André Germano Leite

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OBJECTIVE Clinical description of tuberculous brain abscess in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). METHODS Clinical case report and review of the literature from January 1981 to January 2003 using the MEDLINE database. RESULTS The authors report three cases of tuberculous brain abscess in AIDS patients and review nine similar cases.(More)
It has been suggested that HIV plays a role in the generation of myeloproliferative disorders, including polycythemia vera (PV). Seven cases of polycythemia in HIV patients have been described in the literature, but only 3 of these met criteria for determining a primary origin (vera) of polycythemia. We report a case of PV in a patient infected with HIV. A(More)
UNLABELLED The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of barriers to interferon treatment in a population of HIV/HCV coinfected patients. A cross-sectional study was conducted at two AIDS Outpatient Clinics in Brazil. The study included all HIV infected patients followed at these institutions from January 2005 to November 2007. Medical records(More)
We report a case of adult acquired toxoplasmosis with ocular involvement in a 29 year old immunocompetent female. The patient had an illness for approximately 3 weeks characterized by lymphadenopathy, malaise and rash that was diagnosed serologically as toxoplasmosis. At the time of diagnosis, she developed signs and symptoms of retino choroiditis. She had(More)
The authors report the case of a patient with recurrent distal tracheal stenosis after several tracheal resections. A T-Y tracheobronchial stent was inserted for the management of distal airway obstruction. The prosthesis was adapted based on the specifications obtained through a computed tomography scan of the chest with three-dimensional reconstruction.
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