Philippe Leclerq

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BACKGROUND Extrapulmonary localizations are observed in 20% of tuberculosis cases, mainly in immunosuppressed patients. Prognosis is poor in case of relatively uncommon cerebral localizations and miliary dissemination, especially if treatment is initiated in late stages. We report a case of disseminated tuberculosis associated with cerebral and pulmonary(More)
The efficacy of cyclophosphamide (CY) in the treatment of severe systemic vasculitis has been demonstrated, but its optimal administration regimen remains to be defined. The four patients described participated in prospective therapeutic trials of polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) without hepatitis B infection markers, Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) and Wegener's(More)
Adult, professionally active patients with acute purulent tracheobronchitis were treated with azithromycin (3 or 5 days; n = 62) or clarithromycin (7 to 10 days; n = 69) in an open, randomized study. Bronchitis-related costs and treatment efficacy were assessed at day 5-6 and day 14-21. Both antibiotics were of equal clinical efficacy, although the median(More)
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