Luis Pedro Flynn

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A 25-year-old right-handed man presented with left greater than right tinnitus several months after receiving a blow to the left temporal area. Bruit was noted during auscultation. CT angiography (figure 1) and catheter angiography (figure 2, A and B) showed a traumatic left scalp arteriovenous fistula. The fistula was fed by an enlarged left superficial(More)
BACKGROUND Many studies have succeeded in identifying a subset of children with febrile neutropenia (FN) who are at lower risk of infectious complications and eventual death. Conversely, to the authors' knowledge, no scoring system has been published to date with which to assess the risk of mortality for the whole group of children with neutropenia and(More)
As a consequence of YF outbreaks that hit Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay in 2008-2009, a significant demand for YF vaccination was subsequently observed in Argentina, a country where the usual vaccine recommendations are restricted to provinces that border Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia. The goal of this paper is to describe the adverse events following(More)
To the Editor: In Rosario, Argentina, during June 2005, a 15-yearold boy was hospitalized because of a 2-month history of fever. The patient had no history of cardiac disease or intravenous drug use. The results of the physical examination and the laboratory tests were within normal limits, except for an increased leukocyte count (14,000/μL) with 68%(More)
A nosocomial polyclonal outbreak associated to bacteremia caused by different Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) species and clones is reported. Molecular characterization identified Burkholderia stabilis, Burkholderia contaminans, and Burkholderia ambifaria among BCC isolates obtained from patients in neonatal and adult intensive care units. BCC was also(More)
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