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In order to evaluate the seroprevalence of the american trypanosomiasis, syphilis, toxoplasmosis, rubella, hepatitis B infection, hepatitis C infection and human immunodeficiency virus infection among pregnant women attended at the Hospital Universitário Regional Norte do Paraná, Londrina State University, Paraná, a retrospective study of the serologic… (More)
We present a rare case of neurilemmoma of the larynx, which was excised through a lateral thyrotomy approach with resulting restoration of laryngeal function. The advantage of the lateral thyrotomy approach for submucous tumours of the larynx is discussed.
Amyloidosis is a term encompassing a group of disorders characterized by the extracellular deposition of a substance called amyloid in various tissues. A very rare cause of chronic ocular discomfort is amyloidosis. We treated a patient with the above complaint in whom both eyelids were diffusely swollen with no other chronic ophthalmic complaints.… (More)
Synchronous multicentric giant cell tumour (MGCT) is a rare occurrence. We report a young woman who presented with a synchronous skull and lower shaft femur giant cell tumour, who had previously received radiotherapy to both the sites, it being deemed inoperable at initial assessment.
Amyloidosis of the palpebral conjunctiva is a rare condition which results in chronic ocular discomfort. We present our experience with this rare patient in whom both upper and lower palpebral conjunctivae were involved, but no systemic amyloidosis.
Anesthetic management of patients with carcinoid tumors can be challenging in the perioperative setting due to the risk of carcinoid mediators release which could precipitate a life-threatening carcinoid crisis. Octreotide is being used to prevent and treat carcinoid crisis, but its prophylactic scheme is not well established yet. We report a carcinoid… (More)