Frédéric Staikowsky

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Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted by a mosquito of the genus Aedes. It is currently epidemic on Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean. It is essentially characterized by an influenza syndrome but associated with polyarthralgia and an eruption. The disabling and chronic nature of the arthralgia is the most remarkable clinical aspect of chikungunya(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to ascertain the specific nature of voluntary drug intoxications seen in emergency wards receiving adult patients. METHODS From July 1992 to June 1993, all patients presenting at the emergency room with voluntary drug intoxication were assessed retrospectively. There were 727 patients (482 females and 245 males, mean(More)
The emergence of an autoantibody directed against factor VIII may be responsible for severe, life-threatening haemorrhages. This rare disease is usually idiopathic, but it may be consecutive to an autoimmune disease or to the absorption of certain drugs such as penicillin. The diagnosis rests on the finding of a prolonged activated thromboplastin time with(More)
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