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INTRODUCTION Distal femoral varus osteotomy (FVO) can be indicated for young active patients who have lateral unicompartmental osteoarthritis in a valgus knee originating in the femur. However, its indication remains controversial when associated patellofemoral osteoarthrosis is present. HYPOTHESIS Associated patellofemoral osteoarthrosis influences the… (More)
Giant cell tumors (GCT) of the spine are rare. We report a case of (GCT) of the third lumbar vertebra revealed by left lumbar radiculopathic thigh pain in a 47 year old man. Imaging showed an osteolytic process invading the vertebral body, the posterior arch and compressing the dural sac left side. Neurological decompression was first performed including… (More)
Cavernous hemangioma is the most common primary vascular neoplasm. It typically occurs in middle-aged women, causing a progressive painless proptosis as the principal symptom. It exceptionally compresses the optic nerve. We report the case of a cavernous hemangioma revealed by optic neuropathy in a 33-year-old female.
Here we report a case of a right atrial mass that morphology mimicking myxoma, in a young patient with no past medical history. The mass was pathologically confirmed to be symptomatic and surgical removal was successfully done.
Here we report a case of central retinal artery occlusion revealing an ischemic cardiomyopathy. A 54-year old smoker man presented at the hospital because of sudden visual loss in his left eye. There was cherry-red spot in the macula in his left eye. We performed a fluorescein angiogram and cervical color Doppler. Later investigations revealed an ischemic… (More)
BACKGROUND Ischemic cardiomyopathy can be reversible after revascularization hence the interest of making systematic coronary angiography that remain an invasive procedure. AIM To detect epidemiological, clinical and paraclinical differences between idiopathic and ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy to identify predictors of coronary artery disease and to… (More)