Dino Roberto Pietropaolo-Cienfuegos

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BACKGROUND Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is characterised by hypogammaglobulinaemia and a broad clinical spectrum, mainly showing recurrent bacterial infections accompanied sometimes by increased susceptibility to chronic lung disease, autoimmunity, and neoplastic diseases. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the clinical and immunological characteristics of(More)
AIM We analyzed data from 71 patients with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) with a confirmed genetic diagnosis, registered in the online Latin American Society of Primary Immunodeficiencies (LASID) database. RESULTS Latin American CGD patients presented with recurrent and severe infections caused by several organisms. The mean age at disease onset was(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a primary phagocyte immunodeficiency. It is often accompanied by an exuberant and aberrant inflammatory response, with granulomata and obstruction of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts and inflammatory bowel disease. Although corticosteroids are successful in managing the obstructive and(More)
BACKGROUND Several international guidelines on immunotherapy exist, but they only apply partially in Mexico. The Mexican guideline of immunotherapy dates from 1998. OBJECTIVES To establish clinical recommendations and suggestions for Allergy residents and specialists for skin testing and allergen immunotherapy based on evidence and Mexican expert opinion,(More)
OBJECTIVE To update the scientific evidence of subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) in children. DATA SOURCES PubMed, EMBASE, and known articles. STUDY SELECTION All publications on SCIT in pediatric patients from January 2006 to April 2011. Study design was not a restriction. The articles were analyzed according to their outcomes and evaluated on their(More)
177 Effect of EPA-DHA Supplementation on Forced Expiratory Volume in One Second (FEV1) and Triglycerides in Obese Adolescents With Hypertriglyceridemia Nancy Mendez Berreondo. 3204, Distrito Federal, Mexico. Background: Evaluate the effect of supplementation of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) in FEV1 and triglyceride levels in(More)
BACKGROUND There are two inheritance patterns, the X-linked recessive (XL) pattern and the autosomal recessive pattern. There is no information on the predominant inheritance pattern of male patients with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) in Mexico. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the inheritance pattern in a cohort of Mexican male(More)
INTRODUCTION Velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS) is the most common microdeletion syndrome with an incidence of 1:4000 live births. Its phenotype is highly variable with facial, velopharyngeal, cardiac, endocrine, immunologic and psychiatric abnormalities. It is caused by a microdeletion in chromosome 22q11.2. OBJECTIVES We present 7 years of experience(More)
The epidemiology of allergic diseases has not been studied extensively in Mexico. The present study, based on the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase IIIB survey, reports the prevalence of allergic rhinitis and the associated risk factors in the pediatric population in four cities in northern Mexico. Children (6-7 years old) and(More)
After washed with soap and rinsed in UPSW for 2 weeks, severe dermatitis of NC/Tnd mice were reduced as well as TEWL. On the other hand, dermatitis in NC/Tnd mice rinsed in tap water became worse. Plasma total IgE was increased in mice that were immunized with metallic soap. Conclusions: UPSW protected skins from residue of metallic soap. Metallic soap has(More)