Carmen Hernández-Marqués

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OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Gorham-Stout disease is a rare entity characterized by vascular proliferation causing local destruction of bone tissue. Owing to its low incidence and variable clinical presentation, the diagnosis requires a high degree of awareness by the clinician. CLINICAL PRESENTATION We present the case of a 2-year-old boy diagnosed of(More)
BACKGROUND Lymphomatoid granulomatosis (LG) is an Epstein-Barr virus-associated, multisystemic disease that combines a granulomatous inflammatory process with lymphoproliferative potential. It is a rare disorder with a variable clinical presentation ranging from an indolent process to an aggressive B-cell lymphoma. Outcome is unpredictable, and a standard(More)
PURPOSE Recurrent chromosomal abnormalities present in the leukemic cells of pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) often allow us to classify patients according to their prognosis, in order to establish further treatment. The dicentric translocation (9;12) consists of the rearrangement of the short arms of chromosomes 9 and 12(More)
INTRODUCTION Wilms' tumour is the most frequent renal tumour in children. Multi-modal treatment includes chemotherapy and surgery, with or without radiotherapy. The survival is excellent, with rates exceeding 90%. A review is presented on our experience over the last 15 years of treating Wilms' tumour in Hospital Niño Jesús, Madrid. PATIENTS AND METHODS A(More)
INTRODUCTION The prognosis of refractory or relapsed pediatric solid tumors is very poor, and there is no standard treatment for this condition. The combination of irinotecan and temozolomide has proved useful in adults as a second-line treatment of different solid tumors. In pediatric patients, this combination has been effective in Ewing's sarcoma,(More)
Malignant rhabdoid tumors (MRT) of soft tissues are aggressive tumors, which can be detected in almost any part of the body. MRT are rare, and very few cases have been reported in the literature. Prognosis of these tumors is extremely poor despite intensive therapy. Some risk factors such as young age or disseminated disease are associated with an(More)
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