women, the proportion of(More)
In 2011, the FIGO classification system (PALM-COEIN) was published to standardize terminology, diagnostic and investigations of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). According to FIGO new classification, in the absence of structural etiology, the formerly called "dysfunctional uterine bleeding" should be avoided and clinicians should state if AUB are(More)
BACKGROUND Congenital bilateral absence of vas deferens (CBAVD) is responsible for 2-6% of male infertility. It occurs in 95% of men with cystic fibrosis. This malformation is present in patients with a sterile obstructive azoospermia but without clinical evidence of cystic fibrosis. Molecular study of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator(More)