Francine Judite Freitas

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Five patients with breast myiasis underwent mammography, and three also underwent ultrasonography (US). Mammography revealed indistinct masses in all patients, with associated pairs of microcalcifications in three. US showed each larva as a fusiform hyperechoic mass surrounded by a hypoechoic halo, which included larval movement in one patient. These(More)
Mucoceles are mucous cysts related to obstruction or trauma of the minor salivary glands. The mucoceles may be lined by epithelium (mucous retention cyst) or covered by granulation tissue (extravasation cyst). This clinical and microscopic study of 112 cases of diagnosed mucoceles was carried out at the Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry of(More)
We report a case of intramedullary cavernous angioma in a 56 years old woman with history of back pain. MRI show discal protrusion and disclose an intramedullary lesion, with heterogeneous sinal. The MRI is more sensitive than CT and the most appropriate technique is the sequence eco-gradient. The diagnosis is relevant because there is a possibility of(More)
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