Federico Jordán

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Rectus sheath hematomas are an uncommon entity causing an abdominal pain that may mimic other serious intraabdominal conditions. Knowledge of its predisposing factors and presentation are paramount in making the diagnosis. To facilitate the understanding of this condition, the authors reviewed their experience at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor,(More)
Hydrops of the gallbladder is a rare pediatric disease. It consists of acute distension of the gallbladder without associated congenital anomalies, biliary calculi or acute local inflammation. Although the etiology is unknown, it appears frequently associated with systemic illnesses. Hepatitis is a rare complication of scarlet fever in the pediatric(More)
BACKGROUND In a prospective clinical study we examined the course of the optical density of the macular pigment (MPOD) in patients with idiopathic macular holes before and after pars-plana vitrectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Of the 26 patients four had macular holes stage 1, six patients had stage 2 or stage 4 holes and ten people had a macular hole stage 3.(More)