Erica de Camargo Ferreira e Vasconcellos

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We report a case of a 42 year-old female, who came to a leishmaniasis reference center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, presenting a cutaneous leishmaniasis lesion in the right forearm. Treatment with low-dose intramuscular meglumine antimoniate (MA) (5 mg Sb5+/kg/day) was initiated, with improvement after 28 days, although with the development of generalized(More)
Two pregnant patients (PP) presenting cutaneous ulcers were referred to our outpatient clinics at Instituto de Pesquisas Clínicas Evandro Chagas (IPEC)–Fiocruz. The first patient (PP1, 24 years old) had an ulcer above the knee (35625 mm). The second patient (PP2, 25 years old) presented an ulcer (22617 mm) on the left arm. Lesion onset occurred(More)
The favorable outcome of the treatment of a disease is influenced by the adherence to therapy. Our objective was to assess factors associated with adherence to treatment of patients included in a clinical trial of equivalence between the standard and alternative treatment schemes with meglumine antimoniate (MA) in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis(More)
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