María Rodríguez-Peláez

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Esophageal adenocarcinoma is the most rapidly increasing cancer in western countries. High-grade dysplasia (HGD) arising from Barrett's esophagus (BE) is the most important risk factor for its development, and when it is present the reported incidence is up to 10% per patient-year. Adenocarcinoma in the setting of BE develops through a well known(More)
Kaposi's sarcoma is a vascular tumor caused by human herpesvirus-8 infection. Iatrogenic Kaposi's sarcoma often occurs in patients receiving immunosuppressive therapy. To date, a few cases of colonic Kaposi's sarcoma have been reported in ulcerative colitis patients treated with immunomodulators. We describe a 65-year-old male diagnosed with left-sided(More)
The discovery of gas in the portal system related to indolent clinical settings has increased in recent years due to a growth in the performance of imaging tests. We report the first case of spontaneous resolution of portal pneumatosis due to acute gastroenteritis described in the literature.
Gluten ataxia (GA) has customarily been considered to be the main neurological manifestation of celiac disease (CD). In recent years, the condition of non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) has been defined, which includes some patients who are not considered "true celiacs." We performed a comparative clinicopathological study of these three entities. We(More)
Liver involvement is unusual in the course of syphilitic infection. We present four cases of luetic hepatitis diagnosed at our hospital in the last 5 years. One patient was coinfected with hepatitis B virus and another patient was coinfected with hepatitis C virus and HIV. The presence of maculopapular skin lesions in palmoplantar distribution, as well as(More)
There is a wide range of benign liver tumors that behave in very different ways and require a management strategy specifically tailored to each. The most common benign solid liver tumor is hemangioma followed by focal nodular hyperplasia; the most common cystic tumor is the simple cyst. Most of these tumors are asymptomatic and are discovered as incidental(More)
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