Héctor Jorge Villarreal-Velázquez

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OBJECTIVES Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) and eclampsia share clinical characteristics and patients may present with a combination of these two entities. Our aim was to study the proportion of patients with eclampsia having evidence of PRES in their brain imaging. METHODS Retrospective study of pregnant patients diagnosed as having(More)
Lupus podocytopathy (LP) is an uncommon proteinuric disorder in the spectrum of lupus nephropathy. Its histological features are similar to those described in minimal change disease (MCD) with or without mesangial immune deposits. Although infrequent, a close relationship between systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura(More)
Dear editor: Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD), previously termed de Morsier syndrome, is a rare congenital anomaly. It can be diagnosed (clinically) when two or more features of the classical triad of optic nerve hypoplasia, pituitary hormone abnormalities and midline brain defects are present. Seizures, developmental delay and cerebral palsy are the most(More)
PURPOSE People with epilepsy (PWE) are burdened by physical disability and side effects of antiepileptic drugs (AED) such as drowsiness and blurred vision. These factors place them at risk for reduced mobility and falls. The purpose of this study was to evaluate mobility and balance in PWE. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study of PWE and age- and(More)
a Department of Internal Medicine at the ‘‘Dr. Jose E. Gonzalez’’ University Hospital of the Autonomous University of Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico b Neurology Service at the ‘‘Dr. Jose E. Gonzalez’’ University Hospital of the Autonomous University of Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico c Endocrinology Service at the ‘‘Dr. Jose E. Gonzalez’’ University Hospital(More)
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