Auteurs : JELLOULI M,MAGHRAOUI S,ABIDI K,HAMMI Y,GOUCHA R,NAIJA O,ZARROUK C,GARGAH T,

Titre : [Outcome of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis post-streptococcal disease inchildren].LID - S1769-7255(15)00109-1 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.nephro.2015.04.005 [doi]

Référence : Nephrol Ther. 2015 Jul 20. pii: S1769-7255(15)00109-1. doi:10.1016/j.nephro.2015.04.005.

Résumé :

BACKGROUND: Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis is a rare form ofpostinfectious glomerulonephritis. The aim of this study was to describe theoutcome of our patients with severe post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis.METHODS: This retrospective study was conducted in the department of pediatricsin Charles-Nicolle Hospital during a period of 13 years (1997-2009). RESULTS:Twenty-seven children were identified. The mean age was 8.7 years. All patientspresented renal failure at presentation. The me ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Charles Nicolle

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Auteurs : BEN DRIDI MF,BEN TURKIA H,AZZOUZ H,BEN CHEHIDA A,BEN ABDELAZIZ R,TEBIB N,

Titre : Les maladies hereditaires du metabolisme en Tunisie: defis, acquis, espoirs.

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2015 May;22(5 Suppl 1):3-4. doi: 10.1016/S0929-693X(15)30003-8.

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital Universitaire La Rabta

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Auteurs : KAMOUN F,DOWLUT MB,AMEUR SB,SFAIHI L,MEZGHANI S,CHABCHOUB I,HAMMAMI A,ALOULOU H,HACHICHA M,

Titre : Neonatal purulent meningitis in southern Tunisia: Epidemiology, bacteriology,risk factors and prognosis.

Référence : Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2015 Jun 17.

Résumé :

OBJECTIVES: To study the epidemiological, clinical and bacteriological aspectsand outcome of purulent neonatal meningitis (PNM). METHODOLOGY: Retrospectiveanalysis of 55 cases of PNM hospitalized in the pediatric ward of Hedi ChakerHospital from 1990 to 2012. Infants less than 29 days of age were included. Thediagnosis was made on either the presence of bacteria in the cerebrospinal fluid(CSF) or the combination of pleocytosis >30 cells/mm3, protein level >1.3 g/l andglucose level <2.2 mmol/l or ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : ADNEN H,AIDA B,SERRA B,NARJESS G,ASMA H,AMMAR K,KHALED M,SAID J,NEJLA BJ,

Titre : Mesenteric Defect with Internal Herniation: A Rare Cause of Bowel Obstruction inNewborn.

Référence : Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2015 May 15.

Résumé :

Herniation through a congenital mesenteric defect is a rare cause of intestinalobstruction in the newborn. Early diagnosis and surgical treatment improves theprognosis. We present a case of a full-term infant who presented with respiratorydistress at birth. Enteral feeding was not started because abdominal distensionand delayed passage of meconium. Bowel obstruction was suspected. Radiologicalinvestigation did not provide a clear diagnosis. Surgical exploration revealedtransmesenteric congenital ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : BEN CHEHIDA A,BENSMAIL T,BEN REHOUMA F,BEN ABDELAZIZ R,AZZOUZ H,BOUDABBOUS H,SLIM ABDELMOULA M,ABDELHAK S,KAABACHI N,BEN TURKIA H,TEBIB N,

Titre : [Renal involvement in glycogen storage disease type 1: Practical issues].LID - S1769-7255(15)00062-0 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.nephro.2014.12.007 [doi]

Référence : Nephrol Ther. 2015 May 6. pii: S1769-7255(15)00062-0. doi:10.1016/j.nephro.2014.12.007.

Résumé :

AIM: To investigate risk factors of renal complications in glycogen storagedisease type I, in order to identify practical implications for renalpreservation. METHODS: A retrospective study of 38 patients with glycogen storagedisease type I. RESULTS: The patients studied were 8.6 years old in average (1.5to 22 years) and were followed during 7.4+/-4.5 years. Hypercalciuria wasdetected in 23 patients and was related to acidosis (P=0.028), higher lactatelevels (5.9+/-3.5 versus 3.7+/-1.7 mmol/L; P= ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital Universitaire La Rabta

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Auteurs : GHRIBI A,BEN SLAMA A,GASMI M,SGHAIROUN N,HAMZAOUI M,

Titre : Superior vesical fissure.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Dec;92(12):766-8.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Monastir

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Fattouma Bourguiba

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Auteurs : GHRIBI A,BEN SLAMA A,GASMI M,SGHAIROUN N,SAHLI S,FITOURI F,HAMZAOUI M,

Titre : Ovarian sex cord tumor with annular tubules in children.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Dec;92(12):762-3.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Monastir

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Fattouma Bourguiba

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Auteurs : GHRIBI A,SLAMA A,SGHAIROUN N,SAHLI S,GASMI M,HAMZAOUI M,

Titre : Small cell carcinoma of the ovary of the hypercalcemia type in children.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Nov;92(11):698-9.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Monastir

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Fattouma Bourguiba

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Auteurs : BEN ABDALLAH CHABCHOUB R,CHABCHOUB K,JALLOULI M,MHIRI R,MHIRI MN,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : [Ataxie telangiectasia et telangiectasies vesicales].

