Seydou Boubacar Badiane

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The authors report a surgical experience on eight case of intra spinal lipomas. These lumbo-sacral malformations belong to post-neurulation defect, in such conditions spinal cord undergoes tethering while child growing that lead to a slow neurological disturbance. Through this study, authors show that female is more involved than male (5/3. On 6 cases the(More)
A retrospective study of 9 cases of fronto-ethmoïdal encephaloceles is reported. Cases have been gathered from the files of Dakar University Neurosurgical Unit. Fronto-ethmoïdal encephaloceles were about 9.8% of all encephaloceles. In all the cases the exit hole from the anterior cranial fossa is at the site of the foramen caecum. The location of the tumor(More)
It is about a retrospective study dealing with the place of tuberculous spondylitis with discitis among medullary wounds hospitalized in our service from January 1995 to June 1998 and their medical care. Twenty reports have been done making: 30.30% of our medullary wounds. We have noted a male prevalence and precocity. The flaccido-spastic paraplegia with(More)
BACKGROUND Venous thromboembolism is a common and preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients. There is a lack of data on the distribution of risk factors and prophylaxis practices in sub-Saharan Africa. AIM To assess the prevalence of venous thromboembolism risk in hospitalized patients and to determine the proportion of at-risk(More)
From january 1975 to december 1988, 234 hydrocephalus cases of newborn and infant treated by ventriculo-peritoneal or ventriculo atrial shunt have been studied at Dakar CHU (University Teaching Hospital) neuro-surgery clinic. The non infectious complications of this type of surgical treatment using inert material, have been observed in 52 patients or 22 per(More)
Meningioma is an uncommon tumor of childhood. In this group, supra tentorial forms predominate. We report the case of a 14 years old boy without any past medical history. He presented headaches, vomiting and cerebellar syndrome. CT scan shows cerebellar tumor, enhanced by contrast and surrounded by edema, looking like tuberculoma. After fail of tuberculosis(More)
The purpose of this study is to report our experience on Pott's disease in Senegal, which belongs to the group of least-developed countries .In these countries, tuberculosis is still a public health issue. Regarding spine tuberculosis, we attempted to implement a diagnostic and therapeutic approach appropriate for our conditions of medical practice. The(More)
From 1975 to 1995, 335 patients were operated for hydrocephalus in neurosurgical clinic of CHU Fann, and got ventriculo-peritoneal shunt. 3 cases of patients presenting an uncommon complication of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt: abdominal pseudo cyst, are reported and discussed. The digestive symptoms are the first to manifest themselves for a period of time,(More)
Human schistosomiasis is the second endemic disease after malaria. About 200 millions people are concerned, particularly in Africa, South America and Asia. Schistosomal spinal cord compression is under reported in Africa and not well known. Authors present the case of a 10-year-old boy with no suggestive past-medical story, admitted for spinal cord(More)
Penetrating spinal cord injuries (P.S.C.I.) are rarely described in Sub Saharian countries in spite of an increasing number of wars. To study epidemiology management and prognosis of P.S.C.I. in Senegal, population of 16 patients collected from Fann Hospital in Dakar has been studied. 9 cases were related on gunshot or shrapnel injuries and 6 were(More)