Sofien A Benammou

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Seizures are common in hyperglycemia and are often the first manifestation particularly in non-ketotic hyperglycemia (NKH). Published reports emphasize partial motor seizures almost exclusively. Here we present the clinical, biological and electrophysiological features of 22 consecutive patients with NKH who developed focal seizures and were treated in our(More)
Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) is a rare phakomatosis characterized by cutaneous hemangiomata, venous varicosities and bone and soft tissue hypertrophy also of the affected limb. Central nervous system involvement is rare, arising from a malformation or from coagulation disorders. We report the case of a patient presenting a KTS with stroke. The(More)
Epilepsy is 5 to 7 times more frequent among patients with myasthenia than in the general population. Myasthenia gravis is often associated with other affectsion, most of immunological origin. However, hypotheses explaining the association are still uncertain. We report a case of association in a woman who had epilepsy since the age of 9 years and developed(More)
Meningeal carcinomatosis is an uncommon metastatic complication of systemic solid tumors. The diagnosis is based on the presence of malignant cells in the cerebrospinal fluid. The sensibility of cerebrospinal fluid testing in detecting the neoplastic cells improves when repeating lumbar punctures. Magnetic resonance imaging could help in establishing the(More)
N manifestations are common in myeloma patients; most are due to nervous or vascular compressions. Peripheral neuropathies are rare: 1-5% in osteolytic myeloma,1,2,3 and 30-50% in osteosclerotic myeloma (POEMS syndrome). Osteolytic multiple myeloma (MM) is mainly accompanied by peripheral sensorimotor (PNP) or sensory polyneuropathy, and more rarely by(More)
We describe a 25-year-old woman that presented with frequent rotational dizziness, visual loss of the right eye one month later, and unilateral deafness one year after. After 2 years, she presented with a right hemiparesis and deafness greater for low frequency tones. Magnetic resonance imaging with angiography of the brain showed constriction in the first(More)
Nous rapportons les aspects cliniques et électriques de la maladie de Hirayama en Tunisie à travers une série de quatre observations diagnostiquées au service de neurologie Sahloul. Il s'agit de quatre femmes. L'âge moyen était 30,25 ans avec des extrêmes de 27 et 37 ans. Une patiente avait un antécédent de traumatisme cervical, trois avaient une profession(More)