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Nov;92(11):695.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : TINSA F,ABDELKAFI S,BEL HAJ I,HAMOUDA S,BRINI I,ZOUARI B,BOUSSETTA K,

Titre : A randomized, controlled trial of nebulized 5% hypertonic saline and mixed 5%hypertonic saline with epinephrine in bronchiolitis.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Nov;92(11):674-7.

Résumé :

BACKGROUND: Bronchiolitis is a public health problem in the word and in Tunisia.Nebulized hypertonic saline seems to have some benefits in bronchiolitis. The aimof this study is to evaluate the efficacy of nebulized 5% hypertonic saline aloneor mixed with epinephrine in bronchiolitis as measured by improvement in clinicalscore, oxygen saturation or reduction in duration of hospitalization. METHODS:This prospective, double blind, placebo controlled, randomized clinical trial wasperformed at Child ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : MISSAOUI S,ELLOUMI S,HACHICHA M,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : Chaotic atrial tachycardia of the child: a case report.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Aug-Sep;92(8-9):584-5.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : GARGOURI L,SAFI F,MEJDOUB I,MAALEJ B,LAHBIB S,MNIF H,BEN MUSTAPHA I,BARBOUCHE MR,BOUDAWARA T,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : [Auto-immune hepatitis in chronic granulomatous disease in a 2-year-old girl].LID - S0929-693X(15)00064-0 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.arcped.2015.02.003 [doi]

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2015 May;22(5):518-22. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2015.02.003. Epub 2015Mar 19.

Résumé :

BACKGROUND: Chronic granulomatous disease is a rare inherited primary immunedeficiency disease characterized by recurrent infection and an increasedsusceptibility to autoimmunity disorders. We report on the case of a girl withautoimmune hepatitis in chronic granulomatous disease to describe the clinicaland biological features and treatment implications for patients with chronicgranulomatous disease associated with autoimmune disorders. CASE REPORT: An18-month-old girl was referred to our departm ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BEN ABDALLAH CHABCHOUB R,KAMOUN F,HIDOURI S,NOURI A,HACHICHA M,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : [Disseminated lymphangiomatosis: A rare cause of anemia].

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2015 Apr;22(4):380-2. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2015.01.007. Epub 2015Feb 25.

Résumé :

Disseminated lymphangiomatosis is a congenital lymphovenous vascularmalformation. It can occur in different regions, some of which are unusual. Thetreatment of this vascular malformation is based on surgical excision,sclerotherapy, or recombinant interferon therapy. We report the case ofdisseminated lymphangiomatosis in a 13-year-old girl who presented with anemia. ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : TINSA F,BORGI A,JAHOUAT I,BOUSSETTA K,

Titre : Rabies encephalitis in a child: a failure of rabies post exposure prophylaxis?LID - 10.1136/bcr-2014-206191 [doi]LID - bcr2014206191 [pii]

Référence : BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jan 14;2015. pii: bcr2014206191. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-206191.

Résumé :

Rabies remains a serious public health problem in many developing countries. Thediagnosis is easy when a non-immunised patient presents with hydrophobia andhypersalivation after a bite by a known rabid animal but more difficult when apatient presents atypical symptoms after having received rabies postexposureprophylaxis. Rabies postexposure prophylaxis failure is rare. We report a case ofa 6-year-old boy who presented febrile seizure with agitation and cerebellarsigns, without hydrophobia or hyp ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : BEN ABDALLAH CHABCHOUB R,TURKI H,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : [Systemic lupus erythematosus in a boy with chronic granulomatous disease: Casereport and review of the literature].

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Dec;21(12):1364-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2014.09.011. Epub2014 Oct 27.

Résumé :

The association of chronic granulomatosis disease (CGD) with autoimmune diseasessuch as lupus has been described but remains rare. K... is a boy born of aconsanguineous marriage. In the family history, two brothers had died at a youngage. He had been followed up since the age of 6months for CGD. At 11years of age,he developed malar rash, cheilitis, oral ulceration, and photosensitivity.Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was confirmed by the presence of high levelsof antinuclear antibodies. This ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : AJMI H,LAHMAR I,ZOUARI N,KADRI K,HASSAYOUN S,BELKADHI M,CHEMLI J,ABROUG S,TLILI K,HARBI A,

Titre : [A rare cause of recurrent meningitis in children: Cochleovestibular dysplasia.]LID - S0929-693X(14)00370-4 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.arcped.2014.08.025 [doi]

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Oct 1. pii: S0929-693X(14)00370-4. doi:10.1016/j.arcped.2014.08.025.

Résumé :

Recurrent bacterial meningitis is an uncommon disease of childhood. It occursmost often in children who have an underlying predisposing disorder that canresult from anatomic fistula or immunodeficiency. Cochleovestibular dysplasia isa rare malformation of the inner ear that is often associated withtranslabyrinthine cerebrospinal fistula and then can cause recurrent bacterialmeningitis. We report an unusual case of recurrent meningitis revealingcochleovestibular dysplasia in a 9-year-old child. T ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sousse

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Sahloul

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Auteurs : BORGI A,MENIF K,BELHADJ S,GHALI N,SALMEN L,HAMDI A,KHALDI A,BOUAFFSOUN A,KECHAOU S,KECHRID A,BOUZIRI A,BENJABALLAH N,

Titre : Predictors of Mortality in Mechanically Ventilated Critical Pertussis in a lowIncome Country.

Référence : Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 1;6(1):e2014059. doi:10.4084/MJHID.2014.059. eCollection 2014.

