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November 2018 - Volume 8, Issue 3
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Editorial
Abdulrazak Abyad
 
 

Evaluation and Prevention of Falls
V. Selcuk Engin, Suleyman Ersoy
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93585

Papers and sessions from

RHUMATO - GERIATRIC DAY - Monastir, Tunisia

Chairman’s message
Sonia Hammami

Forensic responsibility at the prescription of antagonists of Vitamin K to elderly patients
Gammoudi B, Majdoub W, Beji M, Gharsellaoui S, Turki E
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93514

Neoplasm in the Elderly
Hamrouni S, Boussetta N, Dhahri R, Slouma M, Ajili F, Louzir B
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93515

Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly
Hamrouni S, Boussetta N, Dhahri R, Slouma M, Ajili F, Louzir B
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93516

Chondrocalcinosis in Geriatrics
Ben Chekaya N, Zrour S, Farhat A, El Achek MA, Jguirim M, Bejia Il, Bergaoui N
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93517

Clinical and Radiological Characteristics of Pagetic Hip Pathology: About 4 Cases
Farhat A, Zrour S, El Achek MA, Ben Chekaya N, Jguirim M, Bejia I, Bergaoui N
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93518

Paget’s Disease of Bone: Diagnosis and Treatment
Farhat A, Zrour S, El Achek MA, Ben Chekaya N, Jguirim M, Bejia I, Bergaoui N
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93519

Imaging of Bone Metastases: About 52 Cases Collected at the Oncology Unit of Fattouma Bourguiba Monastir University Hospital
Farhat A, Zaied S, El Achek MA, Zrour S, Hafsa C
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93520

Prevalence of Obesity in Elderly in a Rheumatologic Environment
Zrour S, El Achek MA, Farhat A , Ben Chekaya N, Ben Majdouba M, Jguirim M, Bejia I, Touzi M, Bergaoui N
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93521

Horton’s Disease Revealed by Febrile Pneumonia
Jomaa O, Beizig N, Ben Ltaifa M, Hachfi H, Manita. M, Hamouda S, Younes M
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93522

Lumbosciatica of Elderly Patients
Jomaa O, Beizig N, Ben Ltaifa M, Hachfi H, Manita M, Hamouda S, Younes M DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93523

Osteoporosis in Elderly Women: A Retrospective Study Of 20 Cases
Aguir Z, Farhat A, Hammouda D, Sakly S, Béjia I, Touzi M, Bergaoui N
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93524

A Rare Revelation of Degenerated Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Associated with Crohn’s Disease in an Elderly Woman
Bougossa R, Ben Amor S, Ben Mansour W, Bouhlel W, Loghmari MH, Ben Caabene N, Safer L
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93525

Crohn’s Disease of the Elderly Patients
Bougossa R, Ben Amor S, Ben Mansour W, Bouhlel W, Loghmari MH, Ben Caabene N, Safer L
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93526

Bilateral Lombosciatic Pain Revealing Multiple Myeloma
Thabet M, Berriche O, Arfa S, Nouira H, Zantour B, Hammami S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93527

Hyperparathyroidism of the Elderly: About Four Observations
Thabet M, Berriche O, Arfa S, Nouira H, Zantour B, Hammami S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93528

Neurological Manifestations of Giant Cell Arteritis
Thabet M, Berriche O, Arfa S, Nouira H, Khemiri N, Hammami S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93529

Joint Manifestation in Giant Cell Arteritis
Thabet M, Berriche O, Arfa S, Nouira H, Khemiri N, Hammami S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93530

Treatment of Proprioceptive Disorders of the Elderly Subject by Modern Techniques
Hamadou L, Zribi C, Aloulou I, Ben Salah FZ, Dziri C
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93531

Epidemiological Trends of Patients Admitted in Physical Medicine Ward for Multi-Site Osteoarthrosis
Ghanmy M, Hamadou L, Ghidaoui L, Aloulou I, Ben Salah FZ, Dziri C
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93532

The Evaluation of Falls in the elderly subject in the Department of Physical Medicine: About 8 cases
Zribi C, Hamadou L, Aloulou I, Ben Salah FZ, Dziri C
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93532

Characteristics of Smoking Cessation among Elderly: Monastir, Tunisia 2009-2015
Zribi C, Hamadou L, Aloulou I, Ben Salah FZ, Dziri C.
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93534

Factors Associated with Cognitive Decline In The Elderly
Nouira H ; Berrihe O ; Thabet M ; Arfa S ; Hammami S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93535

Association of Scleroderma with Multiple Myeloma: A Rare Association
Nouira H; Arfa S; Tahbet M; Zantour B; Hammami S; Berriche O
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93536

Sjögren’s Syndrome in the Elderly
Nouira H ; Berriche O ; Thabet M ; Arfa S ; Zantour B ; Hammami S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93537

