Christophe Prat

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The aim of the present study was to determine the role of previous non-tuberculous mycobacteria sensitisation in children as a factor of discordant results between tuberculin skin test (TST) and an in vitro T-cell based assay (T-SPOT.TB; Oxford Immunotec, Oxford, UK). We enrolled 21 non-bacille Calmette-Guérin-vaccinated paediatric patients for suspicious(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate whether procalcitonin (PCT), neopterin, C-reactive protein (CRP), and mid regional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (MR-proANP) levels at admission and during the clinical course can be useful for the management of patients with pneumonia. The study population consisted of 75 patients with clinical and radiological(More)
vajal RD. Treatment implications of the emerging molecular classification system for melanoma. ଝ Infección cutánea por Mycobacterium chelonae en un tatuaje. Presentación de 2 casos y revisión de la literatura Skin complications arising from tattoos include contact der-matitis, photodermatosis, lichenoid reactions, granulomas (foreign body, sarcoid), and(More)
mg/d alendronate sodium with calcium salts for 1 year. The patient consulted 3 days after the presentation of extremely painful ulcers on the oral mucosa, palate, tongue, and lower lip. Following careful questioning, the patient reported having allowed the alendronate tablet to dissolve in his mouth on one occasion several days previously because he was(More)
In modern rugby, the spine is subjected to great physical pressure, with an increased number of impacts, on both the cervical and the lumbar spine. This case report illustrates overuse injuries of the lumbar spine in international professional rugby players. A 32-year-old sportsman had been practising rugby for 24 years and was playing for a championship(More)
A 34 year old woman with AIDS presented with adynamia and obsessive-compulsive behaviour. CT scan revealed bilateral toxoplasmic lesions involving basal ganglia. The neuropsychological picture resolved under specific antitoxoplasmic treatment. However, relapse of toxoplasmosis occurred in associating with the same behavioral changes. This is the first case(More)
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