Azucena Gonzalo

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A patient with myotonic dystrophy and associated primary hyperthyroidism and hyperparathyroidism is described; this association has not been reported previously, to the authors' knowledge. The patient also suffered from hypergonadotropic hypogonadism and hyperinsulinism with insulin resistance. The etiology of hyperthyroidism and hyperparathyroidism is not(More)
INTRODUCTION Minimally invasive surgical techniques have extended to all the fields of surgery. Breast surgery can also benefit from these concepts because of their special characteristics, reduction of aggressiveness, avoiding or hiding scars. The aim of our work is to introduce a new surgical approach for the resection of a large volume of breast(More)
Solitary lesions of lichen planus (LP) are often confused with other inflammatory or malignant epithelial lesions. We describe a 51-year-old woman who had had an LP of the lower lip for 11 years. She had undergone several oral and topical therapies with little improvement. The patient had an excellent response to chloroquine phosphate within 3 months. This(More)
In order to evaluate the tolerance of a cluster schedule on specific immunotherapy (SIT), 306 patients were included in a multicenter study. The patients were suffering from rhinoconjunctivitis with/without asthma, caused by sensitization to olive and/or grass pollen. SIT was administered subcutaneously according to a cluster schedule in which the(More)
An acute terminal phase of a Bence Jones kappa plasma cell myeloma developed 22 months after chemotherapy is presented. The patient's symptoms were fever, cytopenias, adenomegalies and hepatomegaly. A lymph node biopsy showed an immunoblastic polymorphic kappa B cell lymphoma, expressing CD30 antigen. After new polychemotherapy the patient died because of(More)
Ana Gonzalo, MD, Servicio de Nefrología, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Carretera Colmenar Km 9,100, E-28034 Madrid (Spain) Dear Sir, Several clinical observations and histo-logical studies have described human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated nephropathy as being characterized by nephrot-ic syndrome, heavy proteinuria, varying degrees of renal(More)
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