Thérèse Moreira Diop

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Reported is a retrospective study conducted on in patients with multiple myeloma diagnosed from January 1990 to December 2000 in the departement of Internal Medicine I of Dakar University Hospital. Twenty-two patients were included. The mean age was 55 years (range 29-76). The sex ratio (male to female) was 2.6 (they were 16 males and 6 females). The(More)
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas (NHL) are the most prevalent malignant hemopathies in Senegal. In this study we have investigated the epidemiological aspects considering the HIV infection pandemic, and evaluated the diagnosis means and evolutive features of this disease in Dakar. Between 1986 and 1998 (13 years), we collected 107 cases of NHL, all histologically(More)
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)
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)
Complexes between hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and immunoglobulin M (IgM) have been detected in acute type B hepatitis. Sequential serum testing for the presence of these complexes has been shown to be the best method for predicting disease chronicity. The presence of HBsAg/IgM complexes was investigated using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay(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)
Monoclonal gammapathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) has rarely been reported in African literature. The purpose of this article is to describe 3 cases of MGUS observed in women aged 63, 54, and 44 years in Senegal. All three patients had previously documented autoimmune disease, i.e., auto-immune thrombopenia, multiple auto-immune disease (comprising(More)
The etiologies of the portal vein trombosis are dominated by the neoplasic forms with hepatocellular carcinoma; we report a rare case of portal and splenic veins thrombosis revealing a liver military tuberculosis occuring in a HIV 1 infected patient. A 42 years old senegalese woman with no personal or family history of thrombosis was admitted for abdominal(More)