Francisco de Assis Gonçalves-Filho

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CONTEXT For the diagnosis of the diseases which affect the terminal ileum, the colonoscopy allows macroscopic evaluation and the performing of biopsies. Studies with criteria for the endoscopic and histological characterization of this segment are scarce and there are still some doubts about the need of biopsies in patients with normal ileoscopy. (More)
Situs inversus totalis is a rare congenital condition that occurs in one out of 4000–20000 people, characterized by complete transposition of the thoracic and abdominal viscera1-14. In contrast, situs solitus is a term that refers to the normal arrangement of body organs. Any disposition of organs between these two extremes is designated by situs ambiguous,(More)
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