Cintia Mendes Clemente

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Advances researches in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood, adolescent and adult cancer have greatly increased the life expectancy of premenopausal women with cancer. However, one of the serious side effects of these treatments is the risk of damage to fertility. The ovaries are very sensitive to cytotoxic and radiotherapeutic treatment. The only(More)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes one of the most important chronic viral infections worldwide. HBV is classified into eight genotypes whose epidemiology varies geographically. In Brazil, genotypes A, D, and F are more frequent, while in East Asia, genotypes B and C predominate. Several studies showed that immigrants retain the HBV infection pattern of their(More)
Carbamazepine, a widely used anticonvulsant, can induce hepatotoxicity, usually evolving with an acute hepatitis that ceases after drug withdrawal. Carbamazepine-induced vanishing bile duct syndrome (VBDS) is a rare complication and has seldom been reported in the medical literature. This report presents a case of a 26-year-old male who had onset of(More)
BACKGROUND Pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency may occur as extraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease. Recently, autoimmune pancreatitis and colitis have been described as presentations of IgG4-related disease. IgG4+ plasma cells have been identified in colon tissue from patients with refractory forms of inflammatory bowel(More)
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