Koussaké Kombaté

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INTRODUCTION Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are severe cutaneous drug reactions, the prognosis of which largely depends on the quality of their treatment. The purpose of this study was to determine the evolutional and etiological profiles of SJS/TEN in a teaching hospital in Lome (Togo). METHODS The medical records of(More)
The purpose of this retrospective study was to obtain data on the epidemiology, clinical features, and outcome of bacterial dermohypodermitis (BDH) observed in a hospital setting hospital in Lomé, Togo. Cases of BDH treated in dermatology and internal medicine of the Lomé university hospital center from January 1999 to December 2009 were reviewed. A total(More)
The purpose of this study was to describe the epidemiological, clinical, therapeutic profile and the outcome of Buruli ulcer (BU) in the National Reference Center for Buruli ulcer treatment (NRCBUT) in Togo. It was a retrospective and descriptive study of records of patients treated for BU in the NRCBUT between June 2007 and December 2010. During the study(More)
In order to determine the rate and the different causes of mortality associated with HIV/AIDS in health-care facilities we conducted a prospective study between 1 April and 30 September 2010 in the six health regions of Togo. We rationalized the choice of the healthcare facilities in order to cover the entire national territory. During the study period,(More)
BACKGROUND Oral propranolol produces dramatic results in severe infantile haemangioma. We report a case of rapid and significant regression of an infantile haemangioma in infant treated topically with 2% propranolol ointment. PATIENTS AND METHODS A female infant aged 11 weeks was seen as an outpatient for two infantile haemangiomas on the front of the(More)
BACKGROUND Adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is beneficial in reducing the risk of emergence of HIV resistant strains. Adherence to ART among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) is influenced by several factors related to the patient, the medication, and health facilities. In Togo, previous studies on adherence to ART have reported good adherence(More)
Pellagra is a systemic disorder caused by severe niacin deficiency. While uncommon in Europe and North America, pellagra and pellagra-like erythema are frequently encountered in undernourished adults in poor African countries. The purpose of this three-year prospective study was to determine the prevalence of HIV infection in patients with pellagra. Between(More)
AIM To define the epidemiologic and clinical profile and course of the disease in African Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-associated KS in Togo. METHODS This was a retrospective study performed on the medical records of patients seen at the Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Lomé, Togo from January 1994(More)