Nadia Aloui

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Osteo-articular tuberculosis is rare in infants. The MRI findings reported for adolescents and young adults mainly relate to spinal involvement. Two cases of osteo-articular tuberculosis of infants located at the knee are presented. Vaccination has been correctly done. Skin test and chest radiography were normal. Evolution was insidious for one case.(More)
PURPOSE To assess the value of MRI for early diagnosis of osteomyelitis in children presenting with sepsis and acute onset of musculoskeletal pain. MATERIALS AND METHODS MRI including fat suppressed T2W, and fat suppressed pre- and postcontrast T1W sequences was performed within 48 hours of admission in 26 children with clinical (fever and acute(More)
BACKGROUND Venous thrombosis remains an uncommon disorder in childhood. However, the incidence appears to be increasing for a multitude of reasons. The aim of the study was to detect asymptomatic deep venous thrombosis and prothrombotic diseases in nonsyndromic children undergoing scoliosis surgery. METHODS A prospective study including forty successive(More)
Association of hypertrophic osteoarthropathy and malignant thymoma is very rare in children. Authors report a case of a 14 year old girl followed for rheumatic fever since she was 8 years old. She was explored for arthralgia. The exam showed hippocratic fingers, soft tissues hypertrophy of lower limbs and dyspnoea. Plain radiography had demonstrated(More)
The purpose of this retrospective study is to clarify the clinical, radiological and evolutionary aspects of the hydatid cyst of the lung. Over a period of 9 years (January, 1983 - December, 2001), we brought together in the pediatric service B of Children's hospital of Tunis, 54 cases of hydatid cyst of the lung. The average age is of 7 years 3 months(More)
Congenital hepatic fibrosis is a recessive autosomic disease with two major risks: gastrointestinal haemorrhage caused by portal hypertension and cholangitis related to bacterial infection of dilated intrahepatic bile ducts.. The aim of our study is to define epidemiological features, the presenting symptoms, the diagnosis, the evolution and the management(More)
BACKGROUND Mediastinal mass of tuberculous origin is exceedingly rare in infant. AIM to report an exceedingly rare case of mediastinal mass of tuberculous origin. CASE REPORT We report a three-month-old boy who presented a one month history of wheezing and persistent pneumopathy. Radiological investigations showed a large posterior mediastinal mass(More)
The authors report a case of partial Currarino syndrome in a three and a half year old child with a left hemisacrum agenesis and a presacral mature teratoma. The special aspect of the observation was the apparition of repetitive polymicrobial purulent meningitis (Escherichia coli, Streptococcus B, Haemophilus influenzae) treated several times with(More)
Severe infant epilepsy is included within difficult etiologic diagnosis. Gray matter heterotopias are an uncommon cause. The authors report four observations of gray matter heteropias concerning three-, six-, seven- and nine-year-old girls, presenting no particular antecedents. No consanguinity was noted. The first occurrence of epilepsy ranged from the age(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to report the MRI findings that can suggest a vaso-occlusive crisis in cases of febrile osseous pain in children suffering from sickle cell disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS MRI (T1 and T2 weighted sequences and T1 weighted sequence with fat saturation before and after gadolinium injection) was performed in 10 children with(More)