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Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystic tumors are extremely rare, and although their histopathogenesis is still uncertain, several theories have been proposed. Traditionally, transabdominal laparotomy and enucleation of the cyst is the treatment of choice. The anatomopathological examination of the mass is imperative in the fact to eliminate malignant(More)
Primary hydatid cyst in the head of pancreas is rare. We report a case of a 26-year-old patient, who presented with obstructive jaundice. The imaging studies, while demonstrating a fusiform dilatation of the common bile duct, was unhelpful in identifying the etiology. A pancreatic head cyst was discovered at the time of surgery. Diagnosis was confirmed by(More)
Diaphragmatic hernia during pregnancy is uncommon and is usually traumatic in origin, epigastric pain, and vomiting could be the initial symptoms of herniation of gastrointestinal contents, with a risk of strangulation and ischaemia, leading to respiratory distress due to collapse of the lung. Case report. A 27-year-old woman, with undiagnosed traumatic(More)
Jejunojejunal intussusceptions are not very common in adults, and unlike in children, a lead point is usually found. The clinical presentations in adults tend to be more chronic or intermittent, and they include obstructive syndrome, abdominal cramps, gastrointestinal bleeding, or palpable abdominal mass at physical examination. These unspecific symptoms(More)
Video capsule endoscopy (VCE) is a safe innovative tool for investigating obscure gastrointestinal diseases. The capsule is usually excreted with faeces within 24-48 h. Retention of capsule rarely occurs, and it usually depends on the indication of VCE. Retention may long remain asymptomatic or manifest as subocclusif syndrome. Acute complications of(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to report the experience of the department of general surgery (Aile III) Ibn Rochd Hospital in surgical management of hyperparathyroidism in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). METHODS Fifty seven patients (24 M, 33F) with hyperparathyroidism underwent surgical parathyroidectomy from 1998 to 2004. Surgical(More)