Thérèse Moreira Diop

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Chronic renal failure (CRF) sets public health problems both as its prevalence and its morbidity. The treatment is costly, that's why developing countries must engage in preventive strategies. In this view, a retrospective study was led in Le Dantec Hospital from January 1st, 1998 to December 31st 1993. As a preliminary to a countrywide survey, it is(More)
Data on characteristics of neuropathic pain (NP) in sub-Saharan Africa are scarce, especially in the elderly. We conducted this study to appreciate the socio-demographic and clinical profile of chronic pain (CP) with neuropathic characteristics in sub-Saharan African elderly with musculoskeletal pain. From January to December 2011, we performed a(More)
The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of malignant hemopathies among patients in Dakar hospital and to examine the current methods of treatment in Senegal. A retrospective analysis of patients diagnosed in Dakar hospitals from 1st January 1986 to 31st December 1992 revealed 210 cases of malignant hemopathies, but only 155 patient(More)
Senegal is a country with a high incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The role of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the genesis of HCC is well established. To evaluate the role of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the occurrence of HCC in Senegal, second-generation serologic tests were used to compare the prevalence of anti-HCV antibody in subjects with(More)
OBJECTIVE Early effective treatment slows structural damage in RA but requires an early diagnosis. Our objective was to determine symptoms duration and presentation patterns of RA at diagnosis in Senegal. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study over a 2-year period (from March 2006 to February 2008) at the rheumatology clinic of the Le Dantec(More)
PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study (2000-2007) of the tuberculosis observations during systemic diseases was conducted in the service of Internal Medicine of hospital Aristide Le Dantec of Dakar. RESULTS 8 (4 men and 4 women) has been received. The mean age was 54.5 years. The localization of tuberculosis was lung (n=8) with pleurisy (n=2),(More)
Autosomial dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an hereditary affection transmitted in a autosal dominant pattern with variable penetrancy. Diagnosis is based upon ultrasound examination and/or familial history. The authors present a 8 years retrospective hospital study in order to precise the epidemiological and clinico-biological aspects of ADPKD(More)
INTRODUCTION The finger clubbing is most of the time associated with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. Pachydermoperiostosis also known as osteodermopathic syndrome, an hereditary disorder, is a rare cause of finger clubbing which might be difficult to diagnose in an incomplete form. EXEGESIS We report a 36 years old black man presenting over many(More)
INTRODUCTION Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a severe complication of chronic rheumatic diseases, particularly juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. However, MAS is rarely described in adult rheumatoid polyarthritis. EXEGESE We report a case of MAS complicating a seropositive rheumatoid polyarthritis after 20 years of evolution. Pancytopenia with fever,(More)