OBJECTIVE: To describe a case of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma, the only malignant tumor of vascular origin specific of childhood.METHODS: We report a case of a 40-days-old girl who presented with a giant hemangioma of the face. Rapid enlargement of the tumor lead to laryngeal compression with severe respiratory distress. She had also a consumptive… (More)
To identify the accuracy of urinalysis in the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in pregnant women at high risk.
a prospective, cross-sectional study was conducted on 164 pregnant women admitted to the high-risk the ward of the Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira (IMIP) during the period from January to June 2011.… (More)