Patricia Lanoux

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OBJECTIVE Because the optimal cyclophosphamide (CY) treatment duration for severe polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) without virus infection and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) has not been established, we conducted a trial to compare the effectiveness of 6 versus 12 CY pulses given in combination with corticosteroids (CS). METHODS Sixty-five (18 PAN, 47 MPA)(More)
INTRODUCTION Kawasaki disease is a systemic necrotizing vasculitides concerning medium arteries and affecting predominantly young children. CASE RECORD We describe here an incomplete Kawasaki disease occurring in an adult with an unusual manifestation presenting as aseptic purulent meningitis. DISCUSSION Diagnosis and treatment management of incomplete(More)
Tumor differentiation, myometrial invasion and lymph node metastasis are the most important prognostic factors in endometrial carcinoma. Tumor stage, positive peritoneal cytology, obesity and race seems to be also prognostic factors. The surgical treatment of stage I and II endometrial carcinoma is hysterectomy with bilateral adnexectomy and pelvic(More)
Cancer of the ovary is usually discovered in an advanced stage after development of peritoneal carcinosis. Surgery is a fundamental element for diagnosis and treatment. Therapeutic strategy for cancer of the ovary discovered in an advanced stage includes first-line surgery and systematic postoperative chemotherapy. The essential prognostic factor is the(More)
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