Martine Jeanton

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Among 8 patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA) (6 women, 2 men) whose clinical presentations were compatible with temporal arteritis (TA), 6 were followed for 37-105 (mean 74.9) months, one died shortly after treatment onset, and the last was asymptomatic (10 mg steroids/day) when lost to followup at 29 months. All 8 patients had bilateral leg(More)
Remarkably, although 60% of new cancer cases and over 70% of cancer deaths occur in patients aged 65 years and older in Europe, standard treatment strategies have been mostly validated in younger adults. This demographic trend has led to the emergence of a new medical discipline, geriatric oncology and the development worldwide of geriatric oncology(More)
Lupus-like anticoagulant is commonly encountered in human immunodeficiency virus infection although thromboembolic manifestations are rare in HIV patients. We report the case of an HIV patient who developed gangrene of both forefeet associated with anticardiolipin antibodies. A 42-year-old woman had a 12-year history of HIV infection (stage B2). She(More)
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