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It is known that protein malnutrition conditions the development of liver steatosis, and may be accompanied by fibrosis. Ito cells intervene in the fibrogenesis, converting to transitional cells and myofibroblasts. Some trace elements, such as copper (Cu), iron (Fe) and manganese (Mn) act as co-factors, and zinc (Zn) acts as an inhibitor of a variety of… (More)
We report the case of a woman with Caroli's syndrome (Caroli's disease and congenital hepatic fibrosis) and adult polycystic kidney disease. Whereas the association of these two entities with autosomal-recessive-polycystic kidney disease has been widely reported, its association with adult-polycystic kidney disease is very infrequent.
Chest roentgenogram showed a pericardial calcification in a patient with inconspicuous signs of cardiac disease and normal basal pressures in the right cavities. A typical hemodynamic tracing of chronic constrictive pericarditis was obtained with rapid filling overload. The uncommeness of silent chronic constrictive pericarditis is mentioned and the… (More)