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Ethnic factors are major determinants of the prevalence and severity of multiple sclerosis (MS). Data relating to the severity of MS in North-African are scarce and concern mainly migrants to Europe.1–3 Previous studies of North African migrants to Europe have suggested that they have more aggressive disease with a higher proportion of patients with… (More)
Marfan syndrome is a systematic genetic disease of the connective tissue. The cardiac affection would predict the prognosis and ischemic stroke might complicate it. The purpose of this work is to discuss the mechanisms of the ischemic stroke in Marfan syndrome which have to be considered in all young patients of ischemic strokes. We report the case of a… (More)
We report a case of ischemic stroke caused by internal carotid artery dissection in a 35-year-old woman in postpartum following spontaneous labor and vaginal delivery. Ischemic stroke due to arterial dissection requires rapid diagnosis and anticoagulation.
Thymectomy has a broad indication for the treatment of myasthenia gravis. Occurrence a few months or years after thymectomy of a number of autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus in myasthenic patients is very rare. We report a 51-year-old woman who developed a systemic lupus 1 year after the thymectomy.