Rachida Saouab

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Malignant transformation of perineal fistula in Crohn's disease has rarely been reported. We report a case of Crohn's disease with recurrent perineal fistulas. A 36-year-old male, diagnosed with Crohn's disease at the age of 24, developed adenocarcinoma in an anorectal fistula that had existed for years. He was treated with adjuvant chemoradiotherapy but(More)
Myositis ossificans circumscripta (MOC) is a rare condition characterized by nontumoral heterotopic ossification of the soft tissues. This condition affects young subjects, occurring mainly after trauma. It is ubiquitous, predominantly located in girdles and limbs. We report the case of a young patient with paravertebral MOC without traumatic context; the(More)
Sandhoff disease is a rare and severe lysosomal storage disorder representing 7% of GM2 gangliosidoses. Bilateral thalamic involvement has been suggested as a diagnostic marker of Sandhoff disease. A case of an 18-month-old infant admitted for psychomotor regression and drug resistant myoclonic epilepsy is presented. Cerebral CT scan showed bilateral and(More)
Synovial hemangioma is a rare benign vascular malformation. We report a case of chronic swelling in the left knee of a 7-year-old boy. An intra-articular tumor of synovial origin could was detected after a magnetic resonance imaging scan. Surgical excision of the mass associated with partial synovectomy was carried out. A histologic examination confirmed(More)
Scimitar syndrome or veino-lobaire syndrome (term coined by Felson) is a very rare disease characterized by the combination of cardiopulmonary anomalies, in particular an anomalous right pulmonary venous return, located mostly in the inferior vena cava. We here report the original case of a 6-month-old female infant presenting with acute dyspnea. The(More)
Le syndrome du cimeterre ou syndrome veino-lobaire de Felson est une pathologie très rare,caractérisée par l'association d'anomalies cardio-pulmonaires notamment un retour veineux pulmonaire droit anormal, situé le plus souvent dans la veine cave inférieure. Nous présentons une observation originale d'unnourrisson de sexe féminin, âgée de six mois, qui(More)