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Phaeohyphomycosis Caused by a Novel Species, Pseudochaetosphaeronema martinelli
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A novel, nonsporulating fungal species causing subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis in two patients of different origin, one of which is a 73-year-old female from Martinique who suffered from rheumatoid arthritis, while the other case concerns a 72- year-old male from Mexico who had a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Expand
Fatal Invasive Infection with Fungemia Due to Microascus cirrosus after Heart and Lung Transplantation in a Patient with Cystic Fibrosis
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A patient suffering from cystic fibrosis who developed disseminated fungal infection due to a rare Scopulariopsis species, Microascus cirrosus, after heart and lung transplantation died 4 weeks after transplantation. Expand
Ovarian Reserve in Young Women of Reproductive Age with Crohn's Disease
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Investigation of the potential effect of CD on ovarian reserve in young women in remission, as reflected by serum anti‐Müllerian hormone, showed that serum AMH level was influenced by disease location, with a colonic location of the disease being independently associated with a high risk of altered ovarian reserve. Expand
Pulmonary aspergillosis in critically ill patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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Observations underline the risk of pulmonary aspergillosis in COVID-19 patients, even in patients not previously known to be immunosuppressed, advocating active search for Aspergillus infection and prompt antifungal treatment. Expand
First case of visceral leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania martiniquensis.
We report the first case of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) caused by Leishmania martiniquensis in the Caribbean, which until now, was known only to cause cutaneous leishmaniasis. The disease presentedExpand
Angiostrongylus costaricensis infection in Martinique, Lesser Antilles, from 2000 to 2017
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The description of this case series highlights the need to increase awareness of this life-threatening disease in the medical community and to facilitate access to specific diagnostic tools in Martinique. Expand
First cases of Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection reported in Martinique, 2002–2017
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The first eight laboratory-confirmed cases of neuroangiostrongyliasis on the island of Martinique between 1 January 2002 and 31 December 2017 are reported, one case was fatal and five resulted in neurological sequelae. Expand
Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis due to Cladophialophora bantiana in a French Guianese child.
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Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis are rare diseases affecting immunocompromised but also apparently non-immunocompomised patients, as in this case, and mortality rates are high in spite of treatments with a combination of antifungals. Expand
A 43-year-old Brazilian man with a chronic ulcerated lesion.
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There was a minor improvement of the lesion after pentamidine treatment, whereas the Leishmania research by microscopic examination, culture, and molecular biology was negative, however, these exams were done after treatment initiation, so an initial coinfection cannot be ruled out. Expand
New Surge of Syphilis among Patients Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Martinique in 2015.
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The change in medical and social parameters of the syphilis outbreak since 2005 is described, which started growing again in 2014 among patients living with HIV with unprecedented incidence among MSM. Expand
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