Guillaume Denis

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OBJECTIVES To determine the rate and identify risk factors of Pneumocystis jirovecii (P. jirovecii) colonization among patients with systemic autoimmune diseases. METHODS We conducted an observational study in patients with systemic autoimmune diseases in an internal medicine department. Each week, five patients with systemic diseases were randomly(More)
OBJECTIVE We describe myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)-associated systemic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases (SIADs), their treatments and outcomes and the impact of SIADs on overall survival in a French multicentre retrospective study. METHODS In this study, 123 patients with MDS and SIADs were analysed. RESULTS Mean age was 70 years (s.d. 13) and the(More)
We describe the characteristics and outcome of inflammatory arthritis in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in a French multicenter retrospective study. Twenty-two patients with MDS (median age, 77.5 yr Einterquartile range, 69Y81^; 10women)were included. Inflammatory arthritis presented as polyarthritis in 17 cases (77%) and with symmetric(More)
This retrospective study describes efficacy of Azacitidine on autoimmune disorders (AID) associated with MDS/CMML in 22 patients. Response of AID to Azacitidine was observed in 19 patients (86%). Reduction or discontinuation of steroids and/or immunosuppressive therapy (IST) was possible in 16 cases (73%). Hematologic response was seen in 55% of the(More)
PURPOSE Pneumocystis pneumonia is a serious opportunistic infection that frequently occurred in HIV-seropositive patients, prior to the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy. This infection can also occur in patients with systemic diseases. The diagnostic value of a positive Pneumocystis jirovecii PCR in patients with systemic diseases has not yet(More)
We investigated whether partitioning DLCO into membrane conductance for CO (DmCO) and pulmonary capillary blood volume (Vcap) was helpful in suspecting precapillary pulmonary (arterial) hypertension (P(A)H) in systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients with or without interstitial lung disease (ILD). We included 63 SSc patients with isolated PAH (n=6), isolated ILD(More)
OBJECTIVES Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a vasculitis that occurs in older adults, affecting vessels of medium and large caliber. GCA diagnosis is a challenge for general practitioners and specialists. The aim of this study was to retrospectively analyse performances of temporal artery biopsy (TAB) and colour duplex ultrasonography (CDU) for GCA diagnosis.(More)
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