Lucia Gouvêa Pimentel

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Paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP) is an autoimmune blistering disease with poor prognosis when associated with malignant neoplasm. We report the case of a patient with PNP associated with a CD20+ non-Hodgkin follicular lymphoma who was treated with Rituximab plus corticosteroids and short courses of cyclosporin. One and a half years after Rituximab therapy,(More)
We report a case of a 45-year-old woman who presented a simultaneous foreign-body granuloma reaction to silicone in her face and to silica in the elbow and knee. The patient had received silicone injections in her face 7 years earlier and had suffered a motorcycle accident when she was young. Changes suggestive of silicone were observed in the biopsy(More)
AIM To report a case series in which a modified technique was used to remove retained subretinal perfluorocarbon liquid. METHOD In three patients with retained subretinal perfluorocarbon liquid, a three-port pars plana vitrectomy approach was used to perform a small self-sealing retinotomy adjacent to the perfluorocarbon liquid bubble. The tip of a 50-G(More)
This study assessed the effect of the Body Rhythmics (BRIM) on actors' attentional processes. BRIM is a combination of exercises using numbers and rules that enact musical parameters in the moving body through displacements. Male actors (N = 22) participated in the study: 7 in the BRIM (Study) group and 15 in the Control group (groups were equivalent on(More)
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