Edgard Jardim

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This was a retrospective study, made at the Hospital das Clinicas University of São Paulo Medical School--Ribeirão Preto from 1956 to 1979 in 500 patients with neurocysticercosis. To our knowledge, this represented the largest sample analysed so far. Clinical manifestations and complemmentary tests were studied. The neurocysticercosis is a serious endemic(More)
Praziquantel and albendazole have been recently described as effective drugs for treatment of intraparenchymal brain cysticercosis. We performed a prospective study comparing the efficacy of these drugs. Twenty-two patients were treated with praziquantel and 21 with albendazole. In addition, 16 patients were treated with symptomatic drugs only and used as(More)
We report a case of chagasic meningoencephalitis with the detection of Trypanosoma cruzi in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The patient was a renal transplant recipient with a chagasic history preceding surgery who had been receiving immunosuppressive medication for 8 years, a probable cause of the recrudescence of Chagas' disease. He was treated with(More)
Machado-Joseph disease (MJD) is an autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disorder in families of Portuguese-Azorean ancestry. The gene responsible for MJD has been assigned to a 29-cM interval on chromosome 14q. A large Brazilian family with MJD was genotyped with six new microsatellite markers spanning 19 cM on chromosome 14q. Linkage analysis and haplotype(More)
A case of myelytic syndrome caused by histoplasmosis is reported. The patient had an acute paraparesis with impairment of all types of sensibility at T11-T12 level, with loss of sphincter control. The laminectomy revealed meningeal thickness and granulomatosis, microscopically identified as H. capsulatum. Intrathecal and parenteral therapy with amphotericin(More)
  • Fábio Régis de Souza, Edgard Jardim, +6 authors Chaim Jardim Rosa
  • 2013
A caracterização morfológica e a estabilidade dos agregados constituem fatores importantes na avaliação dos sistemas de manejo. O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a morfologia e a estabilidade de agregados de um Latossolo Vermelho distroférrico, manejado com plantio direto e plantio convencional, com e sem ação residual de gesso. O delineamento(More)
The chronic nervous forms of Chagas' disease involve both the central and peripheral nervous systems although they are not detected at the frequency indicated by Chagas in his initial observations. The present report concerns a patient with chronic Chagas' disease since childhood who progressively developed involvement of voluntary motility, muscle tone,(More)