Laurent Hiffler

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BACKGROUND Clostridium perfringens meningitis is a rare condition usually associated to skull injuries, surgery or gastro-intestinal disorders. CASE REPORT A 21 day-old infant was admitted for the sudden worsening of a neonatal post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus. Eighteen hours after admission, she developed a septic status with acute meningitis. A CT scan(More)
In humans, thiamine is a micronutrient prone to depletion that may result in severe clinical abnormalities. This narrative review summarizes current knowledge on thiamine deficiency (TD) and bridges the gap between pathophysiology and clinical presentation by integrating thiamine metabolism at subcellular level with its function to vital organs. The broad(More)
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