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The bladder's cancer is frequent in West Africa. Urinary schistosomiasis endemicity helps to explain this high incidence. It is a pathology of late diagnosis, little or badly explored by imaging. Through a retrospective survey of 71 patients' files aged in average of 51.7 years, all having a bladder's tumour which is clinically shown by an haematuria, the… (More)
PURPOSE To estimate the lifetime prevalence of neurocysticercosis (NCC)-associated epilepsy and the proportion of NCC among people with epilepsy in three Burkina Faso villages. METHODS Three villages were selected to represent three types of pig-rearing methods: (1) Batondo, where pigs are left to roam; (2) Pabré, where pigs are mostly tethered or penned;… (More)
Over a 10-year period, a series 96 patients were treated for laryngotracheal and bronchial foreign bodies in the ENT department of the Ouagadougou University Hospital Center (Burkina Faso). The purpose of this study was to analyze the epidemioclinical features and therapeutic pitfalls encountered in that series and to propose measures to improve management.… (More)
Cysticercosis (cysticercus cellulosoe) is a parasitic infestation of human by a larval form of Taenia solium. The localisations are mostly the central nervous system, skeletal muscles and subcutaneous tissue, but other organs can be concerned. Myocardial cysticercosis is an extremely rare infection. We report a case of myocardial cysticercosis in a 37 year… (More)
MR Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) and MR Urography (MRU) are promising recent imaging modalities. Oral magnetic particles (Abdoscan, Nycomed SA, Oslo, Norway) is an oral negative contrast agent eliminating signal intensity of the gastro-intestinal tract thus improving image quality at MRCP and MRU.
The authors report two cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in non immunodeficient subjects characterized by periportal low attenuation at CT. Both patients showed gallbladder wall thickening. The different causes of periportal abnormalities are presented and discussed.
The purpose of this transverse prospective study was to assess risk factors associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee observed in a rheumatology outpatient clinic in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. All patients presenting osteoarthritis of the knee diagnosed according to the clinical and radiological criteria of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)… (More)
Introduction : Décrire les différents aspects échographiques de carcinome hépatocellulaire (CHC) et préciser l’apport de l’échographie dans le diagnostic des CHC dans le contexte burkinabè. Méthodes : Étude prospective descriptive de 12 mois, réalisée dans les services de médecine interne et d’imagerie médicale du CHU Souro Sanou de Bobo Dioulasso, portant… (More)
We report a case of active tuberculosis in a patient with Hodgkin's disease. The two diagnoses were established simultaneously at the Respiratory Disease Unit of the Yalgado National Hospital, Burkina Faso. The clinical presentation was misleading as the signs and symptoms of the two disease are similar. Certain diagnosis was established after isolation of… (More)
We report a series of 104 thyroidectomies collected in Surgery and ENT departments of the University Hospital Center (UHC) of Ouagadougou. This study was composed of 85 women (81.73%) and 19 men (18.27%) 8 to 73 years old. 49 unilateral resection and 85 bilateral one were realized. Histopathologic examination has been done for 54 specimen only: 49 benign… (More)