Henri-Dominique Fournier

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Intramedullary abscesses of the spinal cord are uncommon. Most of them occur in association with heart, pulmonary or urogenital infections. We report two cases of intramedullary spinal cord abscesses secondary to congenital dermal sinus. Only 14 cases of such an association have previously been reported. In our cases, dermal sinus was associated with an(More)
BACKGROUND Corticotropin-independent nodular adrenal hyperplasia is a rare cause of Cushing's syndrome, and the factors responsible for the adrenal hyperplasia are not known. METHODS We studied a 48-year-old woman with Cushing's syndrome, nodular adrenal hyperplasia, and undetectable plasma corticotropin concentrations in whom food stimulated cortisol(More)
INTRODUCTION The 2007 World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumors of the central nervous system distinguishes meningeal hemangiopericytomas (HPC) from solitary fibrous tumors (TFS). In the WHO classification of tumors of soft tissue and bone, those neoplasms are no longer separate entities since the discovery in 2013 of a common oncogenic(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Until recently, in-depth anatomic study of the biliopancreatic ducts was only possible with injection-corrosion techniques or peroperative radiology. These were tedious and tributary of the quality of anatomic specimens. Since 1990, a new minimally invasive technique has been available: nuclear magnetic resonance cholangiography (NMRCP). The(More)