Abdourahim Chamouine

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Sickle cell disease presents a great clinical variability that remains largely misunderstood. New disease protective genetic modifiers acting mainly through an increased Hb F level have recently been described. We studied relations between clinical and hematological phenotypes and known sickle cell disease genetic modifiers in patients from Mayotte Island,(More)
The aim of this study is to describe childhood cancer incidence and survival in the French islands of Reunion and Mayotte for the period 2005-2011. Data were taken from the population-based Cancer Registry of Reunion Island. All incident cases of malignant tumours and benign tumours of the Central Nervous System diagnosed between 2005 and 2011 in children(More)
INTRODUCTION Human angiostrongyliasis (HA) is a neurological helminthic disease caused by the lung worm Angiostrongylus cantonensis. It is suspected in the combination of travel or a residence in an endemic area and eosinophilic meningitis. In Mayotte, an island in the Indian Ocean, cases are rare but regular. The main objective of our study was to describe(More)
A fatal pulmonary air embolism, confirmed by an oriented necropsy, is described in a 25-day-old premature and small-for-gestational-age neonate. The embolism was suspected after air bubbles were detected in the infusion line. The air bubbles originated from a male Luer-lock to male Luer-lock connector, which was part of a specific assembly of the perfusion(More)
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