J-J Baillon

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The peroneus quartus is a supernumerary muscle of the lateral compartment of the lower leg. There are several variations of this accessory muscle, and its terminology is very confusing. The peroneus quartus is found with a frequency varying from 10 to 21.7% of observed individuals. It is rarely involved in pathologic processes of the foot and ankle. Only a(More)
The economic burden of hip fractures is thought to be important, but the excess medical costs they induce remain largely unknown. We assessed the direct medical costs induced by hip fractures during and after hospitalization. Hospital costs of 170 consecutive Belgian women with hip fracture were gathered. During the year following discharge, all medical(More)
Epidermal cysts are commonly encountered in surgical practice. Malignant degeneration of epidermal sebaceous cyst is uncommon. The authors report the case of a 38-year Filipino woman presenting with a voluminous sebaceous cyst of the left buttock. Ultrasonography and computer tomography were made preoperatively without any hint of eventual malignant(More)
Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug available in several European countries. A hepatic toxicity due to nimesulide has been reported but fatal cases remain rare. We report the case of a 49-year-old woman treated by nimesulide during three days, admitted to the intensive care unit for an acute liver failure with encephalopathy. A temporary(More)
Coupled plasma filtration adsorption (CPFA) is a new technology proposed for septic shock, removing both pro- and anti-inflammatory mediators. We report the first use of CPFA in France. The patient was 80-years-old and was admitted to the intensive care unit because of septic shock from urinary source. Besides conventional septic shock treatment, four(More)