Daniel de Freitas G. Soares

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Periprosthetic joint infection is a frequent complication after total hip replacement. Two-stage exchange with the use of a temporary cement spacer is commonplace. Several complications are possible with its use. In addition to infection persistence, mechanical complications such as dislocation or fractures are among the most common. Several risk factors(More)
Rhinocerebral mucormycosis (RM) is a rare, potentially lethal fungal infection. Traditional teaching encourages aggressive surgical resection until viable bleeding tissue is encountered, often leading to orbital exenteration, skull base resection, and cerebral debridement, in addition to systemic antifungal therapy. We present a 2-year-old male with acute(More)
Periprosthetic joint infection is a devastating complication after total joint replacement. Prevention is mandatory and systemic antibiotic prophylaxis is nowadays a recognized cornerstone. Further addition of local antibiotics eluting from bone cement is a real possibility but its routine use is controversial. Pros and cons of its routine use in primary(More)
Introduction: Erectile episodes occurring in the night time are considered normal and are usually related to the REM sleep. Spontaneous painful erections are unusual but they can have a great impact in the patient’s quality of sleep and, for consequence, quality of life. Report: We present a patient who has been presenting painful erections which wake him(More)
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