María Eugenia Arancibia

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BACKGROUND Lactase nonpersistence (LNP) in humans is a genetically determined trait. This age-dependent decrease of lactase expression is most frequently caused by single nucleotide polymorphisms in the regulatory region of the lactase (LCT) gene. The homozygous LCT-13,910C/C genotype (rs 4988235) predominates in Caucasian adults with LNP, and is useful for(More)
Pyomyositis (PM) is an uncommon pyogenic infection of skeletal muscle and, when not properly treated, it can progress to a high-risk clinical situation with high mortality. Because it usually has a subacute presentation, diagnosis is often delayed. We present two cases of PM of the paraspinal muscles in healthy children and discuss the current state of(More)
Adequate intestinal cleanliness is crucial to achieve optimal colonoscopy performance. Several bowel preparation (BP) schemes have been proposed, but there is still no consensus as regards which is the most suitable in paediatric patients. OBJECTIVE To describe the effectiveness, adherence, and adverse effects of BP protocols differentiated by age group(More)
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