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Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is a rare, predominantly X-linked multisystemic disorder. It demonstrates a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations and typically presents with dermatologic symptoms during the first decade of life. This review of the literature points out the importance of hematologic and immunologic alterations in defining the course and(More)
Birds play a central role in the epidemiology of several flaviviruses of concern for public and veterinary health. Seabirds represent the most abundant and widespread avifauna in the western Indian Ocean and may play an important role as host reservoirs and spreaders of arthropod-borne pathogens such as flaviviruses. We report the results of a serological(More)
Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is a rare, predominantly X-linked multisystemic disorder. It shows a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations and typically presents with dermatological symptoms within the first decade. This review of the literature points out the importance of haematological and immunological changes defining course and prognosis of disease.(More)
Pseudomembranous colitis (PMC) caused by a toxin produced by Clostridium difficile is described in the literature as a severe diarrheal disease with a high mortality rate. A case which tends to absolve PMC from this reputation is reported involving an outpatient who developed well documented PMC subsequent to ampicillin therapy but required no treatment.(More)
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