Françoise Tassin

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Imatinib mesylate (tested as STI571), an abl kinase inhibitor, induces sustained, complete hematologic and cytogenetic responses in chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML) patients; however, emergence of clonal chromosomal aberrations in Philadelphia-negative (Ph-) cells during treatment has been reported. We describe two CML patients in chronic phase who(More)
A 40-year-old plumber was admitted to the emergency room of our hospital in October, 2003, with bilateral backache for 1 week. He had no other complaints. He had no previous medical history and was not on any treatment. On examination, his temperature (36·5°C), heart rate (80 beats per min), and blood pressure (140/70 mm Hg) were normal. There was no rash(More)
BACKGROUND Leishmaniasis is a protozoan disease caused by parasites of the genus Leishmania, transmitted to humans by sandflies. The diagnosis of leishmaniasis is often challenging as it mimics many other infectious or malignant diseases. The disease can present in three ways: cutaneous, mucocutaneous, or visceral leishmaniasis, which rarely occur together(More)
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