Étienne Rousseau

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Immunoglobulin G4-related sclerosing disease (IgG4-RSD) represents a recently identified inflammatory disorder in which infiltration of IgG4 plasma cells causes fibrosis in organs. While IgG4-RSD is well documented in the pancreas and other organs, it is poorly characterized in the thyroid gland. We report a case of a 48-year-old female with a fibrotic(More)
A previously healthy 58-year-old man presented with a septic thrombosis of the right hepatic vein and a pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) one week after undergoing a screening colonoscopy. Blood cultures and a radiological drainage specimen were both positive for Streptococcus anginosus. Evolution was favourable after six weeks of antibiotherapy. To the authors'(More)
A 50-year-old woman presented to our institution with a 1-day history of right posterior thoracic pain and dyspnea. She had a previous history of conservative resection of a high-grade basal-like infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the right breast 2 years before, subsequently treated by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. A ventilation and perfusion (VQ)(More)
A study was undertaken at hôpital Sainte-Justine, Montreal, to determine the factors that influence the choice of feeding method for infants and the duration of breast-feeding. The factors that most clearly distinguished the mothers who breast-fed were lifestyle, education and conditioning to the parental role; those who nursed successfully for a long time(More)
A 74-year-old man was evaluated by bone scan for possible rib fractures, which revealed a diffuse skeletal uptake secondary to myelofibrosis and focal midthoracic uptake. Chest CT and F-FDG PET/CT demonstrated pathological vertebral fractures of the midthoracic spine, which appeared as a cold defect on PET comparing to intense marrow uptake related to(More)
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