Larissa Porto da Silva

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In the absence of ideal biomarkers, the research for clinical markers correlated to the severity of psoriasis and/or its comorbidities becomes crucial. Recently, studies have shown positive correlation between body mass index and prevalence and severity of psoriasis. Abdominal circumference showed stronger correlation with disease severity than body mass(More)
A total of four children with osteogenesis imperfecta, three with type I and one with type III forms of the disease, were treated with synthetic salmon calcitonin for 18-24 months. The annual fracture rate was decreased during calcitonin therapy compared with the period preceding it. No patient presented a marked inflexion in linear growth and a transient(More)
A case of cystic fibrosis presented in the neonatal period with respiratory symptomatology associated with early pancreatic insufficiency is reported. The CFTR gene molecular analysis was found to be a compound heterozygotes for delta F508 and G542X. The rarity of this mode of presentation and the inclusion of this entity in the differential diagnosis for(More)
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