José Luis Atzín-Fuentes

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This rare entity is characterized by multiple nodular lesions largely composed of collagen-forming spindle cells and involving the subcutis, skeletal muscle, bone and viscera of newborns and infants that occurs in either a solitary or multicentric form. The clinical course of a case is presented. The patient is a 2-year-old male who was brought to our(More)
Background: Traumatic inguinal lesions in children are relatively unusual and those caused by impalement are less common. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the clinical course of two similar cases. Clinical cases: A 13-year-old male and a 7-year-old female are presented in this report. During an accidental fall, they sustained an inguinal wound.(More)
Schönlein-Henoch purpura is one of the most common forms of vasculitis in childhood, and intestinal perforation, necrosis and intussusception constitute the major surgical conditions. We present one recent case of spontaneous small bowel perforation without intussusception. An intestinal resection and ileostomy were performed. Perforation, usually ileal,(More)
INTRODUCTION Major trauma, specially abdominal and thoracic trauma due to child abuse is a serious, but fortunately infrequent problem which carries unacceptably high mortality. MATERIAL AND METHODS We reviewed our experience with childhood trauma due to battered child syndrome in our hospital to learn the extent, circumstances, presentations, and(More)
BACKGROUND Traumatic inguinal lesions in children are relatively unusual and those caused by impalement are less common. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the clinical course of two similar cases. CLINICAL CASES A 13-year-old male and a 7-year-old female are presented in this report. During an accidental fall, they sustained an inguinal wound.(More)
INTRODUCTION In recent years, surgical correction of esophageal atresia with distal tracheoesophageal fistula has become increasingly successful. However, there is still a group of high-risk patients with specific factors in whom the mortality remains appreciable. These associated factors include weight, gestational age, associated malformations and(More)
INTRODUCTION We describe a syndrome in which empty hernial sac, in its role of peritoneal recess, becomes distended with pus during or after general peritonitis, usually caused by acute appendicitis. Until 1998, only 14 pediatric cases were described in the literature. MATERIALS, METHODS, AND RESULTS We presented here eight cases of patients who(More)
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