Fatou Barro-Traoré

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to document the clinical profile, etiologies, and outcomes of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) in hospitals in four sub-Saharan African countries. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study on cases of SJS/TEN treated in dermatology departments and/or intensive care units in four(More)
BACKGROUND Leishmaniasis covers three well-individualized clinical variants, each due to individual species found in different geographic areas. Herein we report the first case of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania major involving bone marrow in an AIDS patient in Burkina Faso. CASE REPORT A 38-year-old HIV-positive man presented with generalized,(More)
A 36-year-old HIV1-positive woman presented with a 6-month history of a progressive papular and nodular eruption of the face and subsequent extensive spread to the rest of the skin. The diagnosis of diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis was established by direct examination and skin biopsy. This atypical form had a dramatic improvement after a 21-day treatment(More)
We conducted a retrospective study of the files of all patients seen from 1 January 1992 through 31 December 1996 with tumors of the skin and mucosal membranes at the Yalgado Ouédraogo National Hospital in order to determine the epidemiologic features of this disease. The records revealed 988 patients presented 1024 tumors, which could be classified into 33(More)
Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection due to Histoplasma capsulatum. The African form of this mycosis, caused by Histoplasma capsulatum var. duboisii, remains rare. We report a case of disseminated African histoplasmosis with skin, lymph nodes, bones and viscera localizations. The 22-year-old patient was HIV-seronegative and was considered immunocompetent.(More)
It is a retrospective study in the Service of Dermatology at the University Hospital Center Yalgado Ouédraogo of Ouagadougou (C.H.U.-YO). This study aimed to list the leishmaniasis clinical cases reported in the registers of this department from January 1999 to December 2007. In total, 251 leishmaniasis clinical cases have been reported. The hospital(More)
Le mélanome est une tumeur maligne développée aux dépens des mélanocytes. Ses caractéristiques épidémiologiques restent peu étudiées dans les populations africaines. D'où le but de cette étude. Il s'est agit d'une étude rétrospective descriptive de janvier 2009 à décembre 2012 et prospective en 2013. Pour la partie rétrospective, nous avons inclus tous les(More)
Mansonella perstans est une filaire dont les adultes sont à localisation péritonéale et les microfilaires à localisation sanguine, qui sévit principalement en Amérique Equatoriale et aux bords de rivières, de plages en Afrique tropicale humide. Sa transmission est assurée par la piqûre de culicoïdes. Nous rapportons le cas d’une patiente souffrant de prurit(More)