María de la Luz Montes-Castillo

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OBJECTIVE To establish the frequency and degree of postthyroidectomy injury of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve (EBSLN) by means of electromyography and to assess whether intraoperative identification of the nerve and the presence of malignancy influence morbidity. PATIENTS AND METHODS Prospective, randomized, blind study. Comparison of(More)
Spastic diplegia is present in three-fourths of children with cerebral palsy, interfering with gait and frequently accompanied by severe pain. The authors report the case of a 28-year-old woman with history of perinatal hypoxia, who presented with cerebral palsy and severe spastic diplegia (Ashworth Scale Score 4, Tardieu Scale Score 5) and was confined to(More)
Newborn was referred with diagnosis of neonatal epilepsy. Medical team could suspect and confirm D-bifunctional peroxisomal enzymatic deficiency diagnosis. It was made by family antecedents, severe neonatal hypotonia, uncontrolled neonatal seizures, craniofacial dysmorphic features, psychomotor retardation, neuronal migration defect and a positive(More)
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