Eurico de Mendonça

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BACKGROUND Increasingly accurate prediction of Type I Diabetes Mellitus (DMI), based on analysis of autoantibody markers, has become possible in first-degree relatives of patients with diabetes (PDMI). These markers indicate autoimmune process against pancreatic islet beta-cells. Anti-GAD and anti-IA2 are considered predictive of DMI, whose prevalences are(More)
eloma (MM) is a rare event and can occur as a primary isolated form or as secondary manifestation of systemic disease. The endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) features of this entity have not been described. A 64 year-old woman presenting with anemia, renal insufficiency, and multiple lytic bone lesions was diagnosed as having kappa light chain multiple myeloma.(More)
The Schinzel-Giedion is an autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by midface retraction, hypertrichosis, multiple skeletal anomalies, cardiac and renal malformations and mental retardation. We describe a female child with this syndrome and a clinical status complicated by hypernatremic dehydration, hypothyroidism and diabetes insipidus at the age of 10(More)
AIM To evaluate the prevalence of overweight and obesity in type 2 diabetic (DM2) outpatients from different regions of Brazil. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied 2,519 randomly selected patients, from 11 hospitals, 2 endocrine and one general public care clinics from 10 cities. Overweight was defined as body-mass index (BMI) > 25 and obesity as BMI > 30(More)
The toxicity of human interferon alpha 2b in rabbit's vitreous and conjonctiva is studied through electroretinography, echography, angiography and histological examination. Interferon was injected in increasing doses 150,000 UI, 500,000 UI and 1,000,000 UI. The results from examinations in the rabbits are presented and the conclusion is drawn, that good(More)