Martine Alemanni

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BACKGROUND the optimum treatment for oropharyngeal candidosis, particularly in older patients, has not been established. Local treatment with nystatin and amphotericin B can be problematic. The oral suspension formulation of fluconazole may offer a good alternative to these conventional agents. OBJECTIVE to compare the safety and efficacy of fluconazole(More)
Between January and December 1989, among 396 patients receiving liver transplantation, 27 have developed 33 post-transplantation osteoarticular complications (27 non septic and 6 septic episodes). After liver transplantation, non septic complications are distinct from the pattern observed after kidney transplantation with a lower prevalence of avascular(More)
Aspergillus osteomyelitis is a severe complication of invasive aspergillosis. Fewer than 15 cases have been observed after solid organ transplantation. We describe a case of Aspergillus osteomyelitis of the ilium after heart-lung transplantation with favorable outcome after medical treatment.
BACKGROUND Favourable clinical outcomes achieved with liver transplantation may be jeopardised by corticosteroid-induced osteoarticular complications, such as osteoporosis or aseptic osteonecrosis. CASE REPORT A previously unreported joint complication in liver transplant recipients is described. METHODS Retrospective study of liver transplant(More)
The authors report the case of a 35-year-old woman undergoing surgery in 1976 for a bronchial carcinoid tumour, considered to be benign. Twelve years later, diagnostic evaluation of liver metastases led to the discovery of an asymptomatic lesion of D10, the CT scan and NMR appearances of which were suggestive of osteonecrosis, a diagnosis confirmed(More)