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INTRODUCTION Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are severe cutaneous drug reactions, the prognosis of which largely depends on the quality of their treatment. The purpose of this study was to determine the evolutional and etiological profiles of SJS/TEN in a teaching hospital in Lome (Togo). METHODS The medical records of(More)
Subacute subdural hematomas are a poorly individualized nosological entity, often equated clinically to chronic subdural hematomas. Yet, their neurological deterioration which is usually rapid seems to distinguish them from chronic subdural hematomas. We wanted to show this dangerousness by establishing the clinically evolving profile of the three types of(More)
We conducted a prospective and descriptive study on epidural analgesia (EA) at the Sylvanus Olympio University Hospital Center in Lomé from February to June 2014. After taking consent from pregnant women selected by simple random sampling and in the absence of contraindication for anesthesia (pre-anesthetic assessment performed in their 8th month of(More)
Etude prospective et descriptive sur la pratique de l'analgésie péridurale (APD) obstétricale au CHU Sylvanus Olympio (CHU SO) de Lomé. Etude menée de février à juin 2014. Après accord des gestantes choisies au hasard et en l'absence de contre-indication à l'issue de la consultation d'anesthésie, faite au 8ème mois de la grossesse, des femmes ont été(More)
The purpose of this prospective-descriptive study was to evaluate the quality of anaesthesia and analgesic effect achieved by ilio-inguinal iliohypogastric nerve block (IINB) in patients undergoing herniorraphy. Study was carried out over a 6-month period in the Anaesthesia Intensive Care Department of the Lomé University Hospital Centre in Togo. All(More)
Dermatological reactions are frequent drug-related complications in patients with HIV infection. The most serious disorders are Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), a.k.a. Lyell's syndrome, that are potentially fatal. The purpose of this report is to describe 8 cases of SJS/TEN observed in Lomé teaching hospital (Togo) after(More)
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