João Paulo Cunha

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  • Lívio Costa, João Paulo Cunha, Duarte Amado, Consultant, Professor, Costa L +4 others
  • 2016
Glaucoma is a multifactorial condition under serious influence of many risk factors. The role of diabetes mellitus (DM) in glau-coma etiology or progression remains inconclusive. Although, the diabetic patients have different healing mecha nism comparing to the general population and it has a possible-negative role on surgical outcomes. This review article(More)
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a highly prevalent and disabling condition that requires a constant monitoring of patient's condition. Nevertheless, in Portugal appointments with specialist only occur every 6 months and the patient's capability to recall important past events is not always accurate besides often being a misinterpretation of their symptoms. In(More)
INTRODUCTION Familial amyloid polyneuropathy is a group of autosomal dominant disorders characterized by extracellular amyloid deposition in several target organs. This paper aims to report an unusual manifestation of retinal vascular leakage including optic disc and macular edema in a patient with familial amyloid polyneuropathy. CASE PRESENTATION A(More)
BACKGROUND Schwannomas of the abducens nerve are extremely rare tumors. The tumor may be located within the cavernous sinus or more often at the prepontine region. However, literature research has identified only one case of isolated schwannoma of the orbit, arising from the terminal branches of the abducens nerve to the lateral rectus muscle. This is only(More)
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