Alba González

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A case of human babesiosis in a 34-year-old male patient with previous splenectomy is reported. This is the first description of babesiosis in a splenectomized patient in Spain. The clinical picture was mainly characterized by the presence of fever and hemolysis. The findings of a reactive hemophagocytic syndrome and lymph node enlargement, the description(More)
BACKGROUND The usefulness of the concentration of salivary 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHPRG) in the diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia by partial deficiency of 21-hydroxylase was studied. As a biologic medium, saliva has important advantages such as facility in sample collection and the avoidance of the stress of venous puncture. METHODS Salivary(More)
Over the past few years the usefulness of some somatostatin's analogues in the treatment of intestinal tract endocrine tumors has been demonstrated. Notwithstanding, the results obtained are variable. The case of a carcinoid tumor with a hepatic metastasis is presented and its clinical as well as its biochemical and its morphological results are evaluated(More)
Living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) demands a careful assessment of abnormal findings discovered during the evaluation process to determine if there will be any potential risks to the donor or recipient. Varying degrees of elevated hepatic iron levels are not uncommonly seen in otherwise healthy individuals. We questioned whether mild expression of(More)
OBJECTIVE To study changes in testosterone concentrations in saliva and total testosterone, free testosterone, and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) concentrations in serum in 2 groups of postmenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), one group with glucocorticoid treatment and the other without it. METHODS The above mentioned hormonal levels were(More)
The clinical characteristics of three plasterers in contact with esparto and who presented a picture of extrinsic allergic alveolitis which was peculiar because of their being hyperacute and causing hypoxemia. In addition to a review of 5 previously published sporadic cases the clinical picture of this new type of apparently infrequent alveolitis is(More)