Multiple Myeloma in Elderly: About Eight Cases
Nouira H, Arfa S, Thabet M, Zantour B, Hammami S, Berriche O
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93537

Atypical Paget’s Disease or Bone Metastases: A Challenge for the Internist
Ghariani R, Loukil H, Lajmi M ,Frikha F , Snoussi M ,Ben salah R, Dammak C , Turki C, Rekik F, Bouattour Y, Ghribi M, Hentati Y, Jardak I, Marzouk S, Mnif Z, Guermazi F, Bahloul Z
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93539

Diabetic Cheiroarthropathy : A Complication not to be Ignored
Ghariani R, Loukil H, Snoussi M, Dammak C, Frikha F, Turki C , Sahnoun R , Marzouk S, Bahloul Z
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93540

Elderly and Physical Activity
S. Mandhouj, L. Bouguila S. Belkahla, I. Kouzena
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93541

Years Lived with Disability of Osteoarthritis in Monastir-Tunisia, 2002–2013
Hajjaj M, Chelly S, Klai W, Missaoui H, Dhouib W, Kacem M, Ben Fredj M, Abroug H, Zemni I, Green A, Djobbi A, Bouannene I, El Mhamdi S, Belghuith Sriha A
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93542

Prevalence and Trend of Dorsopathies among Hospitalized Patients Over 65: Monastir, Tunisia, 2002-2013
Hajjaj M, Chelly S, Klai W, Missaoui H, Dhouib W, Kacem M, Ben Fredj M, Abroug H, Zemni I, Green A, Djobbi A, Bouannene I, El Mhamdi S, Belghuith Sriha A
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93543

Hospitalized stroke in the elderly at the University Hospital of Monastir – Tunisia from 2002 to 2013
Dhouib W, Chelly S, Kacem M, Abroug H, Ben Fredj M, Zemni I, Djobbi A, Green A, Bouannene I, El Mhamdi S, Belghuith Sriha A
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93543

Influence of Depression on the Activity of Daily Life in the Elderly
Hammami S, Ben Brahim M, Daada S, Kechida M, Klii R, Khochtali I
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93545

Recurrent Swelling of Parotid Glands and Sjögren’s Syndrome
Hammami S, Ben Brahim M, Daada S, Kechida M, Klii R, Khochtali I
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93546

Urinary Tract Infections Caused by Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae among Elderly Patients
Bougossa R, Larbi Ammari F, Chelli J, Alaya W, Ben Haj Khlifa A, Sfar MH DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93547

Hospitalized Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly Monastir Tunisia (2002-2013)
Dhouib W, Chelly S, Kacem M, Ben Fredj M, Abroug H, Zemni I, Djobbi A, Gren A, Bouannene I, El Mhamdi S, Sriha Belghith A

Dialysis withdrawal for elderly patients: Ethical and Legislative issues
Gharsellaoui S, Majdoub W, Beji M, Gamoudi B, Turki E.
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93549

The Assessment of Medical Comorbidity in the Elderly Patients
Gharsellaoui S, Majdoub W, Beji M, Gamoudi B, Turki E
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93550

The Burden of Multiple Myeloma: Monastir-Tunisia, (2002–2013)
Dhouib W, Kalai W, Hajjaj M, Kacem M, Chelly S, Green A, Abroug H, Ben Fredj M, Zemni I, Bouannene I, Belghuith Sriha A
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93551

Shingles in the Elderly Person. Atypical Localization: A Case Study
Belkhiria M T; Sarraj N; Beyrem I; Belhasen N ; Jemli R
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93552

Clinical and Bacteriological Characteristics of Infective Endocarditis in the Elderly
Ben Brahim M, Souissi J, Ben Hamda K, Hammami S, Ben Brahim H, Maatouk F
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93553

Infective Endocarditis in Elderly Patients
Ben Brahim M, Souissi J, Ben Hamda Kh, Hammami S, Ben Brahim, Maatouk F
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93554

LOPSA or Late-Onset Peripheral Spondyl-Arthropathy
N. Regaïeg, M. Ben Hamad, N. Belgacem, I. Guefrech, S. Bouomrani
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93555

Sepsis in the Elderly
Gharsellaoui S, Majdoub W, Beji M, Gamoudi B, Turki E
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93566

Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease: Ethical Issues and Making Therapeutic Decisions
Gharsellaoui S, Majdoub W, Beji M, Gamoudi B, Turki E
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93567

A Dissection of the Aorta revealed by Convulsions and a Left Hémothorax (in Connection with a Case)
Ben Kahla S, Abdelhak L, Hlila I, Bouguila L, Jawed L, Margheli S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93568

Bone Metastases in Elderly Subjects: Experience of the Rheumatology Department
Khalifa D, Belghali S, Baccouche K, EL Amri N, Zeglaoui H, Bouajina E
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93569

