Rachida Saouab

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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)
La myosite ossifiante circonscrite, une localisation inhabituelle-à propos d'un cas et revue de la littérature Myositis ossificans circumscripta, an unusual location: about a case and review of the literature Résumé La myosite ossifiante circonscrite (MOC) est une pathologie rare caractérisée par une ossification hétérotopique non tumorale des tissus mous.(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)
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)
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)
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)