Julián Montoya

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OBJECTIVE Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the spine and pelvis of young adults. On the HLA-B27 genetic background, the occurrence of AS is influenced by the intestinal microbiota. The goal of our study was to test whether breast feeding, which influences microbiota, can prevent the development of AS. METHODS First,(More)
Giant cell arteritis (GCA), the most common vasculitis in elderly individuals in Western countries, is a largeand medium-sized blood vessel systemic vasculitis characterized by the granulomatous involvement of the aorta with a predilection for the extracraneal branches of the carotid artery. GCA is usually seen in patients over 50 years of age primarily of(More)
A case with squamous carcinoma of the thyroid is reported. The tumor appeared as a nodule of two cm in the right lobe. The patients was treated only with total thyroidectomy and 30 months after surgery, he remains free of disease. The histologic findings agree with the etiologic theory of a malignant transformation of metaplasic cells in these neoplasms. We(More)
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