Ericka Montijo-Barrios

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The giardiasis is a neglected parasitic disease. The WHO has estimated more than 280 million of human infections each year; however, intraepithelial giardiasis is a rare entity, there are only 5 reports showing invasive giardiasis. A pediatric female patient with chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, or pasty stools, without fever, was seen in the(More)
Cow's milk allergy (CMA) is an immune-based disease that has become an increasing problem. The diagnosis and management of CMA varies from one clinical setting to another and represents a challenge in pediatric practice. In addition, because nonallergic food reactions can be confused with CMA symptoms, there is an overdiagnosis of the disease. In response(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe bone mass density in a group of healthy 6 to 12 year-old Mexican children by a peripheral DEXA, adjusted for gender. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional study between 2006 and 2007 conducted in 1 965 children (982 male), without any medical condition, randomized from elementary schools in Mexico City. RESULTS Changes in bone(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute respiratory infections are the second leading cause of morbidity in children under 18 years. Several drugs have been used with variable efficacy and safety, trying to reduce the associated symptoms and improve quality of life. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of buphenine, aminophenazone and diphenylpyraline hydrochloride(More)
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