Azucena López

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There have been few reports about the frequency of multiple sclerosis (MS) in Spain. We undertook a prevalence study in the province of Teruel, which is served by two hospitals as referral centres for a population of 143,680. We found a total of 46 patients who fulfilled Poser's criteria for clinically definite or probable MS with a prevalence rate of(More)
INTRODUCTION It has been recently suggested that total cholesterol and low density lipoproteins (LDL) levels can behave as biological markers of activity in demyelinating diseases. Thus, our aim has been to describe the modifications of the plasma levels of total cholesterol and triglyceride due to treatment with interferon-beta in multiple sclerosis (MS)(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE In order to determine the effects of hyperbaric oxygenation, 14 Cuban children (8 boys and 6 girls) with affected lesions on the Central Nervous System (CNS), were prospectively studied between September 1994 and September 1995; the patients came from the external consultation of Neuropediatric of the Academic Pediatrics Hospital,(More)
The association of active tuberculosis with changes in the peripheral nervous system is not well defined, although it is included amongst the neuro-muscular disorders of the peripheral nerve diseases due to infective agents. We describe the case of two patients with sensory-motor polyneuropathy and coexistant active pulmonary tuberculosis which was(More)