Cleonice Isabela Santos Silva

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We hypothesised that biomass smoke exposure is associated with an airway-predominant chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) phenotype, while tobacco-related COPD is associated with an emphysema-predominant phenotype. In this cross-sectional study, female never-smokers with COPD and biomass exposure (n=21) and female ex-cigarette smokers with COPD(More)
The posterior reversible leukoencephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a recently proposed cliniconeuroradiologic entity. The most common causes of PRES are hypertensive encephalopathy, eclampsia, cyclosporin A neurotoxicity and the uremic encephalopathies. Most patients are markedly hypertensive at presentation, although some have only mildly elevated or even(More)
We report a case of intramedullary cavernous angioma in a 56 years old woman with history of back pain. MRI show discal protrusion and disclose an intramedullary lesion, with heterogeneous sinal. The MRI is more sensitive than CT and the most appropriate technique is the sequence eco-gradient. The diagnosis is relevant because there is a possibility of(More)
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