Jorge A. Arroyave

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Cultivated cassava (Manihot esculenta) has a higher rate of photosynthesis than is usual for C3 plants and photosynthesis is not light saturated. For these reasons it has been suggested that cultivated cassava could be derived from wild species possessing C4 photosynthesis. The natural abundance of 13C and activities of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase and(More)
Diabetic muscle infarction is a rare complication of diabetes. We describe 2 cases of diabetic muscle infarction, each one of them with a particular form of clinical presentation: recurrence, bilateral engagement, and unilateral compromise. Both cases had history of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus and diabetic nephropathy. The diagnosis was based on(More)
Introduction. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare form of cerebrovascular disease, which may manifest clinically by a wide variety of signs and symptoms. It has been associated with multiple risk factors including genetic or acquired blood disorders, infections, and trauma. Case Report. Man of 17 years who presented with 10 days of intense(More)
Thirteen patients with vitiligo (1 segmental, 4 focal, 8 generalized) aged 7 to 38, most of them female children, developed numerous punctate hypopigmented and achromic spots. The spots measured 0.5 to 1.5 mm and were located primarily on the sun-exposed areas of the extremities; they appeared following treatment with PUVASOL. Two of these patients(More)
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