D. Rodrigues

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The objective of the present study was to determine if there is a relationship between serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and the number of T2/fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (T2/FLAIR) lesions in multiple sclerosis (MS). The use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revolutionized the study of MS. However, MRI has limitations(More)
BACKGROUND Breast hematomas are common after traumas, surgeries, or contusions. They are rarely spontaneous, but they can occur spontaneously in patients with hematologic disease or with coagulation disorders. MATERIAL AND METHODS The authors report a clinical case of a 48-year-old female with a 27-year history of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria who(More)
A 9-year-old girl presented with symptoms and signs of raised intracranial pressure over a period of 10 days. In addition, she had persistent fast blinking. The onset of this persistent blinking corresponded with the onset of symptoms of raised intracranial pressure. On examination, her corrected visual acuity was normal; however, bilateral papilloedema was(More)
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