José Colleti Junior

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Severe hypercalcemia is a rare metabolic disorder in pediatric medicine. This report describes a rare case of severe hypercalcemia and its clinical manifestations in a 2-year-old toddler. The radiological findings caused by hypercalcemia and osteolysis were emblematic of the osteolytic lesions. Hypercalcemia led to massive pulmonary alveolar calcification.(More)
We report the case of a 2-year-old child who survived an acute episode of severe spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage with clinical and radiological signs of intracranial hypertension and transtentorial herniation. The patient underwent emergency surgery to drain the hematoma, and a catheter was inserted to monitor intracranial pressure. In the initial(More)
Congenital teratoma is a rare condition and is a germ cell tumor composed of elements from one or more of the embryonic germ layers and contain tissues usually foreign to the anatomic site of origin. We report a case of a neck tumor diagnosed during pregnancy, initially thought to be a goiter. After birth the neck mass kept growing until it compressed the(More)
Severe hypercalcemia of malignancy in children has been extensively described in the medical literature. However, this complication usually presents as a late symptom of acute lymphoblastic disease and not as an early manifestation, as described in a case report by Martins et al. also observed that hypercalcemia was present as an early symptom of(More)
The review article by Shein et al. on the treatment of acute severe asthma in children is timely due to the prevalence of the disease and often variable and inconsistent disease management, which includes adjuvant therapies and depends on the availability of resources, the local practices and the preference of doctors. The risk of death in patients(More)
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