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Pathology and pathophysiology of pulmonary manifestations in leptospirosis.
Leptospirosis is a re-emerging zoonosis occurring as large outbreaks throughout the world caused by Leptospira interrogans. The incidence of pulmonary involvement in leptospirosis has been reportedExpand
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Hyperoxia and lung disease.
Experimental studies and few human reports demonstrate that hyperoxia increases the level of reactive oxygen-derived free radicals and that these substances can produce oxidative cellular injury.Expand
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Leptospiral pneumonias
Purpose of review Pulmonary involvement in leptospirosis has been reported to be increasing in the last few years and is emerging as a serious life threat and the main cause of death due toExpand
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Latent tuberculosis infection among undergraduate medical students in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
SETTING Five medical schools in three cities with different tuberculosis (TB) incidence rates in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. OBJECTIVE To estimate prevalence of and associated factors for latentExpand
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Manifestações Clínicas da Tuberculose Pleural, Ganglionar, Geniturinária e do Sistema Nervoso Central Clinical Manifestations of Tuberculosis in the Pleura, Lymph Nodes, Urogenital System, and
Tuberculosis persists as a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although the pulmonary form is more common and severe, the extrapulmonary form occurs in 10-20% of all cases and in up toExpand
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Pulmonary complications of leptospirosis.
Leptospirosis is a worldwide disease. In this time of globalization knowledge about leptospirosis is important. Although pulmonary involvement has an incidence varying from 20% to 70% and itsExpand
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The pulmonary infiltration with eosinophilia syndrome
The term eosinophilia denotes an absolute eosinophil count above 500 cells/μL. Eosinophilia has been noted in various inflammatory disorders: skin conditions (eczema, dermatitis, generalized drugExpand
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Highlights of the Brazilian Thoracic Association guidelines for interstitial lung diseases.
Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) are heterogeneous disorders, involving a large number of conditions, the approach to which continues to pose an enormous challenge for pulmonologists. The 2012Expand
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Pulmonary leptospirosis.
Leptospirosis is a worldwide zoonosis affecting wild and domestic mammals. It is most commonly transmitted to humans by indirect contact with infected animals. Vascular injury, mainly capillaryExpand
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Pulmonary schistosomiasis.
Schistosomiasis is a very important infectious disease, and pulmonary involvement is not very rare. There may be two forms of pulmonary involvement, acute and chronic. The acute form usually occursExpand
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