Eric Bouquillard

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INTRODUCTION Long-lasting relapsing or lingering rheumatic musculoskeletal pain (RMSP) is the hallmark of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) rheumatism (CHIK-R). Little is known on their prognostic factors. The aim of this prognostic study was to search the determinants of lingering or relapsing RMSP indicative of CHIK-R. METHODS Three hundred and forty-six(More)
OBJECTIVE In 2005, after an epidemic infection of Chikungunya fever in islands in the Indian Ocean, infected patients exhibited severe musculoskeletal disorders. We report 21 cases of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) after Chikungunya infection that were diagnosed at a rheumatological centre in Reunion Island. METHODS Patients were examined by the same(More)
This case of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis emphasizes the rarity of the disease and its exceptional diagnosis in infants which relies on the pulmonary pathologic study. Besides allowing for diagnosis, the study of the alveolar brushing fluid permitted to describe for the first time pictures of post-necrotic cellular calcification which is probably(More)
OBJECTIVES In the wake of the Chikungunya epidemic which struck Reunion Island in 2005 and 2006, we conducted a prospective, multicentre study (RHUMATOCHIK) whose main objective was analyse the characteristics and progression of rheumatic manifestations in patients with post-Chikungunya joint pain. METHODS A cohort of 307 consecutively included patients(More)
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