Julien Gallez

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Despite staining positive for the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), a significant number of EGFR-expressing colorectal cancers are resistant to cetuximab, a chimeric monoclonal antibody directed against EGFR. Activation of EGFR through the autophosphorylation of its tyrosine residues stimulates different signaling downstream pathways and may reflect(More)
Small-cell carcinoma of the oesophagus (SCCO) is a rare and aggressive malignant tumour associated with a poor prognosis. Between 1994 and 2002, three patients with SCCO were treated in our institution, representing 1.96% (3 out of 153) of all oesophageal malignancies seen during this period. All of these patients had limited-stage SCCO at initial diagnosis(More)
Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (Ogilvie's syndrome) is characterised by abdominal distension and massive colonic dilatation without any mechanical cause of obstruction. The pathogenesis remains unknown but likely involves imbalance between sympathetic and parasympathetic colon innervation. This syndrome is well known in orthopaedic surgery, as trauma and(More)
Tuberous sclerosis is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder that is characterized by epilepsy, mental retardation and facial angiofibromas. Usually, the disease is diagnosed in childhood but there are frustrates form of tuberous sclerosis with or without genetic mutation. This clinical case about a man who is diagnosed a colonic polyposis, a rectal(More)
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