María Pilar Romero Gómez

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OBJECTIVE To study the clinical features, epidemiology and outcome of nontuberculous mycobacterial lymphadenitis (NTML). METHODS A retrospective study was performed on 54 patients under 14 years old diagnosed with atypical mycobacterial lymphadenitis between 1987 and 2004. Inclusion criteria were: (i) positive polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or(More)
We describe a case of infective endocarditis in a prosthetic mitral valve due to Ochrobactrum anthropi. Although O. anthropi is an emerging pathogen in immunocompromised patients, infections with the bacterium have very rarely been documented in healthy hosts, and endocarditis is rare. To our knowledge, only two cases of O. anthropi endocarditis have been(More)
PURPOSE To describe a series of 5 patients with herpes simplex virus keratitis (HSK) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) under immunosuppressive treatment. METHODS Retrospective study. Detailed data were obtained regarding symptoms and signs at the initial evaluation, treatment, microbiological diagnostic tests, evolution, and outcomes. RESULTS Five patients(More)
placement of a prosthetic metallic device in the knee. After removal of the prosthesis, the lesion began to improve and completely disappeared within three months. The pathogenesis of RIA is still not fully elucidated. Frequent associations of RIA with several infectious and autoimmune diseases, cryoglobulinemia, peripheral vascular atherosclerotic disease,(More)
Treatment with intravenous ganciclovir for six weeks prevents hearing deterioration in children with symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. Prolonged treatment might be more beneficial, but is associated with the potential side-effects of long-term use of intravenous lines. Oral valganciclovir could be an alternative because of its(More)
trició n y la alteració n de las barreras anató micas (piel y mucosas) 1. A estos factores de riesgo endó geno habría que añ adir como factor exó geno la existencia de obras en los hospitales que pueden dar lugar a infecciones nosocomiales en esta població n de riesgo 4. S. prolificans es un pató geno multirresistente. La anfotericina B, 5-fluorocitosina y(More)
OBJECTIVES To report a case of atypical herpes keratitis and bilateral conjunctivitis associated with human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6). METHODS An immunocompetent 34-year-old man was referred for herpetic epithelial keratitis in his left eye, which was non-responsive to topical acyclovir. Biomicroscopy revealed a central dendritic ulcer with a white stromal(More)
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