Olivia Guillard

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Fatigue is one of the most common and disabling symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and has a significant, often underestimated, impact on patients’ quality of life. Current management is mainly symptomatic. 3,4-diaminopyridine (3,4-DAP) is a voltage-dependent potassium channel blocker that has been used on a named patient basis in Europe for many years to(More)
A method based on the use of the luminogenic substance, luminol, was developed for measuring the respiratory burst induced by phorbolmyristate acetate in 4 microliters of human whole blood. In vitro, the three cations, Hg2+, Pb2+ and Cd2+, inhibit the peak luminescence response at concentrations higher than those usually found in blood of subjects exposed(More)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the occurrence and characteristics (acrophase, amplitude) of circadian rhythms of serum total cholesterol, free-fatty acids (FFA), triglycerides, lipoproteins (HDL-, LDL-, and VLDL-cholesterol), apolipoproteins A and B, glucose and total proteins in hospitalized patients fed with 12 h nocturnal total(More)
BACKGROUND Nickel-elicited systemic contact dermatitis is a rare event seen in previously skin sensitized patients. We report a case of systemic contact dermatitis due to nickel released into the bloodstream from a metal section of a catheter during infusion. CASE REPORT A 39-year-old woman presented papular and vesicular flexural dermatitis and pompholyx(More)
Nickel-elicited systemic contact dermatitis is a well-known entity, although it is far less common than allergic contact dermatitis. In most of the cases, the main way of nickel administration is oral. Clinical manifestations are miscellaneous including pompholyx, diffuse exanthema, flexural dermatitis or baboon syndrome. Systemic nickel dermatitis induced(More)
A 31 year-old inhabitant of French Guiana was prescribed mercuric iodide per os for two and a half months. Shortly before the end of the treatment he developed fasciculations in the trunk and particularly the lower limb muscles, distal painful paresthesias with vasomotor disorders, episodes of excessive perspiration and palmoplantar erythema, moderate(More)
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