Résumé :

BACKGROUND: Critical pertussis is characterized by severe respiratory failure,important leukocytosis, pulmonary hypertension, septic shock and encephalopathy.AIM: To describe the clinical course of critical pertussis, and identifypredictors of death at the time of presentation for medical care. METHODOLOGY:Retrospective study conducted in children's hospital Tunisian PICU between 01January and 31 October 2013. Patients with critical pertussis confirmed by RT-PCRand requiring mechanical ventilati ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : TABBABI A,RHIM A,GHRAB J,MARTIN O,AOUN K,BOURATBINE A,READY PD,

Titre : Phlebotomus (Paraphlebotomus) riouxi: a synonym of Phlebotomus chabaudi withoutany proven vectorial role in Tunisia and Algeria.

Référence : Med Vet Entomol. 2014 Aug;28 Suppl 1:51-9. doi: 10.1111/mve.12067.

Résumé :

Phlebotomus (Paraphlebotomus) riouxi Depaquit, Leger & Killick-Kendrick (Diptera:Psychodidae) was described as a typological species based on a few morphologicalcharacters distinguishing it from Phlebotomus (Paraphlebotomus) chabaudi Croset,Abonnenc & Rioux. The naming of P. riouxi coincided with its incrimination as arural vector of Leishmania tropica Wright (junior synonym: Leishmania killickiRioux, Lanotte & Pratlong) in Tataouine governorate, an arid region of southernTunisia. The current re ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : GARGOURI L,BOUDABOUS M,SAFI F,MAALEJ B,MNIF H,CHTOUROU L,MEJDOUB I,MNIF L,AMOURI A,BOUDAWARA T,TAHRI N,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : [Crohn's disease or intestinal tuberculosis: A diagnostic challenge.]LID - S0929-693X(14)00333-9 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.arcped.2014.07.008 [doi]

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Oct;21(10):1123-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2014.07.008. Epub2014 Aug 29.

Résumé :

Distinguishing intestinal tuberculosis from Crohn disease is difficult and canresult in misdiagnosis, especially when active pulmonary infection is absent. A13-year-old girl was admitted to our hospital with a 2-month history of waterydiarrhea, abdominal pain, and 12-kg weight loss. Based on clinical, radiological,endoscopic, and histological findings, she was initially misdiagnosed as havingCrohn disease and treated with glucocorticosteroids, with a poor response after 4weeks. Intestinal tuberc ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : AMEUR SB,ALOULOU H,NASRALLAH F,KAMOUN T,KAABACHI N,HACHICHA M,

Titre : Hemolytic Anemia and Metabolic Acidosis: Think about Glutathione SynthetaseDeficiency.

Référence : Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2014 Aug 28.

Résumé :

Glutathione synthetase deficiency (GSSD) is a rare disorder of glutathionemetabolism with varying clinical severity. Patients may present with hemolyticanemia alone or together with acidosis and central nervous system impairment.Diagnosis is made by clinical presentation and detection of elevatedconcentrations of 5-oxoproline in urine and low glutathione synthetase activityin erythrocytes or cultured skin fibroblasts. The prognosis seems to depend onearly diagnosis and treatment. We report a 4 m ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BOUYAHIA O,JLIDI S,SAMMOUD A,

Titre : [Primitive lung abscess: An unusual situation in children.]LID - S0761-8417(14)00081-9 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.pneumo.2014.04.004 [doi]

Référence : Rev Pneumol Clin. 2014 Aug 14. pii: S0761-8417(14)00081-9. doi:10.1016/j.pneumo.2014.04.004.

Résumé :

INTRODUCTION: Lung abscess is a localized area of non tuberculosis suppurativenecrosis of the parenchyma lung, resulting in formation of a cavity containingpurulent material. This pathology is uncommon in childhood. CASE REPORT: A3-year-6 month-old boy was admitted with prolonged fever and dyspnea. Chest X-rayshowed a non systemized, well limited, thick walled, hydric, and excavatedopacity containing an air-fluid level. Chest ultrasound examination showed acollection of 6. 8cm of diameter in the ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : SFAIHI L,KASSAR O,MEDHAFFAR M,KAMOUN T,HADIJI S,ALOULOU H,BELLAJ H,AJMI N,CHABCHOUB I,ELLOUMI M,HACHICHA M,

Titre : Primary immune thrombocytopenia in childhood: a regional study in the south ofTunisia.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Mar;92(3):219-23.

Résumé :

Background: the primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in children has a favorableevolution in most of cases. aim: describe the epidemiological and therapeuticdata and the outcome of primary immune thrombocytopenia in our patients andpropose a treatment plan to standardize the management of this disease in ourregion. methods: We conducted a retrospective study of 140 cases of primaryimmune thrombocytopenia collected in department of pediatrics and hematology ofHedi Chaker hospital during a period ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : TINSA F,HAMOUDA S,BELLALAH M,BOUSNINA D,KARBOUL L,BOUSSETTA K,BOUSNINA S,

Titre : Unusual feature of pycnodysostosis: pectus carinatum.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Feb;92(2):180-1.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : SFAIHI L,AISSA K,FOURATI H,KAMOUN F,MNIF Z,KAMOUN T,HACHICHA M,

Titre : Klippel Trenaunay syndrome in association with Sturge Weber syndrome about onecase.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Feb;92(2):173-4.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : SFAIHI L,KAMOUN F,KAMOUN T,ALOULOU H,MEZGHANI S,HAMMEMI A,HACHICHA M,

Titre : [Bacterial meningitis in children: epidemiological data and outcome].

