Mohamed Naceur Chaabouni

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Usher type II syndrome is defined by the association of retinitis pigmentosa, appearing in the late second to early third decade of life, with congenital moderate to severe non-progressive hearing loss. This double sensory impairment is not accompanied by vestibular dysfunction. To date, only one Usher type II locus, USH2A, at chromosome band 1q41, has been(More)
OBJECTIVE Specify the clinical and progressive characteristics of acute rupture of hydatid cysts in the peritoneum. METHOD We retrospectively studied patients who had undergone surgery for a hydatid cyst (HC) of the abdomen between January 1990 and December 2000 and in whom the exploration had confirmed the diagnosis of acute rupture of a hydatid cyst in(More)
AIM To determine frequency of Y microdeletions in azoospermic and oligospermic Tunisian infertile males. METHODS A Sample of 146 Tunisian infertile males with a low sperm count (<5 x 10(6) sperms per mililiter) and normal karyotype was screened for Y chromosome microdeletions. 76 men were azoospermic and 70 men were oligospermic. Genomic DNA was isolated(More)
To discuss, through a review of the literature, clinical signification and antenatal and postnatal management of diastematomyelia. We present two cases highlighting the clinical presentation and discuss management options. The first case was diagnosed in a 32-year-old primagravida female physician. The conssanguinous couple had a history of primary(More)
INTRODUCTION The chronic kidney failure is a source of dyslipidemia and accelerated atherosclerosis. No changes in the lipoprotein profile could be reversed by dialysis. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to study the lipid disturbances characteristics in end stage renal disease in order to assess their theorical atherogenic potential. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The(More)
Primary gastric MALT non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is rare in immunocompetent children. To our knowledge, only two cases have been previously described. We report two cases of gastric MALT lymphoma associated with Helicobacter pylori. Clinico-pathological features are similar to those observed in adults. The relationship between the microbial infection and(More)
INTRODUCTION Pterygium is a fibrovascular overgrowth of bulbar cunjonctiva over the cornea and may produce visual impairment. Many surgical techniques and adjunctive therapies have been proposed but recurrence remains frequent. MATERIALS AND METHODS We report a prospective study of 52 eyes treated by limbal conjunctival autograft for primary and recurrent(More)