Carolina Bassoli de Azevedo

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Henoch-Schönlein Purpura is an idiopathic vasculitis characterized by deposits of immunoglobulin, mainly IgA, on the walls of small vessels, typically involving the skin, gut, joints, and renal glomeruli. Cutaneous involvement affects specially the lower limbs and buttocks, and it is seldom found on the face and upper limbs. We report the case of a 6-year(More)
Subacute Infectious endocarditis can present immunological phenomena and extracardiac manifestations such as anemia and musculoskeletal pain which can mimic rheumatological disease. It is related a case on infectious endocarditis presenting symptomatology similar to Polymyalgia Rheumatica despite acute nephritis after antibiotic. The differential diagnostic(More)
Background/Aims. The effects of cholecalciferol supplementation on the course of diabetes in humans and animals need to be better understood. Therefore, this study investigated the effect of short-term cholecalciferol supplementation on biochemical and hematological parameters in mice. Methods. Male diabetic (alloxan, 60 mg/kg i.v., 10 days) and nondiabetic(More)
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