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Feb;92(2):141-6.

Résumé :

BACKGROUND: The bacterial meningitis in children remains a worrisome affectionboth by its frequency and by its gravity. AIM: describe the epidemiological,clinical and evolutionary data of bacterial meningitis in children aged between 3months and 15 years. METHODS: we conducted a retrospective study of all cases ofbacterial meningitis collected in the department of pediatrics of Hedi Chakerhospital, during a period of 6 years (2006-2011). We analyzed the filesretrospectively and we studied the ep ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : MAALOUL I,ALOULOU H,FOURATI H,SFAIHI L,CHABCHOUB I,KAMOUN T,MNIF Z,HACHICHA M,

Titre : [Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: Report of a pediatric case].

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Jul;21(7):768-71. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2014.04.021. Epub 2014Jun 13.

Résumé :

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, or Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome, is anautosomal dominant multiorgan disorder. This multisystemic vascular dysplasia isdetermined by a mutation of one of two main genes, endoglin (ENG) or HHT1, orACVRL1 or HHT2. These mutations induce vascular disorders that cause recurrentepistaxis and eventually multiple telangiectasia and arteriovenous visceralmalformations. We report the case of a 7-year-old girl who developed severehypoxemia due to multiple pulmonary arte ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BEN ABDALLAH CHABCHOUB R,MAALEJ B,GARGOURI L,TURKI F,MAJDOUB I,KESKES H,BARBOUCHE R,BEN HALIMA N,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : [Serratia marcescens osteomyelitis as the first manifestation of chronicgranulomatous disease].

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Jul;21(7):754-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2014.04.023. Epub 2014Jun 13.

Résumé :

Chronic granulomatous disease is a rare, primary immunodeficiency disordercharacterized by a defect in oxidative metabolism in phagocytes and recurrentbacterial and fungal infections. We report a case in a 2-month-old infantadmitted with metacarpic osteomyelitis due to Serratia marcescens. Chronicgranulomatous disease is rare but must be considered in cases of uncommon oratypical infection. ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BOUYAHIA O,BEN MESSOUD S,FRIHA F,FITOURI Z,BEN BECHER S,SAMMOUD A,

Titre : Management and outcome of bronchiectasis in children.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Jan;92(1):76.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : BEN AMEUR S,ALOULOU H,SFAIHI L,YAICH S,MNIF Z,KAMOUN T,HACHICHA M,

Titre : Cerebral imaging in epileptic children : study of 140 cases.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2014 Jan;92(1):24-8.

Résumé :

Background: Epilepsy is a chronic disease, often with an onset during childhoodand characterized by spontaneous and recurrent seizures. It concerns 0.5-1% ofchildren under 16 years of age. Being much more sensitive than computedtomography, magnetic resonance imaging is the technique of choice to identify anunderlying cause. CT scan is used in emergency situations. aim : To describecerebral lesions in epilepetic children and to identify predicative factors ofabnormal neuroimaging. methods : Autho ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : AISSA K,KAMOUN F,SFAIHI L,SLIM GHEDIRA E,ALOULOU H,KAMOUN T,PISSARD S,HACHICHA M,

Titre : Hemolytic Anemia and Progressive Neurologic Impairment: Think AboutTriosephosphate Isomerase Deficiency.

Référence : Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2014 Aug;33(4):234-8. doi: 10.3109/15513815.2014.915365.Epub 2014 May 19.

Résumé :

We have reported the first Tunisian case of triosephosphate isomerase (TPI)deficiency in a 2-year-old girl. She was the first child of a nonconsanguineouscouple. The disease included a neonatal onset of chronic hemolytic anemia,recurrent low-respiratory infections then progressive neurological involvement.The diagnosis was made after her death from the TPI values of her parents whoexhibited intermediate enzyme deficiency. Molecular study of TPI genes showedthat the father and the mother are hete ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : Zones non Universitaires

Institution : Hopital Régional de Nabeul Mohamed Tlatli

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Auteurs : GARGOURI L,CHARFI M,MAALEJ B,MAJDOUB I,SAFI F,FOURATI H,HENTATI Y,DAOUD E,MNIF Z,ABID M,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : Cholestasis and protein-losing enteropathy secondary to hyperthyroidism in a6-year-old girl.

Référence : J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Sep;27(9-10):1017-9. doi:10.1515/jpem-2014-0005.

Résumé :

Hepatic dysfunctions are not infrequent in patients with hyperthyroidism. Thesedisorders may be related to the effects of the excess thyroid hormone secretion,to the uses of antithyroid drugs, or to the presence of concomitant hepaticdiseases. Our aim is to describe the clinical and biochemical features of liverdysfunction related to thyrotoxicosis. We report here a case of a 6-year-old girlwho was admitted for jaundice and pruritus as a result of the development ofhyperthyroidism due to Graves' ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : HAMMAMI S,BESBES H,HADDED S,LAJMI K,MERIEM CB,GHEDIRA L,GUEDICHE MN,

Titre : Mumps Infection Associated with Intravascular Hemolysis, Acute Renal Failure andPancreatitis.

Référence : Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Apr 15.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Monastir

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Fattouma Bourguiba

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Auteurs : SIALA N,AZZABI O,KEBAIER H,MRAD R,REBAH O,BARBOUCHE R,BEJAOUI M,HALIOUI S,MAHERZI A,

Titre : Omenn syndrome: two case reports.

