Philippe Muller

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BACKGROUND Clinical guidelines for denture care are available, but evidence for optimal nocturnal storage is scarce. The aim of the study was to compare the role of the overnight storage state on plaque growth and composition on acrylic removable dentures. METHODS In a parallel-group randomized controlled trial of 51 institutionalized participants, 3(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the tolerability of HIV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with tenofovir/emtricitabine and lopinavir/ritonavir tablet formulation (TDF/FTC+LPV/r). DESIGN Multicentric observational prospective study. METHOD Adults with an HIV transmission risk in the past 48 h were eligible. Baseline sociodemographic characteristics, description of(More)
BACKGROUND Pseudocysts of the scalp are a poorly known entity. Herein we present two new cases. CASE REPORT Two male patients aged respectively 42 and 33 years had been presenting a small number of pseudocystic lesions on the scalp, as well as alopecia limited to the same region, for a number of years. Inflammatory episodes had occurred in certain(More)
INTRODUCTION Cowden's disease is a rare hereditary skin disease which is important to recognize due to the risk of cancer. CASE REPORT A 40-year-old man was hospitalized for psoriasis. He presented florid papillomatous lesions involving the lip and the buccal cavity, a thyroid adenoma and polyposis of the gut. The diagnosis of Cowden's disease was(More)
BACKGROUND Chromomycosis is a widespread subcutaneous fungal infection seen essentially in tropical and subtropical regions and transmitted via skin injury caused by the prickles of plants or infected wood splinters. It is prevalent throughout the West Indies including Guadeloupe, where its incidence is not well known. PATIENTS AND METHODS This(More)
AIM Insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are commonly seen in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and are related to antiretroviral therapy. Adiponectin and leptin secreted by adipocytes are both linked to body-fat distribution and insulin sensitivity. The present study aimed to assess the prevalence of insulin resistance and T2D, and their(More)
We describe 2 patients with autoimmune thrombocytopenic disease who developed classic dengue fever associated with serious bleeding and extremely low platelet counts (1000 cells/mm(3) and 3000 cells/mm(3), respectively). Such patients should be properly advised as to the possibility that common dengue fever may substantially enhance their risk for(More)
INTRODUCTION Recurrent perineal erythema is a rare toxin-mediated disease. We report the case of recurrent toxin-mediated perineal erythema in a child. CASE REPORT An 11-year-old boy was hospitalized for erythematous pustular eruption involving the perineum and the axillary area. This erythema started a few days after the onset of pharyngotonsillitis and(More)