Zied Ibn Elhadj

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Intracardiac thrombus formation is exceptional in Behçet's disease (less than 50 cases had been reported). Among 180 patients with Behçet's disease (according to the criteria of the international study group for Behçet's disease), three were diagnosed as having intracardiac thrombus. All were male, the mean age at the time of the diagnosis of the(More)
Hydatid disease is a human parasitic infestation caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus Granulosus. The liver and the lungs are the most common locations. Cardiac involvement is rare and accounts for 0.5-2% of all hydatid disease. We report an unusual presentation of cardiac hydatid cyst revealed by ventricular tachycardia in a patient with a history of(More)
INTRODUCTION Arterial involvement in Behçet's disease is rare, present in 2-8% of cases. Aortic aneurysms represent the most frequent arterial lesions encountered in this disease and are associated with high mortality. CASE REPORT We report the exceptional observation of an abdominal aortic aneurysm ruptured to the duodenum, responsible of a massive(More)
Pulmonary involvement in Behcet's disease is uncommon and pulmonary arterial aneurysms are present in about 1 to 7% of patients. But despite their scarcity, they represent a life-threatening complication and are usually regarded as of a poor prognosis. Our study aims to describe the epidemiological and therapeutic aspects of this condition. Among 180(More)
INTRODUCTION The antiphospholipid syndrome had been rarely reported as a cause of mesenteric venous thrombosis. CASE REPORT We report two exceptional cases of primary antiphospholipid syndrome associated with mesenteric venous thrombosis in 51 years old man and 27 years old women. DISCUSSION Identifying the underlying process is very important to try to(More)
UNLABELLED PREREQUIS: Amyloidosis is a rare infiltrative disease characterized by multiple clinical features. Various organs are involved and the cardiovascular system is a common target of amyloidosis. Cardiac involvement may occur with or without clinical manifestations and is considered as a major prognostic factor. AIM To analyze the clinical features(More)
The incidence of tertiary syphilis has declined in recent years owing to the early recognition of the disease and use of antibiotics. As a result, syphilitic aortic aneurysms are rarely encountered nowadays. We report the case of a 65 years old man, who was admitted to our hospital in June 2004 for dyspnea, cough and chest discomfort. On physical(More)