Mortality of Elderly Persons by Work Accident in the Kairouan Region: Study of 10 Autopsy Cases
Beji M, Majdoub W, Gharsellaoui S, Gammoudi B, Turki E
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93570

Years Lived with Disability of Dorsopathies in Monastir-Tunisia, 2002–2013
Chelly S, Hajjaj M, Kacem M, Dhouib W, Klai W, Missaoui H, Ben Fredj M, Abroug H, Zemni I, Green A, Djobbi A, Bouannene I, El Mhamdi S, Belghuith Sriha A
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93571

Osteoarthritis in Hospitalized Patients over 65: Prevalence and Trend, Monastir, Tunisia, 2002-2013
Chelly S, Hajjaj M, Kacem M, Dhouib W, Klai W, Missaoui H, Ben Fredj M, Abroug H, Zemni I, Green A, Djobbi A, Bouannene I, El Mhamdi S, Belghuith Sriha A DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93572

Vitamin D profile in frail elderly patients (126 cases)
Chelbi F, Hammami S, Piron C, Latteur V, Almas L
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93573

Fractures and Frailty in the Elderly
Chelbi F, Hammami S, Piron C, Latteur V, Almas L
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93574

The Epidemiological and Clinical Profile among Elderly Population having Polyarthrosis
Megdiche I , Ksibi I, Maaoui R,Gares H, Dhahri R, Rahali Khachlouf H
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93575

The Impact of the Occurrence of Pressure Ulcers following Pertrochanteric Fractures in the Elderly on the Prognosis
Chtai S, Jedidi M, Hadj Mansour H, Osman W, Ben Ayeche M.L DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93577

Morbidity of Pertrochanteric Fracture in Elderly Patients
Chtai S, Jedidi M, Hadj Mansour H, Osman W, Khalifa MA, Ben Ayeche M.L
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93578

ASA Score an Important Prognostic Factor in Pertrochanteric Fractures: About 142 Cases
Chtai S, Jedidi M, Hadj Mansour H, Khalifa MA, Osman W, Ben Ayeche M.L
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93579

The Influence of Preoperative Nutritional Status on the Prognosis of Pertrochanteric Fractures in Elderly Patients
Chtai S, Jedidi M, Hadj Mansour H, Khalifa MA, Osman W, Ben Ayeche M.L DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93580

Particularity of Geriatric Gynecological Pathology of 269 Menauposal Women in the Maternity and Newborn Center of Monastir
Zoukar O, Hamammi S, Zarbar Ines, Haddad A, Faleh R
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93581

Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women
Zoukar O, Hammami S, Hajjaji A, Laagili H, Saidani Z, Faleh R
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93582

Incidence, Mortality and Trends of Multiple Myeloma in Geriatrics: Monastir-Tunisia, 2002–2013
Kalai W, Dhouib W, Kacem M, Chelly S, Hajjaj M, Missaoui H, Djobbi A, Green A, Abroug H, Ben Fredj M, Zemni I, Bouannene I, Belghuith Sriha A
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93583

Polyarthritis in the Elderly Hypothyroid: Go Beyond the Simple Hypothyroidism Arthropathy!
Regaïeg N, Ben Hamad M, Belgacem N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S DOI: Regaïeg N, Ben Hamad M, Belgacem N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93556

“Phlebitis-Like” Syndrome in Elderly Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Regaïeg N, Ben Hamad M, Belgacem N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93584

A Serious but often Forgotten Diagnosis of Arthritis in the Elderly
Regaïeg N, Ben Hamad M, Belgacem N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93557

LORA or Late-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis: Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Elderly
Ben Hamad M, Regaïeg N, Belgacem N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93558

Inaugural Intestinal Involvement of Horton’s Disease
Ben Hamad M, Regaïeg N, Belgacem N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93559

Horton’s Disease with Multifocal Colic Degeneration
Ben Hamad M, Regaïeg N, Belgacem N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93560

Relapsed Knee Arthritis during Horton’s Disease
Ben Hamad M, Regaïeg N, Belgacem N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93561

Joint Involvement Revealing Celiac Disease of the Elderly
Belgacem N, Lassoued N, Regaïeg N, Ben Hamad M, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93562

An Exceptional Digestive Complication of Horton’s Disease
Belgacem N, Machfer H, Regaïeg N, Ben Hamad M, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93563

An Unusual Complication of Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Elderly
Belgacem N, Lachiheb N, Ben Hamad M, Regaïeg N, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93564

Coexistence of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis in an Elderly Patient
Belgacem N, Lachiheb N, Regaïeg N, Ben Hamad M, Trabelsi S, Guefrech I, Bouomrani S
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93565

Quality of Life Assessment in Elderly Polyarthrosis
Megdiche I , Ksibi I, Maaoui R, Gares H, Dhahri R, Rahali Khachlouf H
DOI: 10.5742MEJAA.2018.93576

   



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