Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019

  • The Colonic Pseudotumoral Form of Crohn’s Disease: About a Case at the Sourô Sanou University Hospital Center in Bobo-Dioulasso

    Zouré Nogogna, Koura Mâli, Somé Ollo Roland, Napon/Zongo Passolguewindé Delphine, Kamboulé Bébare Euloges, Ouattara Zanga Damien, Somda Kounpilélimé Sosthène, Coulibaly Aboubacar, Soudré Sandrine, Traoré Adama, Sawadogo Appolinaire

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 74-77
    Received: Oct. 07, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2019
    Published: Nov. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can affect all segments of the digestive tract. For long time, it is a pathology considered to be uncommon among African blacks. It constitutes a heterogeneous group both in its etiopathogenesis and in its clinical and progressive presentation. The pseudotumoral form remains excepti... Show More
  • Review on Ethnomedicinal and Pharmacological Uses of Echinops kebericho Mesfin in Ethiopia

    Gadisa Demie

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 78-86
    Received: Sep. 04, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2019
    Published: Nov. 13, 2019
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    Abstract: The genus Echinops is native to African countries, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia comprises 120 species. In Ethiopia, this genus is represented by well known endemic and critically endangered species Echinops kebericho Mesfin also known as “ Kebercho,” in Amharic language which has a long history of ethnomedicinal uses. Due to the popularity of ... Show More