Carlos Ocaña

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An abscess was removed from the left occipital region in a 73-year-old woman with no previous history of tuberculosis. The patient later died from aspiration bronchopneumonia. Autopsy revealed a basilar tuberculous meningitis and miliary tuberculosis in the peritracheal lymphatic glands, the liver, the spleen, and in isolated areas of the lungs. No chronic(More)
BACKGROUND Anti-centromere autoantibodies (ACA) are frequently detected in systemic sclerosis (SScl), especially in the calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia (CREST) syndrome, in which a prevalence of 55% has been reported. The presence of ACA in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is so rare that its detection(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of autoantibodies to myeloperoxidase (MPO) in a series of patients exposed to silica. METHODS The study included 52 patients with occupational exposure to silica (mean exposure time seven years) and a control group comprising seven patients with progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS), six patients with systemic lupus(More)
Energy intensity in Spain has increased since 1990, while the opposite has happened in the EU15. Decomposition analysis of primary energy intensity ratios has been used to identify which are the key sectors driving the Spanish evolution and those responsible for most of the difference with the EU15 energy intensity levels. It is also a useful (More)
Adapting regulations to the new competitive environment ................................................. 26 Regulatory issues in network industries .............................................................................. 27 Regulatory issues in transportation industries.................................................................... 36 Satisfying(More)
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