María López-Escobar

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BACKGROUND Metastatic eccrine porocarcinoma (EP) is an uncommon, malignant, and potentially lethal neoplasm that arises from the eccrine sweat glands. OBJECTIVE To present the 5.6-year follow-up study of a male patient with metastatic EP, highlighting the widespread cutaneous involvement and the response to the treatment carried out. METHODS We describe(More)
Differences in the imaging characteristic of adult medulloblastomas have been reported, including involvement of lateral cerebellar hemispheres with an extra-axial appearance. We present a case report of this rare circumstance: a 40 year old man presented with a 3 weeks history of headache, morning vomiting and left hearing difficulties. Magnetic resonance(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the effect of different therapies -surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy (temozolomide)- on the survival of various groups of patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). METHOD The overall survival of a total of 85 patients with histopathological diagnosis of GBM was analyzed (descriptive statistics, Kaplan-Meier). Patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic inflammatory diseases have been associated with increased prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosis. Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory disease involving intertriginous skin. OBJECTIVE We sought to investigate the potential association between HS and subclinical atherosclerosis. METHODS This study included 68(More)
Clinical researchers are evaluating the utility of obtaining sequential images of pigmented lesions taken over time for purposes of comparison with the aim of detecting subtle changes suggestive of melanoma. Therefore, the image acquisition process is critical and will need to be strictly standardized before any firm conclusions can be drawn from analysis(More)
INTRODUCTION Ossified yellow ligaments are a rare cause of thoracic myelopathy, which has been reported mainly in Japanese patients. The lower thoracic spine is the most common site affected and symptomatic patients usually begin to develop spactic paraparesis in combination with reduced depth sensation. CLINICAL CASE A 45 year old female that since 8(More)