Naoufel Haddad

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A total of 9,955 schoolchildren aged 6-16 years have been examined in a tropical region. The prevalence of dermatosis varied from 21 to 87% in the municipalities surveyed. The most common dermatoses were pediculosis (prevalence 50%), nevi (16.8%), pityriasis versicolor (13.2%), pyoderma (12.2%), pityriasis alba (9.9%), dermatophytosis (6.2%), viral(More)
Thermotolerant campylobacters are the most frequent cause of bacterial infection of the lower intestine worldwide. The mechanism of pathogenesis of Campylobacter jejuni comprises four main stages: adhesion to intestinal cells, colonization of the digestive tract, invasion of targeted cells, and toxin production. In response to the high number of cases of(More)
BACKGROUND Unicondylar femoral fractures are rare. They form a particular entity of the femoral lower extremity fractures. THE PURPOSE of this work was to evaluate the anatomical and functional results of unicondylar femoral fractures on pain, mobility, walking and stability of the knee. METHODS We reviewed, retrospectively, 28 patients presenting(More)
Three hundred and twenty young children were injected with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) saline, or with one of the mycobacterial cytoplasmic antigens related with Mycobacterium leprae. At an appropriate time thereafter they were tested for dermal hypersensitivity to the antigens and for reactions to lepromin. Whereas all the antigens induced cell-mediated(More)