Elena Becerra

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Conjunctival tumors are one of the most frequent of the eye and adnexa. They comprise a large variety of conditions, from benign lesions such as nevus or papilloma, to malignant lesions such as epidermoid carcinoma or melanoma which may threaten visual function and the life of the patient. They can arise from any cellular component, but the most frequent(More)
CASE REPORT A 71 year-old female presented with bilateral conjunctivitis, scleritis and peripheral ulcerative keratitis. Ancillary tests showed presence of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, with diffuse granular cytoplasmic immunofluorescence staining (ANCAc). Conjunctival biopsy showed necrotizing vasculitis in small vessels. Diagnosis of Wegener(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the surgical outcome of aponeurosis surgery in patients with acquired myogenic eyelid ptosis and describe surgical guidelines for their correction. METHODS The clinical records of two patients with acquired myogenic eyelid ptosis after surgical correction were reviewed. RESULTS In two patients with acquired myogenic eyelid ptosis and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the incidence of secondary hypogammaglobulinaemia in patients with RA following rituximab was related to patterns of B-cell return and relapse. METHODS CD19(+) B-cell and serum immunoglobulin (sIg) determinations were done every 2 or 3 months in 137 consecutive patients treated with one or more courses of rituximab-based(More)
Departments of 1Rheumatology, 2Internal Medicine and 3Pathology, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain. Enrique Calvo, MD Elena Becerra, MD Francisco J. López-Longo, MD, PhD Francisco J. Cabrera, MD Luis Carreño, MD, PhD Alexandra Paravisini, MD María Cebollero, MD Blanca Pinilla, MD Antonio Muiño, MD Please address correspondence(More)
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