Jussara Mathias Netto Khouri

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We present two sisters with tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary valve atresia. Both had identical anatomical findings as seen at cardiac catheterization and angiography and verified operatively, with, in particular, identical bronchial circulation and pulmonary valve structure. The parents are first cousins and there is no history of other affected relatives.(More)
OBJECTIVES To report the results from the Brazilian database on multiple sclerosis (MS) and pregnancy. METHODS Retrospective data from MS patients who became pregnant at any time of their disease were sent to a Brazilian database, using a specific file for this purpose. RESULTS Data on 128 women (142 pregnancies) from 30 neurologists working in 21(More)
PURPOSE Pregnancy management poses an extra challenge to physicians and their multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. There are few papers reporting databases on the subject. METHOD Brazilian database from nine MS clinical and research units, with complete data on 47 pregnant women (49 pregnancies). RESULTS Despite relatively high exposure to MS medications,(More)
Bilateral and symmetric globus-pallidus hyperintensities are observed on T1-weighted MRI in most of the patients with chronic liver failure, due to manganese accumulation. We report a 53-year-old man, with rapid onset parkinsonism-dementia complex associated with accumulation of manganese in the brain, secondary to liver failure. A brain MRI was performed(More)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) starting in childhood and adolescence poses a challenge for diagnosis and management of the disease. The aim of the present study was to assess the characteristics of early onset MS in Brazilian patients. Methods Retrospective data collection from specialized MS units. Results From 20 MS units in 11 Brazilian states, 117 cases of MS(More)
BACKGROUND Axonal polyradiculopathy due to cytomegalovirus (CMV) in AIDS has been reported in adults but it is not well documented in children. OBJECTIVE We describe the elements of diagnosis and the outcome after anti-CMV therapy in a pediatric case. CASE REPORT A 11-year-old boy with post-transfusional AIDS and low CD4 count (< 50/mm3) suffered from(More)
Dengue fever is the most prevalent mosquito-borne viral illness in humans. There may be different clinical manifestations of the disease, from mild symptoms to hemorrhagic forms of dengue fever and even neurological complications of this viral infection. Blood cells are usually affected, and thrombocytopenia is the hallmark of the disease. This paper(More)
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