Référence : Acta Dermatovenerol Croat. 2013 Dec;21(4):259-62.

Résumé :

Omenn syndrome is a variant of combined severe immunodeficiency due to mutationsin RAG genes. It is characterized by polymorph symptoms and lethal outcome. Wereport on two cases of Omenn syndrome. Infants were aged 50 and 46 days. Theclinical and biological signs were typical and complete in the first case. In thesecond case, only the cutaneous signs were present. Diagnosis was confirmed bygenetic study. The Rag1 T631 mutation was found in these two patients.Hematopoietic stem cell transplantati ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Mongi Slim

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Auteurs : KSIA A,YENGUI H,SAAD MB,SAHNOUN L,MAAZOUN K,RACHIDA L,KRICHENE I,MEKKI M,BELGUITH M,NOURI A,

Titre : Soave transanal one-stage endorectal pull-through in the treatment ofHirschsprung's disease of the child above two-year-old: A report of 20 cases.

Référence : Afr J Paediatr Surg. 2013 Oct-Dec;10(4):362-6. doi: 10.4103/0189-6725.125449.

Résumé :

Background: The definitive treatment of Hirschsprung's disease is the removal ofthe aganglionic bowel by a pull-through surgery. In most cases, this surgery isperformed in infancy or in the neonatal period as presentation in older childrenand adulthood is uncommon. Materials and Methods: It is a retrospective study of20 patients above two-year-old who underwent a transanal Soave one-stageendorectal pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease between January 2002and December 2010. Results: ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Monastir

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Fattouma Bourguiba

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Auteurs : GARGOURI L,SAFI F,FOURATI H,KMIHA S,TURKI F,ZIDI F,MNIF Z,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : Early-onset of multiple sclerosis in a 5-year-old girl.LID - S0929-693X(13)00648-9 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.12.010 [doi]

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Mar;21(3):291-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.12.010. Epub 2014Jan 24.

Résumé :

Childhood multiple sclerosis is a rare demyelinating autoimmune disease withparticular features. Onset of multiple sclerosis is extremely uncommon in earlychildhood, particularly before 6 years of age. We report the case of a 5-year-oldgirl admitted to the hospital for altered consciousness and rapid onset of righthemiparaplegia. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain showed multifocalwhite matter disease with T2 hyperintense oval lesions in subcortical,periventricular, and cerebellar hem ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : KAMOUN F,SFAIHI L,WALI M,KAMOUN T,HACHICHA M,

Titre : [An uncommon cause of hematemesis in children: Factor XI deficiency.]LID - S0929-693X(13)00642-8 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.12.004 [doi]

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Mar;21(3):296-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.12.004. Epub 2014Jan 21.

Résumé :

Congenital factor XI deficiency, also called hemophilia C, is a rare coagulationdisorder that is particularly common in Ashkenazi Jews. Individuals with factorXI deficiency may or may not have a mild bleeding tendency, which is typicallyprovoked by surgery or trauma. We report the case of a 5.5-year-old girl whopresented with abdominal pain, vomiting, and hematemesis. Biological tests showeda prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) of 113 s (control=29 s)caused by a constitutional ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : SIALA N,BENZARTI A,BOUKTHIR S,BRINI I,SAMMOUD A,BOUSNINA S,BEN BECHER S,LAKHOUA R,FETHI B,HARBI A,GUEDDICHE N,SFAR T,HACHICHA M,BEN HARIZ M,MAHERZI A,

Titre : Pediatric Crohn's disease in Tunisia.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Dec;91(12):715-23.

Résumé :

Crohn's disease occur mainly in adults. However, pediatric onset forms are notrare and have many characteristics. Aim: to study clinical, diagnostic,therapeutic and evolutive characteristics of crohn's disease in tunisianchildren. Methods: Retrospective multicenter study conducted in 10 pediatricdepartments on a period of 10 years (2000-2008) Results : 43 children wereincluded. The sex-ratio was 1.68. The mean age at the onset of the symptoms was11+/-2.3 years (5-16 years). The age of onset was ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Mongi Slim

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Auteurs : NAIJA O,BOUZARAA J,GOUCHA-LOUZIR R,GARGAH T,

Titre : Henoch Schonlein nephrites in children : clinical features and outcome : about 34cases.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Dec;91(12):700-4.

Résumé :

Aim : To describe epidemiological, clinical, histological aspects, treatment andoutcome of Henoch-Schonlein nephrits in children. Methods : A retrospective studywas conducted on medical data of 34 patients with Henoch-Schonlein nephritis FromJanuary 1, 1996 to December 31, 2010 in the Pediatric Department of CharlesNicolle Hospital. Results : Nephritis occured in 68,7%. The average patient agewas 7 years 2 months and sex ratio was 0,6. Microscopic hematuria was noted in23,5%, moderate proteinuri ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Charles Nicolle

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Auteurs : BEN AMEUR S,HENTATI Y,BEN DHAOUI M,WELI M,KAMOUN T,MNIF Z,MHIRI R,HACHICHA M,

Titre : [Neonatal renal candidiasis: A case report.]LID - S0929-693X(13)00646-5 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.12.008 [doi]

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Mar;21(3):287-90. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.12.008. Epub 2014Jan 20.

