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Genetic variability of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the C gene and its association with the different stages of chronic liver disease has been studied inadequately with controversial results. The objectives of the current study were to determine the frequency of core promoter and precore mutations in chronic hepatitis B in Tunisia and to evaluate their impact(More)
Cholesterol crystal emboli are a serious complication of atheroma. The incidence of this syndrome appears to be much more common in patients in their sixties with severe atheromatous disease of the aorta (20 to 30% vs less than 5%). 80% of crystal embolism result from medical interventions (aortic or cardiac surgery, arterial invasive procedure of aorta,(More)
CT scan imaging is an effective method for detection of cerebral hydatid cysts in children. It is a specific exploratory investigation and enables any other diagnosis to be excluded by its use alone. Seven cases of hydatid cyst in cerebral hemispheres are reported, two of these children presenting other parenchymatous localizations. Several images showed(More)
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