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Prevalence and associated risk factors for Giardia lamblia infection among children hospitalized for diarrhea in Goiânia, Goiás State, Brazil.
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and to identify risk factors associated with Giardia lamblia infection in diarrheic children hospitalized for diarrhea in Goiânia, State ofExpand
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Human lagochilascariasis—A rare helminthic disease
Lagochilascariasis is a parasitic disease caused by a helminth of the order Ascaroidea, genus Lagochilascaris that comprises 6 species, among which only Lagochilascaris minor Leiper, 1909, isExpand
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Inefficiency of the anticoagulant therapy in the regression of the radiation-induced optic neuropathy in Cushing’s disease
Radiation-induced optic neuropathy is a rare complication (prevalence less than 1%) following radiotherapy of the sellar region. However, the vasculopathy in Cushing’s disease predisposes toExpand
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Minor Lagochilascaris otomastoiditis in a child: case report
INTRODUCTION: The lagochilascariosis is an emerging zoonosis determined by the presence of helminth Lagochilascaris minor in human tissues. Infection occurs through ingestion of larvae encysted inExpand
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[Symptomatic Chiari type II malformation].
The Chiari type II malformation is the leading cause of death in infants with myelomeningocele. The authors report 17 cases of symptomatic Chiari type II malformation occurring in two distinct ageExpand
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Lagochilascariosis, a disease caused by Lagochilascaris minor, affects the neck, sinuses, tonsils, lungs, the sacral region, dental alveoli, eyeballs and the central nervous system of humans. A cycleExpand
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[A case of parasitism by Rhabditis sp in a child from Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil].
We report a case of parasitism by Rhabditis sp in a five-month-old child, from Goiás State, Brazil. He had a history of diarrhea with liquid and green faeces which later became bloody.Expand
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[Pulmonary thromboembolism in a female with resistance to activated protein C].
Primary or acquired hypercoagulable states favour thrombotic events. The identification of prothrombotic states is of immediate practical usefulness in the orientation, prophylaxis and treatment ofExpand
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[Craniopharyngiomas. Clinicopathological aspects in different age groups].
Craniopharyngiomas are rare brain tumors of the hypothalamo-pituitary region, developing from embryonic remnants of Rathke's pouch and sac. Their overall incidence is 0.13 per 100,000 person years.Expand
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[Visceral larva migrans. Report of 3 cases].
We report three cases of children with visceral larva migrans confirmed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), in Goiânia. Pulmonary interstitial infiltrates with dry cough and peripheralExpand
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