Associate Editor


Besma Ben Dhaou Hmaidi, MBBS

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Habib Thameur Hospital
Tunis, Tunisia

Biography

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES


• MBBS from Medicine University of Tunisia (June 1990)
• Internal Medicine Specialist certificate from Tunisia Healthcare Authority (September 1997)
• Assistant of Internal medicine, Department of internal Medicine, University of Tunis (October 2004)
• Associate Professor of Internal medicine, Department of internal Medicine, Medicine University of Tunis (December 2012)
• Geriatric Masters from Medicine University of Tunisia (2003/2005)
• Certificate of complementary studies: Infectious disease in intensive care from Medicine University of Tunisia (2007/2009)

Research Interest

Her research interests include: Dermatology.

Scientific Activities

Publications

1. Ben Dhaou B, Daoud F, Ben Dahmen F, et al. Infective endocarditis mimicking systemic vasculitis. Tunis Med. 2015; 93(11): 485-486.
2. Ben Dhaou B, Ayari A, et al. Verneuils disease: a case report. Tunis Med. 2015; 93(11): 484-485.
3. Aydi Z, Toujani S, Daoud F, et al. Psoriasis and connective tissue disorders: what about Sjögren syndrome? Journal of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. 2015; 19: 114-116. doi: 10.1016/j.jdds.2015.04.001
4. Dhaou Besma B, Wafa G, Wafa K et al. Thyroid tuberculosis: a case report. Tunis Med. 2015; 93(08-09): 329-330.
5. Aydi Z, Rachdi I, Ben Dhaou B, et al. Etiologic profile of digital necrosis in an internal medicine department. La Tunisie Médicale. 2015; 93(5).
6. Ben Dhaou B, Rachdi I, Mously RB, et al. Bowens disease in a patient with Primary Sjögrens syndrome: A case report and a review of the literature. Journal of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery. 2015; 19: 62-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jdds.2014.05.002
7. Baili L, Aydi Z, Dridi M, et al. Sjogrens syndrome revealed by respiratory failure. Tunis Med. 2015; 93(3): 196-197. French.
8. Baili L, Aydi Z, Garbouj W, Ben Dhaou B, Kochbati S, Boussema F. Acute flaccid quadriplegia in rheumatoid arthritis. Tunis Med. 2015; 93(1): 53-54.
9. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, et al. Paraneoplastic Vasculitis complicating renal adenocarcinoma lung. Saudi Journal of Kidney Disease and Transplantation. 2014; 25(5): 1065-1067.
10. Ben Dhaou B, Daoud F, Aydi Z, et al. Adénome hypophysaire thyréotrope. [French] Tunis Med. 2014; 92(11): 701-702.
11. Baili L, Aydi Z, Rachdi I, et al. Diffuse interstitial pneumonia revealing systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma. [French] Tunis Med. 2014; 92(7): 508-510.
12. Aydi Z, Ben Dhaou B, Baili L, et al. Retro-orbital mucormycosis and tuberculosis: a train may hide another. [French] Tunis Med. 2014; 92(7): 505-507.
13. Baili L, Aydi Z, Daoud F, Ben Dhaou B, et al. Benzylthiouracil induced ANCA-positive vasculitis. [French] Tunis Med. 2014; 92(6): 428-430. French.
14. Ben Dhaou B, Aydi Z, Seghaier S, et al. Non small-cell lung cancer revealed by retinal vasculitis. [French] Tunis Med. 2014; 92(6): 423-425.
15. Aydi Z, Ben Dhaou B, Baili L, et al. Systemic sarcoidosis and membranous glomerulonephritis. Rev Pneumol Clin. 2014; 70(6): 375-379.
16. Baili L, Cheour M, Hachicha F, et al. Orbital epithelioid hemangioma: a case report. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2014; 37(9): e133-e136.
17. Ben Dhaou B, Derbali F, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Rokbani L. Amyloid goiter. Tunis Med. 2014; 92(4): 293. French.
18. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Daoud F, Baili L, Rokbani L. Candida tropicalis endocarditis on native valve: a new observation. [French] Tunis Med. 2014; 92(1): 41.
19. Baili L, Aydi Z, Soussi G, et al. Cardiac tamponade and myocarditis in Churg-Strauss syndrome. Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris). 2014; 63(4): 271-275.
20. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Rokbani L. Hidradenitis suppurativa (Verneuils disease). (Article review) Journal of the Saudi Society for Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery. 2013; 17: 5.
21. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Ben Dahmen F, et al. Non AA amyloidosis and sarcoidosis revealed by an aggressive angiomyxoma of the pelvis. Rare association. Tunis Med. 2013; 91(12): 737-739.
22. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Dahmen FB, Baili L, Rokbani L. Unusual cause of unexplained prolonged fever: textiloma. Tunis Med. 2013; 91(7): 477-478.
23. Ben Dhaou B, Aydi Z, Baili L, Ketari S, Boussema F, Rokbani L. Systemic lupus erythematosus and psoriasis: a new case. Tunis Med. 2013; 91(12): 737.
24. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Daoud F, Baili L, Rokbani L. Systemic lupus erythematosus and Hodgkin disease. Tunis Med. 2013; 91(8-9): 557.
25. Ben Dhaou B, Aydi Z, Boussema F, Kochbati S, Baili L, Rokbani L. Acute kidney failure in association with Mediterranean spotted fever. [French] Tunis Med. 2013; 91(6): 418-419.
26. Ben Dhaou B, Aydi Z, Boussema F, Hmaidi L, Rokbani L. The paradoxical embolism through a patent foramen ovale. [French] Tunis Med. 2013; 91(5): 364.
27. Ben Dhaou B, Aydi Z, Boussema F, et al. Lupus pancreatitis: A case series of six patients. [French] Rev Med Interne. 2013; 34(1): 12-16.
28. Ben Dhaou B, Derbali F, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Rokbani L. Disseminated brown tumors revealing primary hyperparathyroidism. Médecine nucléaire. 2013; 37: 52-55.
29. Ben Dhaou B, Ben Dahmen F, Boussema F, et al. Adrenocortical carcinoma. [French] Tunis Med. 2013; 91(1): 81-82.
30. Ben Dhaou B, Derbali F, Boussema F, et al. Eosinophilic nodule of the breast: a rare manifestation in the Churg-Strauss syndrome. [French] Tunis Med. 2012; 90(10): 752-753.
31. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Rokbani L. Renal disease in infective endocarditis. [French] Tunis Med. 2012; 90(8-9): 661-663.
32. Ben Dhaou B, Derbali F, Aydi Z, et al. Special features of systemic sclerosis in men. Tunis Med. 2012; 90(8-9): 641-645. French.
33. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Rokbani L. Ectopic Axillary Breast during Systemic Lupus. Case Rep Med. 2012; 2012: 403932.
34. Aydi Z, Ben Dhaou B, Ben Brahim E, et al. Primary cutaneous CD8 +T- cell lymphoma. Journal of the Saudi Society for Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery. 2012; 16: 25-28.
35. Ben Dhaou B, Aydi Z, Boussema F, et al. Takayasu and Crohns disease, rare but not fortuitous association: a new observation. J. Afr. Hépatol. Gastroentérol. 2012; 6: 234-236.
36. Ben Dhaou B, Derbali F, Boussama F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Rokbani L. Thrombosis and cancer: retrospective study of 17 cases. [French] Tunis Med. 2012; 90(7): 548-551.
37. Ben Dhaou B, Ketari S, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Rokbani L. Pulmonary aneurysms in Behçets disease completely resolved after medical therapy. Rev Pneumol Clin. 2012; 68(5): 311-314. doi: 10.1016/j.pneumo.2012.04.006
38. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Kochbati S, Rokbani L. Rheumatoid arthritis in the elderly: ten cases report. [French] Tunis Med. 2012; 90(6): 442-445.
39. Dhaou BB, Boussema F, Aydi Z, et al. Corticoid-associated complications in elderly. Tunis Med. 2012; 90(11): 774-777.
40. Dhaou BB, Aydi Z, Boussema F, et al. Takaysus arteritis in Tunisia: A monocentric study of 11 patients. Tunis Med. 2012; 90(12): 867-872.
41. Dhaou BB, Boussema F, Aydi Z, Baili L, Rokbani L. Cardiac tamponade as an initial manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus. Rev Pneumol Clin. 2012; 68: 300-302.
42. Ketari Jamoussi S, Ben Dhaou B, Saidane L, et al. Hemolytic and uremic syndrome and sarcoidosis. [French] Tunis Med. 2012; 90(5): 407-408.
43. Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, et al. Parotid mucormycosis: A new case and review of the literature. [French] J Mycol Med. 2011; 21(3): 217-220.
44. Ben Dhaou B, Ben Dahmen F, Ben Brahim E, et al. Association of Behcets disease and celiac disease. [French] Tunis Med. 2011; 89(1): 82-83.
45. Ben Dhaou Hmaidi B, Boussema F, Aydi Z, et al. Urinary tract infections in elderly. [French] Tunis Med. 2011; 89(12): 920-923.
46. Ben Dhaou Hmaidi B, Boussema F, Baili L, et al. Cutaneous symptoms revealing acute myeloid leukemia. [French] Tunis Med. 2011; 89(12): 946-947.
47. Ben Dhaou Hmaidi B, Boussema F, Ben Dahmen F, et al. Bronchopulmonary amyloidosis: report of four cases. Rev Pneumol Clin. 2012; 68(3): 194-198. doi: 10.1016/j.pneumo.2011.05.003
48. Ben Dhaou Hmaidi B, Derbali F, Boussema F, et al. Association of primary biliary cirrhosis and systematic lupus erythematosus with antiphospholipid syndrome. Tunis Med. 2011; 89(3): 312.
49. Ben Dhaou Hmaidi B, Boussema F, Ben Dahmen F, et al. Sternal tuberculosis. [French] Tunis Med. 2011; 89(2): 215-216.
50. Ben Dhaou Hmaidi B, Derbali F, Boussema F, et al. Hemophagocytic syndrome: report of 4 cases. [French] Tunis Med. 2011; 89(1): 70-75.
51. Jamoussi SK, Ben Dhaou B, Boussema F, et al. Unusual presentation of Wegeners granulomatosis. Rev Med Interne. 2010; 31(8): e16-e18.
52. Jamoussi SK, Ben Dhaou B, Maamouri N, et al. Calcinosis universalis complicating dermatopolymyositis. [French] Tunis Med. 2010; 88(2):137-138.
53. Ketari Jamoussi S, Ben Dhaou B, Nadia M, et al. Hypereosinophilia syndrome complicated by mitral stenosis. [French] Tunis Med. 2010; 88(1): 61-62.
54. Ketari Jamoussi S, Mâamouri N, Ben Dhaou B, et al. Liver involvement in sarcoidosis: study of seven cases. Rev Med Interne. 2010; 31(1): 12-16.
55. Jamoussi SK, Chaaba H, Ben Dhaou B, et al. Venous involvement in Behcets disease: a series of 28 cases. [French] Tunis Med. 2009; 87(12): 829-833.
56. Ketari Jamoussi S, Zaghdoudi I, Ben Dhaou B, et al. Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome and rituximab: a new report. Tunis Med. 2009; 87(10): 699-702.
57. Ketari Jamoussi S, Ben Dhaou B, Turki E, et al. Anecdotic case of Wegener granulomatosis. [French] Tunis Med. 2009; 87(9): 637-639.
58. Ketari Jamoussi S, Chaaba H, Ben Dhaou B, et al. Arterial involvement in Behcets disease: a series of 7 cases. [French] Tunis Med. 2009; 87(9): 583-588.
59. Maàmouri N, Ketari S, Habessi H, et al. Budd-Chiari syndrome in sarcoidosis. Gastroenterol Clin Biol. 2009; 33(2): 147-148.
60. Ketari-Jamoussi S, Debbiche-Chedly A, Ben Dhaou B, et al. Giant insulinoma. Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 2009; 70(1): 71-75.