Francisco Rivera-Hernández

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INTRODUCTION Chlorambucil is an alkylating agent used in combination with prednisolone for the treatment of idiopathic membranous nephropathy. Although chlorambucil is generally well-tolerated, it is a myelosuppresive drug that can cause several infections. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of an 81-year-old Caucasian male presenting with idiopathic(More)
Rheumatological diseases and, firstly, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) remain a major cause of secondary amyloidosis. The emergence of biological agents such as adalimumab in the early treatment of RA can be an effective alternative to stop the development and progression of secondary amyloidosis. Not all patients will respond the same way to treatment; we must(More)
Spondylodiscitis is an infection of the vertebral body and adjacent intervertebral discs, whose most common means of spreading is the haematogenous route. It is a rare disease but its overall incidence is increasing, mainly due to increased bacteraemia in patients with intravascular devices, such as that used in patients on renal replacement therapy with(More)
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