Sofiène Ayadi

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OBJECTIVES Hydatid cyst of liver is a parasitosis which is an endemic state in Tunisia and is a very rare cause of Budd-Chiari syndrome. The purpose of this study was to report the clinical features, radiological investigations and therapeutic management. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of 12 patients who underwent surgery for Budd-Chiari(More)
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare, autosomal dominant inherited disorder, which is characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentations, gastrointestinal polyposis and an increased risk of cancer. It is caused by germline mutations in the LKB1 tumour suppressor gene, as a result of which hamartomatous polyps can develop already at an early age, which may cause(More)
A 41-year-old female patient, presented with recurrent epigastric pain of 2 years duration. Physical examination revealed a 15-cm epigastric mass that was mobile and tender on palpation. Abdominal ultrasound revealed a 20-cm hypoechoic mass, containing multiple hyperechoic structures. The exact origin of the mass could not be clearly defined. CT scan of the(More)
AIMS To study the value of the CT scan in the diagnosis of internal herniation and to evaluate its performance comparing its features to preoperative data. CASES We report 3 cases of patients with internal hernias (two men and one woman whose age is 23, 45 and 60 years) hospitalised in emergency for a small bowel obstruction. There were no previous(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the establishment of effective medical therapies in peptic ulcer disease, gastric outlet obstruction remains one of the most common health problem in Tunisia. Various operations have been attempted, which may lead to postoperative morbidity. Gastrointestinal (GI) motility dysfunction is the most common complications. AIM to determine(More)