Carolina Prat

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The aim of this study was to investigate whether procalcitonin (PCT), neopterin, C-reactive protein (CRP), and mid regional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (MR-proANP) levels at admission and during the clinical course can be useful for the management of patients with pneumonia. The study population consisted of 75 patients with clinical and radiological(More)
vajal RD. Treatment implications of the emerging molecular classification system for melanoma. ଝ Infección cutánea por Mycobacterium chelonae en un tatuaje. Presentación de 2 casos y revisión de la literatura Skin complications arising from tattoos include contact der-matitis, photodermatosis, lichenoid reactions, granulomas (foreign body, sarcoid), and(More)
A 34 year old woman with AIDS presented with adynamia and obsessive-compulsive behaviour. CT scan revealed bilateral toxoplasmic lesions involving basal ganglia. The neuropsychological picture resolved under specific antitoxoplasmic treatment. However, relapse of toxoplasmosis occurred in associating with the same behavioral changes. This is the first case(More)
mg/d alendronate sodium with calcium salts for 1 year. The patient consulted 3 days after the presentation of extremely painful ulcers on the oral mucosa, palate, tongue, and lower lip. Following careful questioning, the patient reported having allowed the alendronate tablet to dissolve in his mouth on one occasion several days previously because he was(More)
BACKGROUND Psoriasis has been associated with metabolic syndrome and with an increased cardiovascular risk especially in patients with severe disease. The goal of this study was to estimate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and other cardiovascular risk factors and its association with the psoriasis severity, sex and age. METHODS Consecutive patients(More)
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