Berenice Cataldo Oliveira

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Pyle's syndrome is a rare picture of osseous dysplasia with autosomal recessive inheritance beginning in early childhood. The authors report the case of a 15-years-old female patient with bilateral lower motor neuron facial palsy, progressive hearing loss, salience of frontal bone, metaphyseal enlargement of the lower limbs and genu valgus. In the present(More)
The amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative neurological disorder that has a great impact in the quality of life of the patients. This study had the objective of validating the ALS Assessment Questionnaire in the Portuguese Language (ALSAQ-40/BR). The version of ALSAQ-40/BR, was adapted into the Portuguese language after the evaluation and(More)
This paper reviews the clinical findings, pituitary gonadotrophin reserve, plasma estradiol and androgens, radiological findings and pelvic ultrasound appearance in 17 girls with true precocious puberty (PP), and attempts to asses the value of these tests diagnosis in the clinical management of such patients and better understanding of the pathogenesis of(More)
The prophylactic value of a daily dose of 10 mg flunarizine, a calcium antagonist, was analysed in 100 migraineurs during 4-month in an open study. Ninety-three patients completed the full 16-week course of therapy, and seven patients presented important adverse reactions requiring discontinuation of the drug. However, the seven patients who dropped out(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of Moquiniastrum polymorphum ssp floccosum ethanolic extract (MPEE) on 1,2 dimethylhydrazine (DMH)-induced colorectal carcinogenesis in mice. Forty-two male Swiss mice (Mus musculus) were subdivided into six groups (N = 7/group): negative control, DMH, MPEE, pre-treatment, simultaneous, and(More)
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