José Antonio Salinas

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Gallium-67 citrate scintigraphy of a 26-year-old woman with systemic sarcoidosis demonstrated abnormal radiotracer uptake within multiple biopsy-proven sarcoidal cutaneous lesions and within both lobes of the thyroid gland. The etiology of the thyroidal uptake of the Ga-67 was uncertain but it may represent sarcoidal involvement of the gland.
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of single (1 panel) vs. double (2 panels) phototherapy in reducing nonhemolytic hyperbilirubinemia in term newborns. METHODS Term newborns with hyperbilirubinemia were prospectively randomized to receive double or single phototherapy. Bilirubin levels were measured at admission and at 12-hour intervals, as well as at(More)
INTRODUCTION Congenital Langerhans cell histiocytosis is usually limited to cutaneous lesions and has a good prognosis. In rare cases of gut involvement, mortality is high and early and aggressive treatment essential. MATERIALS AND METHODS We report a case of histiocytosis in a newborn with bowel involvement, and performed a literature review of 13(More)
Oligomeganephronia, characterized clinically be early renal failure and histologically by large, sparse glomeruli, is of undetermined etiology. This is the first documented report of an intrauterine fetal demise of one twin in association with oligomeganephronia in the other, and suggests that these two conditions may be related etiologically. The suggested(More)
Objective:To evaluate the incidence, onset, duration, characteristics and importance of late-onset neutropenia (defined as absolute neutrophil count<1500 μl−1 at 3 weeks of age or later) in a group of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants.Study design:Routine complete blood cell counts (CBCs) obtained from VLBW infants over a period of 7 years were gathered(More)
BACKGROUND Although highly prevalent throughout the world, the accurate prevalence of hemoglobinopathies in Spain is unknown. PROCEDURE This study presents data on the national registry of hemoglobinopathies of patients with thalassemia major (TM), thalassemia intermedia (TI), and sickle cell disease (SCD) in Spain created in 2014. Fifty centers reported(More)
Leptomeningeal dissemination in paediatric central nervous system (CNS) tumours is associated with a poor outcome, and new therapeutic strategies are desperately needed. One of the main difficulties in the treatment of CNS tumours is blood brain barrier penetration. Intrathecal therapy has shown to be effective in several paediatric tumours. The aim of this(More)
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