Bárbara Lima Araújo Melo

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Many studies have found clinical and metabolic alterations in subclinical hypothyroidism, however, there are disagreements about the benefits of levothyroxine therapy. The objective of the present study was to analyze the effects of 6 months of treatment on the lipid profile of patients with subclinical hypothyroidism. A randomized double blind,(More)
INTRODUCTION The characteristic feature of Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is palpable purpura, however hemorrhagic vesicles and blisters have been rarely reported. CASE REPORTS From January 1983 to December 2007, 5079 patients were followed in our Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, 232 (4.6%) of them with the diagnosis of HSP. Three female patients (1.3%)(More)
Macular amyloidosis is a form of cutaneous amyloidosis characterized by dusky-brown lesions usually located on the upper back between the shoulder blades. This report describes the case of a 45year-old female presenting with hyperpigmented macules and lace-like, non-pruritic erythema in the sacral and cervical region as well as on both arms and legs.(More)
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