Carla Perna

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We present the case of a 63-year-old woman with an ovarian neoplasm in which mucinous cystadenocarcinoma and choriocarcinoma coexisted. Blood levels of β-hCG were elevated and bilateral ovarian stromal luteinization was seen. The rarity of this association and its clinical and pathologic implications are discussed.
Nine obese children were referred to our liver disease unit because of asymptomatic, long-standing (range, 4 to 49 months) hyperaminotransferasemia of unknown origin. Ultrasonography showed a "bright" liver in most patients. A hypocaloric diet was prescribed, and the hepatic abnormalities of the complaint patients showed a prompt and persistent improvement(More)
A 75-year-old woman presented with a four month history of a slowly growing tumour on the distal portion of the third finger of her left hand. The lesion suggested clinically an inflammatory process or an epidermoid carcinoma. The finger was amputated through the proximal interphalangeal joint. Microscopic examination showed an acral-lentiginous melanoma,(More)
OBJECTIVES To report oncological and functional outcomes of men treated with low-dose-rate (LDR) prostate brachytherapy aged ≤60 years at time of treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS Of 3262 patients treated with LDR brachytherapy at our centre up to June 2016, we retrospectively identified 597 patients aged ≤60 years at treatment with ≥3-years(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the concordance between presurgical diagnosis and anatomical pathology diagnosis in 370 cutaneous lesions in primary care centres. DESIGN Descriptive study.Setting. Primary care centres and hospital pathology service, Medina del Campo. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS The prior diagnosis was compared with the anatomical pathology for(More)
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