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[Histoplasmosis: case report from Gabon].
The purpose of this report is to describe the first case of infection with Histoplasma capsulatum variety duboisii in Gabon, in a patient with HIV infection.
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Regression of cutaneous xerosis with emollient treatment in sub‐Saharan African patients
Emollients have proven effective in improving cutaneous xerosis in various populations; however, no clinical data are available for African patients. The observational study “Xerafrica” was conductedExpand
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[Lupus, corticosteroid treatment and opportunistic infection: 26 cases in Gabon].
Opportunistic infection is frequent in lupus patients. Susceptibility is inherent in the lymphopeniant nature of the disease and enhanced by the use of immune-suppressing agents (alone or inExpand
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[Polymyositis and hepatocarcinoma: a case report from Gabon].
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[Still disease in subSaharan Africa: report of four cases in Gabon].
Still disease is an inflammatory rheumatism occurring predominantly in children and adolescents, but which is sometimes diagnosed in adults. A combination of fever, arthralgia, transientExpand
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Validation of the Patient‐Oriented SCORing for Atopic Dermatitis tool for black skin
SCORing for Atopic Dermatitis (SCORAD) is a tool developed by the European Task Force on Atopic Dermatitis (AD) which is used by physicians to assess AD severity during consultations with theirExpand
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[Elevated C reactive protein rate in 23 black African patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and without opportunistic infectious disease].
INTRODUCTION CRP rarely increases during systemic lupus exacerbations. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study of patients with systemic lupus diagnosed according to ACR criteria examinedExpand
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[Purple extremities in black-skinned patients: blue toe syndrome as presenting sign of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome].
Although acral ischemia can involve several underlying mechanisms, suspicion of lupus warrants testing for antiphospholipid antibodies in patients with blue toe syndrome.
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[Two cases of probable immune restoration syndrome under antiretroviral treatment in patients treated for tuberculosis in Gabon].
Tuberculosis can be reactivated under specific treatment, as immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), in HIV patients under antiretroviral treatment. We report two observations ofExpand
[Castleman's disease: first case in Gabon].
Castleman's disease is an atypical lymphoproliferative disorder characterized by hyperplasia of lymphoid structures with vascular proliferation. It has rarely been diagnosed in black AfricanExpand
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