Vincent Masson

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PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine the ability of preoperative serum CA-125 to predict optimal primary tumor cytoreduction in patients with Stage III epithelial ovarian carcinoma. METHODS We performed a retrospective chart review of 100 consecutive patients with Stage III ovarian carcinoma who had a serum CA-125 drawn prior to primary(More)
Excessive daytime sleepiness is a frequent and a highly disruptive symptom to the daily routine of children with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and their families. The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of modafinil, a central stimulant, on excessive daytime sleepiness in children and adolescents with PWS. The efficacy of modafinil was(More)
Between January 1980 and January 1990, a tumour of the testis in 12 of our patients was found to be a non-Hodgkin's malignant lymphoma (NHL). Age varied from 16 to 83 years, with 9 of them aged over 50. In 7 cases the pretherapeutic evaluation disclosed one or more other visceral sites of the tumour, and in 6 cases the tumoral diameter reached or exceeded(More)
Serratia marcescens is an unusual cause of severe skin infection initially described in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of necrotizing cellulitis of the leg caused by S marcescens in a 68-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus and a history of chronic lymphoedema of the leg. We reviewed the literature and found 49 cases of severe skin infections(More)
OBJECTIVE The French Ministry of Health and its regional agencies decided on December 27th, 2010 to develop the ambulatory surgery in the purpose to eliminate 48,000 beds of surgery in France. This evolution, which results from Anglo-Saxon countries, is inevitable in front of the financial deficit of our health insurance. Like the Canadian plastic surgeons,(More)
BACKGROUND Keloids are benign fibro-proliferative skin lesions that very rarely occur on the soles. Because of their rarity, the diagnosis of plantar keloids can be difficult. We describe the clinical and histopathological characteristics of eight plantar keloids. METHODS All patients presenting with plantar keloids between 2005 and 2012 in our(More)
Clitoromegaly is uncommon. It is mostly congenital, hormonal or tumoral. Epidermoid cyst is rare. It can be the consequence of trauma, but in some situations the cyst can be non-traumatic. We report the case of a 53-year-old woman who presented a misdiagnosis of clitoromegaly due to hormonal condition. Surgical exploration has highlighted an epidermoid(More)
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