Alessandra Yoradjian

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CONTEXT HBV infection is endemic in Brazil and acute HBV infection is still a common disease. OBJECTIVE To analyze incidence, risk factors and evolution of acute HBV infection. SETTING University Hospital. PATIENTS 357 patients with acute HBV infection, comparing two periods: 1985-1989 vs. 1990-1994. RESULTS The overall incidence declined from 50(More)
Spitz and Reed nevi, also called spindle and/or epithelioid cell nevi, are a special group of melanocytic lesions due to their peculiar clinical, dermoscopic and histopathological features. The study of these nevi is of great interest because both their nomenclature and classification are still a matter of discussion. Most importantly, the difficulty to(More)
ABS TRACT Seborrheic keratosis are benign epithelial tumors that are usually easily diagnosed through clinical and dermatoscopic examination. They can sometimes resemble malignant lesions, especially melanoma. This article illustrates two such cases, highlighting the detailed dermatoscopic observations that help distinguish these lesions, to help increase(More)
Spitz and Reed nevi, also called spindle and/or epithelioid cell nevi, are a special group of melanocytic lesions due to their peculiar clinical, dermoscopic and histopathological features. The study of these nevi is of great interest because both their nomenclature and classification are still a matter of discussion. Most importantly, the difficulty to(More)
Financial support: None Conflict of interest: None ABSTRACT Pyogenic granuloma is a common, benign, vascular proliferation, usually secondary to other events, such as cutaneous trauma. It is known that some lesions can mimic melanoma and vice versa, and it is recommended that the lesion be surgically removed and analyzed histologically. The advent of(More)
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