Résumé :

Neonatal renal candidiasis is an increasingly common condition affectingpredominantly premature infants receiving neonatal intensive care or term infantswith urogenital tract anomalies. Case report: a female infant was born bycesarian section at 30weeks' gestation to a mother whose pregnancy had beencomplicated by rupture of membranes for 5days. The infant was admitted at birth,maternofetal bacterial infection was suspected, and intravenous antibiotics wereprescribed. The patient developed sepsi ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BOUAZIZ ABED A,MAALOUL I,MUSTAPHA R,CHIHA M,AISSA K,

Titre : Primary Hypertriglyceridemia type IV : severe incidentaloma of earlypresentation.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Nov;91(11):683.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : Zones non Universitaires

Institution : Hopital Régional de Nabeul Mohamed Tlatli

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Auteurs : NAIJA O,SELMI I,RAJHI H,LAKHOUA MR,

Titre : Renal abscess in a healthy child.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Nov;91(11):671.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Faculté de Médecine de Tunis

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Auteurs : MRAD SM,BOUKTHIR S,BRINI I,HACHICHA S,SAMOUD A,

Titre : Endoscopic diagnosis in a Tunisian paediatric population with uppergastrointestinal bleeding (uGIB).

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Nov;91(11):655-60.

Résumé :

Background: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is currently considered the firstline diagnostic procedure chosen for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding (UGIB) since1970. However, studies are still limited in our country. aim: Finding out themost common causes of UGIB in children and whether the causes differed accordingto age in developing and developed countries. methods: A retrospective review ofthe medical records of children referred to the Paediatric GastroenterologyDepartment of The Tunis Hospi ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : ABED AB,SAAD H,MUSTPHA R,CHIHA M,BEN GAMRA S,

Titre : Early hearning screening by otoacoustic emissions and auditory brain stemresponse in nabeul.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Nov;91(11):643-7.

Résumé :

Background: Hearing loss is the most common congenital abnormality with areported prevalence of 1 to 3 per thousand live births. Early detection andintervention is critical to prevent the adverse consequences of a delayeddiagnosis on speech language and cognitive development. aim: study the frequencyof deafness in the newborns and the infants under 6 months followed in TlatliHospital in Nabeul and to search for correlations with risk factors identified bythe Joint Committee on Infant Screening. ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : Zones non Universitaires

Institution : Hopital Régional de Nabeul Mohamed Tlatli

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Auteurs : MALOUCHE S,BOUSSETTA K,BEN HASSINE L,MALOUCHE K,SIALA M,NESSIB F,MONGALGI MA,BEN HASSEN A,REJEB S,BOUSSNINA S,

Titre : Skin sensitization to aeroallergens in the child: cross-sectional study of 200cases.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Nov;91(11):627-32.

Résumé :

Background: The prevalence of the allergic diseases increased considerably duringthe last decades. The clinical expression of allergy depends on the interactionof genetic and environmental factors. aim: The aim of our study was to evaluatethe prevalence of sensitizing to aeroallergens in the child and to determine therisk factors of sensitizing. methods: We carried out a cross-sectional studyrelating to 200 pediatric patients of the Mahmoud El Matri hospital, aged from 3to14 years. We performed ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital Universitaire de Pneumo-Phtisiologie Mahmoud Matri

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Auteurs : BORGI A,BOUZIRI A,BOUJELBENE N,SGHAIROUN N,BELHADJ S,BENJEBALLAH N,

Titre : Perforated Meckel's Diverticulum in a Very Preterm Baby Revealed at Birth.

Référence : Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2014 Apr;33(2):119-22. doi: 10.3109/15513815.2013.850133.Epub 2013 Dec 13.

Résumé :

Perforated Meckel's diverticulum (MD) in a preterm baby is very rare. We report acase of a very preterm baby, born at 29-week gestation, with a birth weight of1400 g, admitted in the third hour of life to our intensive care unit (ICU) forrespiratory distress syndrome with abdominal distention. An abdominal radiographshowed a pneumoperitoneum. Laparotomy revealed Meckel's perforation. The baby wasdischarged healthy at the age of 16 days. MD should be kept in mind as one causeof an acute abdomen i ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : BEN ABDALLAH CHABCHOUB R,KMIHA S,TURKI F,TRABELSI L,MAALEJ B,BEN SALAH M,ABDELHEDI GARGOURI L,BOUKEDI A,BEN HALIMA N,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : [Septic cavernous sinus thrombosis following ethmoiditis: A case report.]LID - S0929-693X(13)00566-6 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.10.012 [doi]

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2014 Jan;21(1):66-9. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.10.012. Epub 2013Nov 26.

Résumé :

Acute ethmoiditis is a rare infection of ethmoidal cells. The pathognomonic signis an edema of the internal corner of the eye. Imaging may be necessary to verifythe absence of orbital or endocranial complications. Thrombophlebitis of thecavernous sinus is a serious complication of this infectious process. We reportthe case of an 11-year-old boy who presented with ethmoiditis complicated withthrombophlebitis of the cavernous sinus, with right hemiplegia and left Bellpalsy sequelae. Early diagnosi ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : GARGOURI L,MNIF L,SAFI F,TURKI F,MAJDOUB I,MAALEJ B,BAHRI I,MNIF H,BOUDAWARA T,TAHRI N,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : Type 2 autoimmune hepatitis overlapping with primary sclerosing cholangitis in a10-year-old boy.

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2013 Dec;20(12):1325-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.09.020. Epub2013 Oct 29.

