J Villanueva Lamas

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Acute interstitial nephritis in children is rare. We present a case of acute interstitial nephritis in a 10-year-old boy, which was probably drug-induced. Initial symptoms included fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, alterations in urine analysis and mild renal failure. Treatment with steroids produced a good clinical response and renal function returned(More)
INTRODUCTION Graves' disease is rare in childhood and adolescence. PATIENTS AND METHODS Six boys and 43 girls between the ages of 2 and 18 years were evaluated. All presented diffuse goiter and symptomatology of hyperthyroidism. Concentrations of T4, FT4, T3 and TSH were determined by RIA with various sensitivities during the study. Thyroid antibodies(More)
OBJECTIVE We present 50 cases of Kawasaki's disease (KD), diagnosed and controlled in our hospital between January 1984 and December 1997. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty patients were reviewed. In forty-six of these cases the onset was complete, according to the Research Committee of MLNS diagnosis criteria and four cases had incomplete onset. RESULTS The(More)
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