Sana Moalla

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We report the third case of endocarditis caused by the newly described micrococcal species Kytococcus schroeteri. A 49-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital with suspected prosthetic valve endocarditis. Five blood cultures and prosthetic valve cultures grew the same type of organism, initially identified as Micrococcus sp. Assignment to the genus(More)
AIM Our purpose is to study the aetiologies of congenital cataracts, and to establish an approach to decision making of etiological diagnosis. METHODS We included 85 children in a cross sectional study. The mean age was 4.5 years. These patients underwent a complete ophthalmologic and paediatric examination, and etiological investigation. RESULTS An(More)
One hundred of non duplicate Streptococcus pneumoniae resistant to erythromycin collected from three teaching hospitals in Tunisia from January 1998 to December 2004 were investigated to evaluate determine their resistance level to different macrolides and the mechanisms involved. Most erythromycin resistant S. pneumoniae were isolated from respiratory(More)
INTRODUCTION A large optic cup is a sign of glaucoma, although it has been reported in other optic neuropathies, particularly in compressive neuropathies. CASE REPORT A 37-year-old man presented with a decrease in visual acuity for 2 months. Fundus biomicroscopic examination revealed a glaucoma-like bilateral and asymmetric large optic cup.(More)
Subclavian vein stenosis is a classical complication of longterm venous catheterization in hemodialysis. We report the case of a 74 years-old woman, operated for multiple arteriovenous fistulae, admitted to hospital with upper-limb oedema. Venous angiography demonstrated subclavian stenosis. Surgical treatment was performed by transposition of the external(More)
We report 4 cases of subclavian vein stenosis after hemodialysis occurring in 4 women with a mean age of 36 years. The duration of subclavian catheterization was 1 to 11 months. The diagnosis was established by angiography or phlebography. The treatment was always surgical: axillo-internal jugular bypass: 1 case; deviation of the internal jugular vein: 1(More)
OBJECTIVES To study postural and spinal static modifications associated with chronic low back pain in menopausal women. METHODS Clinical appreciation of static spinal profile in sagittal plane; postural evaluation on the Balance Master Neurocom force platform by the modified clinical test for the sensory interaction on balance (modified CTSIB test);(More)
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