E Valencia Ortega

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The association of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and malignancy has been reported previously and suggests an increased risk of cancer in this disease. Lymphomas are the most frequent neoplasias reported in these patients and carcinoma of the cervix and breast are also seen. Several factors probably play a role in the aetiology of malignancies(More)
The medical records of 114 consecutive HIV-infected patients with oropharyngeal and esophageal candidiasis, in whom esophagoscopy was performed, were reviewed. Esophageal candidiasis and isolated oral candidiasis were found in 75% and 25% of patients, respectively. Esophageal candidiasis was the AIDS-defining illness in 65 patients and dysphagia was the(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to report two patients with osteitis in secondary syphilis. The increase in the number of cases of syphilis, linked to the changes in sexual behavior and to the increase of immigrants from areas of high prevalence of STD, as well as its relationship with HIV infection, makes important to clinicians become aware of unusual(More)
We have retrospectively studied 35 cases of Kaposi's sarcoma in 460 patients with AIDS (incidence of 7.6%) during a period of 10 years. All of them were males, with a mean age of 38 years. 88% of the cases belonged to the homosexual risk group. The tumor was the diagnostic criteria of AIDS in 25 patients. At the moment of the diagnosis, 4 patients were at(More)
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