Vincent Chalencon

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Congenital pigmented nevi are found in approximately 1% of newborn infants. Two main factors determine their management: 1) the risk of malignancy (melanoma); 2) the aesthetic consequences, these factors being themselves dependent upon the size and the localization of the nevi. Thus, if the systematic resection of small nevi is not required, early treatment(More)
INTRODUCTION Malignant melanoma arising in giant congenital nevus is a well known but rare event. CASE REPORT A 15 day-old boy with giant congenital nevus all over the left leg was seen for a 6 mm red and bleeding nodule inside the nevus on the inner thigh. Histopathology showed spindle cell malignant melanoma. A 3 cm edge surgical excision was performed(More)
INTRODUCTION Although childhood obesity is a major public health problem, the long-term follow-up of children who are overweight and obese has rarely been studied in France. METHODS We conducted a single-center observational study of 85 subjects who received medical follow-up for weight problems or obesity in 2001, at which time they were aged between 2(More)
UNLABELLED Zinc deficiencies can induce dermatitis in subjects presenting cystic fibrosis. CASE REPORT A patient, Clement, presented with a digestive form of cystic fibrosis. At four months of age, he presented a dermatitis similar to acrodermatitis enteropathica. Early clinical diagnosis and treatment led to a rapid response to zinc sulfate therapy. (More)
INTRODUCTION Ketoconazole is a member of a newer group of imidazole antifungals. Except for treatment of oral candidiasis, there is no reported experience of use in neonates. Thus, its use in neonatalogy must be considered experimental. Herein we report a major eosinophilia in a very low birth weight neonate induced by transcutaneous resorption of topical(More)
Granuloma annulare is a benign, common, inflammatory skin lesion of unknown etiology that is seen in both adults and children. The typical lesions are single or multiple small cutaneous papules with an annular distribution. The histology is consistent with an area of fibrinoid degeneration of collagen, surrounded by palisading histiocytes and inflammatory(More)
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