Sadok Hammami

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An acquired factor VII deficiency was identified in a 63-year-old man with bronchogenic carcinoma. Initial studies indicated a normal activated partial thromboplastin time and a prolonged prothrombin time. The factor VII level was 6%. No evidence of a factor VII inhibitor or inactivator was demonstrable. However, on account of the initial normal laboratory(More)
The paraneoplastic acanthosis nigricans occurs in association with visceral neoplasms. We report a case of acanthosis nigricans that seat at a dorsal face of the second, third and fourth right toe of a 63 year-old patient. The exploration has been put in evidence a carcinoma of the right lung. The acanthosis nigricans has been nearly disappeared after(More)
PURPOSE Polymorphisms of the engulfment and cell motility 1 (ELMO1) gene were recently associated with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and its complications. We investigated the association of rs10255208, rs7782979, and rs2041801 ELMO1 gene variants with T2DM in Tunisian Arabs. METHODS Subjects comprised 900 T2DM patients and 600 normoglycemic controls. ELMO1(More)
Chylothorax is an uncommon condition. It's characterized by the presence of chyle in the pleura. The most common causes are malignancy and trauma. When an underlying cause is excluded, the chylothorax is called idiopathic. We report a case of a 68 aged woman, admitted for abundant chylothorax. Thoraco-abdominal computed tomography, magnetic resonance(More)
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