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Primary renal hypoplasia in humans and mice with PAX2 mutations: evidence of increased apoptosis in fetal kidneys of Pax2(1Neu) +/- mutant mice.
PAX2 mutations cause renal-coloboma syndrome (RCS), a rare multi-system developmental abnormality involving optic nerve colobomas and renal abnormalities. End-stage renal failure is common in RCS,Expand
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[Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma].
Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma is extremely rare and has recently been recognized as a clinicopathological entity. Young female, 17 years old, has complained of subcutaneous nodulesExpand
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Domestic ruminants as models for the elucidation of the mechanisms controlling ovarian follicle development in humans.
It is necessary to understand the basic physiology underlying the complex process of folliculogenesis to address common causes of infertility and to devise innovative strategies to increase theExpand
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Psoriasis comorbidities: complications and benefits of immunobiological treatment*
During the last decade, different studies have converged to evidence the high prevalence of comorbidities in subjects with psoriasis. Although a causal relation has not been fully elucidated, geneticExpand
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Activin B is produced early in antral follicular development and suppresses thecal androgen production
Little is known about the role of activin B during folliculogenesis. This study investigated the expression levels of activin/inhibin subunits (βA, βB, and α), steroid enzyme, and gonadotrophinExpand
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Generalized cutaneous leishmaniasis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
BACKGROUND Leishmaniasis associated with HIV/AIDS has been reported in the last decade. CASE REPORT A case of generalized cutaneous leishmaniasis in a patient with AIDS is described. The case isExpand
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Comparison of long-term surgical success of Ahmed Valve implant versus trabeculectomy in open-angle glaucoma
Aim: To compare the long-term intraocular pressure (IOP) outcomes of Ahmed Glaucoma Valve (AGV) implantation to trabeculectomy with mitomycin C (MMC) in open-angle glaucoma (OAG). Methods: 78 OAGExpand
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Lucio's phenomenon: clinical and therapeutic aspects.
We report four cases of necrotizing reactions of the Lucio's phenomenon type, an entity rarely observed in Brazil despite the high prevalence of leprosy. Clinical, histopathological and therapeuticExpand
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The association between psoriasis and health-related quality of life, work productivity, and healthcare resource use in Brazil*
Background Psoriasis is a chronic, immune mediated inflammatory condition that affects a significant amount of the global population. Yet geographic variability in the consequences of psoriasisExpand
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