Frederic LeConte

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BACKGROUND Approximately 14 million persons living in areas endemic for lymphatic filariasis have lymphedema of the leg. Clinical studies indicate that repeated episodes of bacterial acute dermatolymphangioadenitis (ADLA) lead to progression of lymphedema and that basic lymphedema management, which emphasizes hygiene, skin care, exercise, and leg elevation,(More)
BACKGROUND Lymphatic filariasis and intestinal helminth infections are important disorders in tropical areas. Periodic treatment with albendazole is now used in many school-based intestinal helminth-control programmes. However, few such programmes exist for lymphatic filariasis, despite evidence that single-dose treatment with ivermectin can greatly reduce(More)
The management of chronic instability of the scapholunate joint is controversial. We have opted for scaphocapitate arthrodesis in such cases. The aim of this study was to analyse the clinical and radiological results of this procedure. Between 1997 and 2001, 13 scaphocapitate arthrodesis were performed for this indication. Eleven using two screws, one using(More)
Between 1985 and 1992, 40 patients with mycosis of the maxillary sinus were treated in the department at Hôpital Saint Michel and of otolaryngology, head-neck surgery at Hôpital Saint Michel and their charts retrospectively analysed. The clinical signs, radiological findings and etiopathological hypothesis are described. The authors report their experience(More)
Overall results are given of the investigation and treatment of 282 cases of male sterility: 245 cases of secretory and 37 of excretory sterility; 126 cases in which treatment produced no change, 110 cases showing biological improvement and 45 cases in which pregnancy occurred; 128 of the 282 men had varicoceles. There were three groups of patients; 1)(More)
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