Fátima C. Cabral

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INTRODUCTION Paraneoplastic necrotizing myopathy is a rare disorder, described as a proximal, symmetrical, and rapidly progressing myopathy that is manifested as a paraneoplastic syndrome. Diagnosis is established via histological examination of the muscle biopsy. CASE PRESENTATION We present the case of a 53-year-old woman, born in Guinea-Bissau, with a(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of enteric bacteria and yeasts in biofilm of 80 HIV-positive patients with plaque-associated gingivitis or necrotizing periodontitis. Patients were subjected to extra, intra oral and radiographic examinations. The oral hygiene, bleeding on probing, gingival conditions, and attachment loss were(More)
Oxidative cell injury could be induced by different reactive oxygen species (ROS) operating in multiple pathways. The present work is focused on three different models of oxidative stress: the xanthine/xanthine oxidase system (XXO), an extracellular superoxide anion generator; tert-butylhydroperoxide (TBHP), an analogue of lipid hydroperoxides; and(More)
The authors did a review of patients with lung neoplasms and cutaneous metatization diagnosed in the period from 1999 to 2004 and followed in the Pneumologic Oncologic department of the Hospital Sousa Martins (H SM). We have analysed the following variables: sex, race, hystologic diagnosis, clinical stage, therapeutics, impact of the appearance of cutaneous(More)
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