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This paper is a review of current data on a rare pathology which causes primary pulmonary arterial hypertension: pulmonary veno-occlusive disease. The manifestations of the disease consist of dyspnoea of progressive onset, crepitations in the lower pulmonary lobes and diffuse interstitial syndrome with Kerley's B lines. These signs are associated with(More)
Mixed fungal infection and acquired echinocandin resistance of Candida spp. remain infrequent. In this study we have reported the case of a patient hospitalized for tuberculosis who experienced multiple infections due to three common Candida species (C. albicans, C. glabrata, C. tropicalis). Furthermore, consecutive isolates from blood cultures and heart(More)
OBJECTIVE Describe the occurring infections in patients treated with rituximab for an autoimmune disease. METHODS Retrospective and monocentric study of 93 adult patients treated with rituximab for autoimmune indications over a nine years period. RESULTS Thirty-eight patients suffered from a total of 95 infections. Out of them, 18 patients (19 %) had(More)
Neuropsychological and psychometric investigations have sometimes attested to and sometimes denied the existence of cognitive perturbations during the early phases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection (stages II and III of the CDC classification): strictly asymptomatic seropositivity or generalized lymphadenopathy. Therein lies the basis of the(More)
Woodworkers have a varied breathing pathology, with involvement of the upper airways mainly by ethmoidal cancers and rhinitis, tracheo-bronchitis with asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to wood moulds. The physiopathological mechanisms are numerous and often intricate: physical mechanism due to the irritant effect of wood dust, toxic mechanism caused(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of age on the prognosis of infectious endocarditis. A retrospective study from 1987 to 1997 of 136 patients with infectious endocarditis on native, prosthetic valves or cardiac pacing catheter was performed. The outcome was analysed with the help of general practitioners. Two groups of patients were(More)
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