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Between April and October 1997, 21 children of 4 days to 13 years old were admitted to the Pedatric Unit of Aulnay Sous Bois's Hospital for viral meningitidis. The number of white blood cells in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) was between 1 and 612 cells/mm3, with, on an average, 56% of segmented cells, 34% lymphocytes and 34% monocytes. Proteins and glucose(More)
We report a new case of idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome with multivisceral digestive failure. After an erroneous diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, the pathological examination of pancreaticoduodenectomy specimen demonstrated pancreatic fibrosis with eosinophilic infiltration without gastritis or duodenitis. The diagnosis of idiopathic hypereosinophilic(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of cordocentesis on fetomaternal hemorrhage (FMH). METHODS One hundred and three diagnostic cordocenteses, without any other associated procedure, were performed at 23-40 weeks' gestation. FMH was detected using the Kleihauer-Betke staining of maternal blood taken immediately before and after(More)
The cutaneous leishmaniasis is rampant in an endemo -epidemic way in the region of Thiès, Senegal. At the occasion of an epidemic observed between 1975 and 1978, the ecological study of the focus of Keur Moussa , led by Dedet and al., permitted to discover, for the first time in West Africa, the structure of a cutaneous leishmaniasis focus. The most(More)
A retrospective study on 202 consecutive patients with HIV infection was reviewed. A particular syndrome with blood CD8 lymphocytosis > 1 500/mm3, associated with a diffuse lymphocytic infiltrate histologically proved in the tissue of different organs was present in five patients. Clinical findings were variable, depending on the location of visceral(More)
This study evaluates the effect of funisocentesis on umbilical artery, fetal cerebral artery, and aortic circulation. The pulsatility index in the umbilical artery, fetal middle cerebral artery, and descending aorta was measured by pulsed Doppler ultrasonography before and after 41 diagnostic funisocenteses. Percutaneous umbilical artery blood sampling was(More)
OBJECTIVE Prospectively evaluate the effect of cordocentesis on the umbilical, fetal cerebral and aortic circulation. METHOD Fetal blood was sampled for diagnostic purposes in 21 pregnant women at 21 to 38 weeks gestation. Ten patients undergoing amniocentesis served as controls. The resistance index (RI) in the umbilical and middle cerebral arteries and(More)