Clayton Rocha Lara Carrera

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CONTEXT Purtscher-like retinopathy with bilateral loss of vision is a rare and severe complication that may follow acute pancreatitis. CASE REPORT The case of a 35-year-old patient with acute alcoholic pancreatitis who developed sudden loss of visual acuity is described. The ophthalmoscopic examination revealed diffuse retinal whitening of the posterior(More)
Carotid cavernous fistulas are a rare entity occurring as result of head trauma and also spontaneously. The authors report a rare case of central retinal artery occlusion complicating traumatic carotid-cavernous fistula, resulting in severe visual acuity loss. Spontaneous closure of the fistula was observed. The possible mechanisms responsible for this(More)
98: 76–85. 3 Lamprecht P, Voswinkel J, Lilienthal T, Nolle B, Heller M, Gross WL et al. Effectiveness of TNF-alpha blockade with infliximab in refractory Wegener’s granulomatosis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2002; 41: 1303–1307. 4 Bartolucci P, Ramanoelina J, Cohen P, Mahr A, Godmer P, Le Hello C et al. Efficacy of the anti-TNF-alpha antibody infliximab against(More)
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