Fernanda Teresa de Lima

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Homocysteine (Hcy) is converted to cysteine or is remethylated to methionine by methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR). MTHFR plays a central role in the metabolism of folate. Two common polymorphisms in the MTHFR gene (C677T and A1298C) have been described and studies suggest that these polymorphisms are positively associated with the occurrence of(More)
Neurofibromatosis type 1 is characterized by nerve sheath neurofibromas associated with a number of additional clinical features, including cerebrovascular disease. The aim of this study was to use transcranial Doppler as a screening method for identifying cerebral vasculopathy in children with neurofibromatosis type 1. Forty children with neurofibromatosis(More)
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