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Case report of an endothoracic neurofibroma of the left vagus nerve, presenting as an anterior mediastinal mass in a 62 years old man without other signs of Recklinghausen's disease. Rarity of such cases is noted. Previously published sixty one reports are studied. Only four are localised in anterior mediastinum. The authors emphasize absence of specific… (More)
The profound importance of thrombosis in natural history of venous and arterial thromboembolism justifies long-term use of heparin, the best antithrombotic agent. Through the study of 88 cases concerning patients treated by subcutaneous calcium-heparin for a time from 3 months to 6 years, in several indications of venous and arterial thromboembolism, we can… (More)
Report in a 68 years old man of the association of erythermalgia and malignant thymoma. Improvement of erythermalgia after resection of the thymoma is demonstrative of paraneoplasic syndrome. Tumoral secretion of serotonine is suggested by ultrastructural features of the tumour and increasement of urinary 5 HIAA.
We carried out in 1989 a non randomized comparative study in French army units which had been in Central Africa (Central African Republic and Gabon) for 4 months, in order to compare in 758 men on return from malaria areas the usual strategy of chemoprophylaxis with chloroquine and a radical cure by halofantrine (Halfan). Chloroquine was taken by 278 men… (More)