Résumé :

BACKGROUND: Overlap syndrome of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and primary sclerosingcholangitis (PSC) is considered when the patient presents with the diagnosticcriteria of both diseases at some stage of the medical history, eithersimultaneously or consecutively. AIM: To report on a new case of overlap syndromeand describe the clinical presentation, progression, radiological studies,histological characteristics, and therapeutic options of this rare association.CASE REPORT: A 10-year-old boy present ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BEN GHARBIA H,GARTNER A,TRAISSAC P,DELPEUCH F,MAIRE B,EL ATI J,

Titre : A frequency questionnaire to estimate free-living physical activity amongTunisian preadolescent and adolescent children.

Référence : Public Health Nutr. 2013 Oct 14:1-10.

Résumé :

OBJECTIVE: To develop a child- and adolescent-appropriate physical activityfrequency questionnaire (PAFQ) in Tunisia, North Africa. DESIGN: A PAFQ wasdeveloped from a physical activity (PA) inventory that comprised major activitycomponents (at home, preparing meals, school time, transport, non-sport leisure,sports, prayer and sleeping time). Then, type and duration of each activityundertaken during the past week were estimated. Total energy expenditure (TEE)estimated by the PAFQ was compared wit ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Institut National de Nutrition et de Technologie Alimentaire

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Auteurs : HAMMAMI S,BESBES H,HADDED S,LAJMI K,GHEDIRA L,MERIEM CHB,GUEDICHE MN,

Titre : Hypoxemic Bronchiolitis Related to Major Histocompatibility Class II Deficiency.

Référence : Case Rep Med. 2013;2013:315073. doi: 10.1155/2013/315073. Epub 2013 Aug 24.

Résumé :

Major histocompatibility complex class II expression deficiency is an autosomalrecessive primary combined immunodeficiency. The prevalence of this deficiency isthe highest in Mediterranean areas, especially North Africa. Early diagnosis isessential due to high mortality in the first 2 years of life. Prognosis is verypoor when bone marrow transplantation cannot be performed. We report the case ofan infant with major histocompatibility complex class II expression deficiencyrevealed by hypoxemic br ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Monastir

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Fattouma Bourguiba

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Auteurs : GHRIBI A,KRICHENE I,FEKIH HASSEN A,MEKKI M,BELGHITH M,NOURI A,

Titre : Gastric perforation in the newborn.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Jul;91(7):464-7.

Résumé :

Background: Gastric perforation in neonates is an uncommon condition. It could bespontaneous but a contributing cause should be sought. aim: To review ourexperience of treating 8 neonates with gastric perforation over the past 20years. methods: We reviewed the records of all newborns admitted to our hospitalbetween 1990 and 2010 with regard to gender, age at admission, contributingfactors, associated anomalies, site of perforation, type of operation, andoutcome. results: Of the eight neonates, f ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Monastir

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Fattouma Bourguiba

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Auteurs : HARIZ MB,LAADHAR L,KALLEL-SELLAMI M,SIALA N,BOURAOUI S,BOUZIRI S,BORGI A,KAROUIA F,MAHERZI A,MAKNI S,

Titre : Celiac disease in Tunisian children: A second screening study using a "newgeneration" rapid test.

Référence : Immunol Invest. 2013;42(4):356-68. doi: 10.3109/08820139.2013.770012.

Résumé :

This work aims to estimate celiac disease prevalence in school-children in theisland of Djerba and assess rapid method feasibility for screening. We screened2064 schoolchildren by a rapid method to detect IgA anti-tissue transglutaminaseand IgA deficiency. Children with positive results were tested for IgAanti-transglutaminase and anti-endomysium by conventional tests. In positivechildren, intestinal biopsy was performed. IgA deficiency suspected by rapidmethod was confirmed by nephelometry. In ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Mongi Slim

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Auteurs : SFAIHI L,MAALOUL I,HENTATI Y,KAMOUN F,KAMOUN T,MNIF Z,HACHICHA M,

Titre : [Dystonia, megalencephaly, and seizure: Think about type I glutaric aciduria].

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2013 Aug;20(8):900-2. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.05.004. Epub 2013Jul 5.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : SFAIHI L,MAALOUL I,HENTATI Y,KAMOUN F,KAMOUN T,MNIF Z,HACHICHA M,

Titre : [Dystonia, megalencephaly, and seizure].

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2013 Aug;20(8):876, 900-2. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.05.007. Epub2013 Jul 5.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BEN ABDALLAH CHABCHOUB R,BOUKEDI A,BENSALAH M,MAALEJ B,GARGOUR L,TURK F,BEN HALIMA N,WOLF M,VEYRADIER A,MAHFOUDH A,

Titre : [Atypical hemolytic and uremic syndrome associated with von Willebrandfactor-cleaving protease (ADAMTS 13) deficiency in children].

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2013 Aug;20(8):853-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.05.001. Epub 2013Jul 1.

Résumé :

Hemolytic and uremic syndrome (HUS) is a classical form of thromboticmicroangiopathies characterized by the association of hemolytic anemia withschizocytes, thrombocytopenia, and acute renal failure. Two forms of HUS havebeen described: the typical form that occurs after ingestion of a strain ofbacteria, usually Escherichia coli types, which expresses verotoxin (also calledshiga-like toxin), typically followed by bloody diarrhea, and atypical HUS, whichis rare during childhood and can also be re ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BORGI A,KHEMIRI M,VEYRADIER A,KAZDAGHLI K,BARSAOUI S,

Titre : Congenital Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Atypical Presentation and NewADAMTS 13 Mutation in a Tunisian Child.

