Pierre Staquet

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The present study evaluated the usefulness of a real-time polymerase chain reaction (rtPCR) assay for the detection of Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) and genogrouping on skin lesion biopsies in patients with purpura fulminans (PF). Retrospective single-centre study. Adult and paediatric intensive care units at the University Hospital of Rouen. All patients(More)
Subgaleal hematoma in the newborn infant is rare, occurs early, and often bears serious consequences. We report on 2 subacute cases of bruising of the scalp that occurred following the use of a suction cup. Emergency treatment consisted of a transfusion of packed red blood cells and fresh frozen plasma. Children born by use of vacuum extractor or forceps(More)
An ileal perforation occurred shortly after birth in 4 very premature newborns. Diagnosis was made on an abdominal distension with a pneumoperitoneum on X-ray. There were no biological, radiological nor histological signs of necrotizing enterocolitis. There were no digestive short- or long-term complications. According to the few authors who described this(More)
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