Therese Moreira Diop

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Chronic renal failure (CRF) is a polymorphic disease whose management need frequently multiple drugs administration and multidisciplinary approach. Thirteen years after the beginning of haemodialysis treatment in Senegal, we aimed to evaluate the management of chronic renal failure in Dakar University Hospital Internal Medicine Department. We analysed(More)
The knee osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of pain affecting elderly people. The main clinical features are pain and fonctional disability. The aim of this prospective study was to determine the epidemiological and clinical features of the knee in our regions. It was conducted from January 1st through June 30st 2002, on patients with(More)
Our aim were to describe the epidemiological and clinical as well as therapeutical features and to look for predictive factors of occurrence of gastrointestinal hemorrhage among cirrhotic patients. We included all cirrhotic patients with acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage hospitalized in the Service of Internal Medicine of Aristide Le Dantec University(More)
INTRODUCTION Auto-immune cholangitis appears by a table of cholestatic jaundice without anomalies of the hepatic bile ducts. It is a primitive biliary cirrhosis without antimitochondrial antibodies. This disease is reported at adult women in 90 % of cases. We report a 59 years old man case. OBSERVATION The patient was admitted for a diffuse melanodermy, a(More)
We report epidemiological and clinical characteristics of 17 consecutives patients with Behçet disease during 26 years in Dakar(Sénégal). All the patients were black, with a mean age of 27.5 years (11- 42 years) and the disease was more common between 20 and 30 years. The sex ratio was 2.4 (12 men -5 women). The majority live in cost area (64.7). Clinical(More)
Our goals were to describe the epidemiological, clinical and endoscopic aspects of gastrointestinal ulcer and to determine the frequency of H. pylori, we included 140 gastrointestinal peptic ulcers from January 1999 to June 2000. Diagnosis of ulcerous disease delt with the presence of an ulcer discovered during a high digestive endoscopy. Gastro-duodenal(More)
The authors present a case of a 36 years old woman applied to them for a follow up of sponge kidney disease and in whom they discovered a primary hyperparathyroidism. Further investigations discovered a medullary thyroid carcinoma. So this patient present multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) type 2A confirmed by microscopic and genetic analysis. This(More)
Berger's disease or IgA glomerulonephritis is the most common glomerular nephropathy in Europe and represent a rare event in blacks. Here, we describe the case of a 43 years old black Senegalese whose disease was discovered while investigating a persistent proteinuria with high blood pressure and chronic renal failure, but without hematuria. We point out(More)
RATIONALE Few data are available on the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in sub-Saharan Africa, where the diagnosis is often substantially delayed. Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) are more effective when started early. Biotherapies are not available. Given the socioeconomic constraints in sub-Saharan Africa, treatments must be selected(More)
The correct management of pain is one of the most frequent problems in a daily medical practice. To achieve this goal physicians have to use many drugs. Among these drugs morphinics represent a special category with specific rules of administration. To assess the use of morphinics in the management of pain in Dakar teaching hospitals and to determine the(More)