Référence : Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis. 2013 Jun 3;5(1):e2013041. doi:10.4084/MJHID.2013.041. Print 2013.

Résumé :

BACKGROUND: Congenital deficiency of ADAMTS13 is characterized by systemicplatelet clumping, hemolytic anemia and multiorgan failure. Although, more than100 mutations have been reported, atypical clinical presentation may be involvedin diagnostic difficulties. CASE REPORT: A 2 year old Tunisian child presentedwith chronic thrombopenic purpura which failed to respond to corticosteroids.Hemolytic anemia with schistocytes, occurred ten months later, with no previoushistory of diarrhea or any neurol ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Tunis

Institution : Hopital d'Enfants

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Auteurs : MAALOUL I,FOURATI H,WALI M,CHABCHOUB I,KAMOUN T,MNIF Z,KAABACHI N,HACHICHA M,

Titre : [Megalencephaly with dystonia revealing Canavan disease].

Référence : Arch Pediatr. 2013 Jul;20(7):783-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.04.023. Epub 2013May 30.

Résumé :

Canavan disease, or N-acetyl aspartic aciduria, is an autosomal recessiveleukodystrophy characterized by spongy degeneration of the brain. The diseaseresults from the accumulation of N-acetyl aspartic acid in the brain, due toaspartoacylase deficiency. We report the case of a 6-month-old girl who presentedwith megalencephaly, peripheral hypertonia, and a developmental delay noticeableafter 4 months of age. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain with spectroscopywas suggestive of Canavan disease ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BOUGUILA J,KHALEF I,BENALI M,SRIHA B,SOYAH N,BOUGHAMMOURA L,

Titre : [Tongue base schwannoma in a child].

Référence : Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac Chir Orale. 2013 Feb;114(1):46-8. doi:10.1016/j.stomax.2012.07.010. Epub 2012 Nov 22.

Résumé :

INTRODUCTION: A schwannoma is a benign slow growing tumor originating from theperipheral nerve sheath. Its tongue base location is extremely rare, especiallyin very young patients. CASE REPORT: A 15-year-old female patient was admitted inemergency for moderate hematemesis. The clinical examination revealed swelling ofthe tongue base, causing the bleeding. This lesion had appeared when she was3years of age and no treatment was done. A complete surgical excision wasperformed and the histopathologi ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sousse

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Farhat Hached

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Auteurs : HAMMAMI S,HARRATHI K,LAJMI K,HADDED S,BEN MERIEM C,GUEDICHE MN,

Titre : Congenital pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.

Référence : Case Rep Pediatr. 2013;2013:764216. doi: 10.1155/2013/764216. Epub 2013 Apr 27.

Résumé :

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a rare syndrome characterized bypulmonary surfactant accumulation within the alveolar spaces. It occurs with areported prevalence of 0.1 per 100,000 individuals. Two clinically differentpediatric types have been defined as congenital PAP which is fatal and alate-onset PAP which is similar to the adult form and less severe. The clinicalcourse of PAP is variable, ranging from spontaneous remission to respiratoryfailure. Whole-lung lavage is the current stand ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Monastir

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Fattouma Bourguiba

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Auteurs : KAMOUN T,SFAIHI L,KAMOUN F,CHABCHOUB I,ALOULOU H,HACHICHA M,

Titre : Primary distal renal tubular acidosis in children in the South of Tunisia: Studyof 15 cases.

Référence : Tunis Med. 2013 Apr;91(4):258-62.

Résumé :

Background: primary distal renal tubular acidosis in children (RTA) ischaracterized by metabolic acidosis due to defect in urinary excretion ofhydrogen (H+) in the distal tubular. aim: To report the epidemiological,clinical, therapeutic and evolutionary of distal RTA in our patients. Patientsand methods: We conducted a retrospective study of all cases of distal RTAcollected in the department of pediatrics of Hedi Chaker University hospital inthe south of Tunisia, during a period of 23 years (198 ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sfax

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Hedi Chaker

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Auteurs : BOUGUILA J,MABROUK S,TILOUCHE S,BAKIR D,TRABELSI A,HMILA A,BOUGHAMMOURA L,

Titre : Giant cell hepatitis with autoimmune hemolytic anemia in a nine month old infant.

Référence : World J Hepatol. 2013 Apr 27;5(4):226-9. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v5.i4.226.

Résumé :

Giant cell hepatitis (GCH) with autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a rare entity,limited to young children, with an unknown pathogenesis. We report the case of9-mo old who presented with fever, diarrhea and jaundice four days beforehospitalization. Physical examination found pallor, jaundice andhepatosplenomegaly. The laboratory workup showed serum total bilirubin at 101mumol/L, conjugated bilirubin at 84 mumol/L, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopeniaand immunoglobulin G (IgG) and anti-C3d positive dir ...

Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sousse

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Farhat Hached

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Auteurs : JALEL C,ABDELAZIZ H,KALTHOUM T,ZOUHEIR T,

Titre : [Central precocious puberty and hypothalamic hamartoma].

Référence : Tunis Med. 2008 Feb;86(2):187-8.

Résumé :

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Specialité : Pédiatrie

Zone : UniversitÚ de Sousse

Institution : Hopital Universitaire Sahloul

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