Luz María Sánchez-Sánchez

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BACKGROUND The diagnosis and treatment of diarrhea in liver transplant recipients often pose a challenge owing to the variety of infectious and non-infectious causes. However, diagnosis is principally focused on ruling out an infectious etiology. Tacrolimus, an immunosuppressive agent generally used after liver transplantation, is absorbed mainly from the(More)
Introduction: Zoledronic acid or zoledronate is a potent bisphosphonate that recently has been used in children with osteoporosis and osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), so it could be an option in the treatment of children with this terrible disease that virtually condemns them to a life of pain and prostration. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical(More)
Although Structured Treatment Interruptions (STI) are currently not considered an alternative strategy for antiretroviral treatment, their true benefits and limitations have not been fully established. Some studies suggest the possibility of improving the quality of life of patients with this strategy; however, the information that has been obtained(More)
Mucopolysaccharidosis type I or mucopolisacaridosis type I is a rare genetic disease, with a severe and fast multiorganic damage profile and fatal prognosis in the early years of age. It belongs to the lysosomal storage diseases (LSD) group pathologies. As an LSD, mucopolisacaridosis type I is due to the lack of the α-L-iduronidase enzyme. Enzyme(More)
Wiskott Aldrich syndrome (WAS) is an X-linked primary immunodeficiency, associated with WASP gene mutation that causes severe immunological abnormalities and alterations in platelet function. A seven year old male patient with WASP, began with acute abdominal pain, fever and knee swelling. The diagnosis of septic arthritis was made, and he was treated with(More)
Mutations in the genes coding for cytokines, receptors, second messengers, and transcription factors of interferon gamma (IFN-γ) immunity cause Mendelian susceptibility to mycobacterial disease (MSMD). We report the case of a 7-year-old male patient with partial dominant (PD) IFN-γ receptor 1 deficiency who had suffered from multifocal osteomyelitis(More)
BACKGROUND Brain tumors are the second most common malignancy in childhood and they are also the most common solid tumors in children and the most frequent cause of morbidity and mortality associated with cancer in this age. OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical presentation of supratentorial and infratentorial intracranial tumors in pediatric patients. (More)
INTRODUCTION Zoledronic acid or zo/edronate is a potent bisphosphonate that recently has been used in children with osteoporosis and osteogenesis imperfecta (01), so it could be an option in the treatment of children with this terrible disease that virtually condemns them to a life of pain and prostration. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical(More)
UNLABELLED Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that is more severe in pediatric population than in adults. Biological therapy with anti-CD20 (rituximab) in children with SLE was begun to use only a few years ago, in patients that do not respond to conventional therapy. The aim of this study is to determine the clinical response in(More)
OBJECTIVE Hematologic abnormalities as adverse effects related to immunosuppressive drugs in liver-transplanted children are rarely reported. We have observed anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia in our pediatric liver-transplant population. The aim of this study was to exclude all suspected etiologies to define the association of immunosuppressants(More)