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Outbreak of KPC-3-producing ST15 and ST348 Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Portuguese hospital.
To date, only a few sporadic cases of infections due to Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) producers have been reported in Portugal. Here, we report for the first time an outbreak of K.Expand
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Predicting Acute Pancreatitis Severity: Comparison of Prognostic Scores
Background Acute pancreatitis has a broad clinical spectrum, from mild illness to multiple organ failure and death. Prognostic scores have been developed or adapted to predict disease severity. ThisExpand
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Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in Portugal: Experience at a tertiary care hospital.
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile is the main cause of healthcare-associated diarrhoea. Its incidence, severity and relapse rates increased over the past two decades. AIM To study epidemiologicExpand
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Multiple myeloma with extensive AL amyloidosis presenting as chronic diarrhoea
We present a 52-year-old man admitted to the hospital with diarrhoea and lower extremity weakness ongoing for the past 3 months. The patient was found to have malabsorptive diarrhoea,Expand
Early manifestation of myocardial involvement in systemic sclerosis.
INTRODUCTION Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a systemic autoimmune disease involving multiple organs. We present a rare case of SSc in which clinical manifestations of cardiac fibrosis occurred early inExpand
Um caso excepcional de miopericardite por Corynebacterium amycolatum
As corinebacterias nao difteroides tem uma prevalencia crescente nos doentes hospitalizados, particularmente em doentes imunodeprimidos ou portadores de proteses artificiais ou dispositivosExpand
Syphilitic vasculitis: Diagnostic challenge
the absence of an infectious focus, normal cervical and dorsal column X-ray, a thoracic abdominal and pelvic CT scan was done which revealed a collection at the left psoas muscle level, as well asExpand
[Sister Mary Joseph's nodule].
HEERFORDT SYNDROME MANIFESTING AS CARDIAC SARCOIDOSIS
Sarcoidosis is a systematic disorder with granulomatous deposition in various tissues resulting in a spectrum of clinical manifestations 49 yo AA male with recent onset fevers and dry eyes/mouthExpand