Salim Daoud

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BACKGROUND Intestinal microsporidiosis is a major cause of chronic diarrhea and malabsorption in patients with human immunodeficiency virus. Its occurrence in transplant recipients has exceptionally been reported to date. METHODS We report what we believe are the first two cases of intestinal microsporidiosis in renal transplant recipients. The patients(More)
The ureteric multiplicity is a rare malformation with about one hundred cases described in the literature. The rarity of this anomaly and the complexity of possible associated anomalies often make the preoperative diagnosis difficult. The authors report 1 case of partial quadruplicate ureter associated with bladder duplication and 2 cases of triplicate(More)
Ureteric valves are a rare cause of upper urinary tract obstruction. The authors report 3 cases of ureteric valves: one discovered incidentally during assessment of abdominal trauma and two cases detected by antenatal ultrasound. The diagnosis of ureteric valves was suggested by urography in two cases and was confirmed by immediate preoperative retrograde(More)
OBJECTIVE To emphasize the ongoing role of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the cause or exacerbation of severe dermatologic disorders. DESIGN We present two case reports to outline the pertinent findings in hepatitis C-related cryoglobulinemia, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, and lichen planus and discuss the main disorders associated with(More)
BACKGROUND Several patients with chronic hepatitis C infection and cutaneous vasculitis have been described. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to define better the features of necrotizing vasculitis and mixed cryoglobulinemia in patients with hepatitis C infection. METHODS A retrospective review of 611 patients with hepatitis C antibodies was(More)
INTRODUCTION In the current context of a high incidence end-stage kidney disease and a shortage of organs for kidney transplantation, the increasing use of transplants considered to be "borderline" represents a potential source of transplants. Over the last 10 years, some centers have developed a transplantation strategy, which consists of transplanting two(More)
Aleukemic leukemia cutis is a rare condition in which leukemic cells invade the skin before they appear in peripheral blood or bone marrow specimens. Herein we describe a 67-year-old man who underwent assessment because of papules and nodules on his back and lower extremities. A biopsy of these lesions confirmed a dense, predominantly monocytic infiltrate(More)
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