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INTRODUCTION Human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and type distribution were estimated among 90 female sex workers (FSWs) aged 18 to 58 years in Antananarivo, Madagascar. METHODS A total of 90 FSWs aged 18 to 58 years in Antananarivo, Madagascar, were included in this study. Information on sexual and behavioral characteristics was obtained via a… (More)
This is a retrospective study, conducted on thyroid cancer observed for 13 months (from June 1(st) 2004 to June 30(th) 2005). Data were collected from four main surgical pathology laboratories in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Among 6,036 surgical samples, 179 were of thyroid gland, a rate that is near 3% of the total. Among them were found 40 cases of thyroid… (More)
In many underdeveloped countries, illegal abortion can lead to death or sequelae. Pregnancy termination is illegal in Madagascar except for medical reasons. We report 23 observed between April 1990 and December 1994 at the Androva Mahajanga University Hospital. Post-abortum infectious complications ranked 19th for hospital admissions. Peritonitis was the… (More)
Myopericytoma is a ubiquitous, benign tumor that is likely to be found in the muscular-cutaneous system. Symptoms are related to its location and to the mass effect it may cause on surrounding organs. Diagnosis is usually made by the pathologist and treatment is surgical. We report herein a rare thoracic location in a 4-year-old girl.
La grossesse ovarienne représente une entité rare parmi les grossesses ectopiques où l'ovaire est le siège de la nidation. Son diagnostic nécessite une démarche bien codifiée. Les particularités des facteurs déterminant, des caractéristiques histopathologiques et évolutives des grossesses ovariennes nous a conduit à porter un intérêt pour cette forme de… (More)
Osteosarcoma is a malignant neoplasm characterized by local lytic or plastic processes. We observed a case of radius osteosarcoma in a 10-year-old boy 3 months after intramedullary osteosynthesis in the ipsilateral distal radius. Treatment consisted of amputation of the distal humerus and adjuvant chemotherapy; no complications were observed.
The authors report a case of rib aneurysmal-bone cyst in a rachitic 7-year-old boy. He had a 6-month history of right-back pain and dyspnea. Pulmonary X-ray and computed-tomography scan showed a huge mass located in the 4th right rib posterior arch. Right thoracotomy was carried out and complete surgical excision of the rib mass was successfully performed.… (More)
With the same aspect of multiple peritoneal leiomyomas, the diagnosis of typical leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata was established in two women aged 43 and 49, while in a third case the mature metastasis of a primary low-grade bilateral ovarian stromal sarcoma in a woman aged 63 was diagnosed.
Isolated prostate tuberculosis is uncommon. Authors report herein the case of 64-year-old man who presented obstructive syndrome of low urinary tract. After clinical and biological examination, and imagery, prostate cancer was highly suspected. Transrectal biopsy was performed and histological examination showed tuberculosis lesions. We suggest that… (More)
Ovarian pregnancy is a rare event among women with ectopic pregnancy in whom the ovary is the site of implantation. Its diagnosis requires a well codified approach. The peculiarities of the determining factors, of the histopathological and evolutionary features typical of ovarian pregnancies led us to focus on this form of ectopic pregnancy. We report 3… (More)