Luís Soares-Almeida

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The genus Alternaria has more than 80 species. Alternaria alternata and Alternaria infectoria are the most frequent species associated with infections in humans. Their clinical importance lies in the growing number of cases reported in immunocompromised patients. Herein, we report three cases of kidney-transplanted patients with different clinical(More)
Nasal type extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma is a distinct entity according to the World Health Organization classification. Although 60% to 90% of patients with this disease present with a destructive mass in the midline facial tissues, it may also primarily or secondarily involve extranasal sites, like the skin. We report the case of a 77-year-old patient(More)
Viral infections in renal transplant patients are an important cause of morbidity and mortality. In most cases, the clinical presentation of herpes zoster allows the diagnosis to be made only by history and physical examination. However, patients who are immunosuppressed may have uncommon presentations, and require a high index of suspicion and additional(More)
Several modes of therapy are used for treating PPP, including cryotherapy, electrodesiccation, podo-phyllin, curettage, and carbon dioxide laser ablation; however, treatment should be reserved for patients who have cosmetic or psychological concerns from the appearance of this benign entity (2). We report on the case of a 41-year-old Caucasian man with a(More)
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