António Bernardes

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INTRODUCTION The extensor tendons of fingers are subject of many variations, some of them quite frequent. MATERIAL AND METHODS The dissection of the posterior region of forearm and hand was carried out, and the anatomical variations were documented. RESULTS In Case 1 the extensor digitorum divided into 5 tendons: one for the index finger, one for the(More)
Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding is responsible for 2-10% of the cases of digestive bleeding. Angiodysplasia is the most common cause. The authors report a case of a 70-year-old female patient admitted to our Gastrointestinal Intensive Care Unit with a significant digestive bleeding. Standard upper and lower endoscopy showed no abnormalities, and we(More)
The muscles of the anterior compartment of the forearm often exhibit anatomic variations. During dissection of the upper right limb of a preserved cadaver, morphological variations in the Palmaris longus and Flexor digitorum superficialis muscles were found. The Palmaris longus muscular fibers converged to a tendon that passed beneath the Flexor(More)
INTRODUCTION There are several reports of sciatic nerve anatomical variations. Some are associated with clinical entities, such as piriformis syndrome. We aim to report a rare anatomical variation of this nerve. CASES REPORT Two leucodermic, 74 and 78-year-old male subjects, deceased of natural causes, without lower limb relevant medical history. In both(More)
INTRODUCTION It is essential to know the thyroid gland morphology and its anatomical relations in the anterior compartment of the neck in order to minimize the rate of thyroid surgery morbidity, especially the lesion of parathyroid glands and laryngeal nerves. The aim of this study was the identification of parathyroid glands in cadaver parts and their(More)
  • A Bernardes, F Manata, C Rosenvinge, L Coutinho, C Marinho, F J Oliveira
  • 2009
Key words: Undifferentiated (embryonic) sarcoma. Hepatecto-my. Rupture of liver sarcoma. Hydatid cyst. Undifferentiated (embryonic) sarcoma of the liver (USL) is a rare primary malignant liver tumour. It is most frequently seen in late childhood, but it is quite exceptional in adults (1,2). Only 11 cases have been reported in 2003 in patients over age 40.(More)
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