José Manuel Cózar Olmo

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OBJECTIVES To review the epidemiology, classification, prognosis, and therapeutic options of adrenal cortical carcinoma, mainly those of functional tumors. METHODS AND RESULTS 52-year-old male presenting with wasting syndrome and a big left adrenal tumor, as well as a possible inferior vena cava thrombus. The tumor was catalogued as non functional after(More)
OBJECTIVES We report the cases of three patients with primary renal lymphoma. Diagnosis and subsequent treatment are discussed. METHODS The literature on the origin, epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of primary renal lymphoma was reviewed. RESULTS The first patient was diagnosed after radical nephrectomy and(More)
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a high prevalence condition in men over 50 years that requires continued assistance between primary care and urology. Therefore, consensus around common referral criteria was needed to guide and support both levels. Medical history, symptom assessment with International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) questionnaire,(More)
OBJECTIVE To present the preliminary results of a non-heart beating donor (NHBD) program in a city of under 500,000 inhabitants. DESIGN A prospective observational study was conducted between 2010 and 2011. SETTING Virgen de las Nieves Hospital and metropolitan area of Granada (Spain). POPULATION NHBD and brain dead donors (BDD) in the province of(More)
OBJECTIVES To report a case of acute prostatitis as the first symptom of brucellosis. METHODS 43-year-old patient who presented with a clinical picture of acute prostatitis and a febrile syndrome for seven days. Physical exam, blood and urine analysis and microbiological tests, and specific serologic studies were performed. RESULTS Microbiological(More)
BACKGROUND It is known that mitochondria play an important role in certain cancers (prostate, renal, breast, or colorectal) and coronary disease. These organelles play an essential role in apoptosis and the production of reactive oxygen species; in addition, mtDNA also reveals the history of populations and ancient human migration. All these events and(More)
OBJECTIVE We report three cases of pelvic lipomatosis, and from them we discuss its diagnostic and therapeutic considerations. METHODS/RESULTS Three patients, 71, 65 and 61 years old respectively, presented with irritative lower urinary tract symptoms. Intravenous pyelogram (IVP) and CT scan were performed as diagnostic procedures. After diagnosis an(More)
OBJECTIVE We report the clinical case of a 21-year-old male presenting with a 36 hour history of low flow priapism, its diagnosis and treatment. METHODS We performed a bibliography review on the etiology, physiopathology, diagnosis and treatment options. RESULTS The patient underwent unsuccessful punction-aspiration of intracavernous blood with(More)
Despite the high incidence of urinary incontinence (UI), health professional awareness of this disease is low, which in itself is not serious but significantly limits the lives of the patients. The Primary Care associations, Sociedad Española de Médicos de Atención Primaria [SEMERGEN], Sociedad Española de Médicos Generales y de Familia [SEMG], Sociedad(More)
OBJECTIVES To report an exceptional case of multicystic mesothelioma of the testicular tunica vaginalis. METHODS A 72-year-old male was referred for study of a scrotal mass. Physical examination, blood tests, and ultrasound were performed prior to surgical excision and pathologic study of the lesion. RESULTS The ultrasound study showed a multilobar(More)