Carol Lorente

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In a randomized, double-blind, parallel group study, we compared the clinical efficacy of coumarin 90 mg/day (Group A) with 135 mg/day (Group B) in 77 women (age 35-65 years) with lymphedema of the upper limb secondary to surgery and irradiation for treatment of breast cancer. During 12 months of coumarin therapy, the arm volume of lymphedema and a clinical(More)
Non Hodking´s lymphoma (NHL) may involve bones but synovial involvement is uncommon. We describe a patient who presented with polyarthritis, sicca symptoms and rash suggestive of rheumatoid arthritis. An atypical skin rash prompted skin and synovial biopsies. A diagnosis of synovial and skin malignant large B-cell lymphoma anaplastic subtype was performed.(More)
In recent years, there have been rheological abnormalities reported in chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), mainly an increase of erythrocyte aggregability (EA), which probably take part in the pathophysiology of the disease. The aim of this study was to analyze the hemorheological profile after stripping in 45 patients suffering from CVI. Follow-up included(More)
for patient safety. For example, our third patient presented to the emergency department with epigastric abdominal pain. After the spurious ethanol was reported, a presumptive diagnosis of alcoholic gastritis was made, and the diagnosis of acetaminophen toxicity and therapy with N-acetylcysteine was substantially delayed. Until the manufacturer can address(More)
Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by a wide range of clinical signs and symptoms. The major criteria for the diagnosis are multiple cutaneous basal cell carcinomas, multiple odontogenic keratocysts of the jaw, palmar and plantar pits, and skeletal abnormalities. Here, we report an unusual case of(More)
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